MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/30/16

What’s Wrong with Dallas Keuchel?

Houston's ace has been struggling to start the year, is there reason to worry?

Inside Rich Hill's Transformation into an Elite Starter

In August 2015, Rich Hill was pitching for the Long Island Ducks. A month later, he began to dominate big league hitters and hasn't stopped since.

The Philadelphia Phillies' Hot Start Is No Fluke

The Phils have jumped out to a winning record after an impressive sweep against the Nationals. Here's how they've done it.

Rubby De La Rosa May Have Finally Turned the Corner

Has Rubby De La Rosa finally figured out how to be the dominant pitcher some have pegged him to potentially be throughout his career?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/29/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

No, Elite Running Backs Don't Help Their Teams' Defenses

If the Dallas Cowboys wanted to help their defense, they shouldn't have drafted running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/28/16

Rubby De La Rosa's upward trajectory continued Thursday as he fanned 10 batters in 7 innings. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Kenta Maeda's Slider Left Jose Fernandez Astounded

Maeda got fellow pitcher Jose Fernandez to swing at a nasty pitch, and it led to amusing results.

MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Friday 4/29/16

Corey Kluber hasn't gotten off to the hottest start this year, but a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies makes him a top DFS option for the day.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/29/16

As teams near the end of their season, daily fantasy rolls on. Which players can you target to save money on?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/29/16

The Miami Marlins' lineup may look a bit different today, but they've got a great park and some thumpers to compensate.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 4/29/16

Corey Dickerson is cheap and has an elite matchup. Could you ask for more?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/29/16

Miguel Sano has a great matchup against the debuting Michael Fulmer tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Even if Ezekiel Elliott Is Great, He Was an Awful Selection for the Cowboys

The Cowboys selected Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth overall pick in last night's first round of the NFL Draft. But why?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/29/16

The Clippers are on the brink of elimination, and Jamal Crawford will need to carry them to a victory tonight. Who else should you target?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/29/16

Aaron Sanchez draws a terrific matchup but may see low ownership tonight with daily fantasy players focused on other options.

The Raiders Took Karl Joseph Too Early, But He Can Help Their Defense

Joseph was taken 14th overall, which was early given his ACL injury, but he could be a big-time player for Oakland.

Robert Nkemdiche to Arizona: The Cardinals Got a Top-10 Talent

Robert Nkemdiche is a perfect fit in Arizona's defense and in their franchise.

Shaq Lawson Makes Perfect Sense for the Buffalo Bills

The Bills were fine in the secondary last season, but could've used help up front. Shaq Lawson should help.

Sheldon Rankins Will Make the Saints' Defense Better, Because It Can't Get Much Worse

The 2015 Saints defense was arguably the worst of all time. Rankins won't fix that on his own, but he'll provide a lot of help.

Vernon Hargreaves Addresses a Huge Need for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hargreaves is an incredibly promising addition at a major position of need for the Bucs.

Christian Hackenberg: The New York Jets' QB Misery Continues

Hackenberg will have the opportunity to display his ineptitude immediately in New York

Aledmys Diaz Needs to Move Up in the Cardinals' Batting Order

The Cardinals shortstop hasn't stopped hitting for one hot second so far this season, so why is he batting eighth?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/27/16

Dustin Pedroia wrapped a grand slam around the Pesky Pole at Fenway Park Wednesday to land himself in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who performed well enough to join him?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/27/16

C.J. McCollum and the Blazers beat the shorthanded Clippers. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Jack Conklin Was a Surprising Pick for the Tennessee Titans

The Titans filled a position of need, but was Conklin the right choice?

Let's Appreciate Trevor Story's Home Run Pace While It Lasts

Story's ninth homer in April broke Albert Pujols' National League rookie mark, but he's slowing down for a reason.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/28/16

Mark Trumbo is becoming unfadable against left-handed pitching, and a matchup with the struggling John Danks may only further solidify that classification.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/28/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

Laremy Tunsil's Fall Fills a Major Need for the Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins needed a significant upgrade on the offensive line, and Laremy Tunsil fell right into their lap. That'll help ease the concern of red flags.

Leonard Floyd Might Be a Reach, But the Bears Are Actually a Good Fit

While some may think Floyd wasn't the right pick for Chicago, he actually might be a great fit.

Josh Doctson to Washington: He Could Be the Draft's Best Receiver

Doctson had to wait until the 22nd overall pick to hear his name, but he might be the best receiver in the class.

Jalen Ramsey Could Be the Steal of the NFL Draft's First Round

The Jaguars landed arguably the best athlete in this year's draft at pick number five, filling a huge hole on defense.

Carson Wentz Doesn't Have a Very Promising Outlook

The Eagles selected Carson Wentz with the second pick in the draft, but there's a lot of risk in the pick.

Kenneth Dixon

Laquon Treadwell to Minnesota: We Should Temper Fantasy Football Expectations

What can Laquon Treadwell, selected 23rd overall by the Minnesota Vikings, bring to their offense?

Steve Souza May Have Made the Catch of the Year Last Night

Souza is known more for his ability to mash lefties, but he flashed the glove last night.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/28/16

The rain may have put the Chicago Cubs' bats on the shelf last night, but not even precipitation can cool them right now.

The Charlotte Hornets Have a Chance to Make History

After trailing the Heat 2-0 in their best of seven series, the Hornets have climbed back. They now have a chance at history.

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Corey Coleman Is the Best Wide Receiver on the Cleveland Browns

Now a member of the Cleveland Browns as the first wide receiver off the board, what can we expect for Corey Coleman in 2016?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/28/16

Randal Grichuk has a low price tag and solid matchup tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

C.J. Prosise

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 4/28/16

On a night with just four games, which expensive players can you count on to anchor your lineup?

Jonathan Williams

Braxton Miller

THE Michael Thomas: The Ohio State's Undervalued Wide Receiver

Ohio State wide receiver Michael Thomas may get lost in a deep wide receiver crowd. Here's his case to be one of the best receivers in the class.

Noah Spence: Greased Lightning

Eastern Kentucky edge rusher Noah Spence has had a checkered past, but should have racing stripes on his future.

Paxton Lynch Is a Project, But He's Still a Good Fit for Denver

Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch has extraordinary upside and titanic downside. What exactly is Denver getting in him?

Moritz Boehringer

Joey Bosa Will Be Good for San Diego, But Not Great

Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa was a college star. Will his game translate to the NFL immediately?

Sterling Shepard Will Outperform His Draft Stock

Sterling Shepard will outperform his draft stock. Here's why.

Ezekiel Elliott Will Be a Good NFL Running Back, But Did He Get Drafted Too Soon?

For the second season in a row, Ezekiel Elliott was one of the most dominant and complete players in college football. Can he continue to find success in the NFL?

Ronnie Stanley Gives the Baltimore Ravens Safety and Upside

Ronnie Stanley projects as the best pass protector in the draft, and the Ravens will ask him to anchor their offensive line.

Leonte Carroo

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Will Fuller Gives the Texans a Second Dangerous Wide Receiver

Will Fuller has serious big-play ability, and gives the Texans a serious weapon across from Deandre Hopkins.

Connor Cook

If Connor Cook goes in the first round, someone made a mistake.

Mike Moustakas Is an Elite Third Baseman

Mike Moustakas has really stepped his game up for the World Series champs and it is time that he starts getting the respect he deserves.

The San Francisco 49ers Struck Gold With DeForest Buckner

Buckner stayed in school an extra year to improve his draft stock. It was a good move for he and the 49ers.

Jared Goff Was the Right Choice for the Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams took a gamble by trading up to the first overall pick to select Jared Goff, but in Goff, they get a player whose college resume hints he could be a quality starter.

The Charlotte Hornets Aren't Flopping, Hassan Whiteside

Whiteside suggested the Hornets are flopping to get calls. Charlotte coach Steve Clifford disagrees. Who's right?

The Toronto Raptors' Game 5 Comeback May Have Saved the Franchise

The Raptors just pulled off the greatest postseason comeback in franchise history. How does it impact their team now and beyond?

Updated NHL Playoff Odds: The Capitals Are Still Big Favorites

The Capitals and Penguins play in the most intriguing second-round series, and while the Pens have been hot, our algorithm still likes the Caps.

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3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/27/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Have Been Terrible in the NBA Playoffs

Lowry is generally an underrated point guard during the regular season, but when the playoffs hit, he's flat out awful.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/26/16

Andrew McCutchen returned to the lineup Tuesday with authority, launching three home runs into the Colorado sky. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/27/16

David Ortiz should return to the lineup with the Boston Red Sox at home, and his pricing is simply too low for his upside.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/26/16

Paul George's 38 points weren't enough to get the Pacers a win, but they did place him in the perfect lineup.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/27/16

Adam Wainwright has been struggling to start 2016, and the Arizona Diamondbacks have the bats to exploit it.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/27/16

Injuries open up a lot of minutes for backups. Which inexpensive players will see a bump in value tonight?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 4/27/16

Is Jake Arrieta worth paying a high price tag for on FanDuel tonight?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/27/16

Corey Dickerson draws a nice matchup against Chris Tillman and the Orioles tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Jose Berrios' Call-Up Should Make You Very Excited

Minnesota's top prospect, Jose Berrios, will make his much-anticipated Major League debut tonight.

Are the Second Quarterbacks Selected in the NFL Draft Statistically Inferior?

It seems like the second quarterback selected in an NFL Draft ends up performing poorly, but that's not really the case.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/27/16

With both Chris Paul and Blake Griffin out for an extended period, tons of value plays have opened up in Los Angeles.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/27/16

A deep third base player pool may leave Evan Longoria overlooked despite a spectacular matchup.

The Miami Heat Need to Stop Shooting Three-Pointers

The Heat were highly efficient offensively the first two games. What happened to them?

Bartolo Colon Just Joined the 3,000 Innings Pitched Club

Bartolo Colon passed the 3,000 innings pitched mark for his career on Tuesday. Where does he stack up against the other pitchers who have reached this mark?

Fantasy Baseball: Drew Pomeranz Could Keep Racking Up Strikeouts

Pomeranz's strikeout numbers are promising, and if he's wise, he can continue the hot start.

Hassan Ridgeway Combines Speed and Power Down in the Trenches

A big man who can get after the quarterback is a defensive coordinator's dream.

5 NFL Teams That Need Wide Receiver Help Entering the Draft

Which wideout groups are still lacking as we enter the week of the NFL Draft?

Rashard Higgins Has a Chance to Show that Speed isn't Everything

Critics attacked his slow 40 time, but Higgins gets the job done at wide receiver.

Dexter Fowler, Not Bryce Harper, Is the National League MVP So Far

It's early, but Chicago's outstanding center fielder has been the best player in the National League.

Oswaldo Arcia Just Keeps Winning Games for the Minnesota Twins

The Twins have won only six games this year, but three of them have been triggered by late-inning heroics out of Oswaldo Arcia.

Chris Paul's Injury Shakes Up the Western Conference Playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers' season is all but over, and Paul's injury might have an even bigger impact on the playoffs as a whole.

Why Ben Roethlisberger Is The Best

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Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 4/25/16

Miguel Cabrera showed he's still Miggy Pop with a pair of home runs Monday. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/26/16

David Price has gotten off to a rocky start this year, but his peripherals state he's due for regression, and the Atlanta Braves could help speed up the process.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/26/16

Only two games tonight make it tough to save money, so which players can you target that offer some salary relief?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/26/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/26/16

The Oakland Athletics are a cheap stack in a great matchup, and they can give you boatloads of flexibility for tonight's slate.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 4/25/16

Russell Westbrook had one of his signature games yesterday. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 4/26/16

These hitters and pitchers are worth their hefty price tags tonight.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/26/16

Mike Pelfrey is one of the worst pitchers on the slate, and that could mean big things for Khris Davis tonight. Who else should you target?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/26/16

Paul Millsap exploded for 45 points in Game 4. Can he repeat tonight?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/26/16

David Price has had a rocky start to the season but is in a perfect spot for a bounce-back tonight.

The Braves' Home Run Drought Is Hard to Believe

Atlanta currently has the fewest home runs hit as a team this season. Just how bad is it?

Without Stephen Curry, the Warriors Are Just Another NBA Finals Contender

Curry will miss at least two weeks of the NBA playoffs. If he can't return, Golden State's chance to repeat plummets.

FanDuel's New Daily Fantasy Baseball Scoring Rules Further Incentivize Stacking

With FanDuel adding points to runs scored and runs batted in, we should be more eager to gravitate away from stand-alone players in favor of stacking.

Sam Bradford, Who's Never Been an Above-Average Quarterback in the NFL, Is Now Demanding a Trade

Now that the Eagles are more than likely taking a quarterback in the draft, Sam Bradford wants out. And it's cute and hilarious.

Trent Richardson Shed Some Weight, But That Doesn't Make Him Good at Football

Trent Richardson dropped some weight, but it doesn't matter. He's still not the first-round pick teams thought he'd be.

Shelby Miller Joins a Rare List of Pitchers Who Were Forced to Play Outfield

In a wild game on Sunday, Diamondbacks starter Shelby Miller had to play the outfield. How often does this happen?

How Big of a Deal Is Tom Brady's Suspension for the 2016 Patriots?

