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Fantasy Football Picks: Jim Cramer’s Top DraftKings NFL DFS Options and Player Props for Week 7

Jim Cramer gives you his top Week 7 DFS picks and player props to consider.

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Hey, I’m Cramer. Welcome to Week 7 on DraftKings! Our theme of this article is to incorporate everything DraftKings has to offer, including both DFS and DK Sportsbook action. Along with my team from BullMarketFantasy.com, we gathered the best player props we could find while also picking the players to use in Cash Games and GPPs.

I want to help you win your DraftKings cash game contests and big-prize tournaments. I want to help you set your lineups just like I want to help you set up a proper portfolio. Oh, and to be sure, if I think there’s something I have a real edge on, something that I believe is worth making a more serious wager on, I will be sure to flag it during my live stream on Sunday morning at 11:30 a.m. ET with the info you need to feel confident about the call.

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Here are the players and player props I, along with my team from Bull Market Fantasy, came up with for Week 7:

Quarterbacks

CASH: Aaron Rodgers ($7,000) vs. Texans:

I have to imagine Green Bay is going to be absolutely livid about getting embarrassed last week and will look to take out their frustrations on the Texans. Rodgers looked frustrated, shell-shocked and hopeless against the Buccaneers. He’ll be on a mission this Sunday to remind the league why he’s one of the best QBs in the game. And with an over/under of 57.5 points on DraftKings Sportsbook, everyone knows that scoreboard is getting lit up like a Christmas tree.

GPP: Justin Herbert ($6,400) vs. Jaguars:

The last time we saw the Chargers’ rookie QB he was tossing four touchdowns against the Saints. Fresh off of a full week of rest thanks to his bye, Herbert and company are ready to take on a Jaguars defense that gave up 300 passing yards or more in two of their past three games along with 11 passing touchdowns in their past five outings.

QB Prop: Ryan Tannehill TD Passes, OVER 1.5 (-180):

The Titans aren’t getting much respect from the fantasy or gambling communities, which is a bit odd considering their incredible record this season and their amazing playoff run from a year ago. In five games this year, Tannehill has thrown for two or more touchdowns in all but one outing. While the Steelers do get after the QB often and have a great run defense, their passing defense is just average. Pittsburgh has given up nine passing touchdowns on the year, which is smack in the middle in terms of rankings among other teams.

Running Backs

CASH: Chris Carson ($6,400) vs. Cardinals:

Priced as the 10th-highest running back for Sunday’s slate, Carson is having another remarkable season. He has six total touchdowns and is averaging 20 DKFP per game. In terms of reliability from a production standpoint, Carson is like another Seattle-based asset, Microsoft — a consistent and steady performer.

GPP: D’Andre Swift ($5,400) vs. Falcons:

The explosive rookie running back for the Lions finally got to show off that big-play ability he was known for in college. Swift and the Lions have a great matchup against the Falcons in Atlanta, which is somewhat of a homecoming game for the rookie since he played for the Georgia Bulldogs. Now if only someone can convince Detroit to stop feeding Adrian Peterson so many carries. DraftKings Sportsbook has the over/under set at 55 points for the Lions-Falcons battle and Swift should be a big part of Detroit’s scoring.

RB Prop: Giovani Bernard To Score, Yes (+130):

With Joe Mixon out of the lineup due to a foot injury, Bernard will be the primary ball carrier in the Bengals’ backfield. While Mixon was nursing his injury in Week 6, Bernard found the end zone for his first score of the year and he’ll find pay dirt two weeks in a row thanks to a matchup against a Browns defense that allowed running backs to score four touchdowns in their past three games.


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Wide Receivers

CASH: Tyreek Hill ($6,400) vs. Broncos:

The Chiefs superstar is priced as the 13th-highest wide receiver this week, quite the fall off from his pricing back in Week 1 ($7,900). He’s averaging 16.5 DKFP per game, but since he only scored 5 DKFP in Week 6 the public will likely shy away from him after a down game. Last year against Denver, Hill scored three touchdowns for a combined 141 yards in two games.

GPP: Tre’Quan Smith ($4,000) vs. Panthers:

Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are both OUT for Week 7. That puts Smith in the driver’s seat to be Drew Brees’ top target not named Alvin Kamara. Smith has flashed some upside this season, most notably in Week 4 against the Lions, when he found the end zone twice and finished with 21.4 DKFP.

WR Prop: Keenan Allen Over/Under 5.5 Catches, OVER 5.5 (-155):

While the DeAndre Hopkins over/under prop of .5 catches is certainly enticing, the -5000 odds and his game-time decision status makes it a hard bet to take. Allen, on the other hand, has been on an absolute tear thanks to the emergence of QB Justin Herbert. He snapped his three-game streak of seven or more catches in Week 5 when he left the game with an injury. But now that he’s healed up thanks to a well-timed bye week, Allen will get back to his heavily targeted and consistent reception ways in Week 7.

Tight Ends

CASH: Darren Waller ($6,100) vs. Buccaneers:

Waller is second behind only Travis Kelce in both targets and receptions. Derek Carr looks to Waller more than I look at the stock ticker! It’s incredible week in and week out how much volume is thrown Waller’s way. He’s a bit of a tough pill to swallow given his price tag, but he’s proven he’s well worth it.

GPP: Darren Fells ($4,100) vs. Packers:

While Jordan Akins has been out the past two weeks, Fells has been dominant. He’s scored in each of his past two games while gaining 142 yards. We already went over the over/under of the high-scoring affair we expect to see in Houston and with Akins still questionable, Fells should once again be heavily involved in the Texans’ offensive plan.

TE Prop: T.J. Hockenson Over/Under 3.5 Catches, OVER 3.5 (-125):

The Lions’ second-year tight end hasn’t had more than two catches in each of his past two games. But unlike the Lions’ matchup last week against the Jaguars, Detroit won’t have a double-digit lead. Instead, we expect a lot of back and forth in an uptempo, high-scoring affair when the Lions and Falcons get together this weekend. Hockenson will buck the trend and get four or more receptions!

Good luck in Week 7!

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Jim Cramer is the host of “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” He is also an author and a co-founder of BullMarketFantasy.com.


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