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May 4, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 37
The penultimate gameweek of the Premier League has eight sides playing twice, giving fantasy managers a big opportunity to gain some late-season points.
April 27, 2016
FPL Barometer: No More Mata
The emergence of Marcus Rashford and the return of Wayne Rooney from injury has pushed Juan Mata further away from being a viable fantasy option.
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 36
Arsenal may be eliminated from the title race, but a home match against Norwich easily puts Petr Cech on top of the goalkeeper rankings this week.
April 13, 2016
FPL Barometer: Iced Toffee
A popular pick in Gameweek 33 because of his two matches, RotoWire's Tate McIntyre explains why it's okay to part ways with Romelu Lukaku.
February 25, 2016
FPL Barometer: Shooting Blanks
Alexis Sanchez has been very quiet since returning from injury, and RotoWire's Tate McIntyre thinks it's time to step away from the Gunners attacker.
February 18, 2016
FPL Transfer Watch: Preparing for Gameweek 27
With Everton, Liverpool, Man City and Newcastle off in the next Premier League gameweek, RotoWire's Brian Weidy is wondering why so many fantasy managers are adding Ross Barkley to their FPL squads.
February 10, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 26
Despite a matchup against league-leaders Leicester City, Mesut Ozil garnered a first-place vote among midfielders, but was it enough to give him the top spot in the composite ranking?
February 4, 2016
Thunderbastard: Something You Can Bet On
Stan Williams uses some Super Bowl prop bets to help break down Gameweek 25 of the Premier League.
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 25
With six goals in his last four starts in all competitions, Sergio Aguero is a unanimous choice as the top striker this weekend.
February 3, 2016
Premier League Highlights: Week 24
Jamie Vardy bagged one of the best goals of the year, as Leicester went three points clear of second-place Manchester City thanks to their 2-0 win over Liverpool.
February 1, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday EPL Targets
Alexis Sanchez scored during Arsenal's FA Cup match against Burnley last weekend, and he'll look to make it two in two Tuesday against Southampton, who beat Arsenal 4-0 earlier this season.
January 31, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 24
Man City's attack may be a bit lighter without Kevin De Bruyne, but Sergio Aguero will still lead the charge this week against Sunderland's struggling defense.
January 27, 2016
FPL Transfer Watch: Preparing for Week 24
Kevin De Bruyne is the fourth-most dropped player this week in the Premier League's official game, but Brian Weidy warns those who still have him that going with someone else may not be the best move.
January 22, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Targets
Kevin De Bruyne has been a fantasy star this season, but one of his midfield teammates could provide more bang for the buck this weekend against West Ham.
January 21, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 23
After bagging a brace last weekend, Sergio Aguero finds himself at the top of the forward rankings this weekend. However, he's joined at the summit by the co-leader in goals scored this season.
January 20, 2016
Setting the Table: Goals Form Table & Betting Lines for Week 23
Despite being winless since Boxing Day, Everton head into this weekend with some of the best win and clean sheet chances at home against Swansea.
January 19, 2016
FPL Barometer: Is the Magic Gone?
Jamie Vardy was the story of the season until the condensed holiday period, but he has cooled off considerably since then and RotoWire's Tate McIntrye says it's time to look elsewhere for fantasy production.
January 17, 2016
Premier League Highlights: Week 22
Sergio Aguero scored twice to help Man City win 4-0 over Crystal Palace, who have now gone five straight without scoring a goal.
January 15, 2016
FPL Best XI: Gameweek 22
RotoWire's Nick Pitner uses Mondogoal's £100M budget to select his Best XI for Gameweek 22, highlighted by Harry Kane, who will fire off shots against the Premier League's worst defense.
January 14, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 22
A home match against the porous Sunderland defense vaults Tottenham's Harry Kane to the top of the forwards rankings this week.
January 11, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday Targets
Bakary Sako is back from his hamstring injury and could be a difference-maker in Crystal Palace's match against last-place Aston Villa on Tuesday.
January 10, 2016
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 21
Playing against an Everton defense that has struggled this season and will be without Seamus Coleman, Sergio Aguero takes the top spot in one of the positional rankings this week.
December 31, 2015
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 20
Despite failing to score in three consecutive Premier League games, a home match against Bournemouth moves Jamie Vardy to the top of the forwards rankings.
December 27, 2015
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 19
After losing 4-0 to Southampton on Boxing Day, Arsenal will try to bounce back at home against Bournemouth, which moves Olivier Giroud to the top of the positional rankings.
December 23, 2015
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 18 - Boxing Day
A home match against Sunderland and the potential return of captain Vincent Kompany helps Aleksandar Kolarov top the defender rankings for Boxing Day.
December 17, 2015
Thunderbastard: A Gift That Keeps on Giving
Stan Williams returns with some holiday gift-giving advice to help fantasy owners find just the right players for their teams this weekend.
December 3, 2015
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 15
After setting the record by scoring in his 11th consecutive Premier League match last weekend, Jamie Vardy headlines the forward rankings this week.
November 25, 2015
Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 14
After exploding in Arsenal's midweek Champions League match against Dinamo Zagreb, Alexis Sanchez takes the top spot in the weekly Premier League rankings.
November 24, 2015
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wed. Champions League Picks
Fantasy players are once again faced with the question of whether or not to fade Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. Andrew Laird breaks down the options.
November 19, 2015
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Picks
Ross Barkley has struggled in the last two gameweeks, but he's got an excellent matchup Saturday against Aston Villa that could pay off big for fantasy owners.