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Four-Down Duel: Week 13 Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Kevin Payne is backing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers' passing attach in what should be a high-scoring affair against New Orleans.

Friday Daily Puck: Edmonton Oil Spill
NHL   

The Oilers are winless in eight games. When does a train wreck stop being funny?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA   

With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

The Prospect Post: 2013 NBA Re-Draft
NBA   

James Anderson goes through the entire first round of the 2013 NBA Draft and looks at where players would go if the draft happened today.

Run 'N' Shoot: The Reason We Watch Sports
NFL   

We keep watching sports for plays like Odell Beckham's epic TD

DraftKings Week 14 CFB: Tevin Time All the Time
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Tevin Coleman is 94 rushing yards away from 2,000 on the season, and he's going up against a vulnerable Purdue run defense.

The Reshuffle List: Fallout From the First Reshuffle
GOLF   

Bud Cauley's season got off to a bad start with a torn labrum, pushing him far down the Reshuffle List.

College Hoops Barometer: Mickey is So Fine
COLLEGE BASKETBALL   

Jordan Mickey is an explosive player and has a chance to put up some gaudy numbers in the frontcourt for LSU this season.

Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 13
NFL   

Matt Ryan has been underwhelming all season, and now he faces a Cardinals defense that has allowed two passing touchdowns in its last three games.

Charlie's NBAngle: What to do with Rose
NBA   

Charlie Zegers goes over Steve Nash's bid for the hall, Rose's inability to stay on the court, and Carmelo's back spasms.

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 13 Value Picks
SOCCER   

Chris Mosinski nominates Robin van Persie as a fantasy turkey for Gameweek 13.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 13
SOCCER   

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 13 of the Barclays Premier League, including the one instance when they would hesitate to start Chelsea's attacking players.

MondoGoal Fantasy Soccer: Gameweek 13 Picks
SOCCER   

Cesc Fabregas leads the Premier League with 10 assists this season, and he could see his total grow at Sunderland this weekend.

College Capper: Picking Games Week 14
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Can Jameis Winston and FSU hold off the rival Florida Gators and remain in the playoff hunt?

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 13
SOCCER   

Diego Costa is back to his scoring ways and sits atop the Gameweek 13 Forwards List.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Run Defenses - Week 13
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Slocum examines team rushing defenses to help you identify the best running backs to target and avoid on FanDuel.

Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Thanksgiving Games
NFL   

Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks face the 49ers in the culmination of what should be a great day of Thanksgiving football..

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA   

There are 13 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.

Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 13 Defense
NFL   

Josh Gordon and the Browns defense go on the road to take on Kyle Orton and the Bills

Staff Picks: Backing the Falcons
NFL   

The Staff likes Matt Ryan and the Falcons getting 2.5 at home against the Cardinals.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk
NFL   

Andrew Luck and the Colts are 9.5-point favorites at home over Colt McCoy and the Redskins

Morning Skate: Filip Forsberg's Breakout
NHL   

Dan and Janet return and discuss Filip Forsberg's breakout with the Preds this season among other topics.

Blue Line Buzz: Younger and Faster In Dallas
NHL   

The Stars recent trades have demonstrated their commitment to young, fast players like John Klingberg, who had a big week last week.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 13
NFL   

Backing the Lions in spite of Matthew Stafford

Draftster NFL: Week 13 Rankings
NFL   

Despite a high price tag, Antonio Brown is RotoWire's James Smizek favorite play of the week on Draftster.

Beat the Cap: Chasing The Third Wheel
NHL   

Finding the third forward on a highly successful pairing can be highly profitable in daily fantasy hockey, but as Emerson Etem's experience with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry demonstrates, that success can be fleeting.

Daily Fantasy Football 101: Identifying the Best Contests to Play
NFL   

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn runs through the various contest options on DraftKings and help new users identify which contests will give them the best chance to win.

On Target: Examining Yards Per Target
NFL   

Jordy Nelson is a familiar name atop the YPT list, which there a few receivers whose efficiency might be a mirage.

NFL Barometer: Lost Lions
NFL   

Thanks to a struggling offense, a couple Lions -- including quarterback Matthew Stafford -- land on the 'Falling' list in this week's edition.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Zeros for Zetterberg
NHL   

A couple young players are getting hot, and a couple veterans are getting cold.

FanDuel NBA: Value Plays of the Week
NBA   

Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.

Weekly Rankings: Week 13 Value Meter
NFL   

It's the perfect storm for Le'Veon Bell - he just had a 200-yard game before the bye, and he faces a Saints defense that's allowed a 150-yard rusher the last two weeks.

East Coast Offense: The Team I Wish I Drafted
NFL   

When it comes to wide receivers, rage to size ratio is paramount.

Injury Analysis: The Rise and Fall of Ryan Mallett
NFL   

Mallett's run as starter on indefinite hiatus. Plus, Arian Foster's latest injury, Odell Beckham and more

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 14
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

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.

