Volpe’s DraftKings NFL Showdown Plays – 12/28/23

Volpe's DraftKings NFL Showdown Plays

Volpe’s NFL Showdown Plays – 12/28/23: Jets at Browns

๐Ÿˆ Thursday Night Showdown – 12/28/23 ๐Ÿˆ
Jets @ Browns | 8:15 PM EST
Browns -7.5 | Over/Under 35

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 
  • With Amari Cooper OUT, bump to Elijah Moore and Cedric Tillman. Slight decrease to Flacco’s projection
๐Ÿฉนย Key Injuries ๐Ÿฉน
  • Jets: OUT: Zach Wilson (QB), Duane Brown (OT), Jeremy Ruckert (TE) | QUES: Greg Zuerlein (K), Israel Abanikanda (RB), Allen Lazard (WR)
  • Browns: OUT: Dustin Hopkins (K) | DOUBTFUL: Corey Bojorquez (P) | QUES: Marquise Goodwin (WR), Kareem Hunt (RB), Amari Cooper (WR)
๐ŸŒฆ๏ธย Weather ๐ŸŒฆ๏ธย 
  • Cleveland Browns Stadium – OUTDOORS
  • 44 Degrees, 7-12 MPH winds, 20% chance of precipitation
๐Ÿˆย QB Matchups ๐Ÿˆ
  • Jets: Ranked 2nd | 16.3 FP/G allowed to QBs
  • Browns: Ranked 5th | 17.6 FP/G allowed to QBs
๐Ÿƒย RB Matchups ๐Ÿƒย 
  • Jets: Ranked 26th | 24.6 FP/G allowed to RBs – On average, gives up 134 rush yards on the road, also has given up eight out of the total 13 rushing TDs on the road. Good spot for Jerome Ford.
  • Browns: Ranked 7th | 18.1 FP/G allowed to RBs
๐Ÿงคย WR Matchups ๐Ÿงคย 
  • Jets: Ranked 1st | 21.9 FP/G allowed to WRs
  • Browns: Ranked 2nd | 27.1 FP/G allowed to WRs
๐Ÿˆย TE Matchups ๐Ÿˆ
  • Jets: Ranked 18th | 12.3 FP/G allowed to TEs – decent matchup and Flacco loves Njoku
  • Browns: Ranked 3rd | 9.6 FP/G allowed to TEs – HOWEVER, the Browns have allowed the most points to TEs over the last three weeks at 24.4 FP/G – Ty Conklin is in play.
๐Ÿงฉย Core Players ๐Ÿงฉ
  • Tonight’s Build: 4-2 CLE, 3-3
  • Must-Have: Ford, Njoku
    • Captains: Njoku, Flacco, Moore, Conklin
    • GPP: Conklin, Moore
๐Ÿ” More of ๐Ÿ”
  • Hall, Njoku, Browns DST, Ford, Flacco, Wilson, Conklin, Moore/Tillman, NYJ D
๐Ÿ”‘ย Best Values ๐Ÿ”‘ย 
  • Defenses, Tillman, Abanikanda, Brownlee
๐Ÿšซย Less of ๐Ÿšซย 
  • Lazard, Cook
๐ŸŽฒ Deeper GPP Plays In Order ๐ŸŽฒ
  • Tillman – WR2 and Cooper should get a lot of attention
  • Brownlee – WR2 playing over 80% of the snaps
  • Gipson – Speedster gadget player who might be needed against the Browns
  • Abanikanda – RB2 the last two games
  • Strong – Hunt is questionable
๐Ÿ”ฎ Prediction ๐Ÿ”ฎ ย 
  • Browns 22-17
๐ŸŽฐ Bets ๐ŸŽฐ (+6.85 units)
  • Conklin OVER 26.5 receiving yards – 1.25 units – He has had four receptions in three straight games and the Browns have been attacked by Schultz, Kmet, and Engram in three consecutive weeks.
๐Ÿ“ˆย Rankings ๐Ÿ“ˆย See Detailed Player Projections โฌ‡๏ธ

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