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Jerry Donabedian writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

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DraftKings MLB: Weekend Value Plays

Jerry Donabedian runs through the value plays on DraftKings over the weekend, including Coco Crisp and other left-handed hitting Athletics.

Daily Fantasy Football 101: TradeSports Football Contests

Jerry Donabedian explores some of the new features on TradeSports, including an NFL Rookies contest where Johnny Manziel looks like a solid option.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma and San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong highlight Jerry Donabedian's list of solid value plays this week.

DraftKings MLB: Value Picks

Oakland's Sonny Gray is one of the starting pitchers Jerry Donabedian recommends targeting on DraftKings this weekend.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports MLB Contests

Jerry Donabedian evaluates his performance in TradeSports' new RBI contest.

World Cup: TradeSports' World Cup Contests

Jerry Donabedian dives into his strategy on TradeSports for Friday's World Cup match between Brazil and Columbia.

DraftKings MLB: Value Picks

Jerry Donabedian examines strong plays on DraftKings for the upcoming holiday weekend.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports Strategy

Jerry Donabedian evaluates his performance from a pair of TradeSports baseball contests.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

With Seattle on tap, Jerry Donabedian recommends users strongly consider Trevor Bauer in their DraftKings' lineups this weekend.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports' World Cup Contests

Jerry Donabedian chews on his stock moves in TradeSports' World Cup contests.

2014 Team Preview: Baltimore Ravens

Reviving the Running Game

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Jose Abreu is still available at a salary that doesn't truly seem to be tied to the reality of him being an elite power option. DFS players should look to take advantage of that until the market corrects itself.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports Strategy

Jerry Donabedian breaks down his strategy for TradeSports' pre-game trading contests.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Despite recent struggles, Jon Lester makes for an interesting play in daily games with a reduced salary.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

With the Saturday pitching options looking rather shaky, it makes sense to go with a proven stud like Max Scherzer, who can perhaps be paired with either Chicago’s Jeff Samardzija or a bargain-bin hurler.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports Stream of Thought

Jerry Donabedian chronicles his in-game trading during Tuesday's Athletics/Yankees tilt.

Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: TradeSports Real-Time Trading Contests

Jerry Donabedian takes his first stab at TradeSports new real-time trading contests during the NBA Conference Finals.

Daily Baseball 101: DailyMVP's TriplePlay Overview

Jerry Donabedian takes a look at DailyMVP's new daily baseball offering, TriplePlay.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Mitch Moreland will have a wealth of at-bats available with Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, making him a good play in daily games, especially when the Rangers have him batting third.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Mike Minor has been serviceable since his return and can be had for a good price. He and other players can be bought at exceptional values on DraftKings this week.

Daily Baseball 101: TradeSports' Stock Market Contests

Jerry Donabedian explores TradeSports new stock market daily baseball contests.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Homer Bailey's full-season numbers aren't pretty, but he is set to face the Phillies and has had a tough schedule. He and other players can be bought at exceptional values on DraftKings.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With just two games on the schedule, finding the right value plays will make a difference in whether or not you finish in the money.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Several players returning from injury or coming off rough starts can be bought at exceptional values on DraftKings, and Jerry Donabedian walks through a few of these options.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday-Wednesday

DraftKings' games have moved to two-day contests to help widen the player pool and ready daily games players for when the NBA gets down to just one game per night.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Several players have seen their slow starts lead to steep declines in their price, but Jerry Donabedian shows you how to take advantage of their looming turnarounds.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are some things to considering going into Tuesday's playoff games, including Nene's return to the Wizard's lineup, and whether or not the Thunder can find their offensive rhythm.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

We are nearing the point in the season where sample sizes are large enough that slow starts are becoming worrisome. Jerry Donabedian discusses some players who prices have dropped enough to make them good values plays for the fourth weekend of the season

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are three games on the schedule for Tuesday, all including very good defensive teams, so finding offensive output in fantasy daily games may be difficult.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday

