FanDuel College Football: Week 1 Picks

FanDuel College Football: Week 1 Picks

This article is part of our FanDuel College Football series.

After a small taste with two games to open the 2019 college football season, the first official week of the college football season has finally arrived. We have a 15-game slate Saturday that features a wide variety of betting lines and levels of opponents. RotoWire has numerous tools for you to check out below, which will be followed by some players at each position group who may have a good week in store. Obviously, the stats in the matchup info section should be taken with a grain of salt given the roster turnover from the 2018 campaign, but it at least gives a snapshot of what each opponent's defense looked like last season.

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DFS Tools

Matchup Info (2018 Stats)

Week 1 Plays

Quarterback

Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama ($10,200) vs. Duke

 Somehow, Alabama checks in as the second-largest favorite (-33.5) on the slate despite facing a power-five opponent. Georgia is the next team on that list at -21.5 versus Vanderbilt, while numerous team facing non-power five opponents have smaller lines. If the spread holds true, there is a good chance Tua will not play the full 60 minutes Saturday. Even if that's the case, he proved on multiple occasions last season that he doesn't need the entire game to make it work. Najee Harris and Brian Robinson Jr. are both slated to miss up to a half in Saturday's game against Duke. Should they miss the full

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Chris Benzine
Chris has been a RW contributor since early 2014, focused on Breaking News, MLB Daily Lineups and occasional NFL Team Previews.
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