Target George Kittle At Captain Slot For MNF DFS

  • George Kittle has -115 odds to go over 59.5 receiving yards on Monday Night Football.
  • George Kittle is the sixth most expensive captain on DraftKings at $11,700.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Rams head into Santa Clara for a primetime matchup with the San Francisco 49ers for an NFC West clash on this week's edition of Monday Night Football.

Oddsmakers have set the game total at 50 points, and have installed the Rams as 4.5-point road favorites. 49ers tight end George Kittle ($11,700) headlines the showdown slate on DraftKings as the top captain choice for DFS players.

Kittle is coming off a 6-101-1 performance against the Arizona Cardinals last week. Kittle is the sixth most expensive captain on DraftKings, being priced behind the likes of Cooper Kupp ($18,000) and Matthew Stafford ($16,200) on the Los Angeles Rams.

DK Captain Pricing

  • Cooper Kupp $18,000
  • Matthew Stafford $16,200
  • Jimmy Garoppolo $15,000
  • Darrell Henderson Jr. $13,800
  • Deebo Samuel $13,500
  • George Kittle $11,700

Kittle is priced substantially lower than several offensive options on the showdown slate, specifically on the Rams side. Rostering George Kittle at the captain slot, will allow DFS players to roster both quarterbacks comfortably without having to dip in the $200-$800 range when filling out their lineup. DFS players may want to opt for this strategy, considering the Monday Night Football over under is set at 50 points.

Los Angeles Rams Vs TE

The Los Angeles Rams have been very susceptible to the tight end position this season. They have allowed multiple double digit fantasy performances to tight ends this season, adding to the appeal of rostering George Kittle at the DFS captain slot on DraftKings.

The Rams have faced the fifth-most targets to tight ends (8.3 per game) and are 27th in receptions allowed per game (5.9) to tight ends.

George Kittle Vs The Los Angeles Rams

Kittle has a long history of performing well against the Rams, scoring a touchdown in four of his past 5 matchups against them. He has also racked over 100 yards in three of the five games, averaging 23.4 DraftKings points over that span.

Online gambling sites have pegged Kittle with -115 odds to go over 59.5 yards against the Rams. Kittle has surpassed that number in his past five matchups against the Rams, and has cleared 59.5 yards in three of the five games he has been active for this season.