It looks like Tom Brady may miss the first four games of the 2016 season, but is it even that big of a deal?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/25/16

Todd Frazier is almost always an intriguing option at third base, but you may want to fade him tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/24/16

Paul Millsap dominated the Celtics in Game 4 but couldn't earn a win for his team. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/24/16

Paul Goldschmidt launched a pair of home runs Sunday, making him a lock for our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who notched numbers good enough to join him?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/25/16

Noah Syndergaard has everything working in his favor with a matchup against the Cincinnati Reds, and not even an increased price should scare you off.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/25/16

The Toronto Blue Jays haven't looked like themselves this year, but they'll give Miguel Gonzalez a tough test in his return to the Majors.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/25/16

Mike Napoli is in a great spot against Tommy Milone and the Twins today. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/25/16

Drew Pomeranz has pitched exceptionally well recently, but is likely to be overlooked in a tough matchup against Madison Bumgarner and the Giants.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/25/16

Luol Deng has been a vital piece for Miami in the playoffs and once again provides good value if picking among the mid-range priced players.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/25/16

With the playoffs well underway, finding value is as important as ever. Which players offer salary relief tonight?

The Minnesota Twins Are Inventing New Ways to Lose

The Twins somehow managed to lose a game yesterday where they had an insane probability to win.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 4/25/16

Noah Syndergaard should continue his early-season dominance tonight. Who else should you pay up for?

The Boston Celtics' Game 4 Comeback Was Highly Improbable

The Celtics rallied from another deficit to tie the series at two games apiece. How unlikely was it?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 4: Odubel Herrera's Newfound Plate Discipline

Herrera's new approach at the plate is making him a fantasy asset. Who else should you add in roto league in Week 4?

3 Teams That Should Trade Up for Jalen Ramsey

Jalen Ramsey is easily one of the best players in the 2016 NFL Draft, and these three teams should consider trading up to snag him.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/23/16

Tanner Roark set a career high with 15 strikeouts Saturday, easily landing him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/23/16

C.J. McCollum had himself a game last night in the Blazers' win. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/24/16

James Harden finally looked like the man we saw during the regular season, and is once again a strong play against Golden State tonight.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/24/16

The Blue Jays should score a lot of runs tonight and Troy Tulowitzki is coming off of a two-home run game.

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 4

Ross Stripling is one of several appealing two-start pitchers who may still be available in your fantasy baseball league.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/24/16

Mark Reynolds finds himself in an excellent spot tonight -- against a lefty at Coors Field. Who else provides some salary relief?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/24/16

Jonas Jerebko is in a good spot coming off of a huge Game 3 against the Hawks. Who else offers solid fantasy value today?

Breaking Down Tanner Roark's 15 Strikeout Performance

Tanner Roark set a career high with 15 strikeouts on Saturday. Did it come out of nowhere?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 4/22/16

Isaiah Thomas poured in 42 points in a much-needed win, finding his way into the perfect lineup as a result.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 4/22/16

Ryan Raburn took advantage of his spot in Coors Field by belting a home run. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/23/16

Coming off a huge night, Curtis Granderson is once again a great play. Who else should target for big time fantasy value today?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/23/16

Jamal Crawford stands to see his role for the Clippers increase as J.J. Redick deals with an injury. Who else can provide you with fantasy value today?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/23/16

Paul George has had to carry the Pacers this playoff series, and has been posting some pretty lofty numbers as a result. Can he keep it up in a big Game 4 showdown with the Raptors?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/23/16

Jose Bautista has absolutely crushed right-handed pitching at home throughout his career and draws righty Chris Bassitt today. Watch out!

Zach Miller Could Be a Breakout Tight End in 2016

Miller's path to snaps is mostly clear, and his receiving efficiency in 2015 gives plenty of reason to be optimistic.

Cost Aside, Josh Norman Instantly Fills a Huge Hole for the Redskins

One day after becoming an unrestricted free agent, Josh Norman has found a new home with Washington.

James Harden's Game-Winner Was Dramatic, But It Doesn't Really Matter

Harden's turnaround jumper in the paint helped the Rockets steal a game from the Warriors, but he hasn't been clutch this season.

Using Whiffs to Predict Strikeout Rate

Swinging strike rate has a strong relationship with strikeouts, and can be useful in small samples to see who might over- or underachieving.

Glove Don't Lie: Josh Donaldson's Exploding Mitt Betrayed His Defensive Prowess

When Donaldson's glove exploded on a line drive Thursday, it betrayed his stout defensive reputation and rekindled an old rivalry.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/22/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/21/16

Colby Rasmus launched a pair of home runs Thursday, catapulting him into our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/22/16

Jon Lester will look to take advantage of a reeling Reds offense, which was no-hit last night.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/22/16

Mark Reynolds is playing at Coors with a great matchup tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/21/16

Russell Westbrook didn't record a single rebound last night, but did he still make the perfect lineup?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/22/16

The Chicago Cubs were part of a no-hitter last night, but there doesn't figure to be a shortage on offense tonight at Great American Ballpark.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 4/22/16

It's finally time: Ryan Raburn versus a lefty in Coors Field. Who else should you target?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/22/16

Daily Fantasy Sports are all about finding the best value. So, which inexpensive players should you target tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/22/16

Kevin Love has had his way with Detroit this season and stands out as the top power forward option with other elite power forwards struggling.

Josh Norman Is Not Expendable for the Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers rescinded Josh Norman's franchise tag on Wednesday. Should they have retained him?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/22/16

Miguel Cabrera will go overlooked tonight as part of a deep first base position.

Game 3 Between the Warriors and Rockets Saved the First Round of the NBA Playoffs

Our madness meter hadn't gotten much of a workout until last night, but the Rockets' upset did the trick.

Jake Arrieta Is Posting Video Game Numbers

Arrieta threw his second no-hitter in less than a year last night, and digging deeper into his numbers, you'd think he's pitching in a video game.

Can the NFL Combine Predict the Success of Defensive Lineman?

What's more important: where a player goes or how athletic they are?

What's Wrong With the Houston Astros' Pitching Staff?

Houston is off to a poor start, and their pitching has been the problem. What's gone wrong?

No, Stanley Johnson, You're Not in LeBron James' Head

Despite a 0-2 deficit to James' Cavaliers, Johnson said he thinks he's in the superstar's head. He isn't.

Does Bullpen Success Lead to Outperforming Expectations?

How important is a good bullpen when it comes to winning games?

Clayton Kershaw Threw an Unbelievably Slow Curveball, and It Baffled the Braves

Clayton Kershaw threw a 46-mile-per-hour curveball Thursday, buckling the knees of his opponent. That just doesn't seem fair.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/21/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/20/16

Drew Pomeranz kept his impressive start going for the San Diego Padres by fanning 10 batters Wednesday. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/21/16

Alex Rodriguez has a great matchup at home tonight against Rich Hill and the Athletics. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/20/16

Mason Plumlee flirted with a triple-double at a low price. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/21/16

Jake Arrieta has kept up his dominance from last year, and if the rain holds out in Cincinnati, he could be a great play again today.

7 Players Who Are Impacting the NBA Playoffs With Their Hustle

The NBA Playoffs has a lot to do with heart. Which players have shown the most through the first two games of the postseason?

Chris Sale's Hot Start Could Help the White Sox Make the Playoffs

Sale has been dominant this season, helping Chicago to a 10-5 record. Is it enough to think playoffs?

Aaron Hicks' Run-Saving Throw Last Night Was Historically Epic

Hicks threw out Danny Valencia at home plate tonight. Why was it so special?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/21/16

Game 3 is here for the NBA playoffs. Which players can help you win at daily fantasy with a low price tag?

George Springer Nearly Defied Physics With a Diving Catch Last Night

Springer laid out to rob an extra-base hit last night. The numbers behind it are eye-popping.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/21/16

The Chicago White Sox haven't had the best start to the season, but they could right the ship against Jered Weaver.

6 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target for 4/21/16

Who are the high-priced studs worth grabbing for Thursday's six-game slate?

3 Tight Ends Who Should See Their Fantasy Football Production Drop in 2016

Is this finally the year Antonio Gates falls off?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/21/16

Indiana's undersized frontcourt has no answer for Jonas Valanciunas inside. With their starting guards struggling, expect Toronto to keep feeding the big fella.

6 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/21/16

Mike Moustakas has gotten off to a slow start in the batting average department, but a matchup with Mike Pelfrey tonight may be just what he needs to get back on track.

Fantasy Baseball: 4 Buy-Low Hitting Targets

Kyle Seager highlights a group of unlucky slow starters. Who else can you target for cheap in fantasy baseball?

The Reason for Mike Trout's Early-Season Struggles

The Angels' superstar center fielder is off to a slow start in 2016, but why?

The Cleveland Browns' Front Office Just Owned the Eagles

In another big draft-related deal, the Eagles traded up to get the second overall pick in next week's draft. And they may have made a terrible mistake.

Matt Moore Could Be on the Verge of a Breakout

Moore combined to pitch only 73 innings over the past two seasons, but he is making up for lost time in 2016.

The Tampa Bay Rays Have the Best Rotation in Baseball

It's early in the season, but the Tampa Bay Rays are striking opponents out at a frightening pace, and it may be enough to make them baseball's best starting unit.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/20/16

Ryan Howard offers solid home run upside against Bartolo Colon and the Mets tonight. Who else should you be targeting for big value in daily fantasy?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/19/16

Neil Walker stayed hot at the plate Tuesday, launching a pair of long balls. Who posted good enough numbers to join him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Bryce Harper Is Owning Baseball Right Now

Harper has realized his potential and then some. He's flat out been phenomenal.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/20/16

Ryan Braun has gotten back to old form so far in 2016, and a matchup with a lefty at Miller Park can only help that success.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/20/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 4/20/16

Corey Dickerson is a stud you can fit in any lineup tonight. Who else should you roster?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/20/16

In order to roster some of the stars tonight, which players should you use to save money?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/20/16

The Baltimore Orioles have started the year on a high note, and a matchup with R.A. Dickey could keep the bats hot tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/19/16

Kyle Korver and Al Horford were high scorers yesterday with 17 points apiece. Who joined them in the perfect lineup?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/20/16

Chris Paul has dominated Damian Lillard and the Blazers for three years now. Will Portland find a way to slow him down tonight?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/20/16

Rick Porcello has been terrific to start this season and should keep the good times rolling tonight against Tampa Bay.

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Using numberFire's Net Expected Points and Rush Success Rate to Show where the Best Performing Running Backs were Drafted in 2015

Brandon Marshall's Fantasy Football Performance Last Season Was More Impressive Than You Realize

Brandon Marshall wasn't selected with a high-end pick in most fantasy drafts last year, but he performed like an elite receiver. How valuable was he for fantasy owners?

Is David Wright Back to His Old Self?

New York's long-time third baseman is off to a solid start in 2016, but will it continue?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/19/16

Al Horford carried the Hawks to a big Game 1 win. Can he repeat in tonight's matchup?

The Celtics Can Still Beat the Hawks Without Avery Bradley

With Bradley unlikely to play the rest of Boston's first-round series, what will the Celtics do to compensate?

5 NFL Teams That Need Running Back Help Entering the Draft

These five teams struggled rushing the ball in 2015 and have yet to improve their backfield this offseason.

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4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/19/16

Michael Saunders is in a great spot leading off for the explosive Blue Jays offense. Who else can give you big-time fantasy value tonight?

Evaluating How a Rookie Quarterback Will Affect Todd Gurley's Usage

The Rams look like they are going to have a rookie starting under center next year. Does that mean an increase in workload for second year back, Todd Gurley?

Evaluating How a Rookie Quarterback Will Affect Todd Gurley's Usage

The Rams look like they are going to have a rookie starting under center next year. Does that mean an increase in workload for second year back, Todd Gurley?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 4/18/16

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/19/16

George Springer has a matchup against a lefty Tuesday, and that's not an opportunity he squanders very often.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/19/16

With just two games tonight, which inexpensive players should you target to save money?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/19/16

The New York Yankees head home for a matchup with the Oakland Athletics, and it could be a high-scoring affair with plenty of DFS goodness.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 4/18/16

Did Klay Thompson's 34 points secure him a spot in last night's perfect lineup?

The Mavericks Had One of the Biggest Postseason Upsets in 20 Years Last Night

The Mavericks beat the Thunder, and Raymond Felton had a meaningful playoff game in 2016. What a world.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/19/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/19/16

Xander Bogaerts should bounce back after two hitless games. Who else will be under-owned tonight?

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 4/19/16

Which expensive players can you count on to anchor your lineup?

NBA Coach of the Year: Should Gregg Popovich Be the Frontrunner?

Popovich's Spurs aren't the top seed in the West, but does he deserve the hardware?

Which NFL Teams Have Challenging Schedules in 2016?

Now that the NFL schedules have been released, which teams are set up for challenging starts and difficult finishes?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Do Pitchers Perform Better with More Days of Rest?

Pitching in the big leagues can put a major strain on a player's arm. Does this then mean that we should be targeting pitchers with extra rest between their starts?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: The Dangers of Split Stats

Split stats are an important aspect of daily fantasy baseball, but they also can be dangerous if not used correctly.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: How to Handle Games at Coors Field

The atmosphere at Coors Field allows for plenty of daily fantasy goodness. How do we factor into this our DFS decision making?

Ryan Howard Could Be Headed for a Bounce-Back Year

After nearly a half-decade of being one of baseball's worst values, Ryan Howard has shown a number of positive signs so far in 2016.

Joe Mauer Is Returning to All-Star Form

Mauer hasn't been himself in recent seasons, but some shifts in his early-season data indicate the Minnesota Twins may be getting back their star first baseman of old.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/18/16

Miguel Sano has a great matchup against Chase Anderson and the Brewers tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/17/16

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/18/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/18/16

Noah Syndergaard has lit the world on fire in his first two starts of the season, and that doesn't seem likely to change today.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/18/16

After one game in each playoff series, which players should we target to save money on?

