This article is part of our College Football DFS: Friday Slate series.
Before we get to Saturday, five games are on tap for Friday, and we'll be looking at the best plays for DraftKings and FanDuel contests.
Louisiana Tech (-15) vs. Southern Mississippi O/U: 49
Washington State (-15) vs. Arizona O/U: 52
Houston (-8.5) vs. Memphis O/U: 59.5
Nevada (EVEN) vs. Air Force O/U: 52.5
San Diego State (-10.5) @ UNLV
As is often the case for CFB contests, your best budget plays will be at the receiver position, and Friday is no exception. Building off elite QBs and rushers is the best pathway to success, and making room for WR stacks is also recommended. There are some excellent stacks in the player pool tonight.
Carson Strong, Nevada (DK $9,000, FD $10,000) vs. Air Force
Strong declared for the NFL Draft recently, and he should be one of the first quarterbacks off the board. In the nation, few QBs are as accurate as Strong (70.5 percent completion rate), and he's also prolific (374 yards per game with 28 touchdowns). The Falcons have a decent pass defense, but he shredded the conference's best pass defense with a 350-yard, three-touchdown effort against San Diego State.
Jayden de Laura, Washington State (DK $7,300, FD $9,800) vs. Arizona
De Laura leads the second-best passing offense in the Pac-12, and we'll be loading up our exposure on his talented receiving corps as well. After finally winning their first game in two years a couple of weeks ago, the Wildcats are feeling it