December 8, 2016
Now that DFS players have had some time to adapt and adjust to the recent DraftKings scoring alterations, RotoWire's Chris Olson is here to summarize how to adjust strategy in this DraftKings MMA Primer.
October 15, 2016
Christopher Olsen looks over Saturday's two-game slate and considers a Blue Jays stack against homer-prone Josh Tomlin, headlined by Josh Donaldson.
October 8, 2016
Christopher Olson offers some strategy tips for playing short slates such as Saturday's, and thinks Daniel Murphy's likely low ownership makes him an intriguing option against Rich Hill.
October 1, 2016
Christopher Olson checks out the regular season's final Saturday slate and expects Charlie Blackmon to deliver as he puts the finishing touches on a breakout campaign.
September 30, 2016
The Padres' Edwin Jackson has struggled on the road, and that's where he'll have to face Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, who has hit righties well this year.
September 28, 2016
Zach McAllister has been hit hard by righties this season, which sets up nicely for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler on Wednesday.
September 26, 2016
Stephen Vogt is always worth a look when facing a right-handed pitcher, and he has a solid matchup Monday against the Angels' Jered Weaver.
September 24, 2016
Christopher Olson looks to exploit some flyball hitter versus groundball pitcher matchups Saturday and recommends finding room on your roster for Brandon Belt.
September 23, 2016
Adam Duvall is always worth consideration against a ground-ball pitcher, and he'll have just that matchup Friday against the Brewers.
September 21, 2016
The Twins will have youngster Jose Berrios on the mound Wednesday, which means RotoWire's Chris Olson will have some Tigers bats in his lineup, including outfielder J.D. Martinez.
September 17, 2016
Christopher Olson expects some big games Saturday from some big-time hitters, including Rougned Odor as he faces off against A's rookie Raul Alcantara.
September 16, 2016
While he has had more success against left-handed pitchers this season, Carlos Beltran is worth serious fantasy consideration Friday against A's right-hander Kendall Graveman.
September 14, 2016
Reds starter Tim Adleman has struggled keeping the ball in the yard this season, and Brewers shortstop Jonathan Villar will look to take advantage Wednesday.
September 12, 2016
Sandy Leon's numbers against left-handed pitching are excellent this season, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why they should continue through Monday.
September 10, 2016
Christopher Olson looks for platoon advantages Saturday, making Brandon Belt an enticing choice in the Arizona desert against the vulnerable Archie Bradley.
September 9, 2016
Todd Frazier has hit 35 home runs this season despite a .214 batting average, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the White Sox third baseman is a solid play Friday against the Royals.
September 7, 2016
Carlos Beltran has hit lefties very well this season, and he has an excellent matchup Wednesday against the Mariners to keep it going.
September 5, 2016
Evan Longoria's price is simply too low to ignore, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson, especially with a Monday matchup against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.
September 3, 2016
Christopher Olson can't pass up the chance to roster a Rockies hitter at home against Braden Shipley, despite the price tag, and Charlie Blackmon's strength against the curve makes him an ideal fit.
September 2, 2016
Franklin Gutierrez is always under consideration when the Mariners face a lefty, and Chris Olson explains why he has an especially good matchup Friday against the Angels.
August 31, 2016
Bartolo Colon's style of pounding the strike zone should serve him well Wednesday against the Marlins, who hit the fewest fly balls in the majors.
August 29, 2016
Mike Napoli continues to hit lefties well, which sets up nicely Monday against the Twins' Hector Santiago, who has allowed 23 earned runs, including seven homers, in his last four starts.
August 27, 2016
Christopher Olson hitches his wagon to Noah Syndergaard on Saturday as the right-hander looks set to dominate an overmatched Phillies lineup.
August 26, 2016
Nolan Arenado has understandably been excellent at home this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson says the Rockies third baseman shouldn't be ignored on the road Friday against the Nationals.
August 24, 2016
Jacob deGrom doesn't appear to have an ideal matchup Wednesday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the righty is a solid option against the Cardinals.
August 22, 2016
Xander Bogaerts hasn't displayed a ton of power this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why the Red Sox shortstop is a solid play Monday against the Rays.
August 20, 2016
Chris Bennett makes sure to get a piece of the Colorado offense at home against Mike Montgomery on Saturday, and there's no bigger piece than Nolan Arenado.
