Women's World Cup: Monday DFS Breakdown
Women's World Cup: Monday DFS Breakdown

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Monday's two-game slate gives us two more uneven matches, as Japan (-1000 to win on DraftKings Sportsbook) takes on Argentina and Canada (-625 to win) faces off against Cameroon. We've seen some decent play from underdogs, like China (v. Germany) and South Africa (v. Spain before the red card), not to mention Italy's win over Australia on Sunday. However, it's tough to get excited about either Argentina or Cameroon for Monday's slate.

Japan will mostly rely on the defense to get them results in France, but they are still giant favorites against Argentina, who are one of the worst teams in the tournament. They're a technical, high-possession and pressing team that isn't likely to simply cross to no one or shoot at any time, so it's tough to get excited about their fantasy floors. But again, Japan should crush Argentina, and Kumi Yokoyama comes in with -137 odds to score. She is not a high-volume shooter by any means (no one really is), but the formation is set up to get the ball to her. And the player who is more important in getting the ball where it needs to be is Emi Nakajima, as she'll be responsible for Japan's set pieces. She's not overly expensive on DraftKings at $8,100 (the sixth-highest price on the slate), and her $20 price tag on FanDuel is reasonable as the fourth-highest. Again, this is a set-piece taker for a -1000 favorite, so she's going to be popular. Jun Endo could be an

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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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