How Blake Griffin Dominated the Blazers in Game 1

The Trail Blazers didn't have an answer for Griffin Sunday night. How did he take advantage?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/18/16

Everything's lining up for a big night out of the Cincinnati Reds' bats, making them our top stacking candidate of the day.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/17/16

Luol Deng's efficient Game 1 helped the Heat handle the Hornets. Did he make the perfect lineup?

The Golden State Warriors Are Pretty Average Without Stephen Curry

After an ankle injury limited Curry's minutes in Game 1, should Golden State be worried?

4 Running Backs Who Should See Their Fantasy Football Production Drop in 2016

Todd Gurley was a rookie phenom, but is he due to regress in his second season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/18/16

If Stephen Curry is forced to sit out tonight, all eyes will be on Draymond Green to carry Golden State's offense.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/18/16

Todd Frazier has started the season slow but could turn things around in a hurry in a favorable matchup tonight.

Jamal Crawford Should Not Have Won the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year Award

With no clear-cut leader this year, did Crawford's contributions from the bench mean the most to his team?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitting Studs for 4/18/16

It's time to target Carlos Gonzalez in an unfamiliar situation -- away from Coors Field. Who else should you roster?

Based on the New NFL Schedules, Which Teams Could Start and Finish Strong Next Season?

Now that the NFL schedules have been released, which teams are looking good for hot starts and strong finishes?

David Price's Changeup Is Helping Him Stay Elite

David Price finished second in American League Cy Young voting in 2015 and just shut down the powerful Blue Jays. Find out how his changeup has helped lead to his success.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/16/16

Jake Arrieta dominated yesterday, throwing eight strikeouts in eight innings. Who joined him in the day's perfect lineups?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/16/16

Paul George dropped 33 points in a Game 1 victory yesterday. Who joined him in the day's perfect lineups?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 3

Jeanmar Gomez is racking up saves early on. Who else should you add from the waiver wire?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/17/16

The playoffs are here but daily fantasy basketball rolls on. Which players should you target to save money with?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/17/16

Justin Bour again finds himself in a great spot at a cheap price tag. Who else should you target for big fantasy value today?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/17/16

Hassan Whiteside is back in the starting lineup and has a great matchup tonight.

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 3

Jerad Eickhoff looks to carry his success into a two-start week.

Ian Kennedy's Career Is Being Revived In Kansas City

After a disappointing 2015 season, Kennedy is thriving in his new environment in Kansas City.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 4/15/16

Mark Trumbo hit two bombs in one inning on Friday night. Who joined him in the day's perfect lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/16/16

Justin Bour has a great matchup against Bud Norris and the Braves tonight. Who else can provide you with big time fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/16/16

The playoffs are here and daily fantasy basketball rolls on. Which players can you use to save money with?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/16/16

In an excellent matchup against the Phillies, Max Scherzer is the clear top option at pitcher today.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/16/16

Kevin Durant is the clear premier play at a shallow small forward position today.

NBA Playoffs Preview: Heat vs. Hornets

Do the Hornets have enough firepower versus a new-look Heat team that is finding their identity?

NBA Playoffs Preview: Blazers vs. Clippers

Can the Blazers defy the odds again and best the Clippers in the first round?

Vince Velasquez Could Be Baseball's Next Elite Pitcher

Following a historic performance against San Diego, Vince Velasquez is the hottest thing in baseball. Is he good enough to live up to the hype?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/14/16

Ian Kennedy continued his resurgence Thursday with a solid outing against the Houston Astros. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect MLB DFS lineups?

The Chicago Cubs Have Been Historically Good So Far in 2016

A strike-throwing pitching staff and judicious hitters have the Cubs off to an 8-1 start. But their start has been even bigger than that one-loss record.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/15/16

Few hitters have a ceiling as high as Giancarlo Stanton, and he could be primed for a big day against the Atlanta Braves' Williams Perez.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/15/16

Preston Tucker has big-time upside against Mike Pelfrey and the Tigers tonight. Who else can offer you major fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/15/16

Are there any players you should avoid for Friday night's awesome daily fantasy baseball slate?

Were the 2015-16 Philadelphia 76ers the Worst Team in NBA History?

Philadelphia's 10 wins this season nearly matched an NBA low set 43 years ago, but were they the worst squad ever?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/15/16

The Astros may have disappointed Thursday, but they're in a prime spot for Friday against Mike Pelfrey and the Tigers.

The San Diego Padres' Offense Has Been Really, Really Bad

The San Diego Padres got torpedoed by Vincent Velasquez Thursday, continuing a trend of offensive ineptitude that is almost hard to fathom.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/15/16

There are several expensive outfielders in great matchups today, which may leave Lorenzo Cain a forgotten man.

How to Win Playing Daily Fantasy Basketball During the NBA Playoffs

Things change during the NBA playoffs. Make sure you know these things as you make your playoff daily fantasy hoops lineups.

Bryce Harper's 100th Career Home Run Puts Him in Elite Company

Bryce Harper hit career home run number 100 on Thursday, placing him among some of the MLB's best ever.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 4/15/16

On a slate full of pitching studs, take advantage of Lucas Duda's juicy matchup.

NBA Playoffs Preview: Cavaliers vs. Pistons

The Cavaliers are the favorites in the East, but can the Pistons prove to be a tough out in the first round?

Staff Predictions for the 2016 NBA Playoffs

With the regular season now in the rearview, the numberFire basketball writers attempt to forecast how this year's NBA Playoffs will play out.

Could the Golden State Warriors Beat the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls?

Now that the Warriors have beaten the Chicago Bulls' wins record, could they beat them in a hypothetical seven-game series?

Fantasy Football: The NFL's Most Likely Bell Cow Running Backs in 2016

The bell cow running back is a dying role in the National Football League. Matt Forte was one of the last ones.

What Can We Learn About the Baltimore Orioles From Their Hot Start?

The Orioles have gotten off to a fast start, but do they have any chance of sustaining it?

Allen Robinson Was the NFL’s Most Balanced Receiver Last Year

Not all targets are created equal. Where did players struggle and excel on the field last season?

Stephen Curry's 3-Point Record Is One of the Best Records in Any Sport Ever

Curry finished the regular season with 402 threes. How historic was his record-breaking performance?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/13/16

Kobe Bryant's 60-point finale played part in the second-highest scoring perfect lineup of the season.

The Rams Probably Gave Up Too Much for the Top Pick in This Year's Draft

The Rams traded up to snag the first overall pick from Tennessee, but they may have given up too much.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/13/16

Jerad Eickhoff continued the trend of pitchers abusing the San Diego Padres. Who was good enough to join him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

NBA Playoffs Preview: Thunder vs. Mavericks

Both teams have eliminated the other from the playoffs recently. Which team will prevail this time?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/14/16

Vincent Velasquez is a big-time risk, but he also comes with tremendous upside as the Philadelphia Philles face the San Diego Padres.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/14/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/14/16

Wily Peralta has struggled in his first two starts of 2016 with the Milwaukee Brewers, and the St. Louis Cardinals present another tough test Thursday.

Jerad Eickhoff's Surprising Start Could Be for Real

Since being called up late last year, few pitchers have been as dominant as Jerad Eickhoff. He could be the real deal.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/14/16

Mitch Moreland is in for a big day against Chris Tillman and the Orioles. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value tonight?

5 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/14/16

Though they're expensive, these players are worth their hefty price tags for Thursday night daily fantasy baseball.

Boston’s Insane 26-Point Comeback Had Big NBA Playoff Implications

Boston overcame a 26-point deficit to notch the NBA's biggest comeback this season. What does it mean for the Celtics?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/14/16

Eugenio Suarez looks to keep his hot streak going tonight in an advantageous matchup.

NBA Playoff Preview: Spurs vs. Grizzlies

Does a depleted Grizzlies team stand a chance against the Spurs in the 2 versus 7 matchup in the West?

​The Arizona Cardinals Embarrassment of Riches at Wide Receiver

While examining the leagues best receiving “trios”, I found Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, and Michael Floyd were the third best group in the NFL in regards to Total NEP of 2015. The purpose of this study was to dig deeper and see what conclusions can

NBA Playoffs Preview: Celtics vs. Hawks

Who will emerge from what should be an ultra-competitive 4 versus 5 matchup in the East?

Kobe Bryant Just Had a Movie-Script Ending

Kobe Bryant's career has officially come to an end. Let's look at his final game and 20 years of Mamba stats.

J.J. Hardy's Home Runs Have Been Incredibly Lucky So Far This Year

J.J. Hardy hit two home runs on Tuesday at Fenway Park. Would they have been home runs elsewhere?

NBA Playoffs Preview: Raptors vs. Pacers

Can the Toronto Raptors finally get the first-round monkey off their back as they take on the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference's 2 versus 7 matchup?

The Warriors Broke the Wins Record, But They’re Not the Best Team in the NBA

The Golden State Warriors toppled an unreal record, but one team has actually been better this season.

5 Struggling Pitchers You Shouldn't Give Up On

Despite these five guys struggling on the mound to start the year, it's not time to give up on them just yet.

NBA Most Improved Player Award: Can Anybody Top C.J. McCollum?

It seems to be a foregone conclusion that C.J. McCollum will be taking the honors. Is there anyone who could steal the award from him?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Regular Season Finale

A remarkable 15-win improvement landed the Hornets in the playoffs, but where did it put them on our final ranks?

Fantasy Baseball: 4 Early-Season Batted-Ball Observations

Trevor Story may seem like a candidate for regression, but his early-season batted-ball stats hint at sustainable power.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/13/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

The NFL's Most Likely Running Back Committees in 2016

The New England Patriots have a running back for every job. Are they the most split-up backfield in the NFL?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/13/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/13/16

Troy Tulowitzki is an absolute bargain at home against Michael Pineda and the Yankees tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Kenta Maeda Is Dominating Major League Baseball

Maeda has driven in more runs than he has allowed. What is behind his success on the mound?

Geovany Soto's 9th-Inning Home Run Saved the Day for the Angels

Trailing in the top of the ninth, the Angels rallied to top their division rivals, the A's. What happened?

Can These 5 Starting Pitchers Maintain Their Current Hot Streaks?

A handful of pitchers have unexpectedly started out hot. But which performances can be sustained?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/13/16

On a slate full of resting players, James Harden stands out as the clear top play of the night.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/13/16

Playing for history, Steph Curry is in for a big night as Golden State hosts Memphis. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target?

NBA Playoffs Preview: Warriors vs. Rockets

Will the defending champion Golden State Warriors get a tough test from the Houston Rockets in the first round?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/12/16

J.J. Hardy used a pair of home runs to help the Baltimore Orioles stay perfect Tuesday, and it also earned him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/13/16

Stephen Strasburg is a top-flight pitcher with a top-flight matchup Wednesday. You should make way for him in your lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/12/16

Joe Johnson's performance helped the Heat win a crucial game, but did it get him into the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/13/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

5 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/13/16

Adrian Gonzalez's matchup makes him the best hitting option outside of Coors Field tonight.

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/13/16

With the regular season finale here, which players should you target to save money?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/13/16

The Chicago Cubs' offense has been slaying worlds so far this year, and a matchup with Alfredo Simon puts them in the stacking crosshairs for Wednesday.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 4/13/16

In a must-win game for the Jazz, can Gordon Hayward continue his outstanding play?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/13/16

With all eyes on Stephen Strasburg, Carlos Carrasco might end up flying under the radar. Who else could go overlooked?

Noah Syndergaard Might Be the Best Pitcher in Major League Baseball

After besting fellow ace Jose Fernandez, Syndergaard has a legitimate case as the league's best pitcher.

NHL Playoffs First Round Preview: A Battle for the Blackhawks

Will the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks even survive this year's first round?

Which NFL Teams Have Been the Best in the Free Agent Market?

The New England Patriots are notorious spendthrifts in NFL free agency, but they are still able to purchase value.

Are the Chiefs and Steelers Better Off Without Their Stud Running Backs?

Jamaal Charles and Le'Veon Bell have been incredibly valuable fantasy assets, but are they actually important to their teams' success?

How Vegas Spreads Affect Fantasy Football Quarterback Performance

Quarterbacks who are favored do better than when they're underdogs. But some do way better.

NFL Draft: Who Should the Cowboys Take At Pick Four?

The Cowboys find themselves in a great position in this year's draft, but they could go in so many directions. What should they do?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/12/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

5 Receivers Who Should See Their Fantasy Points Per Game Averages Fall in 2016

After seemingly rejuvenating their careers, are Brandon Marshall and Larry Fitzgerald destined to regress in 2016?

NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/12/16

Paul George has a great matchup against the Knicks as Indiana looks to stay in seventh in the East. What other high-priced fantasy option should you target tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/12/16

Jerian Grant should continue to start for the injured Jose Calderon, and that means a huge workload tonight in Indiana.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 4/11/16

Seth Curry dropped a statline that you'd expect to see from his brother. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/12/16

Gerardo Parra offers huge upside hitting at Coors Field. What other fantasy options can give you big time value tonight?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 4/11/16

Chris Davis took Red Sox reliever Craig Kimbrel deep Monday, helping the Orioles snag a win and launching Davis into our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who else made the cut?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/12/16

Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants head to Coors Field today, meaning you'll want to load up on as many of their bats as possible.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/12/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/12/16

The Boston Red Sox popped off for seven runs on Monday, and they could be in line for another big offensive output on Tuesday.

6 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/12/16

Which expensive players can you count on to anchor your lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/12/16

Enes Kanter is likely to be one of the most popular value plays on the board -- and for good reason. Who else can offer some salary relief tonight?

6 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/12/16

Kendrys Morales' matchup today gives him a terrific opportunity to continue his recent hot streak.

