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NFL DFS Showdown picks, lineup strategy for Ravens vs. Jaguars on Sunday Night Football in Week 15

Teddy Ricketson takes you through their picks and approach DraftKings Showdown contests for Ravens vs. Jaguars on SNF in Week 15 of the 2023 NFL season.

Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams at M&T Bank Stadium on December 10, 2023 in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

The Baltimore Ravens will go on the road to face the Jacksonville Jaguars for Week 15’s Sunday Night Football. Kickoff from TIAA Bank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida is set for 8:20 p.m. ET, with the game airing on NBC. The Ravens have won three games in a row, but the Jaguars are coming off back-to-back losses and looking to turn things around with an eye on the playoffs.

Here is how we are approaching this matchup at DraftKings DFS.

NFL DFS Showdown strategy: Ravens vs. Jaguars

Captain’s Picks

Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens ($18,000)

Jackson will cost you a pretty penny to roster in this matchup, but it should be worth it. The do-it-all quarterback for the Ravens has stepped up even when missing his best target, tight end Mark Andrews, in the offense. Jackson has obvious rushing upside and has a great matchup to go with it, as the Jaguars’ defense allows the third-most DFS points to opposing quarterbacks.

Zay Flowers, WR, Baltimore Ravens ($13,200)

Flowers is having a solid rookie season, having played in 13 games, bringing in 64 of his 90 targets for 673 yards and three touchdowns. Flowers has scored a touchdown in back-to-back games and most recently had 60 yards on six receptions to go along with his score. Jacksonville’s defense allows the eighth-most DFS points per game to opposing wide receivers.

FLEX Options

Zay Jones, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars ($5,600)

Jones is going to need to step up while the Jags don’t have Kirk leading the receiving corps. Calvin Ridley should take over as the WR1, giving Jones a more favorable matchup. He only had five receptions in his last game but was targeted 14 times. Jones has a tough matchup against Baltimore, but Jacksonville projects to be passing deep into this game, and he should see a worthwhile target share.

Evan Engram, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars ($7,600)

Engram has been the primary benefactor with Kirk sidelined. He has seen at least six targets in every game this season since Week 1. Most recently, Engram brought in 11 of his 12 targets for 95 yards and two touchdowns. In Week 14, he had nine 82 yards and a score on nine receptions. Engram doesn’t have a good matchup, as Baltimore allows the sixth-fewest DFS points per game to opposing tight ends.

Value Plays

Nelson Agholor, WR, Baltimore Ravens ($2,400)

Agholor always feels like he is one play away from being a worthy addition to a DFS lineup. He is Baltimore’s deep threat, and while not usually featured in the passing attack, he just needs one or two receptions to have over 50 yards and possibly a score. Agholor has the same good matchup as Flowers but would be at least third in line for targets.

Brandon McManus, K, Jacksonville Jaguars ($4,800)

The Baltimore defense is good at keeping teams out of the endzone, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t allow teams down the field. Jacksonville should be able to move the ball, barring Lawrence’s ankle being in a worse place this week than last. If the Ravens’ defense keeps the Jags’ from scoring touchdowns, McManus should still get several looks, as the Baltimore defense allows the eighth-most DFS points to kickers.