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Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups for this week and settles on Jason Kipnis as a play of the week.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups this week, and Clayton Kershaw has a great one Thursday that could make him even tougher.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups, which includes a good opportunity for Jay Bruce in daily leagues.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Derek Holland has looked sharp in his last two starts, but Christopher Olson doesn't trust him with umpire behind the plate who ranks among the leaders in runs allowed.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down this week's umpire matchups, including an inviting matchup for Edwin Encarnacion.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down this week's umpire matchups, including a great opportunity for Jason Heyward with Jim Joyce behind the plate.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson analyzes this week's umpire matchups and finds a winner in Chicago's Jose Quintana.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups this week, and Jeff Nelson is again the gift that keeps on giving to fantasy owners.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups and finds a handful that should lend themselves to DFS gold.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson checks out the umpire matchups this week and pegs Michael Brantley for a big day with Tom Woodring behind the plate.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson analyzes umpire matchups, including Jeff Nelson, who has seen 17 walks and 16 runs over his last two games.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson likes Adam Jones against the Twins this week with Jeff Nelson and his mediocre K:BB rate behind the plate.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson likes Corey Kluber this week even more than usual because of who is behind the plate in Thursday's Indians-Rays game.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down the mid-week umpiring and finds that Kris Bryant could get some help from behind the plate.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson has found a few players who could break out this week thanks to the men calling balls and strikes.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson is targeting Yonder Alonso this week based on who will be calling the balls and strikes.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson thinks Evan Longoria is a great play Wednesday based on who will be calling the balls and strikes.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Noah Syndergaard looks like a solid play this week thanks to the umpire who will be calling the balls and strikes in Wednesday's game.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains which games should be targeted this week based on who is calling balls and strikes.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Based on who will be behind the plate, RotoWire's Christopher Olsen thinks Jacoby Ellsbury could be in for a big game Wednesday.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns to review his best umpires to target for DFS games this week.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson reviews this week's umpire matchups and finds a pitcher-friendly play in Jeff Nelson, who can't bring himself to issue walks.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at which umpires to target in daily games this week.

Umpire Analysis: Umpire Analysis

Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire situation for a few series and highlights his top values on FanDuel.

Umpire Analysis: Better Know an Umpire

RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns with his popular DFS strategy series that breaks down an umpire's impact on the game.

Umpire Analysis: The All-DYD Team

RotoWire's Chris Olson uses the strategic approaches highlighted throughout the season to construct a FanDuel lineup for Wednesday night.

Umpire Analysis: Constructing An Efficient Lineup

RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the benefits of targeting certain spots in the lineup.

Umpire Analysis: Answering Fundamental Questions

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two of the most pressing questions in daily fantasy baseball.

Umpire Analysis: Effectively Utilizing Splits

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes an in-depth look at the value of batter and pitcher splits.

Umpire Analysis: Pounding The Zone

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at the benefits of throwing first-pitch strikes.

Umpire Analysis: Incorporating Catcher Framing Statistics into DFS Strategy

RotoWire's Chris Olson explores ways to incorporate catcher framing into your FanDuel strategy.

Umpire Analysis: Combining Skill Sets

RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines how to target matchups based upon two vital categories: power and speed.

Umpire Analysis: Looking at Home Run Data

RotoWire's Chris Olson explores home run data and how it can be applied when selecting your FanDuel roster.

Umpire Analysis: Using Predictive Metrics

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two unorthodox metrics that can help you predict player production down the stretch.

Umpire Analysis: Considering Weather Conditions

With FanDuel recently debuting a weather tracking feature, RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the impact of weather factors when selecting a daily lineup.

Umpire Analysis: Examining Conventional Wisdom

RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines some of the most common daily fantasy advice, helping you build the most profitable lineup each day.

Umpire Analysis: Finding Low-Cost Producers

Chris Olson explores some of the key factors to consider when hunting for bargains on FanDuel.

Umpire Analysis: Survive or Revive

Christopher Olson takes a look at FanDuel's new Survive or Revive tournament and offers up advice on the new format.

Umpire Analysis: Follow the Headlines

Christopher Olson delves into the recent struggles of Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma and offers up advice how to avoid similar issues in your FanDuel lineups.

Umpire Analysis: Delving into Pitch Value Statistics

Chris Olson examines how pitch type data can aid in your selection of pitchers and hitters.

Umpire Analysis: Maximum Win Potential

Chris Olson offers up tips to maximize your win potential on FanDuel while dealing with the constant grind of daily fantasy baseball

Umpire Analysis: Know Your Umpires

Chris Olson explains how the umpire behind home plate should impact your Daily Fantasy Baseball decisions.

Umpire Analysis: Heart of the Order

Patrick Kaiser recommends targeting hitters from the middle of the lineup when playing on FanDuel

Umpire Analysis: FanDuel Survivor Strategy

Patrick Kaiser explores strategies for FanDuel's new Survivor contests.

Umpire Analysis: How To Succeed In Large-Field Tourneys

Patrick Kaiser gives you all the strategy tips you need that just might punch your ticket to Las Vegas.

Umpire Analysis: Factoring In Weather

Patrick Kaiser discusses how to factor in weather conditions when picking you daily fantasy lineup on FanDuel

Umpire Analysis: FanDuel Strategy

Patrick Kaiser previews FanDuel's big baseball tournaments for the 2014 season.