Chris Davis' Game-Winning Home Run off Craig Kimbrel Was Historic

Davis and Kimbrel met in the top of the ninth inning yesterday in a tied game. Check out what happened.

Why the Astros' Tyler White Is a Legitimate Rookie of the Year Candidate

While the Rockies' Trevor Story is getting all the attention, the AL's reigning Player of the Week may be the better bet long term.

The 5 Most Underrated NBA Players This Season

The NBA is full of underrated and undervalued players, but these guys deserve more love for their 2015-16 seasons.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/11/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

What Can We Expect From Marco Estrada in 2016?

Estrada finished 10th in the American League Cy Young vote last year. There's no way he can do it again, right?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 4/11/16

Which players could provide value at higher price tags this evening?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/10/16

Carlos Gonzalez launched a pair of home runs in the thin air at Coors Field Sunday, earning him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/11/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/11/16

Adam Lind has a great matchup tonight against Colby Lewis and the Rangers. What other hitters can give you great value in daily fantasy today?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/11/16

James Harden is putting up huge numbers as the Rockets try to keep their season alive. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/11/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

6 Quarterbacks Who Should See Their Fantasy Points Per Game Averages Fall and Rise in 2016

After a down season in Atlanta, is Matt Ryan ready to bounce back and become a fantasy football relevant quarterback?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/11/16

Max Scherzer is a quality option whenever he toes the rubber, but a matchup with the Atlanta Braves makes him even more enticing.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/11/16

James Harden has seen all the minutes he can handle as of late and should be in store for another massive workload tonight in Minnesota.

NHL Playoffs: Which Team Will Be Lifting the Stanley Cup This Year?

With the playoffs now set, which teams have the best odds to win this year's Stanley Cup Final?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/10/16

James Harden dropped 40 points and 13 assists yesterday. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/11/16

The Boston Red Sox square off with Yovani Gallardo at Fenway Park Monday, meaning Mookie Betts should be squarely in your crosshairs.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/11/16

Ramon Sessions has taken over the point guard duties in Washington. Who else is both inexpensive and in a good situation?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 4/11/16

Jeff Teague has been in playoff form recently but may go overlooked with so many appealing point guard options available tonight.

6 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/11/16

Luis Valbuena's matchup fits his skill-set perfectly, and you can get him cheap and low-owned. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

The 6 Best NBA Performances From Last Week: Shabazz Muhammad Catches Fire

With four great showings in one night, which players made the cut for this week's best performers?

5 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/11/16

Kris Bryant tops the list of FanDuel stud batters, but who else should you target?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 2

Kyle Schwarber's injury opens the door for yet another vaunted Cubs prospect.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/9/16

The Padres exploded at Coors yesterday, placing players like Matt Kemp in the perfect lineups. Who joined him?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/9/16

Paul Millsap went off for 31 points and 16 boards yesterday. Who joined him in the day's perfect lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/10/16

Matt Carpenter has a great matchup tonight against Williams Perez and the Braves. Where else can you find big-time fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/10/16

As the season winds down, there are some cheaper fantasy options with great opportunities that can help you save money.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/10/16

The Greek Freak has lived up to his nickname recently, averaging 50-plus FanDuel points over his past four games. Next on the docket: The 76ers. Watch out!

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/10/16

Carlos Gonzalez looks to build off of last night's two hit performance in a dream matchup today.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 4/8/16

Starling Marte blasted a go-ahead grand slam yesterday. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Jamal Crawford's Shot Kept Houston's Playoff Hopes Alive

The Jazz were all but guaranteed a playoff spot. Then Jamal Crawford happened.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 4/8/16

Reggie Jackson dominated the Wizards yesterday. Did it get him into the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/9/16

On a smaller slate of games, who are some players that offer some salary relief?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/9/16

Mark Reynolds offers big home run upside at Coors Field tonight. Who else can give you big fantasy value?

Fantasy Baseball: 4 Hitting Prospects Who Could Make an Impact This Season

Joey Gallo leads a talented group of rookie hitters. Who else could be a difference-maker for your fantasy team?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/9/16

Karl-Anthony Towns is one of the best plays on the board in a terrific matchup against a weak Portland interior defense.

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 2

Aaron Nola looks to build off of his fantastic debut with two appealing matchups this week.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/9/16

It's Clayton Kershaw's world, we're just living in it.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/8/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/8/16

The Greek Freak has lived up to his name since moving to point guard, and he's in prime position for another monster outing tonight for the short-handed Bucks.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/7/16

Anthony Rizzo torched the Diamondbacks Thursday, falling just a double short of the cycle. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

The 5 Best Pitching Performances of the Week: Syndergaard Stifles the Royals

Noah Syndergaard shut down the reigning world champions on Tuesday, giving one of the best performances of the young season. What other hurlers excelled in their season debuts?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 4/7/16

Trevor Ariza filled up the stat sheet last night in the Rockets' loss to the Suns. Did he at least make the perfect lineup?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/8/16

Matt Carpenter squares off Friday with Matt Wisler, who struggles mightily against lefties. You're going to want a piece of that.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/8/16

Colby Rasmus has a great matchup tonight against Chase Anderson and the Brewers. Who else is a solid value play?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/8/16

Kemba Walker has a great matchup at home against the Nets. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/8/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Sam Hinkie and the Philadelphia 76ers, By the Numbers

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4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/8/16

The Houston Astros bring their high-powered bats to Miller Park, leading to the potential for some big run totals.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/8/16

Jamal Crawford should see a lot of minutes tonight for the Clippers. Who else should you target to save money today?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/8/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 4/8/16

Despite increasing salaries, which five players are still worth a look in tonight's contests because of their recent play?

NBA Playoff Race Update: Are the Rockets Slipping Out of the Picture?

The Houston Rockets are only one year removed from making the Western Conference Finals and might not even make the postseason this year. What are their chances?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 4/8/16

Jae Crowder will likely get lost in a deep small forward player pool, but he should definitely be on your radar in tonight's matchup. Who else will go overlooked?

5 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/8/16

Francisco Liriano is the top pitching option on the main slate tonight. Who else should you pay up for?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target 4/8/16

Jacob deGrom is the stud to own tonight on FanDuel

Is Tyrod Taylor Worth a Long-Term Commitment for the Buffalo Bills?

The Bills haven't had a quality starter at quarterback for a long time. Is Tyrod Taylor the answer?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/7/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Is Trevor Story a Sell-High Candidate in Fantasy Baseball?

Colorado's shortstop is off to a hot start, so should this be a selling opportunity?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 4/7/16

The Stars have one of the best offenses in the league and a great matchup against Colorado tonight. What other teams should you be stacking players from?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/6/16

Juan Nicasio fanned seven batters in six innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, enough to land him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who joined him?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/7/16

A pair of Astros lefties are in a great spot against Nathan Eovaldi and the Yankees today. Where else should you look for big time fantasy value?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/7/16

The Baltimore Orioles match up with Phil Hughes on Thursday, bringing high upside to their power bats.

6 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/7/16

Who are the high-priced studs worth grabbing for Thursday's nine-game slate?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 4/6/16

Enes Kanter dominated the Trail Blazers, scoring 33 points and grabbing 20 rebounds. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/7/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/7/16

The Chicago Cubs bring their left-handed power bats into the desert with a great matchup to exploit on Thursday.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/7/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/7/16

The Rockets are one game out of the playoffs, and James Harden should make a huge impact against the Suns. What other high priced fantasy options should you target tonight?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/7/16

Jonas Valanciunas has really stepped up his game recently and looks to stay hot in an inviting matchup against a weak Atlanta interior defense.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 4/7/16

Mark Teixeira finds himself in another terrific matchup but may go overlooked with most people choosing to pay up at first base.

NBA Power Rankings Update: The End Is Near

The Mavericks have won five straight to solidify their playoff odds. Where did they land in our power rankings this week?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 4/7/16

James Harden continues to see a ton of playing time and gets an outstanding matchup against the Suns tonight.

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Fantasy Baseball: What Steven Souza's Hot Start Means

Steven Souza has three home runs through his first four games. Can he keep up the hot start?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/6/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/6/16

Tim Frazier has looked spectacular since coming to New Orleans. Can he stay hot tonight in Boston?

Fantasy Baseball: Why You Should Buy Toronto's Aaron Sanchez

The Blue Jays' starter is going to be a solid fantasy option in 2016, and here is why.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/6/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/5/16

Ian Kinsler started his season off with a bang Tuesday, launching a long ball and driving in four runs. Who joined him in the perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Which Recent NFL Free Agent Contracts Have Been the Most Cost-Effective?

The Green Bay Packers signed James Jones for pennies in 2015, but he still performed very well. How valuable was his contract?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 4/6/16

When he gets the minutes, Moe Harkless has provided solid DFS value. What other hot streaks should you be targeting tonight?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 4/6/16

Kenta Maeda makes his debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, and he could be primed for a daily fantasy baseball breakout against the San Diego Padres.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 4/5/16

Shabazz Muhammad dropped 35 points off the bench. Was it enough to get him in the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/6/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/6/16

Jay Bruce is a serious threat to go yard tonight against Aaron Nola and the Phillies. Who else can provide big-time value tonight?

The Most Valuable NFL Free Agent Contracts Over the Last 5 Years

Peyton Manning has produced more value than any other free agent over the past five years...and it isn't close.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/6/16

Runs have been flowing at Chase Field this year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks have a matchup that could allow that trend to continue Wednesday.

Minnesota's Improbable Win Was a Devastating Blow to Golden State's Chance for 73 Wins

How did last night's loss impact the Warriors' chase for 73 wins and NBA history?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 4/6/16

Damian Lillard has performed admirably recently but is likely to get lost among a deep point guard player pool.

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/6/16

Henry Sims is now starting for the Nets at a very low price. Who else should you target to save money?

6 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/6/16

Kenta Maeda finds himself in a perfect matchup today, but he may still go overlooked in his first Major League start. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

5 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/6/16

Stephen Strasburg draws an elite matchup against the Braves tonight. Who else should you be targeting?

Buffalo Bills 2015 Review: One Step Back

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/6/16

John Wall faces a Nets squad that has already packed it in for the season. What other high-priced options should you target?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 4/5/16

Chicago's power play has an ideal matchup against Arizona tonight. What other teams should you be looking to stack players from?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/5/16

Jordan Hamilton has been a revelation for the injury-riddled Pelicans as of late. Can he stay hot tonight against the lowly 76ers?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/5/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Examining the Top NBA Defensive Player of the Year Candidates

Kawhi Leonard will not win MVP this year, but he could add another Defensive Player of the Year award to his trophy case.

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/5/16

Josh Donaldson launched his first home run yesterday but may go overlooked tonight amid a deep third base player pool. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

San Francisco 49ers 2015 Year in Review: One Era Ends and Another Begins

The departure of Jim Harbaugh and many key players led to a season of disappointments. What went wrong?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/5/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/5/16

David Peralta has a great matchup against Chad Bettis and the Rockies. What other value options should you target tonight?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 4/5/16

Pitching for the main slate of daily fantasy baseball Tuesday is ugly, but the Chicago Cubs' Jon Lester provides us with a dependable option.

6 MLB FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/5/16

Which high-priced hitters and pitchers are worth the investment today?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 4/4/16

If you used a Giants stack on Opening Day, chances are you're smiling today. Who joined some of them in yesterday's perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/5/16

As is the case in most daily fantasy sports, finding information on players you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/5/16

Steph Curry has a terrific matchup against Minnesota tonight. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/5/16

The Seattle Mariners pounded left-handed pitching in 2016, and they've got solid potential for daily fantasy baseball Tuesday.

March Madness: The Math Behind Marcus Paige and Kris Jenkins' Last-Second Three-Pointers

Kris Jenkins put the exclamation point on Villanova's historic run through the NCAA Tournament. How unlikely was it?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/5/16

Jerami Grant should be able to take advantage of Philadelphia's shorthanded roster. Who else should you target?

Why Are the Astros Not Using Ken Giles as Their Closer?

After a big trade this offseason to get Giles, the Astros have named Luke Gregerson their closer. Does that make sense?

Fantasy Baseball: 4 Pitching Prospects Who Could Make an Impact This Season

Lucas Giolito leads a talented group of rookie pitchers. Who else could be a difference-maker for your fantasy team?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 4/3/16

Draymond Green had a triple-double on Sunday, catapulting him into daily fantasy basketball's perfect lineups. Who joined him?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 23

Who to add in fantasy basketball entering Week 24, including info on Tim Frazier and the Pelicans.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 4/4/16

Clayton Kershaw finds himself in a great matchup, making the league's best hurler a safe option with tremendous upside.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 4/4/16

Finding information on hitters you might want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three hitters based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

North Carolina vs. Villanova: A National Championship Game in the Truest Sense

According to our power rankings, Monday night's National Championship Game between Villanova and North Carolina features the two best teams in the country. And our game projection says you won't want to miss it.

The 5 Best NBA Performances From Last Week: Rodney Hood Destroys the Lakers

Great performances come in all shapes and sizes. Who had the best of all last week?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 1

The MLB season has barely gotten started, but that doesn't mean you can't already help your fantasy baseball rosters.

7 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 4/4/16

With everyone on Clayton Kershaw against the Padres, Madison Bumgarner could go overlooked in a terrific matchup.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/4/16

Miguel Sano should be able to build on his great rookie season against the Orioles today. Who else can provide value for your lineups?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/2/16

Jimmy Butler netted a huge triple-double yesterday. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitting Studs for 4/4/16

Josh Donaldson leads the pack of top hitters with great matchups for daily fantasy baseball's first big slate of the season.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/3/16 -- Afternoon Only Slate

On a slate stacked with studs, James Harden stands out above the rest.

