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Adam writes on sports ranging from NFL and MLB to soccer and college basketball. Outside of writing, he has worked with a professional soccer team, Sporting Kansas City, and in the stats department at ESPN. He is a former Streak for the Cash winner and Michigan State graduate.

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FantasyDraft NFL: Week 7 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 7 Picks

Adam Zdroik has no problem using a QB and RB on the same team given Dallas' favorable matchup with San Francisco.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 9 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 9 Captain Rankings

Plenty of Manchester City players will be under consideration for the FPL captain's armband, but Christian Eriksen could be a great differential at home against Liverpool.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 33

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 33

The final day of the regular season has plenty of teams fighting for playoff positioning, and our fantasy MLS experts are expecting David Villa to make an impact for NYC FC.

The Armband: FMLS Round 33 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 33 Captain Rankings

The final round of MLS Fantasy Manager is upon us, and Adam Zdroik is looking for Nicolas Lodeiro to have a big impact Sunday against the Rapids.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 9

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 9

There is no consensus top forward this week, but Romelu Lukaku is first in our FPL experts' composite ranking as Man United face Huddersfield.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 6 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 6 Picks

Adam Zdroik has been riding Leonard Fournette all season and has no reason to shy away now.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 32

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 32

There is still plenty of playoff positioning to be determined, and our MLS experts are expecting Nemanja Nikolic to make a major fantasy impact at home against the Union.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 8 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 8 Captain Rankings

Tottenham and Manchester City are likely to dominate the fantasy captain's armband discussion, but Adam Zdroik says don't forget about Man United's Romelu Lukaku.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday-Friday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Thursday-Friday Picks

Adam Zdroik reviews the slate comprised of Thursday's NLDS finale and Friday's ALCS opener, and likes Kris Bryant's chances of coming up big and leading the Cubs into the next round.

The Armband: FMLS Round 32 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 32 Captain Rankings

The penultimate round of MLS Fantasy Manager has every team playing just one match, and RotoWire's Adam Zdroik is expecting a big performance from the Timbers' Diego Valeri.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 8

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 8

A home match against Bournemouth keeps plenty of Spurs high in the weekly rankings, including Ben Davies, the leading scorer among defenders in FPL.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Astros and Red Sox, making Jose Altuve a must-start.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 5 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 5 Picks

Adam Zdroik excavates the top plays on FantasyDraft in Week 5, starting with a Cowboys quarterback that could be forced to throw early and often.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 31

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 31

Major League Soccer's 31st round of matches includes only five games, including two teams playing twice, but fantasy managers may still be able to rely on the Red Bulls' Sacha Kljestan.

The Armband: FMLS Round 31 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 31 Captain Rankings

While two teams will play twice in Round 31, Adam Zdroik makes the case for Atlanta's Hector Villalba to get the captain's armband despite having just one game.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik breaks down the Saturday DraftKings slate as Corey Kluber pitches his regular-season finale for the Indians.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 4 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 4 Picks

Adam Zdroik explains why he's all in on Bengals players in Week 4.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Marlins slugger Justin Bour at home against the Braves.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 7 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 7 Captain Rankings

Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane are likely to get plenty of consideration for the FPL captain's armband, but Adam Zdroik says don't forget about Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 7

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 7

Harry Kane bagged a hat trick at Apoel Nicosia in the Champions League on Tuesday, and he'll look to keep up his onslaught Saturday at Huddersfield.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 30

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 30

A whopping 16 teams will play two games this week, which means plenty of fantasy managers could be looking to Ignacio Piatti, who has matches against NYC FC and the Rapids.

The Armband: FMLS Round 30 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 30 Captain Rankings

Plenty of fantasy managers will be focusing on players from Atlanta and Montreal this week for the captain's armband, but Adam Zdroik says not to forget about Seattle's Nicolas Lodeiro.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik takes a look at the slate for the final Monday of the regular season and expects Red Sox phenom Rafael Devers to keep raking.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 3 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 3 Picks

Adam Zdroik reveals his top plays for Week 3, featuring Jay Ajayi against a vulnerable Jets defense.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Blue Jays hurler J.A. Happ at home against the Royals.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 6

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 6

Arsenal got a big point at Stamford Bridge last weekend, and our fantasy Premier League experts are expecting a solid performance from Alexandre Lacazette against West Brom on Monday.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 6 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 6 Captain Rankings

Harry Kane failed to deliver for fantasy owners last weekend, but RotoWire's Adam Zdroik explains why the Spurs striker should bounce back this weekend.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 29

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 29

Josef Martinez scored two hat tricks last week, and with two more games this week, fantasy managers are likely to stay on board the Atlanta United bandwagon.

