On Target: Week 15 Matchups

On Target: Week 15 Matchups

This article is part of our On Target series.

It is Conference Finals week in most fantasy football leagues and there are important decisions to be made everywhere. There is also a live final on DraftKings with several big GPP tournaments on all of the major daily fantasy sites. As the season wears on, decisions become more and more critical and we have a plethora of data to sift through. With that in mind, let's dig through some good, bad and interesting WR/CB matchups to help us make decisions this week. As always, WR/CB data is provided by Pro Football Focus' premium tools.

The Good

Julio Jones vs Tampa Bay

The Tampa defense has been consistently bad all season long, but as they have struggled through injuries over the last two months they have gotten even worse. We've gotten only one true JULIO game this year and I think it is likely that we could get No. 2 here. The Falcons have to do everything possible to win each game as they are in a tight playoff race, and Jones will be up against Brent Grimes who allows 0.29 fantasy points per route run against and a 68 percent catch rate in coverage, while also giving up size to Jones in height and weight. This is a potential explosion spot for Julio.

Keenan Allen vs Kansas City

This Chargers vs Chiefs game is likely to decide the AFC West division winner and Allen has been absolutely nuclear for the last month. The team has stopped throwing to Melvin Gordon

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Davis Mattek
Davis Mattek has played DFS for a living for over a year and began in the fantasy sports industry in 2012. He is a member of the FSTA and FSWA.
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