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/3/16

J.J. Barea has been on fire recently, and his price hasn't caught up with his production. Who else offers salary relief today?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 4/3/16 -- Main Slate

Pau Gasol has dominated Milwaukee this season, and looks to continue his excellent play in a must-win game against them tonight.

Staff Predictions for 2016 MLB Awards

Anthony Rizzo's Chicago Cubs enter the 2016 season with high expectations, and our staff sees that translating into some hardware for the high-slugging first baseman.

Fantasy Baseball: 3 Replacements A.J. Pollock Owners Should Target

A.J. Pollock was the first player to crush fantasy baseball owners this year. How should he be replaced?

Isaiah Thomas' Shot May Have Sunk Golden State's Chance at Breaking the 1996 Bulls' Record

With a loss to Boston last night, the Warriors' chances of breaking Chicago's 1996 record took a big hit.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 4/1/16

LeBron James was an assist shy of a triple-double last night. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/2/16

Nikola Mirotic has been red-hot lately, what other low-priced players should you target tonight?

What Can Dallas Keuchel Do for an Encore?

The American League Cy Young winner posted a 2.48 ERA and 2.91 FIP last season, and allowed a ton of soft contact. Can he do it again?

Why the Kansas City Chiefs' Running Game Has a Bright Future

The Chiefs handed out contract extensions to Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West to make the two the future of the Kansas City running game. Here's why that makes sense.

Why the Red Sox Are Going With Travis Shaw Over Pablo Sandoval

Boston says they're focusing on defense with a change at the hot corner.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Why It's Smart to Pay for Top-Tier Pitching

Baseball's top pitchers present a combination of upside and floor that position players don't, and this has key implications for daily fantasy baseball.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: How Drastically Does Scoring Differ in Top-Tier Offenses?

Considering the value of runs scored and runs batted in for daily fantasy baseball, how much of a boost do players receive by playing in a high-powered offense?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 4/1/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: The Immense Value of Hard-Hit Rate

Not all stats provide a clear picture from which to draw conclusions. Hard-hit rate is different, and it should be a key cog in your daily fantasy baseball research.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: The Immense Value of Hard-Hit Rate

Not all stats provide a clear picture from which to draw conclusions. Hard-hit rate is different, and it should be a key cog in your daily fantasy baseball research.

Does Free Agent Spending Affect NFL Defensive Performance?

The Miami Dolphins made waves when they signed Ndamukong Suh for $19 million a year last season. But did it help them?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 4/4/16

The San Francisco Giants find themselves in a favorable park and matchup today, and they're primed for a big day at the dish.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/1/16

Without DeMarcus Cousins in action, Kosta Koufos is an obvious target. Who else should you consider tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/2/16

With DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo sidelined, Sacramento appears to be a fantasy goldmine tonight.

Final Four Preview: Can Villanova Stop Buddy Hield?

Villanova faced Oklahoma earlier in the year and lost big. Will things be different this time around?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 3/31/16

Austin Rivers scored 32 points at near minimum salary. Who rounded out the perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 4/1/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 4/1/16

John Wall has an incredibly favorable matchup tonight against the Suns. What other high-priced fantasy options should you have your eye on?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 4/1/16

Shane Larkin has been great since joining Brooklyn's starting lineup. What other low-priced players should you target tonight?

Final Four Preview: Can Syracuse Continue Their Improbable Journey?

Syracuse's presence in this year's Final Four has raised plenty of eyebrows. Do they have a chance to keep marching past the top-seeded Tar Heels?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 4/1/16

Isaiah Thomas has struggled in back to back games but should thrive in tonight's matchup. Who else may go overlooked?

NBA Playoff Race Update: Can the Bulls Actually Sneak In?

The Chicago Bulls seemed like a long shot to make the postseason a week ago. How much have their playoff odds changed since then?

Can Danny Valencia Build on His Promising 2015 Season?

Valencia made some needed improvements to his game last season. Can that continue into 2016?

How Consistent are Running Back Fumble Rates?

Adrian Peterson has had bizarre variances in his annual fumbles across his career. Is this the norm for running backs?

Devonta Freeman Was the Best Fantasy Football Running Back Value Over the Past 5 Years

Devonta Freeman came out of nowhere last year and became fantasy football's best running back. How likely was his performance?

The 5 Worst NBA Players of the 2016 Season

In honor of April Fools' Day, whose play has been joke-worthy this season? Some of the answers may surprise you.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 4/1/16

J.J. Barea has been the player to roster as of late. What other players are worth a look tonight based on their recent success?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/31/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

A Look at the Math Behind Julius Randle's Game-Winning Shot Against the Heat

Julius Randle made a big game-winner for the Lakers last night. What did it look like mathematically?

MLB Players to Avoid 4/4/2016

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NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 3/31/16

The Clippers are full of value tonight, but don't forget about other low-priced plays in action.

Klay Thompson Helped the Warriors Win a Game They Should Have Lost Last Night

The Warriors run to 73 wins almost took a hit last night, until Thompson saved the day.

Should the Chicago Bulls Even Consider Trading Jimmy Butler?

If recent rumors are true, the Bulls might look to unload their star player this offseason. Does it make sense?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/31/16

The high-powered Stars offense has a great matchup against Arizona tonight. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Eyes on the Playoffs

Which teams on the outside looking in could wind up in the playoffs? Who is set to drop out as a result?

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4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for Opening Day

Lucas Duda scorches right-handed pitching and squares off with Edinson Volquez on Opening Day. He's a value player to target for daily fantasy baseball.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 3/30/16

DeMarcus Cousins was expensive last night, but he came through with a big performance. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitting Studs to Target on Opening Day

The New York Mets get a plus matchup for daily fantasy baseball on Opening Day, and Curtis Granderson may be the guy to take advantage.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Pitchers to Target on Opening Day

A short slate of daily fantasy baseball leaves us short on options, but Marcus Stroman's comeback tour could begin with a bang on Sunday.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/31/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/31/16

With Chris Paul out, Russell Westbrook is in a great spot against the Clippers tonight. What other high-priced fantasy options are worth targeting?

Which NBA Teams Are Having Their Best or Worst Season Ever?

Three NBA teams are having their best season in franchise history, while one is having its worst. We dive into the numbers.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/31/16

Jamal Crawford is severely underpriced considering his improved role tonight. Who else is a value play?

6 MLB Players Who Could Have A 30-30 Season In 2016

It's been three years since baseball has had a player hit 30 homers and steal 30 bases in the same season. Will anyone do it in 2016?

NBA MVP Watch: Signed, Sealed, Stephen Curry

Curry flourished right out of the gate en route to a record-breaking season.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/30/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

How Have Lower Seeded Teams Performed in the Final Four?

Syracuse is just the 12th team seeded 8 or lower to make the Final Four. How have the other 11 low-seeded teams performed?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/30/16

With a matchup against the defensively-challenged Kings on the docket, John Wall makes an excellent play in DFS tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/30/16

Who joins Draymond Green among the hottest players to roster on tonight's slate of games?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns Continues to Dominate

In our final power rankings update of the regular season, Karl-Anthony Towns is the easy choice for Rookie of the Year. Is anyone else close?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/30/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo matches up terrifically with the Suns' defense tonight. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target?

NCAA Tournament: Just How Dominant Has Buddy Hield Been?

After dominating the regular season, Buddy Hield has somehow managed to take things to a new level during the NCAA Tournament.

Staff Predictions for the 2016 MLB Playoffs and World Series

With the start of the 2016 MLB season just around the corner, numberFire's baseball writers take their stab at predicting which teams will make the playoffs and which will hoist the World Series trophy.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/30/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

NFL Teams Need to Stop Drafting First-Round Running Backs

Adrian Peterson has beasted through the NFL for years, but what has that really meant?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/30/16

Tim Frazier should see a lot of playing time tonight, but what other low-cost players should you target?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 3/29/16

Draymond Green fell just shy of a triple-double, but his all-around effort thrust him into the perfect lineup. Who else joined him?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/30/16

Hassan Whiteside has an elite matchup tonight but a stacked center player pool may leave him overlooked. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

3 FanDuel Pitching Studs to Target on 4/4/16

Several of the game's top arms are in action Monday. Who should you target for your FanDuel lineup?

How Have Lower Seeded Teams Performed in the Final Four?

Syracuse is just the 12th team seeded 8 or lower to make the Final Four

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/29/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

5 Bold Fantasy Baseball Predictions for 2016

Not everything goes as planned. Here are five things that may surprise fantasy baseball owners in 2016.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Does Scoring Differ During Each Month of the Year?

If offense lacked due to cold temperatures in April, we'd need to change the way we attack daily fantasy baseball. Is that the case?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/29/26

The Blues have a terrific matchup against Colorado tonight. What other teams should you look to stack players from tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 3/29/16

With LeBron James getting the night off, both Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving will see a much more substantial role for the shorthanded Cavaliers.

Fantasy Football: Will Jared Cook Break Out With the Packers?

Tight end Jared Cook signed with the Green Bay Packers. Should fantasy owners take note?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/29/16

James Harden is posting some jaw-dropping numbers this month. What other high-end fantasy options should you have your eye on tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/29/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 3/28/16

J.J. Barea double-doubled at a bargain price, making him a great value pick. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

What the Clippers Could Learn From the Thunder's Staggered Rotations

Why should Oklahoma City's success with staggered lineups lead the Clippers to do the same upon Blake Griffin's return?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/29/16

Ian Mahinmi draws an advantageous matchup against Chicago tonight and comes at quite the discount. Who else is underpriced?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/29/16

John Wall finds himself in a terrific spot tonight but may go overlooked with several viable point guard options. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Punt Plays for 3/29/16

Which players can save you boatloads of salary cap tonight as you build your lineups?

We Should Be More Appreciative of Clayton Kershaw's Dominance

Everyone recognizes Kershaw's dominance, but is it time to start viewing him as one of the greatest pitchers in Major League history?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/28/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Which Parks Have the Largest Platoon Splits?

Not all parks are the same for left- and right-handed batters, but park factors don't quantify that. Which parks have the biggest platoon splits for daily fantasy baseball?

Minnesota Vikings 2015 Year in Review: An All-Around Improvement

You'd be hard-pressed to find an area that the Vikings didn't improve on in the 2015 season. Can they carry that momentum into 2016 and beyond?

Is Carlos Hyde Headed for a Massive Breakout in 2016?

With volume, efficiency, and opportunity sitting at his doorstep, Hyde is primed for a stellar 2016. Can he capitalize?

The Numbers Behind Syracuse's Improbable Final Four Run

Syracuse's inclusion in the NCAA Tournament surprised nearly everyone, but they've reached the final weekend. How did they do it?

Miami Dolphins 2015 Year in Review: The Coaching Carousel

After their seventh straight non-winning season, are the Dolphins set to turn things around?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/28/16

With a large slate of games on the schedule, who are some inexpensive players to target tonight?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Daily Research

Research can be the most exciting part of daily fantasy baseball. Here are a few tips for those of you who need a place to get started.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Using Pitching Split Stats

Some pitchers will perform wildly different in certain conditions than they will in others. Using split stats can help us leverage that into daily fantasy baseball success.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 3/27/16

Klay Thompson poured in seven three-pointers en route to 40 points and a spot on the perfect lineup. Who joined him?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Using Split Stats

Split stats give us critical context in daily fantasy baseball. Here's a look at how you can utilize some of the game's most important splits.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Identifying Trends in Big Games from Pitchers

Finding a high-upside pitcher is critical to succeeding in daily fantasy baseball. Here are conditions that have led to such performances in the past.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/28/16

Damian Lillard should thrive in a fast-paced game against the Kings tonight. What other high-priced fantasy options are worth targeting?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 22

Who to add in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 23, including a look at the seemingly unleashed Willie Cauley-Stein.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/28/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 3/28/16

J.J. Barea and Wesley Matthews should see all the minutes they can handle tonight for the shorthanded Mavericks.

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/28/16

Zach LaVine, coming off of a dud against Utah, will be overlooked. Who else is likely to be low-owned tonight?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/28/16

Who joins a trio of familiar faces as the hottest plays for tonight's slate of games?

The 4 Best NBA Performances From Last Week: LeBron James Dominates Denver

Could anyone top LeBron James and his triple-double outing Monday night?

How the Chicago Bulls' Offense Got Worse Under Fred Hoiberg

Hoiberg was supposed to elevate the offense, but Chicago is in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for the first time in 12 years.

4 Hitters Who Should Bounce Back in 2016

Numbers point towards a bounceback performance from Jay Bruce. Which other hitters are poised for a better 2016?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 3/26/16

Paul Millsap did his damage in only 29 minutes yesterday. Was it enough for the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 3/25/16

Willie Cauley-Stein filled the stat sheet with 26 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals Friday night. Who joined him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups?

Finding Mr. Relevant: How to Win the Draft

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/25/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 3/25/16

With the Phoenix Suns' thin frontcourt and a juicy matchup, it could be Jon Leuer's time to shine once again.

Major League Baseball's Most Eye-Opening Spring Statistics

Some of these statistics may prove that spring numbers don't mean much, but that doesn't mean they aren't eye-popping.

Daily Fantasy Football: How Location Has Recently Affected Kicker Scoring

Predicting kicker performance is difficult. Can game location make it easier?

New York Giants 2015 Year in Review: The End of an Era

Another disappointing season led to the team parting ways with long-time head coach Tom Coughlin. Where do they go from here?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 3/24/16

Derrick Rose tallied 30 points last night, but was it enough to make yesterday's DFS perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/25/16

Jon Leuer has a new role in the Suns' rotation, but who else should you target tonight?

