This article is part of our DFS College Football 101 series.
DFS College Football 101: Week 12 Thursday
We have three games on tap for this College Football DFS Thursday slate, and there's plenty to be excited about. For starters, there are several mid-major superstars on this slate that profile as some of the best overall DFS plays of the week. The key revolves around finding enough value to combine them in a confident lineup. Don't worry, we'll touch on all of that in a bit. Meanwhile, here are the odds attached to these Wednesday matchups:
Toledo (-13.5) at Kent State – Total: 59.5
Tulane at Houston (-10) – Total: 68
Florida Atlantic at North Texas (-3.5) – Total: 67.5
Looking within that, I'll highlight the best fantasy selections on FanDuel & DraftKings while also outlining lineup construction strategy for both sites.
D'Eriq King – Houston (FanDuel $10,800 / DraftKings $10,500)
Whenever you see Houston in a College Football DFS slate, D'Eriq King is probably a safe bet no matter the cost. That especially holds true in these abbreviated Thursday contests. King has been one of the best fantasy quarterbacks in all of college football this season, and it should be full steam ahead tonight. His opponent, Tulane, has looked better recently, but the Green Wave don't have an answer for King's dual-threat ability. The Houston QB should be able to maintain his 40 FPPG average in this one.
Also Consider: The other quarterbacks are site dependent between FanDuel and DraftKings. Woody Barrett is a strong bounce-back candidate with a