Drake's Takes - MNF Showdown
It’s Monday and you know what that means… time to bet on football. If you’ve been following me at TopProp Fantasy Sports, you know I’m on fire to start this year. I’m 12-2 with my plays and looking to add to that with tonight’s contests.
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Tonight, we match a pair of NFC West powerhouses as the Rams visit the 49ers.
Alright, the first contest I’m betting is Matthew Stafford over Jimmy Garoppolo and his two bonus points. San Francisco’s offense is still finding itself in the aftermath of the Trey Lance injury.
They enter Week 4 as the sixth-best rushing attack in the NFL. The passing game is stuck in the Bay Area mud. The Niners have thrown two touchdown passes entering tonight’s game and are 31st in the NFL in passing yards. This isn’t a hard choice.
Stafford and the Rams aren’t setting the world on fire, but they know where their bread is buttered. The passing game is the engine that moves the Rams' train. But these 49ers aren’t a pushover. San Francisco enters the week allowing the fewest yards passing in the NFL.
Stafford is coming off a zero-touchdown performance in Week 3 vs Arizona. Jimmy G and his offense are lost. Why are we even playing this prop? The answer is Cooper Kupp.
The best PPR wide receiver in fantasy football is the difference maker. Last year Kupp went for 122 and 118 yards respectively vs the 49ers. He alone is going to help put Stafford over the top and money into your pocket.
TopProp Play: Stafford > Jimmy G (+2)
Let’s stick with the theme of Rams pass catchers helping us win cash. I’m taking Tyler Higbee and his one bonus point over George Kittle.
This would sound insane to someone during draft season but now I look at it as stealing money
Kittle saw 5 targets in his debut last week and played on 91% of offensive snaps. The issue for me is the 49er's offensive line. With All-Pro tackle Trent Williams out tonight, I can see Kittle being asked to stay in and block more than we’d like for fantasy.
Tyler Higbee on the other hand has a 22% target share through Week 3. That’s the second-best mark on the Rams. He’s running routes on 87% of Stafford dropbacks and has three top 15 PPR performances.
Sign me up for the Higbee upset special and another monster week smashing props!
TopProp Play: Higbee (+1) > Kittle
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