Why Miguel Cabrera Is Still a Fantasy Baseball Stud

He is on the wrong side of 30 and his power dipped a bit in 2015, but Miguel Cabrera remains among the best hitters in the game.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/25/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

NBA Playoff Race Update: Are the Detroit Pistons Playoff-Bound?

The Detroit Pistons are peaking at the right time, and their playoff odds are rising, while the Chicago Bulls are headed the other way.

How Much Does the New Touchback Rule Affect the NFL?

The touchback has been moved from the 20-yard line to the 25. How will this impact scoring in the NFL?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/25/16

John Wall is in for a big day against a weak Timberwolves defense. What other high-priced fantasy options should you be looking at tonight?

2016 American League East Preview: Can Anyone Stop Toronto's Offense?

The Blue Jays fell short of the World Series last season, but will they have another chance to make a playoff run?

​4 Starting Pitchers Due for Regression in 2016

Which pitchers are likely to take a step back in 2016 based on the advanced numbers?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/24/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Why Robert Griffin III Is a Worthwhile Gamble for the Cleveland Browns

In signing quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Cleveland Browns are bringing on a risky asset who could completely flop. And that's exactly what they should be looking for.

Andre Williams Might Be the Worst Running Back in Our Database

Andre Williams has struggled for the Giants since entering the league. And his numbers are actually historically bad.

Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Year in Review: The Fall of Chip Kelly

A disappointing 2015 led to the ouster of Chip Kelly and many of his offseason acquisitions. Did anything go right?

Has Syracuse had the easiest path to the Elite Eight?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/24/16

The Pelicans' injuries have created a lot of value for Toney Douglas as well as another New Orleans player. Who should you target tonight?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 3/23/16

DeAndre Jordan just missed out on a 20-point, 20-rebound game, but did he do enough to make the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/24/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/24/16

The Dallas Stars should be in for a big night against a weak Arizona defense. What other teams should you look to stack players from tonight?

The Nuggets Were Supposed to Lose Last Night, But Emmanuel Mudiay Happened

Emmanuel Mudiay hit a ridiculous buzzer-beater to beat the 76ers last night. How did it all look mathematically?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Battle in the East

The Pistons have won four straight and are percentage points away from the 7 seed. Have they climbed up our ranks as well?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 3/24/16

Russell Westbrook looks to make it four consecutive triple-doubles tonight in a showdown with the Jazz.

4 Mid-Season NBA Acquisitions Who Are Exceeding Expectations

Teams don't always get the best-case scenario when they acquire a player mid-season, but sometimes they do. Who's been great after an in-season move?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/24/16

Taking on the Bulls for the second straight night, Carmelo Anthony has one of the best matchups on the slate. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target?

Sweet 16 Preview: Can Gonzaga's Cinderella Story Continue?

Can Gonzaga reclaim their status as Cinderella and reach the Elite Eight, or will Syracuse end the story?

Sweet 16 Preview: Will Kansas Keep Marching?

The chalky South and West Regions have produced four excellent Thursday matchups to tip off this year's Sweet 16. Who's most likely to punch their tickets to the Elite Eight?

3 Undervalued Fantasy Baseball Relievers to Target

Not interested in paying for saves? These three late-round relievers all offer upside at a cheap price.

5 Players Who Could Improve Their NBA Draft Stock in the Sweet 16

A good Sweet 16 performance could have a lasting effect on NBA scouts for each of these five prospects.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/23/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Valuing a Backup Quarterback: Should the Bengals Trade AJ McCarron?

Backup quarterbacks are a hot commodity around this time of year, but their play might not be worth the intrigue.

Is Gonzaga a Legitimate Final Four Contender?

The Bulldogs are the lowest seed remaining in the NCAA Tournament, but have been dominate so far. How far can they go?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/23/16

With Chandler Parsons shut down for the season, the Mavericks will be forced to lean heavily on Wesley Matthews for the remainder of the year. Is he worth a look in DFS tonight?

Can the Raptors Steal the Eastern Conference's Top Seed From the Cavaliers?

With a dozen games left for Cleveland and a baker's dozen for Toronto, can the Raptors earn home-court advantage?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/23/16

The Mavericks are going to rely heavily on Wesley Matthews, but who else is a great value tonight?

Jeff Samardzija Is Primed for a Bounce-Back Season in 2016

After a disappointing 2015 season with the White Sox, Jeff Samardzija will look to get back on track in San Francisco.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 3/22/16

Russell Westbrook secured his 15th triple-double of the season last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 21

The Spurs remain unbeatable at home. Can the Wizards drive to the playoffs? What should you know about the NBA this week?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/23/16

LeBron James has a great matchup tonight against a weak Milwaukee defense. What other high-priced options should you be targeting in daily fantasy?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/23/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 Ace Pitchers Who Could Be Even Better in 2016

These three pitchers were excellent in 2015, but analytics suggest they could post even stronger numbers this season.

The 7 Biggest Upsets From the NCAA Tournament's First Weekend

While all upsets are exciting, they aren't all created equal. Which upsets were biggest during the first weekend of the big dance?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/23/16

A red-hot Ricky Rubio takes on the Kings in a very favorable matchup. What other hot streaks should you be riding in your lineups tonight?

Fantasy Baseball: What Hitting Second Means for Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen is expected to hit second in the lineup this year. What does it mean for his fantasy baseball potential?

Baltimore Ravens 2015 Year In Review: Exposed By Injuries

Finishing with just five wins in 2015 was an unwelcomed change for the fans in Baltimore. Can the Ravens get back to their winning ways in 2016?

2016 American League West Preview: Can the Angels Best the Astros?

Our projections say Houston is the favorite to win the division in 2016, but can Mike Trout and the Angels overcome the odds?

Detroit Lions 2015 Year in Review: Calvin Johnson's Last Ride

Calvin Johnson decided to retire at the end of the 2015 season, which wasn't a particularly good one for Detroit. Where do they go from here?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/22/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Green Bay Packers 2015 Year in Review: With Great Potential Comes Great Expectation

The Packers made it to the playoffs yet again in 2015 but this time just by the skin of their teeth. What went wrong?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/22/16

The high-powered Washington offense is in a great spot against the Senators. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/22/16

With the injuries to the Pelicans, Toney Douglas should be a solid value pick tonight. Who else should you target?

Chicago Bears 2015 Year in Review: Defensive Woes Continue

The Bears had some bright spots on offense, but the inability to defend was too much to overcome. Will they be better next season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 3/22/16

With the Pelicans dealing with a number of key injuries, Jrue Holiday should be in store for a monster outing tonight against the Heat.

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 Year in Review: A Red-Hot Second Half

The Chiefs struggled out of the gate but ran the table to end the season. How good can they be in 2016?

NCAA Tournament: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams

In the blink of an eye, we went from 68 to 16 teams. How do the survivors in the NCAA Tournament's crazy first weekend stack up against one another?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 3/21/16

LeBron James unfollowed his team on Twitter but went out and triple-doubled. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Cincinnati Bengals 2015 Year in Review: A Stellar Season Cut Short

Andy Dalton had his best year yet, but the Bengals fell short. Where do they go from here?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/22/16

Kevin Durant is a great option in what should be a high-scoring game against the Rockets. What other high-priced fantasy options should you target tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/22/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

NCAA Tournament: Which Teams Have Had the Toughest Paths to the Sweet 16?

Now that the stage is set, looking back, which teams have had easy and tough paths to the Sweet 16 in this year's NCAA Tournament?

How Good Are the Charlotte Hornets?

After an epic comeback against the Spurs and with a shot at home-court advantage in round one, how good is this team?

Dallas Cowboys 2015 Year in Review: Injuries and Distractions

After a successful 2014, the Cowboys took a step back in 2015. Did anything go right?

Ranking Major League Baseball's Best Rotations

Which clubs have the best collection of starters in baseball?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/21/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/21/16

Amir Johnson has been producing great value lately. Can he keep it up?

What Can the Los Angeles Rams Really Expect From Case Keenum?

The Rams have been plagued by poor quarterback play for the better part of a decade. Case Keenum might not be the guy to turn this around.

The 5 Biggest Plays of the NCAA Tournament Thus Far

We've seen plenty of madness in this year's NCAA Tournament. But which plays have made the biggest impact?

Fantasy Football: Will Alfred Morris Be the Dallas Cowboys' Lead Back Next Year?

Dallas inked Morris to a deal this morning, but given Morris' recent play, is he ready to be a featured back again?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 3/20/16

Vintage Dirk Nowitzki showed up yesterday, and he poured in 40 points. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

8 Power Hitters to Target Late in Fantasy Baseball Drafts

If you're searching for power near the end of your season-long fantasy baseball draft, fear not. These eight players can provide the pop you need.

NCAA Tournament: The 11 Best Performances From Opening Weekend

We saw some gutsy NCAA Tournament performances this past weekend, but which were best based on the advanced stats?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 21

Who to add in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 22, including a look at the red-hot Josh Richardson.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/21/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

New Orleans Saints 2015 Year in Review: Completely One-Dimensional

The Saints quietly had one of the league's best offenses in 2015, but that wasn't enough to bring about success when paired with one of the worst defenses of all time.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/21/16

DeMarcus Cousins has been one of the most dominant fantasy forces in the league. Which other top-end options should you look to use in daily fantasy tonight?

Breaking Down Texas A&M’s Historic Comeback Against Northern Iowa

Down 12 with 35 seconds remaining, how did the Aggies pull out their Round of 32 victory?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 3/21/16

Lance Stephenson has stepped up in a big way for the injury-riddled Grizzlies. Can he stay hot tonight in Phoenix?

Can Trevor Story Be a Fantasy Baseball Hero?

The Rockies' rookie shortstop appears well on his way to winning the everyday job. Can he cash in on the chance?

The 5 Best NBA Performances From Last Week: Getting Hot Up North

Kyle Lowry balled out this week. Who else had big games of their own?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 3/19/16

Zach Randolph made a loud return to the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday, posting a triple-double. Who joined him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 3/18/16

Victor Oladipo dropped 45 points last night. Who joined him in daily fantasy's perfect lineups?

8 Things to Know About Day 4 of the NCAA Tournament

Can Maryland claim a spot in the Sweet 16, or does Hawaii have an edge? What do you need to know about Sunday's action?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/18/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 3/18/16

Karl-Anthony Towns has put together a masterful rookie season and should continue his outstanding play tonight against the defensively-challenged Rockets.

8 Things to Know About Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament

Down to 32 teams, what's important to know going into Saturday's NCAA Tournament games?

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/18/16

Willie Cauley-Stein has been getting more playing time and looks to turn that into production.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 3/17/16

Nerlens Noel was able to score 48.2 FanDuel points last night. Who else made daily fantasy's perfect lineups?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/18/16

Russell Westbrook has an ideal matchup against the 76ers tonight. What other high-priced fantasy options should you include in your lineups tonight?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/18/16

A deep shooting guard player pool may leave James Harden overlooked tonight. Who else may fly under the radar?

5 Starting Pitchers Due for Improvement in 2016

Which pitchers are poised for a better year entering the 2016 season?

10 Things to Watch on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament

Tyrone Wallace won't be available for Cal against Hawaii. Is there an upset looming?

NBA Playoff Race Update: Are the Blazers a Sure Thing?

Portland has had an unexpected season. Are they a lock to make the playoffs according to our algorithms?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/21/16

D.J. Augustin is trending the right direction lately. Who else can say the same thing entering tonight's action?

St. Louis Rams 2015 Year in Review: Reasons for Optimism in Los Angeles

The emergence of Todd Gurley and dominance of Aaron Donald was not enough for a winning season. Will 2016 and a new home treat them better?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/17/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 3/16/16

John Wall finished last night with a triple-double. Given his cost in DFS, was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 3/17/16

Nerlens Noel should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the short-handed 76ers. Is he worth a look in DFS?

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/17/16

The San Jose Power Play is in for a big night against the Coyotes. What other teams should you aim to stack players from?

How Does Martellus Bennett Fit With the New England Patriots?

The Patriots acquired Martellus Bennett from the Bears, and they now have a huge matchup problem for defenses at tight end.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/17/16

Coming off of a triple-double last night, John Wall once again has a great matchup today. What other high-priced fantasy options should be on your radar?

NBA Power Rankings Update: March Madness

With a league-high eight wins in March, the Hornets are one of the hottest teams in the Association. Where did they land in the ranks this week?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/17/16

A deep power forward player pool may leave Paul Millsap overlooked, despite a spectacular matchup.

10 Things to Watch on Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament

This time of year is all about the matchups. Here are some of the unique components of Thursday's games to keep an eye on as you enjoy the best day in sports.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/17/16

Lance Stephenson has really stepped up his game recently. Who else is underpriced?

5 Quick Tips for Playing Daily Fantasy College Basketball

What players and situations should you be targeting for your daily fantasy March Madness lineups?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/16/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

March Madness: What History Can Teach Us About Choosing Final Four Teams

Using a little bit of math and looking at history, is selecting Final Four teams easier than we think?

NCAA Tournament First Four Preview: Will Michigan or Tulsa Advance?

Michigan and Tulsa may not be the best teams in the field, but one of them will advance on Wednesday to face Notre Dame.

March Madness: 5 Games That Could Be Decided By Three-Point Shooting

Nearly everyone loves the three-pointer, and it can help cause upsets. Who's at risk of losing because of the deep ball?

