Understanding NFL Showdown Contests – DFS 101
Showdown contest are single-game slates primarily for island games (TNF, SNF, MNF), but are also available on select Sunday match ups.
Showdown lineups are comprised of six players, five FLEX and one CPT, or Captain. The CPT is what brings a new wrinkle to DFS strategy, and also helps increase diversification in large, single-game contest. The CPT position delivers 1.5x the fantasy points as a normal FLEX position, but the price tag for the player is also increased 1.5x.
Showdown contest or single game in NFL DFS are ones that happen in Sunday nites, Mondays and Thursday nights and other selected games. These contests are dfs games that comprise of selecting six players where five of them are flex and the top one is the captain. The difference between Fanduel and Draftking is that the salary for the CPt in Draftking cost 1.5 the times of