Best NFL DFS Wild Card Plays

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In Week 18, I hit on the QB3 (Dak Prescott) and QB6 (Jordan Love). I also hit on QB12 (Aidan O’Connell) at a low price point. My RB targets struggled in Week 18. At WR, I hit on the WR2 (CeeDee Lamb), WR4 (Calvin Ridley), WR11 (Jayden Reed) and WR13 (Darius Slayton). Slayton was bargain bin play. I had the TE6 (Trey McBride) and DST2 (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) as well in Week 18.

I’ll look to hit on all positions with my NFL DFS Wild Card plays this week.

Best Stacks for NFL DFS Wild Card Round

Here are the best NFL DFS Wild Card stacks:

  • Josh Allen ($8K DK / $9.3K FD) and Stefon Diggs ($7.4K DK / $7.7K FD)

Allen is my #1 target at QB for the NFL DFS Wild Card Round. Allen averaged 25.3 FPPG (DK) and 24.2 FPPG (FD) during the regular season. Allen has 29 passing TDs and 15 rushing TDs. He’s tied for 2nd in the NFL in rushing TDs. Only Raheem Mostert has more rushing TDs than Allen this season.

Diggs has struggled this season, but he hauled in 7/8 targets for 87 yards last week. Gabe Davis is at risk of missing this game, which would benefit Diggs. The Steelers are allowing 227.1 PYPG (17th) and 1.4 passing TDs per game. It wouldn’t shock me if Diggs ends up being the WR1 this week.

  • Matthew Stafford ($6.5K DK / $7.4K FD) and Cooper Kupp ($7.5K DK / $7.5K FD)

Stafford gets to go up against his old team in NFL DFS Wild Card action. Stafford has been producing at a solid rate since Week 12. Since Week 12, Stafford has scored 20+ FPs in four of six games. He has thrown multiple TD passes in five of his last six. He has thrown for 300+ yards in his last two games.

Stafford and Kupp both rested in Week 18. Kupp has had two great outings since returning from injury. I expect him to get 10+ targets with everything on the line on Sunday. The Lions allow 247.4 PYPG (27th) and 1.6 passing TDs per game (27th). They’re strong against the run, so Stafford should air it out.

Matthew Stafford NFL DFS Wild Card
Matthew Stafford is back in practice, and the team believes he’ll be ready to play.

Best Studs for NFL DFS Wild Card Round

Here are the best NFL DFS Wild Card studs at QB, RB, WR, TE and DST:

  • QB: Dak Prescott ($7.6K DK / $8.6K FD)

Prescott averaged 21.7 FPPG (DK) and 20.7 FPPG (FD) this season. He has scored 20+ FPs in each of his last two games. He threw four TD passes against the Commanders last week. He has thrown multiple passing TDs in his last three. Since Week 8, he has thrown for 271+ passing yards in every home game.

Potential Stack: CeeDee Lamb ($9K DK / $10K FD)

  • RB: Jahmyr Gibbs ($6.5K DK / $7.4K FD)

I’d be cautious with the highest-priced RBs for the NFL DFS Wild Card round. I’m pivoting down to Gibbs. Gibbs has scored at least one rushing TD in four of his last five games. He scored 20+ FPs in six of 15 games this season at DK. The Rams are allowing 106.8 RYPG (12th) this season.

  • WR: A.J. Brown ($8.1K DK / $8.2K FD)

Brown hasn’t had 100+ receiving yards since Week 13 and he hasn’t scored a TD since Week 12. Brown is banged up with a knee injury, but should be ready to go. I expect a lot of players to fade Brown, which is why I’m targeting him in NFL DFS Wild Card action. The Bucs allow 248.9 PYPG (28th).

  • TE: David Njoku ($5.6K DK / $7K FD)

Njoku has been on fire since Week 14. Since Week 14, he’s averaging 23.6 FPPG (DK) and 18.3 FPPG (FD). He has scored a TD in three of his last four games. He has 100+ receiving yards in two of his last three games. The Texans are allowing 234.1 PYPG (23rd). Njoku should be a lock for 8+ targets.

  • DST: Buffalo Bills ($3.5K DK / $5K FD)

The Bills DST has scored 17.0 FPs and 12.0 FPs the last two weeks. They have five INTs, four sacks and two defensive TDs in the last two weeks. Mason Rudolph is going to struggle against this defense. If the Bills can limit the Steelers run game, they could have a ceiling week in NFL DFS Wild Card action.

Best Value Plays for NFL DFS Wild Card Round

Here are the best NFL DFS Wild Card value plays at QB, RB, WR, TE and DST:

  • QB: Joe Flacco ($6.1K DK / $7.8K FD)

Flacco is too cheap on DK not to target for the NFL DFS Wild Card Round. Flacco averages 24.4 FPPG (DK) and 21.8 FPPG (FD) since taking over as the Browns starting QB. He has thrown multiple passing TDs in every game he has played. He has thrown for 300+ yards in four consecutive games.

Potential Stack: Amari Cooper ($6.8K DK / $7.5K FD)

  • RB: Najee Harris ($5.4K DK / $6.5K FD)

Harris has scored 21+ FPs in each of his last two games. He has rushed for 100+ yards in his last two games. He has scored a rushing TD in his last three games. The Bills allow 110.6 RYPG (15th). The Steelers best chance at an upset is to feed Harris the football to keep the Bills offense off the field.

  • WR: Chris Godwin ($6.2K DK / $6.9K FD)

Godwin is a value play at WR for the NFL DFS Wild Card Round. Godwin has scored double-digit FPs in his last five games on DK. Godwin only has three TDs this season, but that’ll change this week, as the Eagles are allowing 252.7 PYPG (31st) and 2.1 passing TDs per game (31st).

  • TE: Dalton Kincaid ($4.6K DK / $6K FD)

Kincaid has seen his role increase the last two weeks of the regular season. He has seen 7+ targets in each of his last two games and he has had 80+ receiving yards in those games. He hasn’t scored a TD since Week 10, which limits his upside, but he’s one of the top TEs for NFL DFS Wild Card action.

  • DST: Los Angeles Rams ($2.7K DK / $3.8K FD)

If you need to save on your DST for the NFL DFS Wild Card Round, the Rams are the play. I’m not too high on the Lions in the NFL playoffs. The Rams defense has an INT in five of their last six games. They have nine sacks in their last two games. If they can score a defensive TD, the Rams DST will crush value.