August 19, 2016
Mike Napoli has shown tremendous power against lefties this season, and his matchup against the Blue Jays' Francisco Liriano should continue that trend, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
August 17, 2016
Despite a .210 batting average, Todd Frazier has still put up a .250 ISO and hit 31 home runs, and RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Wednesday against the Indians is an ideal time to use him.
August 15, 2016
Jayson Werth has hit lefties very well this season and now gets to take on Jorge De La Rosa at Coors Field.
August 13, 2016
Christopher Olson finds some great matchups on Saturday's slate, including Jacob deGrom facing one of the league's worst offense against right-handed pitchers in the Padres.
August 10, 2016
With the A's up against a right-handed pitcher Wednesday, catcher Stephen Vogt will be getting plenty of fantasy attention from RotoWire's Chris Olson.
August 8, 2016
Jose Bautista has struggled since returning from the disabled list, but a matchup Monday against the Rays could help him bust out.
August 6, 2016
Christopher Olson surveys Saturday's slate and targets Adam Duvall, who seems tailor-made to exploit the holes in Ivan Nova's game.
August 5, 2016
With Tim Lincecum on the hill Friday, Chris Olson is ready to unleash Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz and his .209 ISO against right-handed pitching.
August 3, 2016
The Yankees have one of the worst wOBAs against left-handed pitching this season, and that was before they traded away Carlos Beltran, setting up nicely for Steven Matz on Wednesday.
August 1, 2016
Chris Archer gets to face an opponent outside the AL East on Monday, and while the Royals are the defending champs, Chris Olson explains why the Rays ace is worth fantasy consideration.
July 30, 2016
Christopher Olson picks the Saturday Yahoo baseball slate and finds a good value at catcher with Kansas City's Salvador Perez in an excellent matchup.
July 29, 2016
Yankees starter Ivan Nova has thrown the ball better of late, but Chris Olson explains why he's still rolling with the Rays' Corey Dickerson on Friday.
July 27, 2016
Despite a seemingly tough matchup against the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Yoenis Cespedes is worthy of fantasy consideration Wednesday.
July 25, 2016
Dallas Keuchel seems to be finally turning it around, and he has an excellent matchup Monday against the Yankees, who have struggled with left-handed pitching this year.
July 18, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the idea of stacking Orioles against Yankees starter Ivan Nova on Monday, with first baseman Chris Davis leading the way.
July 6, 2016
While he won't come cheap, RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Johnny Cueto is such a strong pick Wednesday against the Rockies.
July 4, 2016
The Astros boast a number of solid options Monday against the Mariners' Wade Miley, with George Springer possibly the top option, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
June 29, 2016
Lonnie Chisenhall has shown some good power this month, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Braves to keep it going.
June 27, 2016
Tommy Joseph has hammered left-handed pitching this season, and Chris Olson explains why the Phillies' rookie is a solid fantasy option Monday against the Diamondbacks.
June 22, 2016
Brian Dozier has struggled overall this season, but he has hit lefties well and has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies.
June 20, 2016
The Rockies are away from Coors Field on Monday, but RotoWire's Chris Olson still likes Carlos Gonzalez against opposing starter Paul Clemens.
June 15, 2016
Joey Votto has struggled quite a bit this season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he makes for a solid fantasy pick Wednesday against the Braves.
June 13, 2016
James Shields' White Sox debut was a disaster, and RotoWire's Chris Olson is going back to the well with Nick Castellanos against Shields at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.
June 8, 2016
Jason Kipnis' success against right-handed pitchers this season makes him a solid option Wednesday against the Mariners, according to RotoWire's Chris Olson.
June 6, 2016
Chris Archer's struggles this season have made fantasy players shy away, but Chris Olson explains why the Rays' ace should be considered Monday against the Diamondbacks.
June 1, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Olson likes the Rockies against Reds starter John Lamb in the main slate, including third baseman Nolan Arenado.
May 30, 2016
Ben Zobrist has a solid 1.044 OPS against left-handed pitching this season, which lines up well for facing the Dodgers' Alex Wood on Monday.
May 25, 2016
Chris Davis is showing his usual penchant for hitting home runs and striking out, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why he's a stronger bet for the former Wednesday against the Astros.
May 23, 2016
Nick Tropeano is coming off his best start of the season, but RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why fantasy players should still be considering Rougned Odor for their rosters.
May 18, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why Bartolo Colon has a better-than-expected matchup Wednesday against the Nationals, making him a solid fantasy option.
May 16, 2016
Edwin Encarnacion hasn't been as dominant this season, but he still crushes left-handed pitching and gets a good matchup Monday against the Rays.