The 10 Best NFL Free Agency Signings

Free agency can make -- or break -- a franchise. Which moves won the market so far in 2016?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/16/16

Jrue Holiday has been forced to play all the minutes he can handle for the injury-riddled Pelicans as of late. Should you start him in DFS tonight?

The 5 Most Inconsistent NCAA Tournament Teams

Inconsistency is often frowned upon, but it can help a team pull off an upset in the NCAA Tournament.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/16/16

Tobias Harris has been extremely valuable recently and will help you save on your salary cap tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 3/15/16

Bojan Bogdanovic scored a career high 44 points last night. Who joined him in the NBA DFS perfect lineups?

The 10 Most Consistent NCAA Tournament Teams

Which college basketball teams have been the most reliable this season?

3 Undervalued Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Target

Based on our projections, these three hitters all have an ADP that is too low. Who can be a draft-day steal for your squad?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Jokic Moves Back Into the Lead

As the season winds down, it's a two-man race between Nikola Jokic and Karl-Anthony Towns.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/16/16

John Wall's production has slowed down lately, but he should have no trouble bouncing back against Chicago. What other high-priced players should you target tonight?

Water Cooler Talk: 90 Facts About This Year's NCAA Tournament

Need to get caught up on all things NCAA Tournament? We've got you covered.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/16/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

March Madness: The Do's and Don'ts for Completing Your Bracket

Before you finish filling out your bracket, make sure you take a look at these five facts about the NCAA Tournament.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/16/16

Like his game, Dirk Nowitzki's DFS production and value are timeless. Who else is trending up?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/16/16

Andre Drummond's recent struggles may leave him underowned tonight, despite a terrific matchup.

The Dodgers Are Suddenly Thin at Starting Pitcher

After spending the offseason trying to load up on starters, they are, suddenly, in short supply for the Dodgers. Can they overcome it?

The 4 Best Offensive Teams in the NCAA Tournament

Who joins the Tar Heels' high-powered offense among the best in this year's tournament field?

The 5 Best Defensive Teams in the NCAA Tournament

Virginia has been one of the most consistent defensive teams over the last few years. Which teams join them among the best in this year's Big Dance?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/15/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 3/15/16

With the 76ers' frontcourt extremely banged-up, Nerlens Noel will be forced to play all the minutes he can handle tonight.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/15/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/15/16

The Wild are up against an Ottawa team that struggles mightily on the defensive end. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 3/14/16

Toronto Raptors teammates Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan each were worthy of the perfect lineup. Who joined them?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Spring Training Position Battles to Watch

These five position battles could provide fantasy baseball goodness in 2016. Which players do we need to watch as March progresses?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/15/16

DeMarcus Cousins' matchup tonight against the Lakers is ideal. What other high-priced options should you target in daily fantasy?

Is Marcus Stroman Baseball's Next Big Thing?

Stroman showed flashes of brilliance in his rookie season. Is he ready to take the next step and become a bona fide ace?

Which First Four Out Teams Deserved to Make the NCAA Tournament?

Some of the selection committee's decisions were a little puzzling this year. Here are two teams who deserved to dance, but didn't get in.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays For 3/15/16

Nerlens Noel is in a prime spot for production tonight. Who else provides good value?

March Madness: Quick Facts About All 68 NCAA Tournament Teams

Uncover some quick facts about each of the teams in March Madness to help build your bracket.

March Madness: 5 Games That Could Be Decided by Rebounding

Cleaning the glass is a good way to avoid second-chance points and upsets. Which games could be decided on the boards?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/14/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

NCAA Tournament First Four Preview: Will Wichita State Top Vanderbilt?

Vanderbilt and Wichita State both may have deserved better than the First Four but will meet in what should be an exciting game.

Houston Texans 2015 Year in Review: An Unbalanced Approach

Houston's defense managed to carry them to the playoffs, but they didn't have enough offensive firepower to make a deep playoff run. Will that change in 2016?

How Changes in Wide Receiver Average Draft Positions Should Shift Your Fantasy Football Strategy

Wide receivers are being taken earlier than they have in the past in 2016 best-ball drafts. How should this change our strategies?

Why You Should Be All-In on Maikel Franco in Fantasy Baseball

The Phillies' third baseman could be poised for a monster sophomore season. Here's why.

8 Players Who Can Take Over the NCAA Tournament

Who has the chance to cement his name as the next legend of March?

March Madness: 4 Potential First-Round Upsets

What will it take for these double-digit seeded teams to pull off a major upset?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/14/16

Brandon Knight is returning to the court in a big way for the Suns. Who else can provide salary relief tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 3/14/16

Newly signed Ray McCallum will be forced to play a major role for the injury-riddled Grizzlies tonight. Should you play him in DFS?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 3/13/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo just won't quit. Who joined his triple-double in the perfect lineup?

Which NCAA Tournament Teams Should You Favor Given the Public's Picks?

Using the public's favorite picks and comparing them to our projections can be incredibly helpful in larger pools. With that info, who is the best value National Champion?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/14/16

Steph Curry has a great matchup tonight against the Pelicans. Who else is primed for a huge fantasy night?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Stacking

Stacking in daily fantasy baseball can allow you to double-dip on various scoring events. How should we implement it into our roster-building process?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Identifying Quality Matchups for Pitcher Selection

Even the best pitchers struggle in bad matchups. How do we identify these to optimize pitcher selection in daily fantasy baseball?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Which Teams Had the Largest Home-Road Splits in 2015?

The Baltimore Orioles were among the best-hitting teams in the league when they were at home, but that didn't translate into road superiority.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/14/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/14/16

The first rule of NBA DFS is don't play bigs against Utah, right? Not so fast.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/14/16

Finally getting a chance on a banged up Memphis team, Lance Stephenson has been DFS gold as of late.

Which Region Is Best in This Year's NCAA Tournament?

With the NCAA Tournament set, which region of the bracket looks toughest?

The 5 Worst At-Large NCAA Tournament Teams

Michigan may have been propelled into the field because of an emotional win, but the numbers suggest they don't belong.

NCAA Tournament: Which 1 Seed Has the Toughest Road to the Final Four?

In the NCAA Tournament, not all paths are created equally. Which 1 seed has the toughest road ahead?

The Usual Suspects: 3 Mid-Majors Equipped to Bust Brackets

In the shadow of the power conferences, these three teams have proven themselves a threat to make a deep tournament run.

Which Conference Is Best Represented in the NCAA Tournament?

This year's battle for conference bragging rights is a little too close to call, but here's a look at the two conferences with the best arguments.

5 Late-Round Shortstop Bargains for Fantasy Baseball Drafts

A smaller investment could yield larger returns late in your draft at the shortstop position. Who can you target?

3 Struggling Teams Heading Into the NCAA Tournament

Identifying the coldest teams in the field can help you avoid a busted bracket. Who's been bad recently?

The 5 Most Overrated Teams in the NCAA Tournament

Though these teams are dancing, they could be seeing an early NCAA Tournament exit.

7 Players Who Can Impact the NCAA Tournament on Defense

Chris Boucher's Oregon Ducks secured a 1 seed, and his shot blocking is a big reason why.

The 6 Best Teams Left Out of the NCAA Tournament

Of the teams left out of this year's NCAA Tournament, which ones did our numbers like best?

NCAA Tournament: Which Power Conference Sleepers Could Make a Deep Run?

Are there any power conference teams ready for a Cinderella run?

The 5 Most Underrated Teams in the NCAA Tournament

Where can the best value be found in this year's bracket? Here are the teams that our power rankings liked more than the Selection Committee

March Madness: The 6 Fastest Teams in the Field

Six teams in the field rank in the top 50 in Pace, but none are ranked higher than an 8 seed. Who are they?

Are the Oregon Ducks the Worst 1 Seed Over the Past 15 Years?

The numbers suggest that the Ducks are very overrated going into this year's Big Dance.

5 Potential Cinderella Teams That Could Destroy March Madness Brackets

There are always Cinderella teams in the NCAA Tournament. Which lower-seeded teams could be ready to make a run this year?

March Madness: Ranking the Most Likely 12/5 Upsets

A 12/5 upset in the NCAA Tournament almost always happens each year. Which teams are likely to pull the upset this year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 3/12/16

DeMar DeRozan unleashed 38 points for the Toronto Raptors Saturday night, putting him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups. Who joined him?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 20

Who to add in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 21, including what to make of the injury messes in Memphis and Philly.

The 8 Best NBA Performances From Last Week: Klay Thompson Burned the Blazers

Klay Thompson absolutely torched the Blazers Friday night. Who else put up the best games of the week?

NCAA Tournament: Previewing the 8/9 Matchups

In this year's big dance, what should we expect from the 8/9 games?

Fantasy Football: What Does Martavis Bryant's Potential Suspension Mean for the Steelers' Offense?

There's a chance Martavis Bryant is suspended for the 2016 season. How should fantasy football owners react?

Finding Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchups That Fit: Post Up

A deeper look at how players have performed in the post provides some eye-opening information.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 3/11/16

Matt Barnes threw up a triple-double at a reasonable salary, locking him into perfect lineups. Who joined him?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 19

Karl-Anthony Towns is a star in the making, and the Spurs are getting ready for the playoffs.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 3/10/16

LeBron James finished with 24 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists last night. Was it enough for him to make the perfect lineups in DFS?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 3/11/16

With DeMarcus Cousins suspended for tonight's matchup with Orlando, Rudy Gay will be forced to carry the load for the Kings on offense.

Examining the 2016 National League Rookie of the Year Candidates

These six players are at the top of the NL rookie class heading into 2016. Is there a clear front-runner?

Who Will Be the 2016 Denver Broncos' Starting Quarterback?

After losing Brock Osweiler in free agency, the Denver Broncos must feel like they're in a glass case of emotion.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/11/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/11/16

The Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans could be the key to value tonight. Who should you target?

Why Rishard Matthews Could Elevate the Tennessee Titans' Offense

Rishard Matthews posted impressive metrics his final season with the Miami Dolphins. Can they translate into success with the Tennessee Titans?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/11/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

9 Big Reasons You Need to Watch Selection Sunday

This season's oft-cited parity has created the potential for a Selection Sunday unlike any in recent memory.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/11/16

Damian Lillard has put up huge numbers against the Warriors this year. What other high priced options should you target tonight?

Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James: A Statistical History

The final matchup between Kobe and LeBron has come and gone. Here's a look at their statistical history of going head-to-head.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/11/16

Recency bias could leave Ish Smith underowned tonight. Who else might be overlooked, too?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/11/16

Kemba Walker has been killing it lately. Who joins him among the hottest names in NBA DFS?

How close are the Timberwolves to becoming a winning team?

Chocked full of young talent, how soon can Minnesota become a playoff team?

Lamar Miller Could Be Primed for a Big Year With the Houston Texans

Miller could finally get a shot to be a feature back, and that could mean a breakout for the still-young running back.

NBA MVP Watch: A Tribute to Russell Westbrook

Oklahoma City's stat-stuffer has been overlooked all season. How does he compare to the MVP front-runners?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/10/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/10/16

Florida has a great matchup against a weak Ottawa defense tonight. What other teams should you stack players from?

Ladarius Green Could Be a Matchup Nightmare in the Steelers' Offense

Pittsburgh isn't lacking playmakers on offense, but Green gives them another threat.

Can Coby Fleener Become The Next Great Saints Tight End

With Benjamin Watson off to Baltimore, can Coby Fleener fill the void left in New Orleans?

Can Coby Fleener Become the Next Great Saints Tight End?

With Benjamin Watson off to Baltimore, can Fleener fill the void left in New Orleans?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/10/16

Gary Harris is getting plenty of minutes and has a beatable matchup tonight. Who else can you target for salary cap relief?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 3/9/16

Russell Westbrook notched a Barbara Walters game and a triple-double. Who filled out the rest of the perfect lineups?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/10/16

With a great matchup against the lowly Lakers, LeBron James is a top fantasy play tonight. What other high-priced players should you look to target?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/10/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Jacksonville Jaguars 2015 Year in Review: Can the Improvements Continue?

The Jaguars improved in one area in 2015 but still struggled to win games. What went right, and what went wrong?

Is Doug Martin Worth His New Contract?

Martin's career has been a roller coaster to date. Did Tampa Bay make a smart decision giving Martin a five-year, $35 million dollar deal?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 3/10/16

Can Alex Len record his seventh consecutive double-double tonight?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Heading Down the Stretch

The Heat have come out blazing since the break, helping them surge up the standings. How high have they climbed up the power ranks this week?

NCAA Tournament: Does Distance Traveled Play a Role in Upsets?

Picking an upset in the NCAA Tournament is tough, but are there ways to make it easier?

How Good Are the New-Look Detroit Pistons?

What can we take away from Detroit's first 10 games removed from the All-Star break?

Can Jay Ajayi Be a Feature Back for the Miami Dolphins?

With Lamar Miller now in Houston, can Ajayi take over the Dolphins' backfield?

Does Brock Osweiler Make the Texans Much Better?

Osweiler signed a four-year deal with Houston, but was the upgrade worth it?

Is Matt Forte To The Jets A Fantasy Football Home Run?

One of the most consistent running backs in NFL history now has a new home. Can Matt Forte continue his success with the New York Jets?

Is Matt Forte to the Jets a Fantasy Football Home Run?

One of the most consistent running backs in NFL history now has a new home. Can Matt Forte continue his success with the New York Jets?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/9/16

What do you need to know about the Grizzlies' injuries tonight?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/9/16

Alex Len has been on a tear since entering the Suns' starting lineup. Can he keep up his recent pace tonight against the Knicks?

Can Marvin Jones Fill the Detroit Lions' Void at Wide Receiver?

