DFS RB Betting Odds Tip Sheet

Below are key rushing statistics showing how the top-30 projected running backs for the 2018 NFL fantasy football season have performed throughout their career when favorites or underdogs in the betting market. Included are rushes, rushing yards, yards-per-carry, rushing TDs, and longest rush average.

Use this info to uncover added value in DFS contests and prop-betting wagering. Only contests in which the player attempted five rushes are included. Data includes playoff games through the 2017 campaign.

 

Name FF Proj. Rank Fave/Dog Games Rushes Rushing Yards Yards per Rush Rushing TDs Longest
Todd Gurley 1 F 17 18.2 79.5 4.4 0.8 24.2
D 23 17.7 75.2 4.3 0.5 20.5
Ezekiel Elliott 2 F 21 22.9 104.8 4.6 0.8 21.3
D 4 21.2 122 5.7 1.2 35.5
Le’Veon Bell 3 F 44 19.6 82.5 4.2 0.6 15.8
D 19 20.7 100.1 4.8 0.4 26.6
David Johnson 4 F 19 17.6 77.7 4.4 0.9 21.4
D 5 17.6 68 3.9 1 18.4
Leonard Fournette 5 F 9 20.6 72 3.5 0.4 21.4
D 7 21.9 90.6 4.1 1.3 24.3
Kareem Hunt 6 F 13 17.8 76.5 4.3 0.5 23.7
D 2 13 92.5 7.1 0.5 38.5
Alvin Kamara 7 F 11 9.9 52.6 5.3 0.6 16.5
D 2 9 30.5 3.4 0 7.5
Melvin Gordon 8 F 20 17.2 65 3.8 0.5 16.9
D 20 16.9 66.2 3.9 0.4 20.8
Saquon Barkley 9 F n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dalvin Cook 10 F 2 19.5 80.5 4.1 0.5 25.5
D 2 17.5 96.5 5.5 0.5 21.5
Devonta Freeman 11 F 34 15.6 65.5 4.2 0.7 17.5
D 17 14.5 59.6 4.1 0.4 19.8
Jordan Howard 12 F 5 16 54 3.4 0.6 15.8
D 24 17.2 84.3 4.9 0.4 24.8
Christian McCaffrey 13 F 6 9.3 38.5 4.1 0 14.3
D 6 7.8 27.2 3.5 0.2 8.3
Joe Mixon 14 F 6 13.8 42.8 3.1 0.3 10.5
D 7 13.1 51 3.9 0.3 14.3
LeSean McCoy 15 F 77 17.2 82.1 4.8 0.6 22.4
D 46 17 71.2 4.2 0.3 19.5
Jerick McKinnon 16 F 23 11.7 44.9 3.8 0.3 16.9
D 13 12.2 54.8 4.5 0.1 18.4
Kenyan Drake 17 F 1 9 37 4.1 0 11
D 10 12.9 64.1 5 0.3 29.3
Alex Collins 18 F 14 12.6 54.4 4.3 0.4 15.7
D 5 12.4 66 5.3 0.2 23.6
Derrick Henry 19 F 16 12.6 55.4 4.4 0.5 20.8
D 10 10.1 48.8 4.8 0.3 15.3
Jay Ajayi 20 F 13 13.4 51.6 3.9 0.4 19.9
D 19 16.5 79.9 4.8 0.3 23.2
Lamar Miller 21 F 35 15.3 69.3 4.5 0.3 20.4
D 41 13.6 53.8 4 0.3 15.5
Dion Lewis 22 F 25 12.5 58.6 4.7 0.3 15.7
D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rex Burkhead 23 F 6 9.7 46.3 4.8 0.5 16.2
D 2 9.5 37 3.9 0 9.5
Mark Ingram 24 F 54 14.1 67.3 4.8 0.6 21
D 33 12.8 52.6 4.1 0.3 15.1
Royce Freeman 25 F n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tevin Coleman 26 F 24 10.9 52 4.8 0.4 20.5
D 11 10.9 35.5 3.2 0.5 11.1
Rashaad Penny 27 F n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ronald Jones 28 F n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Marshawn Lynch 29 F 72 18.4 83.8 4.5 0.8 21.8
D 71 16.3 66.5 4.1 0.5 18.7
Isaiah Crowell 30 F 8 11 50.6 4.6 0.4 20.5
D 48 12.4 50.9 4.1 0.3 18.3