College Football DFS: Night Slate Week 8

College Football DFS: Night Slate Week 8

This article is part of our College Football DFS: Night Slate series.

Unfortunately, we have a significant disparity between the two major sites for Saturday's late slate.  We still want to give you full coverage, but we will focus on DraftKings' six-game offering and then make some adjustments for FanDuel at the end of the article.

SLATE OVERVIEW

South Carolina  @ LSU(-5) O/U: 55.5 (DK, FD)

Louisiana-Monroe@ South Alabama(-14.5) O/U: 56.5 (DK)

Virginia @ Miami (-13.5) O/U: 55.5 (DK, FD)

Louisiana Tech  @ UTSA (-2.5) O/U: 53.5 (DK)

Cincinnati @ SMU (-5.5) O/U: 57.5 (DK)

Texas State  @ BYU (-28.5) O/U: 60.5 (DK)

Michigan@ Minnesota (-3.5) O/U: 54 (FD)

Although Zach Wilson and the Cougars would typically be a focal point of any slate, I'm not especially high on them in this blowout game. I imagine that exposure to their running corps would be prudent, but I'm not sold on a massive night from Wilson. I'll limit my exposure to him this week.  My favorite game on the slate is the Cincy/SMU match, as this game has all the ingredients for a DFS-rich shootout. We should also see some offensive firepower from Miami this week as well.

NOTE:  Both sites are still having trouble with their stat services, so many players will have incomplete numbers, especially with past game results.

QUARTERBACK

Shane Buechele, SMU (DK $8,000) vs. Cincinnati

Buechele's numbers have been excellent all year, averaging 351 yards per game and a shiny 10:2 TD/INT ratio.  They'll try to stay unbeaten against a Cincy team that's been very stingy against the

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Jeff Edgerton
Jeff has provided sports content for numerous sports outlets and has played fantasy sports since scores had to be tabulated via newspaper. He started working with RotoWire in 2017. Originally from South Carolina, he's a lifelong Clemson fan now enjoying the sun in Los Angeles.
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