Monkey Knife Struggle Picks: Greatest DFS, participant prop bets for Chiefs-Texans Thursday Evening Soccer

Monkey Knife Struggle is an attention-grabbing web site title with an much more attention-grabbing premise: Make DFS and participant prop bets extra accessible and comprehensible for the traditional fantasy soccer participant. Heading into Week 1’s Thursday evening opener between the Chiefs and Texans, we have put collectively our favourite Monkey Knife Struggle picks.

A few of the picks contain making determinations primarily based on fantasy factors — there are over/underneath decisions, known as “Extra or Much less,” whereas the Rapidfire decisions ask you to decide on one participant to outperform a selected quantity. Monkey Knife Struggle additionally typically provides you the selection of selecting a much bigger purpose on a number of the props within the hopes of getting a much bigger payout. You may select your given buy-in for a prop primarily based by yourself private bankroll, too. 

MORE: Monkey Knife Struggle Texans-Chiefs contests

If you happen to’ve by no means used the location earlier than, some searching ought to assist you to perceive extra of the way it works. Listed below are 4 of our Week 1 picks that may very well be price taking part in.

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Monkey Knife Struggle Picks: Kind of Mahomes, Watson passing yards

Patrick Mahomes: LESS than 339.5
Deshaun Watson: MORE than 285.5
Decide 2/2 accurately to 3x your buy-in.

The Texans solely twice allowed greater than 339 passing yards in 2019. No preseason ought to at the least barely restrict the fluidity of the Chiefs’ offense, and rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire ought to discover sufficient dashing success to carry Mahomes under that quantity. On the opposite facet, the Chiefs allowed greater than 286 passing yards in every of final season’s first 5 weeks. Watson has a number of deep-ball weapons and may very well be taking part in catch-up sufficient to notch that quantity. 

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Monkey Knife Struggle Picks: Rapidfire fantasy factors for Watson, Hill, Edwards-Helaire

Patrick Mahomes vs. Deshaun Watson (+four.5): Watson
Travis Kelce vs. Tyreek Hill (+zero.5): Hill
Will Fuller (+zero.5) vs. Clyde Edwards-Helaire: Edwards-Helaire
Decide 2/three accurately to 1.5x your buy-in (You may as well play this trio making an attempt to get three/three appropriate to 4x your buy-in).

We’re choosing Watson right here because the QB extra more likely to fall behind whereas having a much less optimum working recreation. Hill is sensible because the upside decide in comparison with Kelce — Hill can win that matchup on both lengthy catches or one lengthy TD, whereas Kelce most likely wants important red-zone motion to beat Hill. Edwards-Helaire’s quantity (together with within the passing recreation on this PPR web site) ought to maintain off Fuller.

Quarterback | Operating again | Broad receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Monkey Knife Struggle Picks: Fantasy factors problem for Edwards-Helaire, Hill, Fuller

Alternatives: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Tyreek Hill, Will Fuller
Objective: 64.5 fantasy factors (PPR scoring)
Attain 64.5 fantasy factors to 3x buy-in.

If you happen to’re feeling extra risk-averse, you might additionally select to achieve 58.5 fantasy factors for 2x your buy-in. We’re not allowed to choose the quarterbacks right here, so one of the simplest ways to strategy it’s to hunt out large performs. Fuller and Hill might each get one lengthy TD catch that places you very near the quantity already earlier than the quantity they’re certain to get, too. CEH must also get sufficient quantity, together with within the passing recreation, to get excessive.

Quarterback | Operating again | Broad receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Monkey Knife Struggle Picks: Reception assortment for Kelce, Johnson, Fuller

Alternatives: Travis Kelce, David Johnson, Will Fuller
Objective: 19.5 receptions
Attain 19.5 receptions to 2x buy-in.

That is our first utilization of Kelce, and it is most likely secure to count on him to out-catch Hill. There’s some danger concerned right here, as we do not know whether or not Houston’s passing-game utilization will undergo David or Duke Johnson, however we’ll go along with the seemingly wholesome starter for Week 1. And if Brandin Cooks (quad) is considerably restricted, Fuller ought to see numerous targets.

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