College Football DFS: Friday Night Bowl Preview
College Football DFS: Friday Night Bowl Preview

This article is part of our Bowl Game Pick 'Em series.

Tonight's bowl-game slate features two intriguing games that should be fun to watch.  On one end, a coach who was formerly on the hot seat attempts to stamp out doubters and validate his tenure with a victory. On the other end, it's a clash of offensive schemes as a pass-heavy team squares off against a Mountain West squad that lives and dies by the run.  Let's get right to the action, beginning with the money lines for the two games.

SLATE OVERVIEW

Iowa (-1) vs. USC O/U: 52.5

Air Force (-2.5) vs. Washington State O/U/ 70

At first glance the odds-makers seem pretty confident in the offensive firepower will be high for both games, but the Falcons/Cougars matchup sports an eye-popping 70-point O/U,  I don't favor one game over the other, as we'll be able to fill positions that correspond with the vastly different offensive schemes of these four teams.

QUARTERBACK

Anthony Gordon, WSU (DK, $10,800, FD $8,300) vs. Air Force

Kedon Slovis, USC (DK $7,300), FD $9,100) vs. Iowa

I think the quarterback picks are pretty much no -brainers tonight, but that does make both Donald Hammond and Nate Stanley interesting contrarian options.  Despite USC's sometimes-forgiving defense, I think you put yourself behind the pace with Stanley, and Hammond is almost exclusively a backfield runner in a run-option based offense.  I wouldn't necessarily fault a Hammond play in the S -Flex, but Gordon and Slovis are simply better DFS options in terms of volume and in Slovis'

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Jeff Edgerton
Jeff has provided sports content for numerous sports outlets and has played fantasy sports since scores had to be tabulated via newspaper. He started working with RotoWire in 2017. Originally from South Carolina, he's a lifelong Clemson fan now enjoying the sun in Los Angeles.
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