4 Fantasy Football Splits That Matter for Week 1

Keep these four splits in mind when you're finalizing your fantasy football lineups for the NFL's Week 1 action.

There are a ton of different ways you can go with regard to beginning the process of setting your fantasy football lineup each week.

Should you look at Vegas lines first? What about listening to a thorough podcast? Either way, it doesn't take a ton of research to find out who the most popular plays of the week will be. It's usually that tier in the middle -- the "X or X" tier, as I like to call it -- that drives us to tilt come Sunday.

Our goal here is to shine light on some of those tougher lineup decisions as we'll try to dissect the most topical player and team discussions in any given week. It's not hard to decide on using David Johnson or Le'Veon Bell, but what about another starter who's quietly locked into a good amount of volume? Or a team that's historically performed better at home than on the road?

With the 2017 NFL regular season underway after the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots kicking things off on Thursday night, let's look ahead to the rest of the action for Week 1.