Previously, we looked at how you should attack weekly running back props, using data from the past four years to pinpoint edges across the five most common bet types (rushing yards, receptions, receiving yards, total yards, and rushing attempts).
Today, we’ll continue our position-by-position series and hone in on wide receivers. For the most part, there are only two markets for wideouts – receptions and receiving yards – but we’ll dig into them thoroughly nonetheless. Let’s get right to it.
WHAT DATA ARE WE USING?
Before we start, I want to clarify what data we’re using. Our 2020 data (courtesy of SportsData) aggregates closing lines from different sportsbooks to form one consensus number.