Awesemo Daily Fantasy Sports
Awesemo Fantasy Football
Awesemo Odds & Sports Betting
Awesemo Podcast Network
Awesemo Side Action
Odds Shopper by Awesemo
Connect with us


The Stack Report: Winning NFL DFS Combos from Week 9 on DraftKings




Uhhuhbro reviews the Week 9 DraftKings NFL DFS tournament-winning lineups and breaks down top stacks and GPP plays in daily fantasy football

Welcome to a review of the week 9(!) NFL slate on DraftKings. We had a single bullet take it down easily and not a great day for 150-maxers. Let’s dive into the Slant and see what we see. The NFL $500K SLANT is a $9 GPP on DraftKings that pays $50,000 to first and has a 2x min cash. It is the GPP to look at if studying NFL DFS players, especially those that mass multi-enter (MME).

A Discount Unlike Any Other

It's Masters week, and the tradition unlike any other is falling on a nontraditional portion of the calendar this year. Despite the 2020 craziness, Awesemo is giving you 50% OFF an Awesemo+ Platinum Weekly subscription by using promo code AUGUSTA. With the Platinum Weekly package, you'll get premium access to EVERY sport and receive Alex "Awesemo" Baker's fantasy projections, rankings and ownership projections.  Sign up now, promo code AUGUSTA expires on Friday, Nov. 13th.

Week 9 NFL DFS DraftKings $500K Slant Review | Stack Report

This GPP had 65,359 entries and paid the top 13,710 positions. Of the 16,613 unique DFS players entered, 3,959 (23.8%) made a profit. First place was taken down by a single bullet entry!

Congratulations to BuckeyeITALIAN who won the Slant with one entry, turning $20 into $50,000 by scoring a 234.9, more than 10 points ahead of second place. Featuring a Bills stack (QB/2WR) with no runback, BuckeyeITALIAN had 3 one offs who put up 30 points each and Cook with 40. The Giants defense/special teams put up 13 points against the Football Team sealing the deal and beating a Jake Luton stack (QB/WR/OPP) by 10.84 points. The winning lineup used $49,800 in salary and had a cumulative team ownership of 109.9%.

NFL DFS Picks DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football

Salary and Team Ownership

Salaries used:

$50,000 49.6%

$49,900 24.5%

$49,800 12%

$49,700 6.3%

A larger than normal percentage of teams used all $50,000 this week, usually we see about 35-40% of lineups use all salary available. We had one lineup take 10th place while using just $49,400 in salary:


Besides this low probability lineup (QB/RB/WR/OPP), all the profits were made using $49,700 or more for team salary.

Join AWESEMO+ today!
Use accurate data and advanced tools crafted by the #1 DFS player.

Team ownership sum on the leaderboard was much lower than normal, with most lineups in the top 50 places having a team ownership sum of 83%-110%. This is expected given the number of touchdowns scored by low owned players on Sunday.

The most popular lineup was played 158 times and did not cash, scoring a 131.1 which was well below the cutline of 149.18. This lineup was spit out by an optimizer and by chance is technically a stack (QB/OPP). You can see it used all salary and had a team ownership of 190.6%.

Week 9 NFL DFS Stack Types

Before we look at MME users, let’s take a quick look at the top 10 stack types used.

QB/WR/OPP: 20.7%

QB/WR: 12.3%

QB/2WR/OPP: 11.6%

QB/WR/TE/OPP: 10.6%

None: 9.7%

QB/RB/WR/OPP: 4.1%

QB/TE/OPP: 4.1%

QB/WR/TE: 2.8%

QB/RB/WR: 2.7%

QB/WR/2OPP: 2.7%

Here is a list of all the stack types that had lineups scoring more than 200 points:


The 150-Maxers

One hundred sixty-two 150-maxers played, making up 37.2% of the field, about 6% less than week 7. Only 10 of the 162 (6.2%) made a profit, including taking fifth and tenth. Those two spots were taken by the same player, the best 150-maxer in this Draftkings GPP, KeefVape. Only cashing 18/150 lineups, KeefVape found profit by stacking the Denver Broncos, QB/WR/OPP for 5th place and QB/2WR/2OPP for 10th place.

DraftKings Week 9 NFL DFS

82 of the 150-maxers cashed 25 lineups or less with 11 cashing five or less.

Only 37 lineups were reserved and not played. The best lineup possible scored a 269.02 and had no stack.

The best lineup possible with a basic stack (QB/WR/OPP) scored a 267.62.

NFL DFS DraftKings Week 9

Lastly, Boom of the Day goes to Olamide Zaccheaus who was in 37 lineups (0.0005%) and put up a 7.8x at $3,000 salary with 23.3 points. Bust of the day has to be Justin Jackson who left at the beginning of the game, scoring 0 points for the 26.7% of lineups that rostered him.

Follow us on all of our social channels! Check out our Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube for more great Awesemo content.

Looking for more NFL DFS picks content? We have loads of articles, data, cheat sheets and more on the Awesemo NFL home page. Just click HERE.

Find me on Twitter: @ChunkYardage