There are 8 games on the NBA slate tonight with plenty of fantasy options on FanDuel. Coming off of a loss last night to Charlotte, the Oklahoma City Thunder will travel to Houston in what is projected to be the highest scoring game of the night (225 o/u). This makes sense considering they are the NBA’s two highest scoring teams. Don’t be afraid to load up on players from these two teams. You will also have some tough choices tonight as both Russell Westbrook and James Harden are in action. Fitting one of these fantasy superstars into your lineup is never a bad idea, but it will require you to target some value plays.
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Where’s the NFL season gone? Sadly, it is Week 17 which means teams are resting starters for the playoffs and other teams are trying out players for the future. All 32 teams will be in action on Sunday for a full 16-game slate. What follows are some thoughts to help you make the best decision for your fantasy rosters this week. I play a balance of Head-to-Heads and Guaranteed Prize Pool Tourneys on DraftKings. I have a lot of fun doing it. Good luck to you this weekend.
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Christmas night brought my team (“Michigan Go Blue”) a season-long fantasy football championship. Going into the Championship weekend against a team that had defeated me handily earlier in the season, ESPN’s analytics had the game as a coin flip. Fortunately, my team saved its best performance for when it mattered most. Scoring 210 points was 30 points more than any previous league team scored in any week during the year. Despite the GM of “Michigan Go Blue” making a rookie mistake and the draft gods not cooperating, a Championship Trophy was hoisted in the Bechler household. Well, actually there was no trophy but a Tiger Woods fist pump did ensue.
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The NFL regular season only has two more weeks to it but that doesn’t mean week 16 is any less important. A number of teams are still fighting for a playoff spot or home-field advantage. There are 1 game on Thursday night, 11 games on Saturday (Christmas Eve day), 3 games on Christmas Sunday and 1 game on Monday night. Here are a few thoughts related to the main slate of games on Saturday. As usual, have fun and use this information to make the best decision for you.
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Despite making a rookie mistake and not knowing the rules of the new league that I joined up with this year, My MICHIGAN GO BLUE team is still the top seed and has a semifinal matchup this week against a team that I have already beaten twice (currently the projected score is 153-138). I didn’t know until the 11th round of the draft that passing TD’s = 6 points and that you play two quarterbacks each week … oops. Come on Tyrod Taylor and Phillip Rivers. I know, I can’t believe I am the top-seed either! But I drafted Le’Veon Bell first and made some shrewd moves throughout the year.
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