The Detroit Lions and Las Vegas Raiders will face off in a Madden sim Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ET. We break down the ideal Showdown lineup strategy for the DFS contest. You can set your lineup and play at DraftKings before kickoff.
It’s hard not to be enticed by Matthew Stafford ($16,500) in this matchup. He has two great targets in Kenny Golladay and Marvin Jones Jr. to throw to and an offense that depends on a strong aerial attack. The Raiders don’t have lockdown defensive backs to contain them, and the Lions also have a suspect secondary. Stafford could be forced to air it out for four quarters in a high scoring game. He has more to work with than Derek Carr ($17,100).
The tandem of Carr and Darren Waller ($10,800) could be dangerous against Detroit’s defense. The two have linked up consistently all sim season are both options that give your more room for creativity in the flex. Carr has had stints where he’s one of the most productive quarterbacks we’ve seem this sim season.
Danny Amendola ($4,800) is an inexpensive wideout option that could provide some value. Most people will probably be high on Golladay, Jones, and Tyrell Williams ($10,000), so he could provide you with some much needed variance. Josh Jacobs ($8,600) and J.D. McKissic ($3,000) are both quality are quality running back options. Jacobs has the higher floor as a starter while McKissic is more of a value PPR play.