Show Navigation
Show Menu

DFS

DFS Showdown Tips: Browns-Ravens

By Matt Schauf 11:12am EST 12/14/20


The Ravens clobbered the Browns when these teams last met, all the way back in Week 1.

Lamar Jackson threw for 275 yards and 3 TDs on just 25 attempts, finding Mark Andrews for 2 scores and Willie Snead for the other. And there was still room for Marquise Brown to tally a 5-101 line (back before he officially ceded his “Hollywood” nickname in a Zoom ceremony).

J.K. Dobbins teased fantasy owners with a pair of rushing scores, while only running 7 times for 22 yards. Mark Ingram led that backfield with 10 carries (and just 29 yards).

The Browns found both Nick Chubb (60 yards on 10 carries) and Kareem Hunt (72 yards on 13 carries) running well, but fell too hopelessly behind to stick with them. And some dude named Odell Beckham Jr. dominated targets (10 of Cleveland’s 39 attempts), while barely impacting the stat sheet (3 catches for 22 yards).

Much has changed for both sides heading into the rematch. But 1 carryover: Austin Hooper’s irrelevance.

Let’s check the values ...


DraftKings


Austin Hooper is reportedly not expected to play tonight because of his neck injury. We’ll have to confirm that when the inactives come out, of course. But his absence would propel rookie Harrison Bryant back to prominence. Bryant caught 7 of 8 targets for 81 yards and 2 TDs over the 2 games Hooper missed for his appendectomy earlier this season. David Njoku trailed Bryant in playing time for each of those games but did draw 3 targets in each of them. His tiny salary and the matchup with Baltimore make him very interesting for DK showdowns. The Ravens have presented a slightly positive scoring matchup for TEs, compared with the 2nd-worst matchup for WRs and below average vs. RBs.

Don’t let the negative matchup scare you completely off Jarvis Landry, though. The veteran WR has faced Baltimore 9 times in his career, including 4 games with the Dolphins. Landry has fallen short of 5 receptions just once in those 9 games -- way back in 2015. With the Browns, he has caught 5+ passes and topped 60 receiving yards each time. That included lines of 8-167 and 7-74 last season.

Baker Mayfield, meanwhile, has averaged 37 pass attempts per game in 5 meetings with the Ravens, compared with 31.5 attempts per start against everyone else.

For more on all the prominent players, check our Week 14 rankings.


FanDuel

It’s hard to imagine building a lineup without Lamar Jackson and Mark Andrews, especially in FD’s half-PPR scoring. Andrews has scored 5 TDs over just his past 3 meetings with Cleveland, drawing at least 6 targets in each of those contests. Overall, the Browns present the league’s 3rd most friendly TE scoring matchup this season.

Related Fantasy Football

Premium Content Premium ContentDFS Showdown Tips: Colts-Ravens

DFS Showdown Tips: Colts-Ravens

7:05am EDT 10/11/21

Is the Monday Night showdown slate ripe with low-dollar options or rife with cheap fool's gold? Let's seek out the best fantasy football values for this slate ...

Read More »
Podcast: Week 5 FanDuel 10-8-21

Podcast: Week 5 FanDuel 10-8-21

8:20am EDT 10/9/21

What do A.J. Brown, Davante Adams and Saquon Barkley have in common this week?

Read More »
Podcast: Week 5 DraftKings 10-8-21

Podcast: Week 5 DraftKings 10-8-21

8:00am EDT 10/9/21

This looks like a good week to chase ceiling at RB and value at WR. Let's get to the names ...

Read More »
Podcast: Week 3 FanDuel 9-25-21

Podcast: Week 3 FanDuel 9-25-21

3:25pm EDT 9/25/21

Lamar or not to Lamar? That is but the 1st question we're pondering to open this week's DFS slate for FanDuel.

Read More »
Podcast: Week 3 DraftKings 9-25-21

Podcast: Week 3 DraftKings 9-25-21

3:05pm EDT 9/25/21

How many Lions is too many Lions for a DFS lineup? We might just reach that answer ... but there's a lot more to discuss on the way ...

Read More »
Podcast: Week 2 FanDuel 9-17-21

Podcast: Week 2 FanDuel 9-17-21

9:09pm EDT 9/17/21

Should we eat the Najee Harris chalk in Week 2 ... or spit it out?

Read More »
Premium Content Premium ContentDFS Showdown Tips: Ravens-Raiders

DFS Showdown Tips: Ravens-Raiders

11:09pm EDT 9/12/21

The Ravens and Raiders close out Week 1 of the NFL season. Can we get away from Lamar Jackson at the top of showdown lineups?

Read More »
Winning Your League Starts Here Trophy

Why Wouldn’t You Invest
$36 to Win Your League?