IT'S THE PLAYOFFS!!! Jerry Donabedian cracks open our playoffs daily games coverage with the Saturday's DGCS.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Jerry Donabedian offers up his best value plays of DraftKings for the third weekend of the season, including some bigger names with lower price tags

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With only two games on the schedule for Tuesday, finding good value plays in fantasy daily games will be important, especially with a number of big name players injured or in line for rest

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top value plays on DraftKings for the third week of the season

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are six games on the schedule for Tuesday, and RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian gives his best value plays of the night.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays For The Week

Jerry Donabedian dissects the best DraftKings value plays for Week 2.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are just three games on the docket Tuesday, and with several injuries changing rotations, it could be a surprise player that makes or breaks whether you finish in the money or not.

DraftKings MLB: Value Plays for the Week

Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the early-season MLB value plays on DraftKings.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With only four games on the schedule Tuesday, there are a limited number of options for fantasy daily games

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With just five games on the slate, owners will have to to make the best decision based on a smaller pool.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are seven games on the schedule for Tuesday, so there a number of good value plays to consider

2014 Blue Jays Preview: A Farewell to Arms

With an offense that should generate plenty of support, will R.A. Dickey and the Jays' pitchers bounce back in 2014?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are six games on the schedule for Tuesday, and RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian gives his best value plays of the night.

NBA Barometer: The Second Half

Jerry Donabedian subs in for Eric Caturia and runs down the recent rotation changes that came as a result of moves made at the trade deadline.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With seven games on the slate, there are good value options and good high-salary options. The trick will be finding the right mix to win.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

In our first slate of games following the All-Star break, several prominent players could make their respective returns.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

The Browns' front office may be a mess, but with an extra first-round pick at their disposal they might trade up for a QB like Teddy Bridgewater.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Green Bay Packers

The Packers have several players along the defensive line in decline, bound for free agency, or both. As he is wont to do, look for GM Ted Thompson to rebuild through the draft rather than the free-agent market.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals aren't in the market for a top-tier quarterback, but with Andy Dalton coming off another disappointing postseason showing, Cincinnati might target a mid-round developmental prospect such as Georgia's Aaron Murray.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Chicago Bears

The Bears will almost certainly look to upgrade their defensive line after they were dismantled by opposing running backs and struggled to generate much pass rush in 2013.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Minnesota Vikings

Christian Ponder has shown limited signs of growth in his three NFL seasons and may not be the long-term solution at quarterback. If available, could Johnny Manziel be on the Vikings' radar at pick No. 8?

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens

After Ray Rice struggled to find open running lanes this past season, look for the Ravens to make upgrading the offensive line a priority in the draft.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are seven games on the schedule Tuesday with several unique options created due to injuries.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers could have their eye on USC wideout Marqise Lee as the team looks to surround quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with more weapons.

2014 NFL Draft Needs: Detroit Lions

The Lions are in need of capable targets to complement Calvin Johnson. Could Washington's Austin Seferian-Jenkins fill a void for Detroit?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

There are four games on the slate Tuesday and very few value plays available.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With seven games on the slate, there are good value options and good high-salary options. The trick will be finding the right mix to win.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With the rotations for most of the teams on Tuesday's slate relatively static, there aren't many great value plays available.

NBA Barometer: In Rudy We Trust

Before he was dealt from the Raptors to the Kings, Gay was particularly inefficient from the field when pitted against his career marks. Afterward? He's knocking down shots at a 53 percent clip in 17 games since his arrival in Sacramento.

King for a Day: Like Brady, Target Edelman

Considering his usage as the season wound down, Julian Edelman has been tabbed by Jerry Donabedian during construction of his weekly DraftKings lineup.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With four games on the slate Tuesday, there are some interesting matchups and injury substitutions to consider when setting your lineups.

