Sunday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Vikings vs. Seahawks

Sunday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Vikings vs. Seahawks

This article is part of our Showdown/Single Game DFS Breakdown series.

Points should be aplenty Sunday night, as the Seahawks are 7.0-point home favorites against the Vikings in a game with 57.0-point total on DraftKings Sportsbook, the highest over/under of Week 5. It shouldn't be surprising, as the Seahawks are the second highest-scoring team in the NFL, while only three teams in the NFC have allowed more points than the Vikings. And while the Seahawks are a perfect 4-0, only seven teams in the NFC have allowed more points, and they've given up more than every other team in the NFC West by a decent margin (109, while the Cardinals have allowed 92, the Rams 80 and 49ers 71).

Lots of points means lots of fantasy points, but the key to this slate will be figuring out where the best use of salary goes, as the best players are obviously the most expensive.

QUARTERBACKS

Russell Wilson ($13,000 DK, $16,500 FD) is simply on another level than anyone else in this game, as he's $2,800 more than the next highest-priced player on DraftKings and $1,500 more on FanDuel. The prices are completely justified, as he leads the NFL in passing touchdowns (16) and came into Week 5 with the third-most passing yards (1,285). If you want to knock Wilson for anything, you can note he's only rushed for 95 yards on 18 attempts, but when you're passing for at least 315 yards in three of four games, and throwing five touchdowns in the game when you only throw for 288 yards, well,

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Head of DFS Content and Senior Soccer Editor. He is an eight-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for Football Writer of the Year.
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