This article is part of our DraftKings College Football series.
Welcome to the main slate breakdown for Conference Championship weekend, where we have a grab bag of makeup games to complement the matchups with titles on the line. The Notre Dame-Clemson Part II matchup may be the most high-stakes game of the entire weekend, or even the season, but the LSU-Ole Miss matchup is where my attention will be for DFS.
The showdown between the revamped Tigers and well-rested Rebs features an over/under that is 14.5 points higher than any matchup on the slate and there are value plays aplenty on both sides. Beyond that, Ohio State, Clemson, Utah, Texas A&M and Oklahoma are all expected to light up the scoreboard in their respective matchups.
Below, you will find our suite of DFS tools to go with matchup info and position-by-position breakdowns.
- DraftKings Lineup Optimizer
- NEW Matchups Page (Vegas odds, opponent averages, etc.)
- Advanced Lineups Page
- Team Trends
- Defense vs. Position
- Team Rankings
Max Johnson, LSU vs. Mississippi
The Shoe Throw ate up most of the discussion about last week's win over Florida in The Swamp, leaving Johnson's first start as a secondary storyline. Johnson, a true freshman and former highly touted recruit, went on the road and completed 21 of 36 passes for 239 yards and three touchdowns while adding 52 yards on 18 (!) rushing attempts. To be mistake-free in those conditions and also have the confidence to let it rip against a then-potential playoff team is