Yahoo DFS Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks
Yahoo DFS Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

This article is part of our Yahoo DFS Soccer series.

MATCHES (EST)

3:00 p.m: Ajax v. Real Madrid
3:00 p.m: Tottenham v. Borussia Dortmund

FORWARDS

Vinicius Junior, RMA at AJA (€15): Vincius has just one goal in his last six La Liga starts, but it's not for a lack of trying, as he fired off 21 shots, including 11 on goal, over that span, and he also created 10 chances and drew 11 fouls. Real Madrid are heavily favored despite playing away, and while Vinicius' playing time is hardly a lock for 90 minutes because of Real Madrid's available subs, his cheaper salary will help fit in other strong attacking pieces.

Karim Benzema, RMA at AJA (€25): There shouldn't be much hesitation in stacking the Real Madrid attacking line, and while Gareth Bale (€29) comes in with the best anytime goal scorer odds, he also has the highest price of anyone on the slate. Meanwhile, Benzema has actually been producing, scoring three goals on seven shots (four on target) and creating six chances in his last three games, including a tough win over Atletico Madrid.

Son Heung-Min, TOT v. BVB (€23): If you want to pay down for Vincius but don't want to combine him with Benzema or Bale, Son has arguably just as much upside and enters with three goals on 14 shots (four on target) in his last three starts. While Dortmund top the Bundesliga, their defense has been suspect at times, and there's little reason to think they won't have their hands full with

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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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