Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
April 21, 2017
Chris Bennett examines today's slate of games and likes Cleveland first baseman Edwin Encarnacion for his reduced price and recent hot streak.
April 19, 2017
Chris Bennett delivers his FanDuel selections for Wednesday, honing in on Brandon Drury of the D-Backs on the road in San Diego.
April 18, 2017
Chris Bennett reviews Tuesday's slate and sees plenty of profit potential in a healthy Mike Moustakas as he faces vulnerable Giants' righty Matt Cain.
April 16, 2017
Lorenzo Cain doesn't come cheaply for a player with limited power potential, but Chris Bennett explains why he likes the Royals outfielder Sunday against the Angels.
April 14, 2017
Chris Bennett analyzes Friday's matchups and expects San Francisco Giant Hunter Pence to hit well against Colorado lefty Tyler Anderson.
April 12, 2017
Chris Bennett checks in with his best value picks for Wednesday's slate, including a pair of D-Backs on the road in San Fran.
April 9, 2017
The Astros look like a solid stack option Sunday against the Royals, with third baseman Alex Bregman providing a nice discount versus some upper-tier options.
April 7, 2017
Chris Bennett checks out Friday's slate and recommends pitching ace Max Scherzer against below-average hitting of the Phillies.
April 5, 2017
Chris Bennett delivers his FanDuel picks for Wednesday, zeroing in on the BoSox's Andrew Benintendi for value at Fenway against the Bucs.
April 2, 2017
Sunday's limited Opening Day slate doesn't provide a ton of options, which is why Kris Bryant is worth paying up for, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
March 27, 2017
Coach Frank Martin's Gamecocks defied all odds to win the East region, where they'll be rewarded with a shot at Nigel Williams-Goss and the 36-1 Gonzaga Bulldogs.
March 20, 2017
Chris Bennett previews the East Region matchups fort he Sweet 16 as Ethan Happ and the eighth-seeded Badgers look to keep rolling against No. 4 Florida.
March 13, 2017
Chris Bennett breaks down the East Region of the NCAA Tournament where defending champion Villanova and Duke look headed for a collision course.
December 2, 2016
The Cappers pick this weekend's slate of conference championship games. Which way they go on the Pac-12 title tilt?
November 24, 2016
Between bites of turkey and stuffing, the Cappers managed to find some winners on the Thanksgiving weekend slate. Can Clemson cover a large number against South Carolina?
November 18, 2016
The Cappers have some great picks in store as Luke Falk and the Washington State Cougars look to keep it rolling against the Colorado Buffalos this week.
November 11, 2016
The Cappers are back with some locks for this week's college football slate as Clemson looks to avoid a letdown against Pittsburgh.
November 3, 2016
The College Cappers are back this week to find winners as Deshaun Watson and Clemson face Syracuse in a game in which they need to play like title contenders.
November 1, 2016
Chris Bennett takes a look at another tumultuous week in the NFL, and welcomes Alshon Jeffery back to prominence thanks to the return of Jay Cutler under center for the Bears.
October 28, 2016
The Cappers are back for another week of college football action. Can Jake Browning and the Huskies keep it rolling on the road at Pac-12 foe Utah.
October 25, 2016
A perennial powerhouse, the ACC is a conference led by Duke's Grayson Allen that will have no shortage of top fantasy options in 2016-17. RotoWire ACC scribe Chris Bennett breaks down the conference's top players.
October 20, 2016
The Cappers are back go guide you through this weekend's games as the Sooners and Aggies look to put up a copious points.
October 14, 2016
Our handicappers pick this weekend's slate of games as J.T. Barrett and Ohio State travel to Big Ten foe Wisconsin hoping to win with a superior offense.
October 13, 2016
Max Scherzer won't come cheaply Thursday, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why it's worth paying up for the Nats ace against the Dodgers.
October 6, 2016
Troy Tulowitzki's power declined considerably toward the end of the regular season, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Blue Jays' shortstop is worth fantasy consideration Thursday.
October 6, 2016
Chris Bennett and Greg Vara are back with picks for Week 6, but each has a different view of some key games. Whose picks will pan out?
October 2, 2016
Chris Bennett offers his recommendations for the regular season's final slate and likes Freddie Freeman to play spoiler and help squash the Tigers' faint playoff hopes.
October 1, 2016
DeMarco Murray looks to bounce back this week against the Bears after his offensive line, which was nearing elite status, laid an egg last week.
September 30, 2016
The Capper called in some backup this week to try to make sense of the college football weekend. Chris Bennett and Greg Vara make their picks for Week 5.
