DraftKings Tiers Core Plays – Week 12

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Have you ever played the Tiers contests on DraftKings? If not, could I interest you in a game that you don’t have to worry about salaries or defenses? You literally just need to pick the highest-scoring player in each tier. Ah, but it’s not that easy! The Tiers format has its own strategies and nuances. I covered 3 reasons to play the Tiers game and 5 strategies to have an edge on the field in the very first Tiers for Fears on the Mayo Media Network.

But the best part is we can use Run the Sims, an excellent fantasy tools site, for extra leverage against our competition.  The Run the Sims Percentile Projections and Rangefinder tools are excellent tools to look at ceiling outcome opportunities and help make 1 v 1 player decisions. So let’s take a look at Week 12 on DraftKings Tiers!



-I play about 20 Tiers lineups per week. So when I mention “sprinkle”, I’m probably just playing them a couple of times.  Then I try to rotate through the rest of my favorite and core players.

The Tiers Simulator is BACK! I loaded up my favorite plays for Week 12 and the Tiers simulator will give you different lineup suggestions to help you start building Tiers lineups.




Favorite:  Patrick Mahomes
Fade:   Lamar Jackson


Favorite:  Tyreek Hill
Sprinkle:   Christian McCaffery, Travis Kelce
Fade:  None


Favorite:  Austin Ekeler


Favorite:  Tee Higgins
Other Core:  Kenneth Walker, Travis Etienne Jr., Mike Evans






Favorite:  Jeff Wilson Jr.
Other Core:  Keenan Allen, Tyler Lockett, James Conner, Chris Godwin
Fade:  Amari Cooper, C. Patterson, D. Pierce


Favorite:  Terry McLaurin
Other Core:  Antonio Gibson, Latavius Murray, Isiah Pacheco
Fade:  D. Peoples-Jones, Josh Palmer

Use Fanspeak’s Tiers Simulator for Week 12 DraftKings’ Tiers contests!

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