DraftKings College Football: Week 4 Picks
DraftKings College Football: Week 4 Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings College Football series.

Welcome into Week 4 of our DraftKings Main Slate picks. Last week, well, it didn't go so well, but I #TrustTheProcess and luckily won't be tempted to use Florida State players this week...or maybe ever again. I'll offer up a few thoughts on the slate below before you get into the cheat sheet, tools, and the picks themselves.

Running Back Strategy

There are enough premium quarterbacks and elite receivers on this slate to where you can use the mid-tier running backs to save some coin. The North Carolina-Pittsburgh matchup features two awful run defenses to go with reasonably priced and surprisingly talented running backs on either side, which makes that game a decent place to start if you're going this route. Of the elite options, J.K. Dobbins saw his season-high workload a week ago and could regain the workhorse title now that Urban Meyer is back on the sidelines. Clemson's Travis Etienne is an all-world talent, but I fear the clock drain effect from Georgia Tech and likely comfortable Tiger lead will lead to a limited workload.

Georgia vs. Missouri Breakdown

This game has the second-highest implied total on the slate along with some household names on both sides. Missouri quarterback Drew Lock is in his fourth year as the starter and has thrown for 629 yards and seven touchdowns against Georgia in the last two years. He has star wideout Emanuel Hall and talented tight end Albert Okwuegbunam at his disposal. Missouri also has a talented backfield led by

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John McKechnie
John is the 2016 FSWA College Writer of the Year winner. He is a Maryland native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He's been writing for RotoWire since early 2014.
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