Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Bills vs. Patriots

Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Bills vs. Patriots

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

Monday's game holds huge repercussions for the layout of the AFC playoff picture as the surging Patriots (8-4) head to Buffalo to face the Bills (7-4). Breaking down the single-game slate could be a bit tricky in what's expected to be a defensive matchup with the Bills favored by 2.5 points and an over/under of 41 (after opening at 45). Both defenses in this game have played very well most of the year, and wind might make it even tougher yet on the offenses. The game is expected to be just below freezing with winds around 20 miles per hour.
 

QUARTERBACKS

Josh Allen ($11200 DK, $17500 FD) is arguably the biggest name in this matchup, and certainly the most expensive player in the DFS slate. Allen is the kind of player who, particularly given the rushing volume he takes on, can end up in all the cashing lineups even during his off days, but this matchup does nonetheless present the clear risk of an off day for the standout quarterback. The Patriots defense might rank second to the Bills' first-ranked defense, but the Patriots defense has more momentum at the moment and might establish itself as the league's best defense, in large part on the basis of this game. Allen sometimes struggles when he can't get a read on the defense before the snap, and the Patriots' varied personnel makes them especially difficult to figure out pre-snap. Again, Allen can make Team Cash even on his off days, but

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