College Football DFS: Conference Championship Slates

College Football DFS: Conference Championship Slates

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

Championship weekend is upon us! DraftKings and FanDuel share identical slates with all of the major conference action. There are no major weather concerns afoot tomorrow, so let's go right to the oddsmakers for their take on the games.

SLATE OVERVIEW

Oklahoma State (-6) vs. Baylor O/U: 46

Kent (-3.5) vs. Northern Illinois O/U: 74.5

Pittsburgh (-3.5) vs. Wake Forest O/U: 71.5

San Diego State (-6) vs. Utah State O/U: 50

Appalachian State (-2.5) vs. Louisiana O/U: 52

Georgia (-6.5) vs. Alabama O/U: 49.5

Cincinnati (-10.5) vs. Houston O/U: 53

Michigan (-10.5) vs. Iowa O/U: 43.5

Right off the bat, we see that the KENT/NIU and PITT/WAKE games hold the highest projected totals, and all four teams will be incredibly popular. The best value comes from a couple of teams with high totals that don't jump off the page. Appalachian State is a good example, and I also like specific targets from Utah State as well.

QUARTERBACK

Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh (DK $9,700, FD $11,000) vs. Wake Forest

I am endorsing Pickett first, but Pickett and Sam Hartman (DK $9,500, FD $11,500)are viable targets in this matchup. Pitt passes the ball about 54 percent of the time, which gives Pickett plenty of opportunity to air it out and prove his Heisman worthiness. Pickett is not just a pocket passer, either. He's converted four rushing touchdowns on the season and can scramble with the best of them. With the second-highest projected total on the slate, both quarterbacks are going to give

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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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