Thanksgiving Day Value Meter: Version 6.0
NFL   

For the second year in a row, DeMarco Murray tops the running back rankings for the Thanksgiving Day slate.

Working the Wire: This Colt Could Bolt
NFL   

Donte Moncrief has been buried on the depth chart for the most part this season, but he's a good speculative add if his playing time increases.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
NHL   

With Pascal Dupuis out of commission due to a blood clot, a new opening exists for the Penguins on Sidney Crosby's line. Michael Clifford reveals who will fill the void, and why he could be a strong punt play in DFS.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA   

There are five games Tuesday, but with few big injuries, players will have to construct lineups from several fantasy fixtures.

Fielkow's Law NBA: Tailored Punishment
NBA   

Attorney Justin Fielkow dissects what Jeff Taylor's 24-game suspension means for the NBA's domestic violence policy going forward and how it impacts fantasy.

CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 14
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

J.T. Barrett went from lost and overwhelmed to a revelation for the Ohio State Buckeyes this season.

NBA Injury Analysis: D-How Long?
NBA   

Dwight Howard has undergone PRP treatment on his injured knee. What does that mean for his return? Jeff Stotts covered Howard and several other injuries.

Depth Chart Watch: Bernard Part of a Committee?
NFL   

Giovani Bernard split time with Jeremy Hill in his first game back from injury

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA   

With seven games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Monday.

Monday Daily Puck: Every Game I'm Shuffling
NHL   

Suddenly, the Pittsburgh Penguins are struggling to find chemistry on their top two lines.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Thankful Islanders
NHL   

Fresh off a great home-and-way series against the Penguins, John Tavares and the Islanders have four games this week, including three at home.

Category Strategy: Week 5 Pickups
NBA   

Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.

NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 5
NBA   

The Nets, Celtics, Heat, and Thunder all hav just two games this week, making several of their players dubious plays in weekly-lineup leagues.

NBA Waiver Wire: Week 5 Pickups and FAAB
NBA   

With several minor injuries opening the door for role players to get more minutes in the short term, J.J. Calle breaks down all the best long-term and streaming options on the wire this week.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA   

There are five games Sunday, but with few injuries, players will have to construct lineups from several fantasy fixtures.

Sunday Daily Puck: Spezza Cashes In
NHL   

What does Jason Sepzza's new deal mean for him and the Stars?

The Waiver Wire: Patches Leads the Way
NHL   

Max Pacioretty is putting up big numbers in Montreal to the delight of fantasy GMs who were smart enough to get him.

Frozen Fantasy: Responsible Talent?
NHL   

The head-turning two-way play of the Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko and other emerging stars has Janet Eagleson rethinking her tendency to shy away from gambling on young talent.

Collette Calls: The Week in Review
MLB   

The Cards parted with Shelby Miller this week to get Jason Heyward from the Braves. Jason Collette looks at the impact of the trades and free-agent signings from the past week.

Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
NFL   

Is the Josh Gordon hype is out of control? Will he be great right away? Should fantasy owners trust him this week?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA   

There are nine games on the slate for Saturday, and we've got the daily picks for you.

Saturday Daily Puck: Schennsational
NHL   

Brayden Schenn is finally living up to his potential, while a trade between Dallas and San Jose has some noteworthy fantasy implications.

The Prospect Post: Duke's Future Lottery Picks
NBA   

Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, and Justise Winslow played Michigan State on Tuesday. James Anderson has the breakdown on how they looked and where they are on the NBA fantasy radar.

NFL   

Bobby Wagner is set to return from his severe toe injury when the Seahawks take on Arizona on Sunday, immediately putting him back in the top-three conversation at LB.

Charlie's NBAngle: The One Team Philly Can Beat
NBA   

The Wildcats vs. the Sixers? Really? Plus: how Calderon's debut may help the Knicks' defense.

Offensive Line Grid: Rankings 1-32
NFL   

Tom Brady and his No. 5-ranked unit take on Detroit's tough defensive front.

DraftKings NBA: Weekend Value Plays
NBA   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian targets several players who could pay dividends in DraftKings' daily games this weekend.

Daily Fantasy Football 101: Applying Standard Deviation Part II
NFL   

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn further explores the use of standard deviation when selecting lineups on DraftKings.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Weekly Research Tips - Week 12
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Slocuum explores the impact of weather when selecting FanDuel lineups and offers some picks for Week 12 contests.

NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
NHL   

Get up, get down, Olli is a joke in yet another town. See who else makes Jan Levine's risers and fallers this week.

Short Hops Podcast: Episode 65: Stanton Gets Paid
MLB   

DVR & Bernie discuss Giancarlo Stanton's new contract with the Marlins, V-Mart's return to Detroit, a blockbuster trade between the Cards and Braves, and much more!