September 29, 2016
Jayson Werth's production against left-handed pitching cannot be ignored, especially Thursday against the Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray, who has allowed 13 runs in his last 14.1 innings.
September 25, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and recommends a Mets mini-stack against Phillies right-handed Jake Thompson, headlined by Yoenis Cespedes.
September 22, 2016
Andrew McCutchen is finishing the season with a bang, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Pirates outfielder is a solid play Thursday against the Brewers.
September 18, 2016
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's lineups and recommends a bargain-priced Adrian Beltre at third base as part of a Rangers mini-stack against Ross Detwiler.
September 15, 2016
With not many high-end pitching options for Thursday's slate, RotoWire's Chris Bennett will be paying up for Orioles third baseman Manny Machado against the Rays.
September 11, 2016
Chris Bennett spots a relative bargain Sunday in the surging Kyle Seager, who will be teeing off against A's rookie Raul Alcantara.
September 8, 2016
Franklin Gutierrez is riding a seven-game hitting streak, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why the Mariners outfielder has a good chance at extending it Thursday against the Rangers.
September 4, 2016
Chris Bennett recommends jumping on board the Yoan Moncada bandwagon Sunday before his price tag starts catching up to his talent.
September 1, 2016
With a very small slate on Thursday, paying up for hitters like Kris Bryant becomes even more important, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
August 18, 2016
Chris Bennett finds some good value for Thursday's Yahoo slate, including Detroit's Victor Martinez, who has an enticing matchup against Boston's Clay Buchholz.
August 16, 2016
Chris Bennett can't pass up the chance to roster Bryce Harper at a reasonable price hitting in Coors Field despite his recent injury and post-All-Star break disappearing act.
August 14, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and considers the red-hot Joey Votto one of the safest options available as he faces the vulnerable Wily Peralta.
August 11, 2016
Chris Bennett breaks down the Thursday Yahoo slate, where the Rangers' Jurickson Profar finds himself in a nice matchup against struggling Colorado starter Chad Bettis.
August 7, 2016
Chris Bennett expects to see a couple of sluggers break out of their funks Sunday, including Jake Lamb in a juicy matchup against Jimmy Nelson.
August 4, 2016
Chris Bennett looks to save money at catcher on the Thursday Yahoo slate, tabbing Seattle's Mike Zunino, who has upside against left-handers.
July 31, 2016
Chris Bennett thinks youth will be served, as Nomar Mazara is just one of four rookies providing strong value at their price tags on Sunday's slate.
July 24, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and can't resist using the red-hot Joey Votto despite his high price tag.
July 17, 2016
Chris Bennett checks out Sunday's slate and notes that Anthony Rendon provides a cheaper option to buy into the Nationals' offense against vulnerable Pirates starter Chad Kuhl.
July 16, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over Saturday's slate and expects Robinson Cano to regain his pre-All-Star break form given his career numbers against Lance McCullers.
July 3, 2016
Chris Bennett expects C.J. Cron's huge weekend in Fenway to continue against ineffective Red Sox starter Sean O'Sulivan.
July 2, 2016
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot hands available at reasonable prices on Saturday's slate and recommends sticking with Jake Lamb and his three-game home run streak.
June 26, 2016
Chris Bennett finds some big names at reduced prices on Sunday's slate and can't resist a min-salaried Andrew McCutchen, who's had surprising success in his career against Clayton Kershaw.
June 19, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over Sunday's slate and think Giancarlo Stanton's slump has brought his price down enough that the upside in a turnaround is well worth the risk.
June 12, 2016
Chris Bennett sees a lot of exploitable pitchers taking the mound Sunday and recommends a Nationals stack headed by Ryan Zimmerman against Phillies' lefty Adam Morgan.
June 5, 2016
Chris Bennett thinks now is the right time to jump back on the Matt Harvey bandwagon given his dominant last start, shockingly low salary and career numbers against the Marlins.
May 29, 2016
Chris Bennett highlights some bargains on a Sunday slate featuring elite pitchers worth paying up for, and notes that Jay Bruce has impressive career numbers against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson.
May 22, 2016
Manny Machado's price has fallen a bit in recent days, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett explains why he's worth slotting into fantasy lineups Sunday.
May 15, 2016
Chris Bennett sees a potential slugfest in Sunday's Red Sox-Astros matchup, which makes a Boston stack headlined by David Ortiz an enticing proposition.