The Armband: FMLS Round 29 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 29 Captain Rankings

Josef Martinez may have seven goals in his last three games, but fantasy managers should at least consider Miguel Almiron for the fantasy captain's armband this week maybe.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and recommends rostering Yasiel Puig against vulnerable Phillies right-hander Nick Pivetta.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and recommends the surging Carlos Gonzalez at home against journeyman Padres right-hander Jordan Lyles.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 2 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 2 Picks

Adam Zdroik uncovers this week's top plays on FantasyDraft, including Melvin Gordon against a questionable Dolphins D.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 5 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 5 Captain Rankings

With multiple big favorites playing this weekend, RotoWire's Adam Zdroik narrows down the players to consider for the fantasy captain's armband, including Man United's Romelu Lukaku.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, kicking things off with Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka at home against the Orioles.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 28

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 28

Atlanta United play two games this week, which means midfielder Miguel Almiron will be very popular for fantasy managers.

The Armband: FMLS Round 28 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 28 Captain Rankings

Fantasy managers may try to get cute by captaining a player with just one game, but Adam Zdroik is very high on number of Atlanta players who will get two games this week.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 5

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 5

Harry Kane finally broke out of his early season slump, and he'll look to begin a goal streak Saturday against Swansea City.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Monday's slate and wants a piece of the Cleveland offense against Tigers rookie Myles Jaye, making Carlos Santana a smooth play at first base.

FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Monday Values

Adam Zdroik breaks down the Monday FantasyDraft slate as Seattle's Mike Zunino could take advantage of Texas pitcher Cole Hamels.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik reviews Saturday's slate and likes Josh Donaldson to bring some rain as part of a Blue Jays mini-stack against vulnerable Tigers left-hander Chad Bell.

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 1 Picks

FantasyDraft NFL: Week 1 Picks

Adam Zdroik sheds light on which players to consider in Week 1 on FantasyDraft.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik delivers his Thursday FantasyDraft recommendations, explaining why it's just too tough to pass up on Indians ace Corey Kluber against the White Sox.

The Armband: FMLS Round 27 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 27 Captain Rankings

With David Villa possibly missing both of NYC FC's matches this week, RotoWire's Adam Zdroik looks at players with one match for fantasy captain consideration.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 4

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 4

There could be significant rotation as many players return from international duty, but there's little question that Romelu Lukaku is another top option this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 4 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 4 Captain Rankings

Arsenal will host Bournemouth this weekend, which means fantasy managers should be looking toward Alexandre Lacazette for their fantasy captain.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 27

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 27

New York City FC plays twice this week, which helps push midfielder Maxi Moralez high up our fantasy MLS experts' rankings.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out the Labor Day slate and expects Jose Ramirez to stay red hot in a premium matchup against James Shields.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

Carlos Gonzalez has hit righties well over the past month, and he'll look to keep it going Sunday against the Diamondbacks' Zack Godley.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects big numbers from Chris Archer in a prime matchup against the struggling White Sox.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik explores Thursday's FantasyDraft slate, recommending Yankees veteran hurler CC Sabathia at home against Boston.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik picks the final preseason DraftKings slate as Patrick Mahomes should get plenty of playing time to be a fantasy factor.

The Armband: FMLS Round 26 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 26 Captain Rankings

The Red Bulls have been very hit or miss this season, but Adam Zdroik explains why Sacha Kljestan needs to be considered for the fantasy captain's armband this weekend.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 26

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 26

This weekend's round includes only four games due to international play, but fantasy managers will still be able to rely on Ignacio Piatti.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik sifts through Monday's slate and expects the struggling Carlos Gonzalez to provide some value at home against Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

FanDuel MLB: Sunday Value Plays

With Jharel Cotton on the hill for the A's, Adam Zdroik is looking for a few Rangers bats, including outfielder Nomar Mazara.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik tackles the Sunday preseason slate on DraftKings as Kirk Cousins should get enough playing time to be profitable.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik spots a couple of stacking options on Saturday's slate, including Jose Abreu and the White Sox facing the unproven Buck Farmer.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik picks the Saturday DraftKings preseason contest as Trevor Siemian should play into the third quarter after being named the starter.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik previews the Friday preseason slate on DraftKings as Matthew Stafford should play enough to put up points against the Patriots.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik gets into his FantasyDraft recommendations for Thursday, including Cubs hurler Jake Arrieta on the road in Cincinnati.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik breaks down the DraftKings preseason slate for Thursday as Carson Wentz should get plenty of action in Week 3 of the exhibition season.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 3 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 3 Captain Rankings

Sergio Aguero is likely to get plenty of consideration for the fantasy captain's armband this weekend, but another Manchester striker is likely to be the most popular pick.