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA   

With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

Friday Daily Puck: The Ballad of Jack Johnson
NHL   

Johnson's financial troubles shows that we're all human.

FPL Best XI: Top Picks for Gameweek 12
SOCCER   

Alexis Sanchez had six goals in four games before the international break, earning him the Best XI captain's armband this week.

 DraftKings Fantasy Football: Value Plays Week 13
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

East Carolina's Shane Carden has an affordable price this week on DraftKings, but should he worry about Tulane's ballhawking defense?

College Hoops Barometer: New Top Dog for UConn
COLLEGE BASKETBALL   

Ryan Boatright is the main man for the UConn Huskies this season, and his stats figure to skyrocket.

College Capper: Picking Games Week 13
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Oregon is on a championship quest and likely won't get tripped up by Colorado this week, but will the Ducks cover the 32.5-point spread?

Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 12
NFL   

Alfred Morris has run well lately, but he faces a San Francisco defense this week that should shut him down.

King for a Day: Week 11 DraftKings Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian doesn't always recommend playing Colin Kaepernick, but when he does he likes to stack him with Anquan Boldin.

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 12 Value Picks
SOCCER   

With a solid matchup against Leicester City this week, Connor Wickham could be a solid value play in daily leagues.

Draftster NFL: Week 12 Rankings
NFL   

RotoWire's James Smizek believes DeMarco Murray is poised for a big week coming off of a bye.

Run 'N' Shoot: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
NFL   

Coming off a near-miss in the DraftKings Millionaire contest, Mark Stopa talks daily game strategy.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA   

With just two games on the slate Thurday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.

Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 12
NFL   

Drew Brees and the Saints will try to avoid losing three straight at home when the Ravens visit for a Monday night showdown.

On Target: Football's Most Important Player
NFL   

Rob Gronkowski is such a tremendous player that his mere presence makes the New England offense formidable.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 12
SOCCER   

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 12 of the Barclays Premier League.

Four-Down Duel: Week 12 Picks
NFL   

With a cushy home matchup, RotoWire's Kevin Payne recommends targeting Matt Ryan for FanDuel tournaments this weekend.

Survivor: Backing the Eagles
NFL   

Jeremy Maclin and the Eagles are likely to offer better bang for the buck than the more heavily-favored Colts.

Staff Picks: Backing the Cardinals
NFL   

The Staff took the team with the league's best record getting 6.5 in Seattle.

Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 12 Defense
NFL   

Can Drew Brees and the Saints rebound against the Ravens?

Man Advantage: Players Off the Radar
NHL   

Johan Franzen might have fallen off radar screens when he was out with an injury, but he's back now and seeing power-play opportunities.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 12
NFL   

The Packers have been playing great, but it's time to fade them on the road as 9.5-point favorites.

MondoGoal Fantasy Soccer: Gameweek 12 Recommendations
SOCCER   

Danny Welbeck faces his old club for the first time as Arsenal host Manchester United on Saturday.

Thursday Daily Puck: Don't Succumb To Vanek Panic
NHL   

It's time to decide if you think a struggling player can turn it around, will prestigious players like Patrick Marleau, Mikko Koivu, Alex Goligoski, and Thomas Vanek turn around on early season struggles?

From the Press Box: Three Surprising Contenders
NHL   

Paul Bruno takes a look at Kyle Okposo and the surprising Islanders, one of three teams that didn't contend last year but are up near the top of their respective divisions this season.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 12
SOCCER   

Sergio Aguero's blistering form keeps him at the top of the rankings for Gameweek 12

FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
NBA   

Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.

Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: DailyMVP's FASTBREAK and FullCourt
NBA   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian takes DailyMVP's FASTBREAK and FullCourt basketball contests for a spin and offers up his strategic approach in each format.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA   

There are 11 games on the slate for Wednesday, and with plenty of injury-replacement players avaialable on cheap contracts, it'll be interesting to see some of the top scoring lineups.

Beat the Cap: The Price is Wrong
NHL   

Neil Parker discusses the pricing procedures for FanDuel and DraftKings, comparing the respective salaries of Vladimir Tarasenko and Jamie Benn as examples.

East Coast Offense: Tough Year for Rookie QBs
NFL   

While the 2014 wide receiver class looks like it could be one of the all-time best, the same cannot be said for the quarterbacks.

Injury Analysis: Bradshaw Done for the Season
NFL   

Andrew Luck's backfield-mate goes down with a broken ankle. Who will fill the void?

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
NHL   

San Jose's Matthew Nieto and Dallas' Ales Hemsky are two of Michael Clifford's top bargains in this week's FanDuel slate.

Fantasy Aces Football: Week 12 Picks
NFL   

Even with the highest salary on the site, RotoWire's Josh Collacchi views the Colts Andrew Luck as a solid option on Fantasy Aces in Week 12.