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DFS: Week 13 Tournament Leverage Plays

Nov 30, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (88) reacts to his touchdown catch in front of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Winning a DFS tournament while competing in a field of 100,000 entrants is an outrageous task. The best way to tilt the odds in your favor is to play into the chaos of the NFL week. Profit disproportionately when things don’t go as planned.

Here are three ways to build that kind of leverage into your lineups for Week 13.

Pay up for different running backs

The running back position is coming back to life after being decimated by injuries in the middle of the season. Still, Dalvin Cook, Josh Jacobs and Derrick Henry are all projected to be among the most popular runners this week, and each costs over $7,000 on DraftKings. If you’re looking to pay up for backs who aren’t going to be owned by one-fifth of the field, there are two elite options being overlooked.

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