May 11, 2016
Jay Bruce continues to hit righties well, and he has a solid matchup Wednesday against the Pirates to keep it going.
May 11, 2016
Christopher Olson surveys Wednesday's slate and likes Hanley Ramirez's chances of doing damage in a home matchup against A's left-hander Eric Surkamp.
May 9, 2016
RotoWire's Chris Olson explains why targeting Giants starter Jake Peavy is a prudent play, putting Edwin Encarnacion in the fantasy spotlight.
May 4, 2016
Giants starter Jake Peavy has struggled against both sides of the platoon this season, and Chris Olson is looking for Joey Votto to keep that going Wednesday.
May 2, 2016
Dallas Keuchel has struggled to start the season, but RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains why the Astros' ace has an ideal matchup Monday to bounce back.
April 27, 2016
Daniel Murphy continues to hit right-handed pitching well, and he's got a solid matchup Wednesday against the Phillies' Jeremy Hellickson.
April 25, 2016
Chris Davis has solid history against Monday starter Chris Archer, who has struggled fairly significantly to start the season.
April 20, 2016
Chris Archer's early-season struggles could have people fading him Wednesday, but Chris Olson explains why he's worth serious fantasy consideration.
April 18, 2016
Nolan Arenado hit very well against right-handers last season, and he's got a nice matchup Monday to show he can still do it.
April 13, 2016
Joc Pederson's power could be on full display Wednesday against Rubby De La Rosa, who allowed nearly two home runs per nine innings to lefties last year.
April 11, 2016
With a relatively small slate, the Mariners' Nelson Cruz sticks out as an outfielder to target thanks to opposing pitcher Colby Lewis' tendencies to give up fly balls, which could turns into home runs.
April 6, 2016
Sonny Gray draws a solid opponent in his first start of the season, as the White Sox had the sixth-lowest wOBA against righties last season.
April 4, 2016
There are eight outfielders more expensive than Bryce Harper for Monday's slate of games onDraftKings, and RotoWire's Christopher Olson is taking full advantage.
April 2, 2016
Christopher Olson explains how analyzing umpire data can help daily fantasy players make better picks and gain a competitive advantage.
September 29, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups for this week and settles on Jason Kipnis as a play of the week.
September 22, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups this week, and Clayton Kershaw has a great one Thursday that could make him even tougher.
September 15, 2015
Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups, which includes a good opportunity for Jay Bruce in daily leagues.
September 8, 2015
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.
September 1, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down this week's umpire matchups, including an inviting matchup for Edwin Encarnacion.
August 25, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down this week's umpire matchups, including a great opportunity for Jason Heyward with Jim Joyce behind the plate.
August 18, 2015
Christopher Olson analyzes this week's umpire matchups and finds a winner in Chicago's Jose Quintana.
August 11, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire matchups this week, and Jeff Nelson is again the gift that keeps on giving to fantasy owners.
August 4, 2015
Christopher Olson looks at this week's umpire matchups and finds a handful that should lend themselves to DFS gold.
July 28, 2015
Christopher Olson checks out the umpire matchups this week and pegs Michael Brantley for a big day with Tom Woodring behind the plate.
July 21, 2015
Christopher Olson analyzes umpire matchups, including Jeff Nelson, who has seen 17 walks and 16 runs over his last two games.
July 7, 2015
Christopher Olson likes Adam Jones against the Twins this week with Jeff Nelson and his mediocre K:BB rate behind the plate.
June 30, 2015
Christopher Olson likes Corey Kluber this week even more than usual because of who is behind the plate in Thursday's Indians-Rays game.
June 23, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down the mid-week umpiring and finds that Kris Bryant could get some help from behind the plate.
June 16, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson has found a few players who could break out this week thanks to the men calling balls and strikes.
June 9, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson is targeting Yonder Alonso this week based on who will be calling the balls and strikes.
June 2, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson thinks Evan Longoria is a great play Wednesday based on who will be calling the balls and strikes.
May 26, 2015
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.
May 19, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson explains which games should be targeted this week based on who is calling balls and strikes.
May 12, 2015
Based on who will be behind the plate, RotoWire's Christopher Olsen thinks Jacoby Ellsbury could be in for a big game Wednesday.
May 5, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns to review his best umpires to target for DFS games this week.
April 28, 2015
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.
April 21, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at which umpires to target in daily games this week.
April 14, 2015
Christopher Olson breaks down the umpire situation for a few series and highlights his top values on FanDuel.
