The Bears host the Vikings in Week 15’s installment of Monday Night Football. Minnesota is nonetheless scratching and clawing for a playoff berth and can want a win to maintain these hopes alive. A Vikings win is what Las Vegas retailers predict. DraftKings Sportsbook has put in the Vikings as 6.5-point favorites and set the whole at 45.0 factors. Because Vegas expects the Bears to be taking part in catch-up, we’re loading up on their boom-or-bust receivers in our DraftKings Showdown lineups whereas additionally grabbing one of many most secure DFS performs within the league.
Here are the important thing scoring settings for DraftKings Showdown contests: They’re full-point PPR and there are three-point bonuses for 300 passing yards, 100 dashing yards, and 100 receiving yards. The Captain choose prices 1.5 instances a participant’s authentic value, however he additionally will get his level whole multiplied by 1.5.
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DraftKings Showdown Picks: Vikings vs. Bears
$50,000 price range, want at the least one participant from every group.
Captain (1.5x factors, 1.5x wage) RB Dalvin Cook, Vikings ($17,700)
Cook is recent off his finest performances of the season, a 38.2 DK-point eruption in opposition to the Steelers. To add a cherry up to the mark, he had an additional three days of relaxation. Naming Cook our “Captain” doesn’t require deep evaluation on this case.
FLEX RB David Montgomery, Bears ($9,000)
Montgomery continues to deal with important quantity and has been busy on the bottom and thru the air. He’s the most certainly Bear to go off for an enormous rating — he has DK performances of 21.8, 25.6, and 28.1 factors this season — and we’re going to wager on him serving as Chicago’s offensive centerpiece on Monday evening.
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FLEX WR Darnell Mooney, Bears ($7,400)
Mooney has struggled of late, however he’s simply two weeks faraway from a three-game stretch by which he eclipsed 20-plus DK factors. The Bears’ new No. 1 receiver is prone to see the targets essential to make some splash performs and ship one other stable efficiency.
FLEX WR Ok.J. Osborn, Vikings ($5,800)
Osborn has stuffed in admirably for Adam Thielen (ankle), scoring double-digit DK factors in back-to-back contests. He’s obtained 16 targets over these two video games, and he’s doubtless in retailer for one other giant slice of the pie on this favorable matchup.
FLEX WR Jakeem Grant, Bears ($5,000)
Grant stunned us with a particular groups landing final week, demonstrating the his big-play upside and flexibility suddenly. We’re not anticipating that lightning to strike twice, however we nonetheless like that he can rating factors in quite a lot of methods.
FLEX WR Damiere Byrd, Bears ($4,600)
Byrd made probably the most of his two targets final week, catching each and taking one for a 58-yard landing. With Allen Robinson (COVID) and Marquise (*15*) (foot) in severe doubt for the competition, Byrd might see one other five-to-seven targets and have the chance to make an enormous play or two.