This article is part of our College Football DFS: Friday Slate series.
The slates differ a bit between the two major sites for Friday's college football action. DraftKings adds a Mountain West tangle between Hawaii and Wyoming to their docket, so we'll concentrate our focus on the two shared games and offer additional options for the outlier contest.
Minnesota @ Maryland (+19.5) O/U: 61
East Carolina@ Tulsa (-17) O/U: 61
Hawaii @ Wyoming (-1) O/U; 60 (DRAFTKINGS ONLY)
It's a shame that the Rainbows and the Cowboys aren't on both slates because it has the best overall potential for DFS production. The three games offered are all projected to have similar game totals, and due to the size of the slate, there isn't a particular game to fade, especially in FanDuel's case. The best methodology for this slate is to stack a QB/WR stack for the underdog team and correlate it with the favorite's running back corps. The ideal contrarian route is to give the same stack to Tulsa, who will need to get most of its production done in the air. While As for the outlier DK contest, you can bet that Hawaii will follow their usual game script and throw the ball often, and the Cowboys will do most of their damage on the ground.
The only team I won't touch at QB is Maryland, as the Terps will likely use a committee approach after a lackluster start for transfer Taulia Tagovalioa. It's undoubtedly a contrarian way to go but in the spirit of building with the