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Tuesday Picks

Adam Zdroik is rolling with Mike Zunino of the Mariners behind the dish as one of his selections for Tuesday's DraftKings slate.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 25

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 25

Fourteen teams will play two games this week, which means our rankings are packed with double gameweek players like Atlanta's Miguel Almiron.

The Armband: FMLS Round 25 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 25 Captain Rankings

With Real Salt Lake one of 14 teams playing twice this week, fantasy managers should take a long hard look at Albert Rusnak for the captain's armband.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 3

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 3

Paul Pogba broke out last weekend in another dominating win for Manchester United, and a home match against Leicester City keeps him high up the rankings.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and suggests an affordable Rangers' mini-stack against vulnerable White Sox lefty Derek Holland that includes Mike Napoli.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Adam Zdroik breaks down the Thursday preseason slate on DraftKings as Jameis Winston could get enough playing time to make him a great pick.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik gets into his FantasyDraft recommendations for Thursday, leading off with Phillies hurler Aaron Nola on the road in San Fran.

The Armband: FMLS Round 24 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 24 Captain Rankings

With two matches this week, fantasy owners will need to put serious consideration into captaining Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 2

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 2

Henrikh Mkhitaryan started off his Premier League campaign with two assists in Man United's opener, and a Gameweek 2 match at Swansea City pushes him up the weekly rankings.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 2 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 2 Captain Rankings

Liverpool's attack was quite strong in their opening match, and Adam Zdroik is expecting Sadio Mane to have another big performance Saturday against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 24

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 24

The Impact and Fire will each play twice this week, which means plenty of fantasy managers should be considering midfielder Blerim Dzemaili.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik digs into Monday's slate and recommends a Royals mini-stack headlined by Eric Hosmer against the homer-prone Jharel Cotton.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik reviews Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on Robinson Cano in a plus matchup against Angels' right-hander JC Ramirez.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

Joe Mixon is expected to win the Bengals' starting running back job, but he'll have to show what he can do during Friday's preseason game against the Bucs.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, kicking things off with Indians hurler Danny Salazar at home against the Rays.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 23

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 23

The Timbers' defense has been particularly bad away from home this season, and Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco will look to take advantage Saturday.

The Armband: FMLS Round 23 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 23 Captain Rankings

The Red Bulls have really turned it around of late, and a home match against Orlando City this weekend makes Sacha Kljestan a serious fantasy captain option.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 1 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 1 Captain Rankings

Many fantasy managers will be handing over the captain's armband to Romelu Lukaku in his Man United league debut, but Adam Zdroik makes the case for a striker from the other side of Manchester.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 1

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 1

Manchester City's match against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion pushes plenty of their attackers up the first weekly rankings of the season.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik recommends stacking Cubs against Giants left-hander Matt Moore on Monday's short slate, with Kris Bryant leading the charge.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends rostering Boston lefties like Andrew Benintendi against the vulnerable James Shields.

FPL Bargain Bin: Early Season Value Targets

FPL Bargain Bin: Early Season Value Targets

RotowWire's Adam Zdroik breaks down a number of cheaper players in the Premier League's official fantasy game who have solid matchups over the first few weeks of the season.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Orioles third baseman Manny Machado against Matt Boyd and the Tigers at Camden Yards.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 22

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 22

Sunday's New York derby is sure to draw plenty of fantasy attention, but our MLS experts also like the Fire against the Revs, keeping Nemanja Nikolic near the top of the rankings.

The Armband: FMLS Round 22 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 22 Captain Rankings

Sebastian Giovinco is likely to be the most popular captain option this weekend, but Adam Zdroik has a few other players worthy of consideration.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik picks through Monday's light slate and recommends a Royals mini-stack again Ubaldo Jimenez headlined by Mike Moustakas.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and isn't afraid to pay up for Corey Kluber in a prime matchup against the White Sox.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik looks over Thursday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to the Mets' Michael Conforto on the road in San Diego.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 21

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 21

With Federico Higuain sidelined with an injury, Justin Meram will have to take on a bigger role in the attack for the Crew's two matches this week.

The Armband: FMLS Round 21 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 21 Captain Rankings

A home match against Orlando City allows for lots of fantasy upside for Miguel Almiron, making him a solid captain option this week, according to RotoWire's Adam Zdroik.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and expects Steven Souza's huge July to continue against struggling Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends stocking up on Astros, including Jose Altuve, against Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including the Rangers' Mike Napoli on the road in Baltimore against Wade Miley.

FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays

FanDuel MLB: Wednesday Value Plays

Adam Zdroik subs in with his best recommendations for Wednesday's slate, including the Rangers' Mike Napoli on the road at Camden Yards.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's evening slate and expects Adam Wainwright to maintain his current form against a Mets team he dominated in his last start.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 20

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 20

Major League Soccer returns from a short break with a massive 18-game slate for Round 20, as 14 teams will play twice, including Toronto FC, which means Sebastian Giovinco is high in our rankings.

