DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday EPL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday EPL Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.

For detailed stats and odds, check out the Fantasy Premier League: Wednesday Cheat Sheet.

MATCHES (EST)
2:45 pm: AFC Bournemouth vs. Chelsea
2:45 pm: Southampton vs. Crystal Palace
3:00 pm: Liverpool vs. Leicester City
3:00 pm: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Watford

FORWARDS

Mohamed Salah, LIV v. LEI ($11,400): The case for Salah is pretty simple: Liverpool are big favorites at home against Leicester City, they have the highest implied goal total on the slate, no player has higher anytime goal scoring odds, and no one has taken more shots or scored more goals this season than Salah. Oh, and he could have a decent role on set pieces because of a number of injuries and suspensions. The problem? He's $1,900 more than the next-most expensive player. He has scored in seven of his last nine starts, bagging 10 goals, and he has three assists on 21 chances created in that span. One issue with Salah in cash games is that there are reasonably priced forwards who are decently cheaper; then again, people who roster those guys will be sweating a Salah brace all slate.

Willian, CHE at BOU ($8,600): While Eden Hazard ($9,500) is always a consideration when Chelsea are favorites, Willian has been the more consistent one of late, particularly in cash games, as he's taken three shots in four of his last five Premier League starts, sending in 24 crosses over that span. Then again, getting front-line Chelsea exposure may be best in the form of

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Senior Soccer Editor and a fantasy football contributor. He is a seven-time FSWA finalist, including twice for the Football Writer of the Year Award.
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