Week 6 is closing in and it’s once again time to take a look at some of the top value plays at each position to help us fill out our lineups.
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Russell Wilson(DK - $5,700 FD - $7,600)
One thing is clear when looking at the FanShareSports tag counts for week 6. Jameis Winston and pretty much anyone in that ATL/TB game are going to be chalky with a crazy 57.5 Vegas total. For value and an ownership pivot this week I like the idea of using Russell Wilson in GPP formats in the same price range as Winston on both sites. It has been a disappointing season overall for Wilson who has not run as much(11 carries) thanks to a hamstring issue but has practices in full this week and gets one of his best matchups of the season. He will face a Raiders team who have given up the 9th most passing yards per game and rank 30th when looking at DVOA against the pass. He will be low owned and is cheap to help you get to the elite running backs making him a nice value target in GPP formats this week.
Tevin Coleman(DK - $5,400 FD - $6,300)
At the running back position, another big opportunity has opened up for Tevin Coleman of the Falcons. Devonta Freeman has been ruled out right after Coleman’s price has dropped $1,000 on DraftKings and $600 on FanDuel. If you are at all worried about Ito Smith, consider that when Freeman was out from week two to four Coleman out-touched Smith 54-25(69%-31%). The matchup, on the surface, may not look great as the Bucs have held opponents to just 87.8 rushing yards per game but considering how bad their pass defense has been, teams only attempted 75 rushes on them(third-lowest). That definitely shows when breaking it down further as they rank 22nd in DVOA against the run and have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to running backs. All things considered, Coleman is an excellent PTS/$ option in all formats this week.
Keke Coutee(DK - $4,600 FD - $5,700)
Coutee finally got into the Texans lineup in week 4 and has been very impressive. Through two games he has received a whopping 22 targets catching 17 of them for a 77% catch rate. He has turned those receptions into 160 yards receiving and also picked up his first touchdown last week in a win against the Cowboys. This week the Texans will face the Bills who have been a top 10 passing defense in both yards per game and DVOA but what stands out is the matchup. It is very likely DeAndre Hopkins will see heavy coverage from Tre’Davious White which should leave a nice target share for the other pass catchers and I lean Coutee who runs out of the slot about 70% of time. I think it’s a great time to jump on board the Coutee train as there is a good chance his price goes up big-time if he has another big game.