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Fantasy Football Picks: Jim Cramer’s Top DraftKings NFL DFS Options for Week 13

Jim Cramer gives you his top Week 13 NFL DFS picks to consider on DraftKings and DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Here are the players I, along with my team from Bull Market Fantasy, came up with for Week 13 on DraftKings and DraftKings Sportsbook.


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Quarterbacks

Cash Game QB: Taysom Hill ($6,300) vs. Falcons:

Though he’s yet to throw a passing touchdown since taking over the starting job for the injured Drew Brees, Hill has a very safe floor thanks to his rushing ability. He’s proven that, having rushed for two touchdowns in both of his starts. The Saints played the Falcons just two games ago and Hill had 233 passing yards and 49 yards on the ground to go along with those two TDs, good for 25 DKFP.

GPPs QB: Mitch Trubisky ($5,400) vs. Lions:

After taking back the starting job in Week 12, Trubisky put up 21.78 DKFP against the Packers. He’s averaged 27.73 DKFP against the Lions since 2018 and scored 24.28 DKFP against Detroit earlier this season. Meanwhile, the Lions have allowed 11 passing touchdowns in their past five games and are playing their first game since firing head coach Matt Patricia following a Thanksgiving loss to the Texans in Week 12.

Player Prop: Kirk Cousins Passing TD Total 2.5: Bet OVER (+175):

DraftKings Sportsbook is expecting a high-scoring game in Minnesota this weekend, as indicated by the over/under of 51 points (one of four games with an O/U over 50). Cousins tossed three touchdowns in each of his past two games and in three of his past four. Meanwhile, the Jaguars’ defense has allowed 23 passing touchdowns this season, tied for the second-most in the NFL.


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Running Backs

Cash Game RB: Devontae Booker ($5,500) vs. Jets:

With Josh Jacobs ruled out with an ankle injury, Booker will take over as the Raiders’ lead rusher. The Jets actually have a decent run defense, but choosing Booker as your cash game RB is all about volume. Jacobs has 206 rushing attempts this season, third-most in the league, which averages to about 18 per game. Booker is averaging 5.5 yards per carry this season and if he gets slightly less than the 18 attempts Jacobs is averaging, Booker should finish with around 85.5 yards on the ground against the Jets in Week 13.

GPPs RB: Austin Ekeler ($7,100) vs. Patriots:

Ekeler has only played two full games with rookie Justin Herbert, but in those two outings, he’s seen 27 total targets. He caught 11 passes in each of those matchups and scored 23.9 and 31.3 DKFP, respectively. His usage in the passing game provides a safe floor given DraftKings’ points-per-reception format and his rushing totals give him the upside you’ll want out of your GPP RB.

Player Prop: Miles Sanders Rushing Yards Total 63.5: Bet OVER (-112):

The Eagles might not have a lot going for them lately, but one bright spot for their matchup against Green Bay is Sanders vs. the pitiful Packers’ run defense. Green Bay is getting run over every week and has allowed 553 yards in their past five games, the fourth-most in the NFL. Their past three opponents — James Robinson, Jonathan Taylor and David Montgomery — all ran for 90 or more yards. The 63.5 total for Sanders is a major discount!


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Wide Receivers

Cash Game WR: Justin Jefferson ($6,900) vs. Jaguars:

Since we are in favor of Cousins’ TD total player prop, we have to be on board with one of Cousins’ top options. The rookie receiver has three touchdowns in the past two games for the Vikings and scored 26, 17.6 and 24.5 DKFP in his past three games. Jacksonville, meanwhile, has allowed the third-most fantasy points to receivers in the past five weeks.

GPP WR: T.Y. Hilton ($4,300) vs. Texans:

The Colts veteran finally found the end zone this season when he scored last week against the Titans. It was also Hilton’s first game all year with more than 70 yards. Hilton seems to have a knack for destroying the Texans’ secondary. In 16 games against his division rival, Hilton has exceeded 100 yards seven times and caught 10 touchdowns. Given his obscenely low price, adding Hilton to your GPP roster really opens the door to add some higher-priced studs.

Player Prop: Devante Parker anytime TD scorer: Bet TO Score (+120):

Only the Buccaneers have allowed more touchdowns (9) to receivers during the past five weeks than the Bengals (7). Parker is the Dolphins’ only legitimate receiving option and we are banking on him finding the end zone regardless of whether Ryan Fitzpatrick or Tua Tagovailo is under center.


Tight Ends

Cash Game TE: Robert Tonyan ($3,700) vs. Eagles:

The Packers’ tight end has a touchdown and five catches in each of his past two games. That type of consistency and production is rare to find among tight ends these days. Unless, of course, you are paying up for a playmaker like Darren Waller, who costs $2,400 more than the Green Bay playmaker.

GPP TE: Anthony Firkser ($2,500) vs. Browns:

Jonnu Smith has already been ruled out for the Titans’ Week 13 matchup, which puts Firkser in the starting role. Given his min salary, this is mostly a speculative play to punt the tight end position in order to open up salary to spend elsewhere. But Firkser has performed well when Smith has been out of the lineup, including an eight-catch, 113-yard and one-touchdown performance when Smith was forced out of action in Week 6.

Player Prop: Darren Waller anytime TD scorer: Bet TO Score (+115):

Waller has 14 red-zone targets this season — no other Raiders player has more than five. So to say he’s Derek Carr’s favorite target inside the 20-yard line is a massive understatement. Meanwhile, tight ends have scored nine touchdowns against the Jets this season, the most in the NFL.

Good luck in Week 13!

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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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