Check out thisleague-winning info

2021 Draft Package Now - Sept 15th

$39

Get Instant Access
2021 In-Season Package Sept 5th - Mar 7th

$39

Get Access Sept. 5th
2021 DFS Package Sept 5th - Mar 7th

$49

Get Access Sept. 5th
Best Value – All Access Pass
DS Insider Membership All 3 Packages

$127 $36

Semi-annual auto-renew
Get Instant Access
Draft War Room Included Draft War Room Draft War Room Draft War Room Included Draft War Room
Award-Winning Player Rankings Included Award-Winning Player Rankings Award-Winning Player Rankings Award-Winning Player Rankings Included Award-Winning Player Rankings
3D Projections Included 3D Projections 3D Projections 3D Projections Included 3D Projections
Live-Draft Sync Included Live-Draft Sync Live-Draft Sync Live-Draft Sync Included Live-Draft Sync
In-Depth Player Profiles Included In-Depth Player Profiles In-Depth Player Profiles In-Depth Player Profiles Included In-Depth Player Profiles
Mock Draft Tool Included Mock Draft Tool Mock Draft Tool Mock Draft Tool Included Mock Draft Tool
Round-by-Round Draft Strategies Included Round-by-Round Draft Strategies Round-by-Round Draft Strategies Round-by-Round Draft Strategies Included Round-by-Round Draft Strategies
Insider Sleepers & Busts Included Insider Sleepers & Busts Insider Sleepers & Busts Insider Sleepers & Busts Included Insider Sleepers & Busts
Average Draft Position by Scoring Included Average Draft Position by Scoring Average Draft Position by Scoring Average Draft Position by Scoring Included Average Draft Position by Scoring
Scientific Injury Predictor Included Scientific Injury Predictor Scientific Injury Predictor Scientific Injury Predictor Included Scientific Injury Predictor
In-Season Weekly Rankings In-Season Weekly Rankings Included In-Season Weekly Rankings In-Season Weekly Rankings Included In-Season Weekly Rankings
“Who Should I Start?” Tool “Who Should I Start?” Tool Included “Who Should I Start?” Tool “Who Should I Start?” Tool Included “Who Should I Start?” Tool
“My Team” Tool w/ Analysis & Notifications “My Team” Tool w/ Analysis & Notifications Included “My Team” Tool w/ Analysis & Notifications “My Team” Tool w/ Analysis & Notifications Included “My Team” Tool w/ Analysis & Notifications
Live-Sync Free Agent Finder Live-Sync Free Agent Finder Included Live-Sync Free Agent Finder Live-Sync Free Agent Finder Included Live-Sync Free Agent Finder
Trade Partner Navigator Trade Partner Navigator Included Trade Partner Navigator Trade Partner Navigator Included Trade Partner Navigator
Player Shares Player Shares Included Player Shares Player Shares Included Player Shares
In-Depth Free Agent Gems In-Depth Free Agent Gems Included In-Depth Free Agent Gems In-Depth Free Agent Gems Included In-Depth Free Agent Gems
Buy/Sell/Hold Trade Advice Buy/Sell/Hold Trade Advice Included Buy/Sell/Hold Trade Advice Buy/Sell/Hold Trade Advice Included Buy/Sell/Hold Trade Advice
Strength-of-Schedule Data Strength-of-Schedule Data Included Strength-of-Schedule Data Strength-of-Schedule Data Included Strength-of-Schedule Data
DFS Lineup Builder DFS Lineup Builder DFS Lineup Builder Included DFS Lineup Builder Included DFS Lineup Builder
DFS Ownership Projections DFS Ownership Projections DFS Ownership Projections Included DFS Ownership Projections Included DFS Ownership Projections
Weekly GPP Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly GPP Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly GPP Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Included Weekly GPP Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Included Weekly GPP Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly Cash Game Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly Cash Game Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly Cash Game Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Included Weekly Cash Game Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Included Weekly Cash Game Picks
(DraftKings & FanDuel)
Weekly Top Stacks Weekly Top Stacks Weekly Top Stacks Included Weekly Top Stacks Included Weekly Top Stacks
High-Stakes DFS Line-up Reviews High-Stakes DFS Line-up Reviews High-Stakes DFS Line-up Reviews Included High-Stakes DFS Line-up Reviews Included High-Stakes DFS Line-up Reviews
DFS Independent DFS Independent DFS Independent Included DFS Independent Included DFS Independent
Daily Fantasy Advice Daily Fantasy Advice Daily Fantasy Advice Included Daily Fantasy Advice Included Daily Fantasy Advice
Personalized Email Advice Personalized Email Advice Personalized Email Advice Included Personalized Email Advice Included Personalized Email Advice
Premium Insider Articles Included Premium Insider Articles Included Premium Insider Articles Included Premium Insider Articles Included Premium Insider Articles
Daily FF Email Updates Included Daily FF Email Updates Included Daily FF Email Updates Included Daily FF Email Updates Included Daily FF Email Updates
Breaking News Updates Included Breaking News Updates Included Breaking News Updates Included Breaking News Updates Included Breaking News Updates
To-the-Minute Game Day Inactives Included To-the-Minute Game Day Inactives Included To-the-Minute Game Day Inactives Included To-the-Minute Game Day Inactives Included To-the-Minute Game Day Inactives
All-Access
Draft Sharks App
All–Access Draft Sharks App
Included All-Access
Draft Sharks App
Included All-Access
Draft Sharks App
Included All-Access
Draft Sharks App
Included All-Access
Draft Sharks App
Get Instant Access Get Access Sept. 5th Get Access Sept. 5th Get Instant Access

Turn your phone into a draft weapon with our FREE APP

Download on the App Store Get It on Google Play