May 1, 2016
Chris Bennett finds a lot of bargains on Sunday's slate, allowing him to spend a little extra for Anthony Rizzo in a great matchup against the vulnerable Julio Teheran
April 30, 2016
Chris Bennett likes the price tag on Albert Pujols for Saturday, as the Angels slugger is showing signs of breaking out of his slump and has had good success against Rangers left-hander Derek Holland
April 24, 2016
Chris Bennett sifts through Sunday's slate and puts together a Cubs stack against vulnerable Reds' starter Alfredo Simon, headlined by Kris Bryant
April 17, 2016
Chris Bennett finds a lot of hot players worth rostering Sunday, including a reasonably-priced Dustin Pedroia riding an 11-game hitting streak
April 10, 2016
There are a lot of upper-tier pitchers on the mound Sunday, but Daniel Murphy will get to face off against one of the lesser options, making him an attractive fantasy value.
April 3, 2016
Chris Bennett looks over the three-game slate on another glorious Opening Day, and isn't afraid to pay up for Andrew McCutchen given his career numbers against Adam Wainwright
March 28, 2016
As the only No. 1 seed remaining, North Carolina will look to halt the momentum their red-hot ACC foe in the Final Four.
March 24, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Bennett offers up his tournament and cash game picks for Friday's fast-paced slate of daily college hoops.
March 23, 2016
Chris Bennett handicaps the Puerto Rico Open where Graham DeLaet will try to conquer a watered-down field in this week's PGA Tour stop opposite Match Play.
March 21, 2016
Chris Bennett breaks down the East Region Sweet 16 where the ACC and Big Ten will battle for supremacy. Can Yogi Ferrell lead the Hoosiers to the Elite 8?
March 16, 2016
Chris Bennett's look at who's rising and fall in spring training includes Colorado prospect Trevor Story whose time has come for the Rockies.
March 15, 2016
The big boys start playing in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett thinks Luke Kennard of Duke can provide good value for fantasy players.
March 14, 2016
The East is loaded with NBA talent, but can anyone knock off top seed Brice Johnson and the North Carolina Tar Heels, who have the region's best offense and defense?
March 4, 2016
Chris Bennett breaks down his best value plays for the last Saturday of the regular season, including West Virginia's Jevon Carter, who could provide much more value than his low price.
February 20, 2016
With Matt Jones ruled out due to his ankle injury, the Blue Devils will essentially be playing a five-man rotation, which means even more opportunities for Luke Kennard.
February 6, 2016
Chris Bennett breaks down a few value plays for Saturday's college basketball action, including Marquette's JaJuan Johnson, who has been hot over his last three games.
January 23, 2016
Malik Newman has been a very consistent performer of late and makes a solid foundation for FanDuel lineups on Saturday, according to RotoWire's Chris Bennett.
January 9, 2016
Kaleb Tarczewski is back from injury but his price hasn't adjusted yet, giving fantasy owners likely one last time to grab the Wildcats' forward before he becomes more expensive.
December 30, 2015
Chris Bennett is perfectly fine with paying up for Clemson's Deshaun Watson on New Year's Day as he should put up a ton of fantasy points against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl.
December 12, 2015
Colorado's Wesley Gordon is averaging over 10 rebounds per game over his last four, and he could be a solid value play Saturday against BYU.
December 10, 2015
Chris Bennett is all over the Buccaneers this week as Tampa Bay entertains a Saints defense that can't stop much anything these days.
December 6, 2015
UNC's Justin Jackson could provide solid upside in Sunday's small four-game slate on FanDuel, and RotoWire's Chris Bennett has a number of value plays to fit in the Tar Heels forwards.
December 4, 2015
Chris Bennett breaks down his lineup construction for Saturday's Championship Week games on DraftKings, headlined by Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson.
November 25, 2015
Chris Bennett will go with Eli Manning at quarterback this week in GPPs as his low price, and low ownership, make him a great value.
November 25, 2015
Chris Bennett picks players for Friday's games and for Saturday's, which includes a good matchup for Alabama's Derrick Henry.
November 20, 2015
RotoWire's Chris Bennett picks out his top value plays for FanDuel's Friday college basketball slate, including Duke's Brandon Ingram, who is poised to bounce back after a tough night against Kentucky.
November 19, 2015
Chris Bennett's picks for Week 12 include Georgia Tech's Justin Thomas, who has disappointed this season but is too good a value to pass up against a non-existent Miami defense.
November 13, 2015
Chris Bennett picks the Saturday games, but why did he sub out a Washington stack for Ohio State's J.T. Barrett at quarterback?
