This article is part of our DFS College Football 101 series.
Here we go with a five-game bowl slate on Tuesday, Jan. 1. There's not a ton of injury news to consider on this slate other than Iowa TE Noah Fant sitting out in anticipation of the NFL draft. As always, you'll want to scan the Rotowire CFB Injury Feed for any surprise scratches leading up to kickoff. Otherwise, here are the odds attached to each Tuesday matchup:
Mississippi State (-7) vs. Iowa – Total: 40
LSU (-7) vs. UCF – Total: 57.5
Kentucky vs. Penn State (-6) – Total: 47
Washington vs. Ohio State (-6.5) – Total: 57
Texas vs. Georgia (-12) – Total: 58.5
Looking within that, I'll highlight the best fantasy selections on FanDuel & DraftKings while also touching on some situations to monitor for your DFS squads.
Dwayne Haskins – Ohio State (FanDuel $10,500 / DraftKings $10,500)
I'm siding with talent over matchup with this recommendation. There aren't any quarterbacks looking at promising draws on this slate, so paying up for Haskins seems like the best move. He's a dual-threat quarterback who has posted 38+ fantasy points in three straight games. That includes a remarkable 43 FP effort against Michigan's top-notch defense. Washington ranks in the top 25 for most critical defensive categories, but I believe Haskins can still come away with a solid performance in the Rose Bowl. He's playing with a ton of confidence right now.
Also Consider: Sam Ehlinger (TEX) is another quarterback we can look towards as talent over matchup. He has