Patrik Laine & NHL DFS Picks: The Following FREE NHL DFS picks for fantasy hockey lineups come from Awesemo’s Projections and Rankings for today’s fantasy hockey slate on DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo, and FantasyDraft. However, the picks and analysis don’t stop here! Check out the Awesemo.com YouTube Channel for today’s NHL Strategy Show (Monday-Friday 4PM ET). Picks in green are for cash or GPP style contests. The rest are for DFS tournaments on DraftKings and FanDuel. (Note: the projections in the table below are the default projections from Fantasy Cruncher).
DraftKings & FanDuel NHL DFS Ownership Projections
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Today’s NHL Strategy Show
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DraftKings & FanDuel DFS Picks
The cheat sheets are based on my exposure to tonight’s NHL slate on DraftKings and FanDuel, as the following players are ones I’m exposed to most when running unique (non-4-3-1) lineup builds in Fantasy Cruncher and/or hand-building. Using this information and Awesemo’s value grades in his NHL Rankings, you can determine which plays are viable for cash games. (Note: projections shown in the tables below are the default projections from Fantasy Cruncher). These picks can be used for cash games, or as part of stacks in larger GPPs.
NHL DFS Picks
NHL Fantasy-Point Projections (Premium) (posted by 11 am ET/updated throughout the day as news breaks): Our fantasy point projections break down every element of a player’s projected performance and synthesizes thousands of data points into one easy to use fantasy-point projection for each player that can be used as a reference for hand-building lineups or plugged into an optimizer to create hundreds of lineups within seconds. The player’s projections page also breaks down each statistical scoring category (goals, shots, blocks, assists etc.).
Awesemo’s NHL Rankings (Premium) (posted by 3:30 pm ET): The world’s best DFS player releases his letter grade rankings, both on a player and stack level, for each and every fantasy-relevant player/stack on the day’s slates. Perfect for hand-building lineups or comparing to your own projections to test for accuracy, these grades are also featured in our Lineup Builder.
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NHL DFS Tools
NHL DFS Lineup Builder (Premium) (updated each day by 3 pm ET): The Lineup Builder is the perfect tool for hand-building lineups. Equipped with Awesemo’s proprietary rankings, as well as Vegas implied goal totals, matchups and lineup information, this tool aggregates all the information you need to build your best lineup onto a single page. Lineups you build on this page will receive both a GPA based on Awesemo’s rankings and a contrarian percentile ranking for evaluating whether your GPP lineups are too “chalky.”