November 5, 2015
Chris Bennett hopes he won't have quarterback problems with this week's early Saturday contest by going with TCU's Trevone Boykin.
November 1, 2015
RotoWire ACC mastermind Chris Bennett takes a look at the top players to watch in college basketball's premier conference.
October 29, 2015
Chris Bennett is going with a UCLA stack against Colorado in this Week's DraftKings game.
October 22, 2015
Chris Bennett had a tough time dancing around this week's DraftKings slate, with Baylor's Seth Russell the elephant in the room.
October 15, 2015
Chris Bennett is buying high on Seth Russell this week, but find out which value plays he likes in the DraftKings game.
October 8, 2015
Ohio State's Cardale Jones may be down to his last opportunity to keep the starting job, but RotoWire's Chris Bennett thinks he'll bounce back this week against Maryland.
October 1, 2015
Chris Bennett dives into the Week 5 slate and finds some games with huge totals, including a Tulsa tilt that makes for a good stack with Keevan Lucas and Dane Evans.
September 24, 2015
Chris Bennett analyzes this week's offerings and finds a number of good values, including East Carolina's Blake Kemp, who is a bit of a gamble.
September 17, 2015
Bowling Green's Matt Johnson is expensive, but Chris Bennett is willing to pay the premium because of a great matchup against Memphis.
September 10, 2015
Chris Bennett makes his picks for Week 2, but does a Luke Falk make his squad despite less than optimal health? Find out here.
September 3, 2015
Chris Bennett finds some great value plays for Week 1, including Nebraska's Terrell Newby, whose game should feature plenty of points.
August 22, 2015
Chris Bennett analyzes each round of the recent Staff League college fantasy draft where Tulsa's Keevan Lucas went No. 1 overall.
July 24, 2015
July 15, 2015
RB James Conner and WR Tyler Boyd make up almost all of Pittsburgh's offense, making them two of the nation's elite fantasy targets.
March 31, 2015
If the undersized Spartans are going to keep their magical tourney run going, they'll have to stop 6-foot-11 Jahlil Okafor. But that's easier said than done.
March 25, 2015
RotoWire's college basketball daily games expert Chris Bennett has a host of potential value plays to use in daily games on FanDuel for Thursday and Friday.
March 24, 2015
Getting Montrezl Harrell looks from in close will be key for Louisville in its Sweet 16 matchup against North Carolina State.
March 18, 2015
Chris Bennett is back to highlight his best value plays on FanDuel for Thursday's opening slate of NCAA March Madness games.
March 16, 2015
Darrun Hilliard and the Villanova Wildcats look to escape the East Region, but they'll have plenty of competition for the Final Four bid.
February 27, 2015
Chris Bennett is back to highlight his best value plays on FanDuel for Saturday's college basketball action.
February 13, 2015
RotoWire's Chris Bennett runs through his value picks for FanDuel's Saturday slate of contests.
November 25, 2014
Jaydon Mickens hasn't been great this season, but UW's No. 1 WR will need a big game in this week's Apple Cup if the Huskies are to keep pace with WSU.
November 18, 2014
Cody Thomas' first career start last week left plenty to be desired, but his running ability makes him an attractive QB option on an otherwise bare waiver wire.
November 11, 2014
Derrick Henry has a chance to enter Saturday's showdown with Mississippi State as Alabama's only healthy running back.
November 4, 2014
Luke Falk is the most important pick-up of the week, as he will take over WSU's high-flying offense after the injury to Connor Halliday.
October 31, 2014
Oregon can't stop anyone, which makes Stanford's Ty Montgomery worth the price this week.
October 28, 2014
Dwayne Stanford is emerging as threat in the Oregon passing game and a legit red-zone target.
October 21, 2014
DeVante Parker is back for the Cardinals and should be added in most leagues, even though he's on a bye this week.
October 17, 2014
Clemson should run a conservative offense this week, making Adam Choice the right choice.
October 14, 2014
It looks like Nick Harwell is headed for a mild resurgence, which means it is time to jump on board.
October 11, 2014
Spending big on quarterback is the way to go this week, and that means Everett Golson is the buy.
October 7, 2014
Terrance Broadway has been an afterthought thus far, but this Cajun could be about to start Rajun.
October 3, 2014
Brett Hundley's price is a little steep this week, so adding him might take a some strategy.
September 30, 2014
With Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel already scoring 14 times in three games, Chris Moore shouldn't have a problem reaching double-digit touchdowns this season.