The Armband: FMLS Round 20 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 20 Captain Rankings

Despite playing the top two teams in the Eastern Conference in Round 20, RotoWire's Adam Zdroik explains why David Villa is the best captain option this week.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and recommends Javier Baez as part of a Cubs mini-stack against exploitable Orioles lefty Wade Miley.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and likes the price tag on a surging Kole Calhoun against Rangers right-hander Tyson Ross.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik looks over Thursday's FantasyDraft slate, turning to the Astros' Alex Bregman on the road up in Toronto.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and sees value in Joe Mauer against unreliable Angels right-hander Alex Meyer.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 19

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 19

Federico Higuain has five goals in his last five games, and one of our MLS experts thinks the Crew midfielder will be the top player at his position in Round 19.

The Armband: FMLS Round 19 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 19 Captain Rankings

A home match against an Earthquakes team that has to travel to Atlanta after an emotional win in the California Clasico makes Miguel Almiron a great fantasy captain option, according to Adam Zdroik.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and thinks Cole Hamels' struggles make a White Sox mini-stack topped by Jose Abreu a strong option.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, leading off with the Jays' J.A. Happ on the bump at home against the O's.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 18

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 18

With Ignacio Piatti likely missing out due to injury, our fantasy MLS experts are expecting Blerim Dzemaili to pick up the slack this weekend.

The Armband: FMLS Round 18 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 18 Captain Rankings

Bastian Schweinsteiger hasn't scored in his last 11 MLS matches, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Fire midfielder could be a key captain differential this week.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Adam Zdroik delivers his best recommendations for Tuesday's slate, leading off with Nats ace Max Scherzer at home against the strikeout-prone Cubs.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik sees plenty of soft targets on the mound Monday and recommends a Nationals stack against Cubs right-hander Eddie Butler, headlined by Bryce Harper.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik recommends going chalk at pitcher Saturday and not fade the red-hot Corey Kluber in a winnable matchup against the Twins.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik likes Mariners catcher Mike Zunino at home against Daniel Norris and the Tigers on Thursday.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 17

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 17

Eight teams will play twice in Round 17, including the Portland Timbers, which helps move Fanendo Adi up the weekly rankings.

The Armband: FMLS Round 17 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 17 Captain Rankings

Despite a number of teams playing twice this round, Adam Zdroik explains why fantasy managers shouldn't discount giving the fantasy captain's armband to Sebastian Giovinco.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Adam Zdroik brings us his best recommendations for Tuesday's slate, rolling with Twins hurler Ervin Santana in an attractive home matchup with the White Sox.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik recommends going heavy on pitching and looking for value in your bats Monday, making Kyle Seager an appealing option against the vulnerable Anibal Sanchez.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and can't pass up rostering a couple of the Rockies left-handed hitters at home against the Giants' Matt Cain, including Charlie Blackmon.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik likes Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado in the hitter-friendly confines of Coors Field against the Giants on Thursday.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 16

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 16

After returning from injury two weeks ago, Sebastian Giovinco looks ready for a big performance this weekend against D.C. United.

The Armband: FMLS Round 16 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 16 Captain Rankings

A full 11-game slate awaits fantasy managers in Round 16 of Major League Soccer, and Adam Zdroik thinks David Villa will be a popular captain choice.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Tuesday Picks

Adam Zdroik subs in with his best recommendations for Tuesday's slate, unsurprisingly leading off with Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on the road in Cleveland.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and recommends loading up on Twins such as slugger Miguel Sano against the vulnerable Yovani Gallardo.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and finds a number of under-the-radar value plays, including Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Adam Zdroik checks in with his FantasyDraft selections for Thursday, including Twins outfielder Max Kepler on the road in Seattle.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 15

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 15

While there are only three MLS games this weekend, there are still plenty of excellent fantasy options available, including Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron playing at Chicago.

The Armband: FMLS Round 15 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 15 Captain Rankings

Round 15's three-game slate still includes a number of solid fantasy captain choices, with Chicago's Nemanja Nikolic leading Adam Zdroik's rankings.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks for value on Monday's short slate and likes Jason Heyward's numbers against right-handers such as Marlins starter Dan Straily.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects more fireworks between the Tigers and White Sox, making Avisail Garcia an intriguing option.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

With Adalberto Mejia on the mound for the Twins, Adam Zdroik is expecting a solid performance from the Angels' Albert Pujols.

