DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.

MATCHES (EDT)

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FORWARDS

Dwight McNeil, BUR v. LEI ($7,300): The forward pool for Saturday's slate lacks strong floor options, which isn't surprising when the teams involved on the slate are ninth, 10th, 12th, 13th, 17th and 20th in the table, all with negative goal differentials. McNeil's fantasy production has been a bit lackluster of late, but as a player with an actual floor, he'll be popular in cash games even though Burnley are slight underdogs at home against Leicester City. Ashley Barnes ($8,600) seems pretty expensive when compared to McNeil, but he has a goal in five of his last seven games, failing to find the back of the net away to Newcastle and away to Liverpool. And while McNeil does most of his damage in open play, Johann Berg Gudmundsson ($7,200) could also be an option if he starts because he generally has a role on set pieces.

Miguel Almiron, NEW at BOU ($5,400): Almiron seems to have found a weird spot in the pricing algorithm, as he hasn't been priced above $6,400 since moving to the Premier League, including being below $5,500 in four of five games despite scoring at least 4.75 fantasy points in every start, including at least 11.50 in two without a goal or assist. His

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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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