FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday World Cup Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday World Cup Targets

This article is part of our FanDuel Fantasy Soccer series.

MATCHES (EDT)

11:00 a.m: Uruguay v. Saudi Arabia
2:00 p.m: Iran v. Spain


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FORWARDS

Edinson Cavani, URU v. KSA ($12,000):Luis Suarez ($12,000) has slightly better scoring odds than Cavani but costs $500 more, which in a slate consisting of such heavy favorites could make a difference as you're trying to pack in as many players from Uruguay and Spain as you can. I'm not going to claim I have the DFS crystal ball here, but you should try to get one of Cavani or Suarez in your lineup, or both if you can somehow fill them in.

Diego Costa, ESP v. IRN ($11,000): Costa comes into Wednesday's mismatch against Iran with the third-best scoring odds, right behind Suarez and Cavani. He's bagged two goals in Friday's 3-3 thriller with Portugal and is expected to lead the attacking line once again. Spain are nearly as heavy favorites as Uruguay, while Costa is at least $1,000 cheaper than Cavani and Suarez. Iago Aspas ($8,000) has a slight chance at making the starting XI after subbing on against Portugal and would be the alternative to Costa.

Karim Ansarifard, IRN v. ESP ($6,000):Alireza Jahanbakhsh ($7,500) is dealing with an injury suffered in Friday's win over Morocco, leaving some uncertainty as to who will start in the Iran attack, though Ansarifard should keep his starting role on the left wing. In order to fit the studs into your lineup, budget savings will need

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