The Armband: FMLS Round 14 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 14 Captain Rankings

While the Sounders will be without Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris in Round 14, Adam Zdroik thinks Nicolas Lodeiro can pick up the slack.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 14

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 14

The Crew have two matches in Round 14, and with a number of players away on international duty, Justin Meram moves up the weekly rankings.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and likes Michael Brantley to lead the charge for Cleveland against Oakland right-hander Daniel Mengden, making his season debut.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Michael Conforto has been crushing righties of late, and he has a great opportunity to keep it going Thursday against the Padres.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 13

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 13

David Villa has six goals in his last six starts, and our MLS experts believe he will break through again this weekend against Atlanta United.

The Armband: FMLS Round 13 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 13 Captain Rankings

Despite FC Dallas playing twice this week, Adam Zdroik explains why the Sounders' Nicolas Lodeiro should get the most fantasy MLS captain interest.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik digs into Monday's slate and recommends Max Kepler as an affordable share of the Twins offense against the very hittable Ubaldo Jimenez.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik takes a look at Saturday's slate and expects Chris Davis to continue his homer barrage against Blue Jays right-hander Michael Bolsinger.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Chris Davis continues to strike out at a high rate, but Adam Zdroik explains why that shouldn't be too big of an issue Thursday against the Tigers.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 38 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 38 Captain Rankings

Arsenal will need a big performance from Alexis Sanchez if they are going to steal a top-four spot from Liverpool, which means plenty of fantasy managers will be captaining the Gunners attacker.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 12

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 12

The Chicago Fire are one of 10 teams that will play twice in the upcoming round of MLS matches, which helps move Nemanja Nikolic high up the weekly rankings.

The Armband: FMLS Round 12 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 12 Captain Rankings

David Villa is likely to get plenty of fantasy captain consideration this week because he plays twice, but Adam Zdroik has a few other players who could pay off even more.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Monday's slate and expects big things from left-handed Mets like Michael Conforto in the desert against D-backs righty Zack Godley.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and expects the red-hot Brandon Drury to continue raking against unproven Pirates right-hander Trevor Williams.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Zack Greinke had 27 strikeouts in his last three outings, and Adam Zdroik explains why the high Ks should continue Thursday against the Pirates.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 37 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 37 Captain Rankings

Chelsea play twice in the upcoming gameweek, and while there could be rotation if they wrap up the title Friday against West Brom, Diego Costa still makes for a strong captain option, according to Adam Zdroik.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 11

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 11

The Crew will play two games this week, which helps move midfielder Justin Meram up our MLS experts' weekly positional rankings.

The Armband: FMLS Round 11 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 11 Captain Rankings

Many fantasy managers will be focusing on players with two games this week for their fantasy captain, but Adam Zdroik reminds us not to forget about single-game players like Fanendo Adi.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Monday's slate and expects Brett Gardner and the Yankees' left-handed bats to do damage against the Reds' Rookie Davis.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik surveys Saturday's slate and expects Kris Bryant and the Cubs to have a big day against Yankees rookie Jordan Montgomery.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Despite a five-figure salary, Adam Zdroik explains why Bryce Harper should be in plenty of fantasy lineups Thursday against the Diamondbacks.

The Armband: FMLS Round 10 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 10 Captain Rankings

Sebastian Giovinco is likely to be the most-captained player in Round 10, but Adam Zdroik explains why Jimmy Medranda could be the sneaky differential.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 36 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 36 Captain Rankings

Arsenal play twice in Gameweek 36, which means plenty of fantasy managers are likely to give the captain's armband to Alexis Sanchez, but Adam Zdroik has a different player at the top of his rankings.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik previews Monday's slate and can't resist going chalk with Clayton Kershaw in a home matchup against the Giants.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 10

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 10

Four teams play twice in Round 10, and with Toronto FC among them, Sebastian Giovinco easily takes a top spot in this week's positional rankings.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik reviews Saturday's slate and thinks Anthony Rizzo and the Cubs should be involved in another high-scoring affair at Fenway Park.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Facing off against a right-handed pitcher in Coors Field is about all you can ask for when considering Daniel Murphy, which makes him a great play Thursday against the Rockies.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 9

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 9

Sporting KC have a solid matchup at home against Real Salt Lake this weekend, and our MLS fantasy experts are high on Jimmy Medranda.

The Armband: FMLS Round 9 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 9 Captain Rankings

While the Dynamo have been better than expected this season, that's not stopping Adam Zdroik from making Sebastian Giovinco his top captain option this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 35 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 35 Captain Rankings

Manchester City appear to have the easiest matchup of the weekend fixtures, which means plenty of fantasy managers will consider Sergio Aguero for the captain's armband.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik dives into Monday's slate and expects Joey Votto to provide Matt Garza with a very rude welcome in the latter's season debut.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik sifts through Saturday's slate and sees value in a healthy Michael Brantley facing a very hittable Mike Pelfrey.

