This article is part of our College Football DFS: Night Slate series.
The FanDuel and DraftKings night slates curry the exact same lineup of games, making our jobs a lot easier as we drill down to find the best picks for DFS consumption.
Auburn (-7.5) @ South Carolina O/U: 45
California (-2) @ Stanford O/U: 45
Tennessee (-27.5) vs. South Alabama O/U: 62
Mississippi (-34.5) vs. Vanderbilt O/U: 65.5
Utah (-3) vs. Oregon O/U: 59
Miami (-7.5) vs. Virginia Tech O/U: 56
Oklahoma State (-9.5) @ Texas Tech O/U: 56.5
Utah State (-5.5) vs. Wyoming O/U: 52.5
There's a lot of value on this slate, and sometimes leaving some cash on the table and holding on to all the value you can find is a sound approach, especially in tournaments. However, it is essential to remember that with few exceptions, elite players are popular and expensive for a reason. It's usually best to use value picks in the way they are intended, as an allowance to make room for those players.
There are no significant weather concerns for the games on this slate.
While Matt Corral sits atop this slate, the blowout probability, as well as his elevated price for both sites, will slide him into the 'no' column today. I don't doubt a good result from Corral, but we can get close to his potential output at lower salaries without sacrificing the cash needed to acquire him.
Spencer Sanders, Oklahoma State (DK $7,400, FD $8,800) @ Texas Tech
The Red Raiders have gone all-in with a