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HITTING PAYDIRT: Week 14

Welcome back to Hitting Paydirt, a weekly article that looks at the touchdown scorers this week. When looking for touchdown scorers, value is important. Some sites offer in-game betting on touchdown scorers so if you can hold off on taking a star player like Aaron Jones at -230 to score, wait until late in the first quarter or second quarter to place a bet at a better number if he is still scoreless.

I have listed touchdown scorers and other value plays. You should not bet the same amount per player and depending on your book, you may also be able to parlay some of these. I’ll use the lines from DraftKings and Fanduel. Be sure to shop your books for the best lines as they can be drastically different from site to site. The best price from each site is listed next to each player as of Saturday at noon.

Anytime TD Scorers

Calvin Ridley (-110)

Robby Anderson (+140)

Deshaun Watson (+175)

Sammy Watkins (+260)

Chris Godwin (+120) – also over 65.5 receiving yards

Russell Wilson (+370)

Tyler Lockett (-105)

Jonathan Taylor (+115)

Chase Claypool (+240)

Bonus Plays for Sunday’s Games

Most Passing Yards (Sunday only) on Fanduel Sportsbook

Tom Brady 16/1 – Look for Brady to come out guns blazing after back-to-back losses

Most Rushing Yards (Sunday only) on Fanduel Sportsbook

David Montgomery 27/1 – Long shot play with the odds being so high on Henry; take a shot with the hot hand in a good matchup

That’s the full slate for Week 14 other than the MNF game. Follow nicky_stats on twitter for the primetime football plays or any live picks. Good luck this weekend…

About Nick Pagliuca

Nick has been competitively playing fantasy sports for over 15 years and has been very active in sports betting analysis. Nick participates mainly in fantasy football and offers gambling advice on all major sports.