FanDuel NBA: Friday Value Plays

FanDuel NBA: Friday Value Plays

Adam Zdroik checks in with his Friday FanDuel playoff picks, including the Bulls' Rajon Rondo who has been a beast in the first two games of the series against his former team.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday MLS Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday MLS Picks

Kei Kamara has been a disappointing fantasy option for much of this season, but Adam Zdroik explains why he could break out Saturday against D.C. United.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Jay Bruce continues to hit righties well, and he has a solid opportunity to take further advantage Thursday against the Phillies.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 34 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 34 Captain Rankings

Manchester United play twice in Gameweek 34, which means plenty of fantasy managers will be handing the captain's armband to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The Armband: FMLS Round 8 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 8 Captain Rankings

A double gameweek puts the Revolution's Lee Nguyen atop the captain rankings this round, but Adam Zdroik touts a number of other plays for fantasy managers looking for a differential.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik surveys Monday's slate and thinks righty-killer Jake Lamb is set for a big game against the Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 8

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 8

The Revolution and Earthquakes each play twice in Round 8, which helps push Lee Nguyen to the top of the midfielder rankings.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over Saturday's slate and is willing to pay up for the surging Anthony Rizzo in a home matchup against young Pirates righty Tyler Glasnow.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Madison Bumgarner is still looking for his first win of the season, but Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to come in a dominant start Thursday against the Rockies.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 7

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 7

Sebastian Giovinco finally grabbed his first goal of the season last week, and he grabs two first-place votes in this week's rankings.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 33 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 33 Captain Rankings

A number of Spurs players could get attention from fantasy managers this weekend, and Adam Zdroik makes the case for Dele Alli to grab the captain's armband.

The Armband: FMLS Round 7 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 7 Captain Rankings

David Villa has three goals and two assists in his last four games, and he'll look to add to his totals against the struggling Union on Friday.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik delivers his best picks for Monday, including a trio of Cubs in their home opener at Wrigley against the Dodgers.

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

DraftKings MLB: Saturday Picks

Adam Zdroik checks out Saturday's slate and expected Rougned Odor's hot start to continue against an exploitable right-handed pitcher like the A's Kendall Graveman.

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

FantasyDraft MLB: Thursday Values

Charlie Blackmon crushed right-handed pitching last season, and Adam Zdroik explains why that's likely to continue Thursday against the Brewers.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 32 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 32 Captain Rankings

Many fantasy managers will be looking to Sergio Aguero as their fantasy captain for this weekend's match against Hull City, but Adam Zdroik explains why Leroy Sane could be a key differential.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 6

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 6

After scoring in his Major League Soccer debut last weekend, see where Bastian Schweinsteiger lands in this week's rankings as the Fire host the Crew in Chicago.

The Armband: FMLS Round 6 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 6 Captain Rankings

Plenty of fantasy managers will be looking toward the likes of Romain Alessandrini and David Villa for their captains, but Adam Zdroik explains why Jimmy Medranda should be under consideration.

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Yahoo DFS Baseball: Monday Picks

Adam Zdroik looks over a busy Monday slate and recommends investing heavily in Bryce Harper and the Nationals in their home opener against the Marlins' Edinson Volquez.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 31 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 31 Captain Rankings

Jamie Vardy has four goals and two assists in his last four games, and Adam Zdroik thinks the solid play will continue this week.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 30 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 30 Captain Rankings

His score-sheet streak ended in the last gameweek, but Adam Zdroik explains why Gylfi Sigurdsson could start a new one in Gameweek 30, making him a strong captain option.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 5

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 5

Back from injury, Sebastian Giovinco grabs a high spot in this week's rankings, though our MLS experts don't believe he's the top player at his position.

The Armband: FMLS Round 5 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 5 Captain Rankings

Nicolas Lodeiro did not end up playing for Uruguay during their recent international matches, which means he could be fresh for Friday's game against Atlanta United.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Friday WCQ (NA) Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Friday WCQ (NA) Picks

There will be plenty of eyes on Christian Pulisic during Friday's match against Honduras, but should fantasy managers also see him in their lineups? Adam Zdroik weighs in.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 4

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 4

Ever wonder what situation would allow Kei Kamara to headline the weekly forward rankings again? A three-game slate with many stars away on international duty may just be it!

The Armband: FMLS Round 4 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 4 Captain Rankings

This weekend's three-game slate doesn't present a lot of fantasy captain options, but the Red Bulls' Bradley Wright-Phillips looks like an easy choice.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 3

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 3

Nicolas Lodeiro opened his 2017 account last weekend against Montreal, and our MLS experts are expecting another solid performance in Round 3.

The Armband: FMLS Round 3 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FMLS Round 3 Captain Rankings

Diego Valeri has started the 2017 red hot, but is he the best captain option for Round 3? Adam Zdroik breaks down the top choices.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 29 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 29 Captain Rankings

Sergio Aguero has just one goal in his last four Premier League matches, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Man City striker should get plenty of captain consideration this weekend.

