This article is part of our Showdown/Single Game DFS Breakdown series.
Sunday night's matchup between the Ravens and Patriots had one of the lowest game totals of Week 10, and we get another low one Monday night as the Vikings travel to Chicago as 3.0-point favorites in a game with a 43.5-point total on DraftKings Sportsbook. Only one team in the NFC has allowed fewer points than the Bears, who come in on a three-game losing streak after starting 5-1, while the 3-5 Vikings won each of their last two, which came against their other divisional foes in Green Bay and Detroit. Due to some injuries to important Bears players, the Vikings come in expected to win, but that doesn't mean we'll see a ton of Minnesota stacks in most lineups.
It's tough to look at anything before we discuss Dalvin Cook ($13,600 DK, $17,500 FD), by far the most expensive player on both DraftKings and FanDuel. Cook has simply been one of the best offensive players in the NFL this season, leading the league in rushing touchdowns (12) and rushing yards per game (122.6), and while he is second in total rushing yards (858), it's only because he's played two fewer games than league-leader Derrick Henry, who has 88 more rushing yards on 57 more attempts.
Cook has scored at least one touchdown in every game this season, and he's rushed for at least 130 yards four times, including each of the past two, a span that saw him rush 52 times for 369 yards and five