April 7, 2015
RotoWire's Christopher Olson returns with his popular DFS strategy series that breaks down an umpire's impact on the game.
February 13, 2015
The Angels ran away with the AL West last year before running into the Royals' buzzsaw in the playoffs. This year they're already dealing with injuries to Garrett Richards and Josh Hamilton, and adjusting to the Howie Kendrick trade.
September 24, 2014
RotoWire's Chris Olson uses the strategic approaches highlighted throughout the season to construct a FanDuel lineup for Wednesday night.
September 21, 2014
Masahiro Tanaka will be back on the mound Sunday, but will he be worth the hefty price tag?
September 16, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the benefits of targeting certain spots in the lineup.
September 14, 2014
Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.
September 12, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two of the most pressing questions in daily fantasy baseball.
September 7, 2014
Scott Feldman isn't an exciting pitcher, but he does enough to get the job done in daily games, giving players an opportunity to use more of their salary cap on hitting.
September 5, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes an in-depth look at the value of batter and pitcher splits.
August 31, 2014
With Daniel Murphy expected to miss significant time, Dilson Herrera should have the opportunity to get a bevy of at-bats for the time being.
August 29, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at the benefits of throwing first-pitch strikes.
August 24, 2014
While we are unlikely to have a powerhouse on our hands, Rymer Liriano could be a nice option in the final weeks of the season for owners looking for a player who has a chance to put up a few multi-point outings.
August 22, 2014
RotoWire's Chris Olson explores ways to incorporate catcher framing into your FanDuel strategy.
August 17, 2014
Mike Fiers struck out 14 batters in a six-inning performance against the Cubs on Thursday. Is he a legit option in daily games or a flash in the pan?
August 15, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines how to target matchups based upon two vital categories: power and speed.
August 10, 2014
Javier Baez came up mashing, forcing his price in daily games to rise quickly, but his strikeout rate makes him a volatile play that might not be worth the risk.
August 8, 2014
RotoWire's Chris Olson explores home run data and how it can be applied when selecting your FanDuel roster.
August 3, 2014
With trades shaking up the landscape a little, RotoWire's Chris Olson breaks down situations to take advantage of.
August 1, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two unorthodox metrics that can help you predict player production down the stretch.
July 27, 2014
With trades shaking up the landscape a little, will Jake Peavy be a good play against the Dodgers in his first start as a member of the Giants?
July 25, 2014
With FanDuel recently debuting a weather tracking feature, RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the impact of weather factors when selecting a daily lineup.
July 18, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines some of the most common daily fantasy advice, helping you build the most profitable lineup each day.
July 17, 2014
There's plenty of offensive value this week on Draftster with struggling pitchers going up against potent lineups, but Boston's Clay Buchholz is one of the exceptions.
July 11, 2014
Chris Olson explores some of the key factors to consider when hunting for bargains on FanDuel.
July 6, 2014
Matt Kemp was too pricey earlier in the season, but his poor numbers against southpaws has finally brought his price down to $3,300, making him worth a flier Sunday.
July 4, 2014
Christopher Olson takes a look at FanDuel's new Survive or Revive tournament and offers up advice on the new format.
June 29, 2014
RotoWire's Christopher Olson runs down his strategy for playing on Draftster this week and offers value picks to consider using in your lineups.
June 27, 2014
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.
June 22, 2014
Don't just aimlessly stack Matt Kemp with the rest of the Dodgers against Eric Stults on Sunday. Kemp only has a .564 OPS against lefties this season and costs $10,600.
June 20, 2014
Chris Olson examines how pitch type data can aid in your selection of pitchers and hitters.
June 15, 2014
Draftster is one of the few sites that allows you to edit your lineup right up until first pitch of each game. Such great features are just one reason why you should use or strategy to win there today.
June 13, 2014
Chris Olson offers up tips to maximize your win potential on FanDuel while dealing with the constant grind of daily fantasy baseball
June 8, 2014
With Draftster still offering freerolls for new customers, now is the time to get in there and learn how to play on their site. Use our strategy and win.
June 6, 2014
Chris Olson explains how the umpire behind home plate should impact your Daily Fantasy Baseball decisions.
June 1, 2014
In our inaugural Draftster.com article, RotoWire's Christopher Olson breaks down what makes Draftster's games unique and offers strategy and picks so you can play today.
February 9, 2014
The Angels had one of the most disappointing seasons in 2013 following record-setting spending on free agency. With the budget stretched thin, can their offseason moves turn into a return to the postseason?