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 4.0

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 4.0

Duke's win over North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament have propelled them to a no. 2 seed in the East region, according to RotoWire's bracketologist Adam Zdroik.

The Armband: Fantasy MLS Round 2 Captain Rankings

The Armband: Fantasy MLS Round 2 Captain Rankings

David Villa was held off the scoresheet during MLS' opening weekend, but Adam Zdroik explains why the NYC FC front man makes for a strong captain selection in Round 2.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 28 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 28 Captain Rankings

A short slate will have plenty of managers looking at Liverpool for their fantasy captain, which means Sadio Mane could be a popular pick.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 2

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 2

After scoring twice in the opener, RotoWire's MLS experts expect another big performance from Diego Valeri as he takes on the Galaxy in Round 2.

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 3.0

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 3.0

Jordan McLaughlin and the Trojans should punch their ticket with a win in the Pac-12 tournament. Adam Zdroik breaks down criteria for all the bubble teams and discloses his bracket in Version 3.0.

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 2.0

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 2.0

The Golden Eagles are surging at the right time, moving up to Adam Zdroik's First Four Byes. See Adam's full bracket, along with a complete bubble breakdown.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 27 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 27 Captain Rankings

Manchester City will play twice in Gameweek 27, and while many fantasy managers will be looking to Sergio Aguero for the captain's armband, Adam Zdroik says don't forget about Raheem Sterling.

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Opening Weekend Challenge

Fantasy MLS Rankings: Opening Weekend Challenge

Major League Soccer returns this weekend, which means Sebastian Giovinco returns to his regular spot atop one of our weekly positional rankings.

The Armband: MLS Opening Weekend Captain Rankings

The Armband: MLS Opening Weekend Captain Rankings

The Timbers are significantly better when they play at Providence Park, and they'll kick off the new season against expansion franchise Minnesota United, putting Diego Valeri firmly in play as a fantasy captain.

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 1.0

RotoWire Bracketology: Version 1.0

Adam Zdroik launches the inaugural RotoWire Bracketology column, previewing a potential bracket and laying out the criteria for bubble teams to make The Big Dance.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 26 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 26 Captain Rankings

Liverpool will take on lowly Leicester City after the title holders play a midweek Champions League match, setting Sadio Mane up for a big game this weekend, according to Adam Zdroik.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 25 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 25 Captain Rankings

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ended a two-game goal drought last weekend, and he'll look to begin a new goal streak this weekend against Watford at Old Trafford.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 24 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 24 Captain Rankings

With Tottenham expected to take care of business at home against Middlesbrough this weekend, fantasy managers should look to Dele Alli as a potential captain.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 23 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 23 Captain Rankings

Arsenal host Watford on Tuesday, which means plenty of fantasy managers will be focusing on Alexis Sanchez.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 22 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 22 Captain Rankings

Romelu Lukaku has scored in three of his last four Premier League matches, and he could be a key captain differential with plenty of players focusing on Arsenal and Chelsea this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 21 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 21 Captain Rankings

Olivier Giroud has a goal in four straight games in all competitions, and Arsenal's matchup against Swansea City this weekend will likely make him a popular captain option.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday EPL Targets

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday EPL Targets

Fresh off his incredible scorpion kick Sunday, Olivier Giroud will try to find the back of the net for the third time in three games Tuesday against Bournemouth.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 20 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 20 Captain Rankings

Liverpool have multiple players who should be considered for the fantasy captaincy, but Adam Zdroik explains why Sadio Mane should lead the discussion.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 19 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 19 Captain Rankings

The Premier League's congested schedule makes choosing a captain especially tough this time of year, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be the safest of the bunch.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 18 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 18 Captain Rankings

Sadio Mane has picked up the scoring pace of late while Philippe Coutinho continues to sit out, but is he the top captain play this gameweek? Adam Zdroik breaks down his top options.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 17 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 17 Captain Rankings

Despite a number of big-name players failing to deliver during their midweek matches, Adam Zdroik still likes their chances this weekend, highlighted by Tottenham's Harry Kane.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 16 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 16 Captain Rankings

A home match against Hull will make a few Spurs players popular FPL captain options, but Adam Zdroik thinks Harry Kane is the best of the bunch.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 15 Captain Rankings

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 15 Captain Rankings

Alexis Sanchez bagged a hat trick last weekend against West Ham at London Stadium, and he'll now get to take aim at Stoke City from the confines of the Emirates.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Targets

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Targets

While Borussia Dortmund's matchup at Real Madrid doesn't appear great at first, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been nearly unstoppable this season.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 14 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 14 Captaincy Analysis

