This article is part of our College Football DFS: Thursday Slate series.
Welcome to another installment of College Football DFS during the week! We have a small slate of just two games which means we'll need to differentiate between the chalk and the players who can make a difference in your line-up.
Florida Atlantic @ Southern Miss (+8.5) O/U: 42.0
Pittsburgh @ Georgia Tech (+7.0) O/U: 54.0
It's going to be an interesting roster build in this slate as none of these four teams have been known to run up and down the field with great efficiency this year. The Vegas lines aren't a huge surprise as Southern Miss and Georgia Tech have leaky defenses, giving up 32.4 and 37.1 points per game respectively. Georgia Tech has been particularly bad while giving up 77.3 plays per game which gives Pittsburgh a slight bump in upside in this slate. Pittsburgh has shown a stout rush defense this year (just 93.1 yards per game) and Florida Atlantic has been solid at limiting opposing passers (just 171.6 yards per game). With that in mind, you may want to only go with Georgia Tech RBs or a Southern Miss QB if playing a contrarian style.
Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh (DK $7,500, FD $9,800) vs. Georgia Tech
As I mentioned above, I think the Panthers have the most upside considering that they are playing the worst defense on the slate. Pickett is the third highest salaried QB on the market on DK (second on FD) which is likely due to a small discount after