DFS Main Slate Primer: Monday Bowl Games

DFS Main Slate Primer: Monday Bowl Games

This article is part of our DFS Main Slate Primer series.

There are four bowl games Monday, including the first of the "New Years Six" games, which is weird given that Monday is, you know, the 30th of December. Well, whatever works for the NCAA. Also, there are some really strong defenses, and some pretty mediocre offenses, in action. That makes it not a terribly great day for DFS options. Don't fret, though. Here's a look at the key positions for college football DFS; quarterback, running back, and wide receiver. Also, both DraftKings and FanDuel have a "Super Flex" position for lineups, which can be any player, including quarterbacks. That being said, this isn't a glaringly-obvious day for two-quarterback lineups, so your choices may not be so cut and dry.

Servpro First Responder Bowl – Western Kentucky (-3.5) vs. Western Michigan O/U 53

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl – Mississippi State (-4) vs. Louisville O/U 63

Redbox Bowl – Cal (-6.5) vs. Illinois O/U 43

Capital One Orange Bowl – Florida (-15) vs. Virginia O/U 54

QUARTERBACK

The quarterback that had the best season for this octet of teams is probably Virginia's Bryce Perkins ($7,200 DK, $9,400 FD). He was basically a one-man offense. In addition to throwing for 3,215 yards and 18 touchdowns, he led the Cavaliers in rushing with 745 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground. However, I've got to fade him, because the Gators are just too good on defense. The Gators finished the year ranked 13th in yards allowed per game. They were 21st against

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