NFL DFS: DraftKings cheat sheet for the divisional round

Josh Allen will lead the Buffalo Bills offense against the Baltimore Ravens in one of this weekend's divisional showdowns. AP Photo/Adrian Kraus

Set a winning NFL DFS lineup for the divisional round by combining value picks in each roster slot and exploiting the best matchups, all within the confines of the salary cap. Every week, we evaluate all of your DraftKings options to identify the best values among the lower-priced options, as well as the matchups to play or avoid, so you can select the players who are worth their high price tags. Value is determined by the number of DraftKings points you can expect for every dollar invested in putting that player in your lineup. A player may be an "Average" or even a "Good" value while also projected to outscore a player identified as a "great value," but when you consider the cap hit and the salary you can put towards other players, you may decide that the "Great" value outweighs that projection.

Players considered to be a "Great" value are those in the 90th percentile of projected value picks for the week. "Good" plays are in the 75th percentile or better. "Average" plays span the 25th to 74th percentiles, while "Shaky" plays are in the 10th-24th percentiles. "Poor" picks encompass single-digit percentiles. Only players projected to score 4 points or more are displayed.

Player salaries are drawn from DraftKings' main slate and are based on the ESPN player projections available at the time of publication. For picks specific to FanDuel contests, please see our FanDuel NFL DFS divisional round Cheat Sheet

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