The Vikings will be well-rested for Monday Night Football since they last played on Thursday of Week 14. They are hoping that extra time off allows for Adam Thielen (ankle, questionable) to return to the lineup and restore one of the league’s top wide receiver tandems alongside Justin Jefferson. They are the only pair of teammates with at least eight receiving TDs and have made quarterback Kirk Cousins one of the top NFL DFS picks all season. With Dalvin Cook coming off a 200-yard rushing game, it’s a deep NFL DFS player pool.
Minnesota ranks third in total offense, while Chicago ranks 31st, so most daily Fantasy football players will lean toward the Vikings when filling out their NFL DFS lineups. You also should look at the other side of the ball, where the Vikings rank 29th in total defense. Before locking in your NFL DFS picks for Bears vs. Vikings, be sure to check out the NFL DFS advice, strategy and projections from SportsLine daily Fantasy expert Mike McClure.
McClure is a legendary professional DFS player with almost $2 million in career winnings. His methodology has led to enormous cashes on FanDuel and DraftKings. He took down two high-stakes tournaments on FanDuel in 2020 and recorded a pair of top-10 finishes in tournaments with over 130,000 entrants on DraftKings. His lineups also finished inside the top 1 percent in more than a dozen other tournaments last season.
He uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every snap of NFL action, taking factors such as matchups, statistical trends and injuries into account. This allows him to find the best DFS values that he shares only with members at SportsLine.
Now, McClure has turned his attention to Vikings vs. Bears and locked in his top daily Fantasy football picks. You can only see them by heading to SportsLine.
Top NFL DFS picks for Bears vs. Vikings
One of McClure’s top NFL DFS picks for Monday Night Football is Bears quarterback Justin Fields. The rookie is coming off 224 passing yards, 74 rushing yards and two passing touchdowns in Week 14. It’s the first two-passing-TD game of Fields’ career, while his 224 yards through the air marked his second-highest total of the year.
Fields’ overall numbers may not jump off the page, but he’s playing his best as of late. His top three Fantasy performances have come in the last three full games he played, not counting Week 11 when he left early due to injury. If you take out that game, Fields has averaged the sixth-most Fantasy points at the QB position over that stretch. He’s an ascending player and should exploit a Vikings defense that ranks among the bottom eight in both passing yards allowed and passing TDs allowed.
McClure’s optimal NFL DFS strategy also includes rostering Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson, who has compiled 18 catches for 261 yards and two touchdowns over the last two weeks. Jefferson now ranks second among all receivers in Fantasy points on DraftKings and FanDuel.
Jefferson can make history on Monday Night Football since he’s just 68 receiving yards away from setting the NFL record for most yards through a player’s first two seasons. He went over 100 yards in both games versus Chicago last season, so Jefferson stands a chance of making history on Monday Night Football. The Bears have also allowed the sixth-most Fantasy points to opposing wide receivers.
How to set NFL DFS lineups for Bears vs. Vikings
McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who is set to explode for huge numbers on Monday Night Football. This pick could be the difference between winning your tournaments and cash games or going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.
So who is Mike McClure putting in his optimal NFL DFS lineups for Monday Night Football? Visit SportsLine now to see optimal NFL DFS picks, rankings, advice, and stacks, all from a daily Fantasy expert with nearly $2 million in winnings, and find out.