Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Colts vs. Saints

Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Colts vs. Saints

This article is part of our Showdown/Single Game DFS Breakdown series.

Monday night's matchup between the Colts and Saints isn't expected to be close, with the Saints a solid 9.5-point home favorite in a game with a 47.5-point total on FanDuel Sportsbook. New Orleans still has a shot at the no. 1 overall seed in the NFC, having already wrapped up the division title, while the Colts' once-promising season is all but over, losers of five of their last six while allowing 69 points in the past two games, which came against Tennessee and Tampa Bay. Granted, the Titans and Buccaneers have been two of the best offensive teams in the league lately, but the Saints are obviously no slouches, scoring at least 26 points in four straight games, including last week's 48-46 loss to the 49ers. Given the situations both teams find themselves in, there are likely to be plenty of home-team stacks in fantasy lineups Monday night.

QUARTERBACKS

Saints quarterback Drew Brees ($12,000 DK, $16,000 FD) has been somewhat inconsistent this season, not even counting the five-plus games he missed due to injury, but he comes in after throwing for 349 yards and five touchdowns while also adding a one-yard rushing score against the 49ers, easily one of the best defenses in the NFL. And in the clearest sign of his inconsistency, he threw for 185 yards and one touchdown in a loss to the Falcons the week prior. Nevertheless, he's thrown for at least three touchdowns in four of his last six games, eclipsing 300 yards thrice in

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Head of DFS Content and Senior Soccer Editor. He is an eight-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for Football Writer of the Year.
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