DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UCL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UCL Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.

MATCHES (EDT)

  • 3:00 p.m: RB Salzburg v. Genk
  • 3:00 p.m: Chelsea v. Valencia
  • 3:00 p.m:  Borussia Dortmund v. Barcelona
  • 3:00 p.m: Benfica v. RB Leipzig
  • 3:00 p.m: Ajax v. Lille
  • 3:00 p.m: Napoli v. Liverpool

FORWARDS

Erling Haland, RBS v. GNK ($4,300): Haland leads the Austrian Bundesliga with 11 goals in seven matches, including a hat trick this past weekend against TSV Hartberg, and he'll lead the line for the second-biggest favorite on the slate. He's not a high-volume shooter, but his price makes that almost a non-factor given his high goal odds and Salzburg's expected goal total. Playing goal-dependent forwards in cash makes a little more sense in Champions League play because we generally see more goals than regular Premier League slates, and Haland's price will make him fairly popular in double ups and head-to-heads.

Dusan Tadic, AJA v. LIL ($9,300): Tadic is the most tilting player in the Champions League, as he puts up a dud when everyone seems to be on him and he explodes when no one dreams of touching him. That being said, he leads the line for the biggest favorite on the slate, and while he has basically no role on corners, he is on penalties. Paying this much for Tadic seems a bit nuts when guys like Lionel Messi ($11,100), Mohamed Salah ($9,500), Antoine Griezmann ($8,900), Sadio Mane ($8,600) and Luis Suarez ($8,400) are all in the salary range, but Barcelona's matchup away to Dortmund isn't that great, even if they

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