- Oddsmakers have tagged Daniel Jones with a 243.5 passing yards prop at -125 odds.
- Jones is listed at +105 odds to record over 1.5 passing touchdowns.
- Daniel Jones ($15,300) as captain will gain leverage on the field, as most players roster chalk.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The New York Giants head into Arrowheads stadium to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in this week’s edition of Monday Night Football.
DFS players can attack a Charmin soft Kansas City defense by rostering Daniel Jones at captain on the DraftKings showdown slate. Jones is priced at $15,300 and is the fourth most expensive option on the showdown slate.
Online gambling sites have set this matchup with a high total of 52.5 points, and have instilled the Kansas City Chiefs as 10-point home favorites. This is a spot that Daniel Jones has historically performed well in, holding an impressive 12-4 record ATS as a road underdog.
The Kansas City Chiefs have had noted struggles on defense this season. The Chiefs rank 24th in passing points allowed per attempt, and 30th in yards per pass attempt (8.6Y/A). This is a perfect spot for Daniel Jones to have a ceiling fantasy performance and pay off his DFS value.
Daniel Jones has only scored below 16.5 fantasy points once this season, which speaks to his steady floor.
An underrated aspect of Daniel Jones is his rushing ability. Jones has rushed for over 27 yards in all but one game this season. Rostering Jones in DFS comes with a bankable 2-3 fantasy point floor just from his running game.
NFL sportsbooks have tagged Daniel Jones with a 243.5 passing yards prop at -125 odds.
Jones is also listed at +105 odds to record over 1.5 passing touchdowns. Jones should have plenty of opportunities to air it and pass his prop totals in this projected game script.
Daniel Jones is at his best when he has a clean pocket. Jones completes 67.3% of his passes when not facing pressure, compared to only completing 51.3% of passes when facing pressure. Lucky for Jones the Chiefs have done a poor job of generating pressure this year, only recording a total of eight sacks through seven games.
DFS players that roster Daniel Jones ($15,300) as captain will gain leverage on the field, as most players will elect to roster Patrick Mahomes ($18,000), Travis Kelce ($15,900) , or Tyreek Hill ($16,500) as captain.
Taking the discount with Jones as captain, will allow DFS players to avoid bargain hunting in the $200-$1000 range to fill out their roster.
Stack him with 1-2 of his pass-catchers as well. Monitoring the Giants injury report will be critical, as a handful of Giant receivers are listed as questionable or out for tonight’s game vs. the Chiefs. Stacking Jones with tight end Evan Engram ($5,400) is particularly interesting as the Chiefs are allowing a league-high 11.5 yards per target to opposing tight ends.