College Football DFS: Friday Slate,  Week 5

College Football DFS: Friday Slate, Week 5

This article is part of our College Football DFS: Friday Slate series.

FanDuel and DraftKings are rolling out identical slates for Friday night's CFB DFS action. Let's get right to it!

SLATE OVERVIEW

Houston (-4) @ Tulsa O/U: 54

Iowa (-3.5) @ Maryland O/U: 47.5

BYU (-9.5) @ Utah State O/U: 62.5

The most interesting line here lies with the Iowa/Maryland matchup. I'm not entirely convinced of the spread and even less convinced of the Over/Under total. I still believe it will yield the lowest point total of the night, but Vegas is giving the Terps entirely too much credit here. Their poor showing against Kent State may have been an outlier, but they will have their work cut out for them against an Iowa defense that is stingy against the run. I like the fantasy potential of the other two games much more than the headliner contest, with BYU/Utah state delivering the most firepower.

QUARTERBACK

Jaren Hall, BYU (DK $8,800, FD $10,000) @ Utah State

Barring any setbacks, Hall should be good to go Friday despite carrying an injury tag coming into the contest. Over three games, the sophomore has aptly filled the shoes of Zach Wilson by completing 80 percent of his passes and sporting a 7:2 TD/INT ratio. He's also demonstrated an ability to escape pressure out of the pocket and is good for a sizeable weekly rushing total. Since there are more names on this slate at quarterback, the public may choose to veer away from Hall based on the injury status. There's also a potential threat

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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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