Volpe’s DraftKings NFL Showdown Plays – 1/28/24

Volpe's DraftKings NFL Showdown Plays

Volpe’s NFL Showdown Plays – 1/28/24: Lions at 49ers

๐Ÿˆ Sunday Night Showdown – 1/28/24ย ๐Ÿˆ
Lions @ 49ers | 6:30 PM EST
49ers -7 | Over/Under 52

Projections are tailored to DraftKings’ Showdown Captain contests. If you have any lineup questions, for FanDuel or DraftKings, ask me @mvolp in Discord before lock!


โญ Notable Info โญย 
  • On defense, both teams focus on stopping the run as the Lions rank 1st and the 49ers rank 4th.ย 
  • Cade Otton had a huge game against the Lions last week, which is a good sign for Kittle.
  • Kalif Raymond is out, which gives more playing time to Jameson Williams and opens the door for Donovan Peoples-Jones.
๐Ÿฉนย Key Injuries ๐Ÿฉน
  • Lions: OUT: Kalif Raymond (WR), Jonah Jackson (OT)
  • 49ers: QUES: Kalia Davis (DT), Oren Burks (LB)
๐ŸŒฆ๏ธย Weather ๐ŸŒฆ๏ธย 
  • Levi’s Stadium – OUTDOORS
  • 69 Degrees, 2% chance of rain, 4-7 MPH Winds
๐Ÿˆย QB Matchups ๐Ÿˆ
  • Lions: Ranked 30th | 23.5 FP/G allowed to QBs
  • 49ers: Ranked 12th | 19.0 FP/G allowed to QBs
๐Ÿƒย RB Matchups ๐Ÿƒย 
  • Lions: Ranked 1st | 15.8 FP/G allowed to RBs
  • 49ers: Ranked 4th | 18.6 FP/G allowed to RBs
๐Ÿงคย WR Matchups ๐Ÿงคย 
  • Lions: Ranked 30th | 40.0 FP/G allowed to WRs
  • 49ers: Ranked 18th | 34.0 FP/G allowed to WRs
๐Ÿˆย TE Matchups ๐Ÿˆ
  • Lions: Ranked 25th | 13.4 FP/G allowed to TEs
  • 49ers: Ranked 11th | 11.1 FP/G allowed to TEs
๐Ÿงฉย Core Players ๐Ÿงฉ
  • Tonight’s Build: 5-1 49ers, 4-2 Lions, 3-3
  • Must-Have: CMC, Purdy, St. Brown
    • Captains: Kittle, Purdy, Aiyuk
    • GPP: Deebo, LaPorta
๐Ÿ” More of ๐Ÿ”
  • McCaffrey, Purdy, St. Brown, Aiyuk, Deebo
๐Ÿ”‘ย Best Values ๐Ÿ”‘ย 
  • Kittle, Aiyuk, Lions DST, Jameson Williams
๐Ÿšซย Less of ๐Ÿšซย 
  • Jauan Jennings, Elijah Mitchell
๐ŸŽฒ Deeper GPP Plays In Order ๐ŸŽฒ
  1. Lions DST – Priced way too cheap
  2. Donovan Peoples-Jones – The Lions are without Kalif Raymond
  3. Anthony Firkser – TE 2
๐Ÿ”ฎ Prediction ๐Ÿ”ฎ ย 
  • 49ers 30-22
๐ŸŽฐ Bets ๐ŸŽฐ (+5.8 units)
  • Aiyuk OVER 4.5 receptions – $145 to win $100
๐Ÿ“ˆย Rankings ๐Ÿ“ˆย See Detailed Player Projections โฌ‡๏ธ

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