Harry Kane hasn't been a popular option this season, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Spurs striker is worth serious captain consideration this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 13 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 13 Captaincy Analysis

Alexis Sanchez may not be in his best form at the moment, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Arsenal attacker still makes for an excellent FPL captain this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 12 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 12 Captaincy Analysis

Sergio Aguero is likely to be the most popular captain selection for Gameweek 12, but Adam Zdroik has a few differential plays who could pay off.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 11 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 11 Captaincy Analysis

Eden Hazard has been in stellar form of late, but a fairly tough matchup may keep him from being the best captain option this weekend.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 10 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 10 Captaincy Analysis

While he didn't pay off for fantasy owners last weekend, Adam Zdroik explains why Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez should get another shot at the captain's armband this week.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 9 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 9 Captaincy Analysis

Theo Walcott may be the hottest player in the Premier League, but does Adam Zdroik trust him with the fantasy captain's armband this weekend?

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 8 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 8 Captaincy Analysis

While some fantasy managers are considering giving the captain's armband to Arsenal's Theo Walcott this weekend against Swansea, Adam Zdroik explains why he'll stick with Alexis Sanchez.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 7 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 7 Captaincy Analysis

Zlatan Ibrahimovic came up flat last weekend for fantasy owners, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Manchester United striker should get serious attention for the captain's armband this weekend against Stoke.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 6 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 6 Captaincy Analysis

After losing three straight games, Manchester United will look to Zlatan Ibrahimovic to get them back on track at home against Leicester this weekend. But does he make for the best FPL captain choice?

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 5 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 5 Captaincy Analysis

Despite three yellow cards in four matches, Adam Zdroik is ready to roll with Chelsea's Diego Costa for his Gameweek 5 captain.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 4 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 4 Captaincy Analysis

For fantasy owners looking for a contrarian captain pick this week, Adam Zdroik explains why Burnley's Andre Gray could be the man for the job.

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 3 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: FPL Gameweek 3 Captaincy Analysis

A brace last Friday and a match against Hull City this weekend aren't enough to put Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the top of Adam Zdroik's captaincy rankings. So who gets top billing for Gameweek 3?

The Armband: Gameweek 2 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 2 Captaincy Analysis

After scoring in his Premier League debut, Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks poised to make some more noise Friday against Southampton at Old Trafford.

The Armband: Gameweek 1 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 1 Captaincy Analysis

Multiple players from the Manchester clubs could be popular Fantasy Premier League captain picks this weekend, but for managers looking for a few differentials, Adam Zdroik breaks down the best options.

FPL Bargain Bin: Early Season Values

FPL Bargain Bin: Early Season Values

Paying up for players like Sergio Aguero puts extra importance on finding value in the lower ends of the salary scale. Adam Zdroik breaks down the best cheap options for the Premier League's official game.

The Armband: Gameweek 38 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 38 Captaincy Analysis

Manchester City need just one point to solidify their spot in the Champions League next season, which is why Adam Zdroik thinks Sergio Aguero makes the best captain for the final week of the season.

The Armband: Gameweek 37 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 37 Captaincy Analysis

Eight teams will play twice in Gameweek 37, and Adam Zdroik breaks down which ones to focus on for the fantasy captain's armband.

The Armband: Gameweek 36 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 36 Captaincy Analysis

Despite putting up a dud in a favorable matchup Monday against West Brom, Harry Kane still makes for a fine captain selection this week against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Armband: Gameweek 35 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 35 Captaincy Analysis

While he's likely to be a very popular pick, Adam Zdroik still likes Harry Kane as his Gameweek 35 captain, especially with only 14 teams in action.

The Armband: Gameweek 34 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 34 Captaincy Analysis

Sergio Aguero is likely to be a popular captain pick for the upcoming gameweek, but Adam Zdroik explains why there may be better choices.

The Armband: Gameweek 33 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 33 Captaincy Analysis

Two matches for Everton in Gameweek 33 easily puts Romelu Lukaku in the lead as the top FPL captain option, but Adam Zdroik breaks down a few other strong possibilities.

The Armband: Gameweek 32 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 32 Captaincy Analysis

Harry Kane has been in tremendous form of late, but is he the best captain pick for this weekend's Fantasy Premier League action? Adam Zdroik dives into the top options.

The Armband: Gameweek 31 Captaincy Analysis

The Armband: Gameweek 31 Captaincy Analysis

Harry Kane has scored 11 goals in his last 14 matches and takes on a Bournemouth defense that has allowed the fifth-most road goals this season.

The Armband: Gameweek 30 Captain Picks

The Armband: Gameweek 30 Captain Picks

Sergio Aguero is bound to be a popular captain pick in fantasy Premier League this weekend, but Adam Zdroik has a few differentials that could pay big dividends.