DraftKings College Football: Week 5 Picks
DraftKings College Football: Week 5 Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings College Football series.

Welcome to our Week 5 breakdown for a DraftKings main slate that's absolutely loaded with great games and great players from top to bottom. Below I'll give a small primer on the slate itself before delving into the weekly cheat sheet and my position-by-position breakdown. As always, you can direct any questions you may have to the comment section and I'll respond as soon as possible.

Texas Tech vs. West Virginia

With an implied total of 73.0, the Texas Tech-West Virginia matchup is a full four points higher than any other game on Saturday and getting the right pieces of it will be crucial for your Draftkings lineups. The way the wide receivers and running backs are priced in other games does create a path for a Will Grier-Alan Bowman lineup, but getting that pairing while also getting other pieces of either offense is a bit trickier. T.J. Vasher (knee) being doubtful should open up additional targets for Antoine Wesley, but I'd also like to point out that Zach Austin is $3,400 and led the team in targets with 10 last week. As for West Virginia, $8,800 for a player with David Sills' target share (31 percent) and touchdown upside makes him a fine play this weekend if you can clear room for him.

Teams to Target

Clemson's star-studded roster in a soft matchup makes several Tigers must-play options this weekend. Beyond that, the Oklahoma-Baylor game has appealing options on both sides and the Baylor side

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John McKechnie
John is the 2016 FSWA College Writer of the Year winner. He is a Maryland native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He's been writing for RotoWire since early 2014.
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