September 26, 2014
Corey Clement might be second in line, but he still produces like a starting running back.
September 23, 2014
With Paul James out for the season, Justin Goodwin has a chance to shine for the Scarlet Knights.
September 19, 2014
When a high-powered offenses faces a terrible defense, stack players across all positions from the same team.
September 16, 2014
The Bearcats have no shortage of receiving options, but the 6-foot-6 Mekale McKay is a threat to score every week.
September 12, 2014
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty looks a strong buy this week, but does his back injury make him too risky?
September 9, 2014
Daxx Garman is not the runner that J.W. Walsh was, but he is a capable thrower with weapons at his disposal for Oklahoma State.
September 5, 2014
Everett Golson is modestly priced this week, but picking is tougher than it seems.
September 2, 2014
Justin Thomas looks to have given Georgia Tech something it has not had recently -- a capable passer.
August 29, 2014
Everett Golson's return makes his Irish teammates good values in daily games this weekend.
August 26, 2014
Keith Ford has to share carries in the Oklahoma backfield, but even if he doesn't become the clear-cut starter, he should still be useful to fantasy owners.
August 6, 2014
After a national championship and a Heisman Trophy, what's next for Jameis Winston and Florida State?
November 28, 2013
Derek Carr and Fresno State take on San Jose State this week in what should be the shootout of the weekend.
November 21, 2013
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray should continue to rewrite the SEC record book with a matchup against Kentucky.
November 14, 2013
Quarterback Rakeem Cato gets the attention, but Marshall's running game is just as potent as its passing game.
November 7, 2013
Marquise Lee is back from injury, and he and the USC passing game should move the ball plenty this week against Cal.
October 31, 2013
Ka'Deem Carey leads the 12th-ranked Arizona rushing attack into Berkley to face a Cal defense that was gashed last week.
October 24, 2013
The theme for the week is Tigers, and the Clemson version catches a Maryland team that is beat up on both sides of the ball.
October 17, 2013
The resurgent Branden Oliver leads a Buffalo running game that won't be slowed by the likes of UMass this week.
October 10, 2013
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch gashes defenses weekly, but against a weak Akron defense, the passing game should really go off.
October 3, 2013
Dominique Williams and the Washington State receiving corps look to have a great opportunity to produce this week against a woeful Cal defense.
September 26, 2013
This could be the week Tajh Boyd and the Clemson passing game finally breaks out this season as Tigers face a weak Wake Forest secondary.
September 19, 2013
Duke Johnson leads a Miami running-back unit that should roll over Savannah State this week.
September 12, 2013
Dominique Williams and the Wazzu receiving corps look like a strong play this week against a weak Southern Utah pass defense.
September 5, 2013
Wisconsin's running game looks unstoppable this week against Tennessee Tech, making James White and company a sure-fire fantasy pick.
August 29, 2013
Fresno State could find itself in a shootout this week, which means Derek Carr's receivers should be in for a big day.
August 9, 2013
After a breakout season as a sophomore, Clemson's Tajh Boyd was even better in his junior year last season. What can he possibly do to top his exploits this year as a senior?
April 23, 2013
The main needs for Washington are on defense, where the secondary and inside linebackers need new talent. Tight end is another concern.
April 23, 2013
The revamped secondary in Philadelphia could use some work, especially at cornerback, but it's the quarterback position where Philadelphia has its most intriguing need.
April 23, 2013
Kevin Kolb and Tarvaris Jackson won't fool anyone as long-term options at quarterback, so the Bills need to make the position their top priority.
April 20, 2013
DeMarco Murray is the starting RB in Dallas, but his injury issues compel the Cowboys to find a strong backup. Vandy's Zac Stacy is a nice mid-round target.
April 18, 2013
With Michael Boley gone and Mathias Kiwanuka headed to defensive end, the Giants are very thin at linebacker. They need help at corner, too.
March 27, 2013
The signing of Greg Jennings got the ball rolling, but the Vikings still have a talent deficiency at receiver. Linebacker and defensive tackle are two other positions of fairly urgent need for Minnesota. Luckily for them, they have 11 picks.
November 12, 2012
Jimmie Johnson blew a tire and the Chase lead, and Jeff Gordon blew his temper in what's shaping up as a wild finish with one race left.
November 5, 2012
Jimmie Johnson has again taken over NASCAR as he's on the brink of yet another championship.
August 12, 2012
Tajh Boyd totaled 4,000 yards and 38 touchdowns last year, but he and Clemson are looking for more this season.