Carolina is ranked #3 in the league in total defense, basically dominated the league all year. They are going up against an average Giants offense that is ranked 16th in the league. If they stick Josh Norman on Odell all game, then there’s not much else the Giants offense can offer.
*Note: stats below are based on footballoutsiders.com’s DVOA analysis, be sure to check out their explanation on DVOA if you haven’t read about it before.
Best Defense to Start in 2015 NFL Week 15
|Name||DK Salary||GameInfo||Matchup DVOA|
|Panthers||3300||Car@NYG 01:00PM ET||-24.8|
|Bengals||3400||Cin@SF 04:25PM ET||-24.7|
|Cardinals||3900||Ari@Phi 08:30PM ET||-23.8|
|Seahawks||4200||Cle@Sea 04:05PM ET||-23.8|
|Chiefs||3700||KC@Bal 01:00PM ET||-19.7|
|Patriots||3700||Ten@NE 01:00PM ET||-18.7|
|Steelers||2700||Den@Pit 04:25PM ET||-17.9|
|Texans||2500||Hou@Ind 01:00PM ET||-17.3|
|Broncos||3400||Den@Pit 04:25PM ET||-11.4|
|Colts||2000||Hou@Ind 01:00PM ET||-4.4|
|Jaguars||2400||Atl@Jax 01:00PM ET||-0.9|