King for a Day: Manning Up

Can Peyton Manning's record-setting production carryover into the postseason? Jerry Donabedian believes so, as he builds out his DraftKings roster around the superstar quarterback.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With a large slate Tuesday, picking the precise combination of the best value plays and high-salaried players becomes even more difficult.

King for a Day: Charging Into The Wild-Card Round

As the player field dwindles and matchups get tougher, Jerry Donabedian discusses how to stack your DraftKings lineup for the Wild-Card round.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

While the familiar names on the Bucks have continued to struggle with consistency this season, some of their lesser-known players are becoming daily games gold.

King for a Day: Cuts Like a Knile

With Jamal Charles likely sitting and a bargain basement price tag, Knile Davis makes for an attractive option on DraftKings.com in Week 17.

King for a Day: Lucky Millionaire

Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the value plays on DraftKings as the site preps to crown a $1M champion in Week 16.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving face off in the battle of point guards who could care less about defense. Hopefully that leads to big points for both in daily games.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

Russell Westbrook has seen a resurgence of late after struggling through the first month of the season, and John Henson seems poised for a big night thanks to teammates' injuries.

King for a Day: Vereen the PPR Machine

Jerry Donabiedian takes a look at lineup options on DraftKings for Week 15

King for a Day: The Price of Silver

Jerry Donabedian advises exploiting the Bears porous run defense in your DraftKings Week 14 lineup, and offers up some value picks in a stars-and-scrubs approach.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With Ty Lawson posting career-high averages in several stats this season and set to play the defensively challenged Nets on Tuesday, he's looking like a strong play.

King for a Day: Purple Jesus

Jerry Donabedian is stacking his DraftKings Week 13 lineup with stud running backs Adrian Peterson and Matt Forte.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday

With a short slate, there are surprisingly a good number of interesting options who are riding hot streaks into great production. We give you some names to consider.

King for a Day: Set Sail With The Buccaneers

Multiple young Tampa Bay players can be obtained for a great value in what is anticipated to be a high-scoring matchup against Detroit.

King for a Day: Play Your Cards Right

Andre Ellington comes with a discounted price tag on Draft Kings this week despite a cushy matchup against the Jags.

King for a Day: Let's Go Buffalo

With EJ Manuel possibly returning this week, Stevie Johnson should actually have a chance to put together a big game, making him a good value on DraftKings.

King for a Day: The Red Rifle Is On Target

Andy Dalton is emerging as an elite option at center, making him a bargain buy on DraftKings.

King for a Day: The Real RG3 Returns

RG3 returns to prominence while maintaining a bargain price on DraftKings.

King for a Day: PPR Is Matt's Forte

Matt Forte is on pace for 88 receptions this season, which is invaluable in DraftKings' PPR format.

King for a Day: Luck's On Your Side

Andrew Luck has been solid for most of the season, but he's in line to explode against the Chargers weak pass D this weekend.

King for a Day: Week 5 Expert Buys

Michael Vick is the seventh ranked QB by price tag, making him a great buy against the woeful Giants in Week 5.

King for a Day: Bite the Bullet

Jimmy Graham's price tag is enormous, but considering the dearth of productive tight ends you might as well just fork over the extra dollars.

King for a Day: Bargain Buying

San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick struggled last week against a tough Seahawks defense, but that could make him a nice value against a beatable Colts defense in Week 3.

King for a Day: Soaring Eagles

Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy remained bargain buys despite their impressive debuts in Chip Kelly's uptempo offense.

King for a Day: AP Takes The Crown

Despite the high price tags, studs like Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant remain solid options to use in DraftKings' contests this weekend.

The Daily Duel: Prado Keeps Raking

Martin Prado, Dustin Pedroia and Coco Crisp are some of the hot hitters to target in FanDuel contests.

2013 Baltimore Ravens Team Preview: Will The Ravens Overcome Offseason Losses and Repeat as Champions?

2012 Buffalo Bills Team Preview: Time to End the 12-Year Streak