With Calvin Johnson retiring, the Detroit Lions needed help at wide receiver. Can the signing of free agent Marvin Jones provide that?

NCAA Tournament: 5 Potential Sleepers Based on Consistency

Inconsistency is often frowned upon in sports, but high-variance strategies can actually be very useful for March Madness spoilers.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players Trending Up for 3/9/16

A duo of young Suns are finally getting the big minutes they need. Who else is trending up tonight?

Can Chris Ivory Improve the Jacksonville Jaguars' Offense?

Chris Ivory comes to the Jacksonville Jaguars off of an inconsistent 2015. Can he give the Jags' offense a boost?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/9/16

J.R. Smith couldn't ask for a better matchup tonight. Who else can you target to save salary?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 3/8/16

Damian Lillard scored 41 against the Wizards and led yesterday's perfect lineups. Who joined him?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/9/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/9/16

James Harden has been incredible in daily fantasy, and should keep it up tonight against the 76ers. What other high-priced options should you be targeting?

The Atlanta Hawks Are Quietly Becoming the NBA's Best Defensive Team

Over the last few months, the Hawks have clamped down on the defensive end, leading the league in many defensive metrics.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/9/16

Despite his recent hot streak, Isaiah Thomas may go overlooked tonight amid a deep point guard player pool.

College Basketball: Which Teams Have the Most at Stake in Conference Tournaments?

With everything from spots in the top four to spots in the First Four up still up for grabs, this week's conference tournaments could be incredibly important in sorting things out for the Selection Committee.

How the Celtics' Fast Pace Is Restoring Pride in Boston

Boston is running back toward the top of the Eastern Conference. How is it working for the Celtics?

Dwayne Allen Hasn't Earned His New Contract Yet, But He Can

A change in usage could make Dwayne Allen one of the best all-around tight ends in the league.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/8/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Does Trading DeMarco Murray to the Titans Make Sense for the Eagles?

Murray was unhappy in Philadelphia, but Tennessee should welcome him with open arms.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/8/16

The Nashville power play unit has a great matchup tonight against Winnipeg. What other teams should you be stacking players from tonight?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 3/7/16

Multiple Grizzlies were great value plays yesterday, allowing for lineups to be loaded with superstars.

Introducing Our New Premium Daily Fantasy Basketball Tools

We've pushed out brand new tools to help make you a better daily fantasy basketball player. Take a look.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 3/8/16

Aaron Gordon has been spectacular since entraining the Magic starting lineup and looks to stay hot tonight in a dream matchup against the Lakers.

Cleveland Browns 2015 Year in Review: Cleveland's Struggles Continue

The Browns had another dreadful season. Is there hope for the immediate future?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/8/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Why Pedro Alvarez to the Orioles Has Pros and Cons

Alvarez gives Baltimore a power hitter, but he will cause plenty of defensive issues. Is it worth it?

College Basketball: 5 Things to Know for Conference Tournament Week

Oregon State is on the brink of their first NCAA Tournament bid since 1990. Can they seal the deal?

12 Things to Know for 6 Days of Conference Tournaments

What to keep an eye on throughout one of the best weeks of the year

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/8/16

Aaron Gordon appears to be a lock to hit value against the Lakers tonight. Who else is underpriced?

7 Dark Horses to Watch in This Year's Conference Tournaments

Early conference tournaments have not been kind to top seeds thus far. If the major conference tournaments follow suit, who are the dark horses who could be poised to make deep runs?

Giannis Antetokounmpo Has Made the Leap

What has the 21-year-old playing the best basketball of his young career?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/8/16

Kyle Lowry has a great matchup tonight against the Brooklyn Nets. What other high-end players should you target in daily fantasy?

​March Madness With numberFire: Your Ticket to an NCAA Tournament Pool Victory

Who doesn't want to win their office pool? With numberFire, it's never been easier.

Tennessee Titans 2015 Year in Review: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

The Titans once again finished at the bottom of the league. But with a young core and the first overall pick, there's lots of room for optimism in Tennessee.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/7/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Would the New York Jets Be in Trouble Without Ryan Fitzpatrick?

Fitzpatrick churned out one of the best quarterback performances in recent New York Jets' history in 2015. Would the team be doomed without him in 2016?

The Case for Peyton Manning as the Greatest Quarterback Ever

Thanks to nearly two decades of sustained excellence, Peyton Manning should be hailed as the greatest quarterback ever.

NCAA Tournament: Who Will Be the 1 Seeds?

According to the numbers, who would be the 1 seeds in the Big Dance entering conference tournament play?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Quantifying the Importance of Batting Order

Batters at the top of the order see more plate appearances than their counterparts in the bottom half. How does this affect daily fantasy baseball scoring?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Which Pitching Stats Have the Highest Correlation to Fantasy Points?

Certain pitching metrics better predict fantasy scoring than others. Which should we be focusing on most for daily fantasy baseball?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 3/6/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo continued his tear yesterday with a triple-double. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Which Hitting Stats Have the Highest Correlation to Fantasy Points?

Baseball presents plenty of stats to investigate, but only some have high correlations to daily fantasy baseball scoring. Which stats should we focus on most?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/7/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/7/16

Jimmy Butler is back from injury and doesn't look to have lost a step. What other high-priced options should you target tonight?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Alex Len's Breakout

Alex Len is finally getting minutes, and he's doing big things with them. Who else is doing the same?

Which Hitters Will Be Affected Most by FanDuel's New MLB Scoring Rules?

FanDuel recently introduced new MLB DFS scoring rules. Which types of hitters will they impact most?

Should Teams Be Looking to Sign Roddy White?

After 11 season in Atlanta, Roddy White has been released. Does he have anything left to offer to a new team?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/7/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Big-Play NFL Pass-Catchers Who Could Regress in 2016

Stefon Diggs did great things in 2015, but a lot more than we expected. Was it a fluke?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/7/16

Circumstances could leave Steph Curry underowned tonight, despite a terrific matchup. Who else is going to go overlooked?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 3/7/16

With so many injured players in the Pelicans' backcourt, Jrue Holiday will be forced into the starting lineup tonight. Is he worth a look in DFS?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 19

Who to add in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 20, including a plea to raise Gary Harris' ownership rates.

9 Hitters Who Could Break Out in 2016

Based on minor league and initial Major League performances, these nine guys could make big leaps in 2016.

Finding Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchups That Fit: Pick and Roll

A deeper look at how players have performed in the pick and roll provides some eye-opening information.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 3/5/16

Kawhi Leonard finished with 25 points and 13 boards on Saturday. Was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

2016 National League West Preview: Beware of the Even Year

The San Francisco Giants have won the last three World Series played in even years. Can they do it one more time?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 3/4/16

Alex Len posted his fourth consecutive double-double Friday night with 31 points and 15 rebounds. Who joined him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups?

Seattle Seahawks 2015 Year in Review: A Tale of Two Halves

Seattle struggled in the win-loss column in the first half but played to their potential in the second half. What does it mean for 2016?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 3/4/16

D'Angelo Russell has looked spectacular as of late. Is he worth a look in DFS tonight?

How the Rest of the NBA Season Can Impact the 2016 Draft

Which teams' picks or positioning could be affected down the stretch? And how?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Playing at Home Can Impact Defensive Performances

Most daily fantasy football players target defenses that are playing at home. Does it really matter, though?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/4/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 3/3/16

Kawhi Leonard had a double-double last night, as he scored 30 points with 11 boards. Who else joined him in yesterday's perfect lineups?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/4/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/4/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/4/16

Even coming off the bench, Hassan Whiteside can put up elite fantasy numbers against the 76ers. What other high-priced options should you target tonight?

Which NBA Teams Have Improved the Most This Year?

Based on win percentage and Net Rating changes, which teams have improved the most -- and taken the biggest step backward?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/4/16

Will Barton has disappointed in two straight games, but he has a perfect opportunity for a bounce-back game tonight.

Can Any Mid-Major Survive a Conference Tournament Loss?

The top mid-major teams have impressive records, but a loss in the conference tournament can spoil an entire season of success. Can any make the Big Dance without an automatic bid?

2016 National League Central Preview: A Title on the North Side?

The NL Central is the most competitive in baseball. Can the Cubs end the curse?

Why We Shouldn't Be Optimistic About Arian Foster's Future in the NFL

Arian Foster was cut by the Texans today, and his time left in the NFL may be running out.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/3/16

The Ducks have a great matchup tonight against the struggling Coyotes. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 18

Golden State and San Antonio continue to battle for best record. What else is there to know?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/3/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

The NFL's Most and Least Cost-Effective Wide Receivers in 2015

Odell Beckham topped the league in our receiving metrics at a low cost, but was he the most cost-effective receiver in the NFL?

What's Wrong With Iowa Basketball?

After starting the season as one of the best teams in college basketball, Iowa has lost five of its last six games. What happened?

Fantasy Baseball: Why You Should Be Targeting Stephen Strasburg

Could this finally be the year the right-hander has his breakthrough season?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 3/2/16

Mario Hezonja was a low-cost option last night who produced. Did he make yesterday's perfect lineups?

How Staggering Rotations Has Impacted the Blazers and Thunder

How has the rotation strategy of staggering star players affected a couple of NBA squads?

How Unlikely Were the Thunder's Losses to the Warriors and Clippers?

The Thunder dropped two games against conference rivals in which they had a win probability north of 95%. What happened?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/3/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Big-Play Running Backs Who Could Regress in 2016

Todd Gurley had a lot of big rushes in his rookie year. Who else could regress due to a reliance on big plays?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/3/16

Steph Curry is in for yet another big night against Oklahoma City on Thursday. Who else should you target for elite fantasy production?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Second-Half Highs and Lows

The Clippers came out of the break with an improved defense and a terrible mascot. Have the changes affected their rank?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 3/3/16

Kevin Durant looked spectacular against the Warriors on Saturday, albeit in a losing effort. Can he put on a repeat performance tonight in a rematch against Golden State?

5 Big-Play Quarterbacks Who Could Regress in 2016

There are statistical holes in Blake Bortles' outlook. What other passers could plummet thanks to fluky big plays?

How the Miami Heat Saved Their Season

The Heat have played well since the All-Star break, but can the team continue their momentum?

College Basketball: ​Which Teams Will Be Most Affected by Their Best Wins?

Virginia has proven their ability to knock off any team in the country. Who else will be helped -- and hurt -- by big wins?

Andre Williams Might Be the Worst Running Back in Our Database

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/2/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Why Salvador Perez Is So Important to the Royals

Perez isn't terribly helpful in fantasy baseball, but he is invaluable for the Royals.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 3/2/16

With Tony Allen doubtful to suit up, the Grizzlies will likely be forced to lean heavily on Matt Barnes tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 3/1/16

Carmelo Anthony dropped a double-double last night, scoring 44 FanDuel points. Was it enough to make the perfect lineups?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Cauley-Stein Is Back in the Mix

Willie Cauley-Stein is producing whether he's starting or coming off the bench, but where is he in the Rookie of the Year race?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Using Vegas Lines

Factoring Vegas' lines into your daily fantasy baseball research can provide you with valuable information. Which totals are most important?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Investigating Trends in 10-Run Games

When you stack in daily fantasy baseball, a 10-run game is drool-worthy. What conditions are most conducive to these outputs?

Why Both Kirk Cousins and Sam Bradford's New Deals Make Sense

Washington and Philadelphia locked up their quarterbacks for at least another year. And both contracts are very logical.

Fantasy Football: How Extra Draft Picks Affect Defense and Special Teams Scoring

We've seen that teams with extra draft picks improve their offensive and defensive efficiency. Does this translate into an increase in defense and special teams scoring?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/2/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/2/16

James Harden has been producing some of the best fantasy numbers in the league. Who else stacks up as an elite fantasy option tonight?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 3/2/16

It's hard to imagine, but circumstances may leave Russell Westbrook overlooked tonight. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/2/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Byron Buxton Is a Post-Hype Fantasy Baseball Asset

Buxton disappointed last year, but there are reasons to believe he can produce in 2016.

Examining Draymond Green's Case as a Top-5 NBA Player

Green said he sees himself as a top player in the NBA. Do the numbers support this?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 3/1/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

3 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 3/1/16

The St. Louis Blues power play is in for a big night on Tuesday. What other stacks should you look to target?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 3/1/16

Can Stephen Curry follow up his historic performance against the Thunder with another big outing tonight?

How Hassan Whiteside Is Going Higher With His Game

The Heat big man is finally ready to capitalize on all his potential. What is he doing differently?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Line Movement Impacts Defensive Performances

When a line moves in Vegas, should we worry about what that does to fantasy football defenses?

Was Tony Allen Really Kobe Bryant's Toughest Defender?

Bryant recently called Allen his best defender. Is there statistical merit to the claim?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/29/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo snagged a triple-double last night. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect DFS lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/1/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 3/1/16

Brook Lopez draws a great matchup against the Lakers tonight. Who else can give you elite top-end production tonight?

Using Power Factor to Predict Future Performance in Fantasy Baseball

By dividing total bases by hits, we can get a better look at which hitters are the most reliant on raw power.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 3/1/16

D'Angelo Russell makes for a terrific value tonight in a matchup with the Nets. Who else is underpriced?

2016 American League Central Preview: Will the Royals Repeat?

The American League is completely bananas in 2016. Is the Central an exception?

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Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/29/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

The 5 Best High-Usage Players in College Basketball

Efficiency is great. Efficiency with volume is better. Here are the five most efficient players with high Usage Rates from Power 5 conferences.

Stephen Curry Is Even More Clutch Than You Think

Curry's legendary season keeps getting better, and he's coming through when the game is on the line.

New England Patriots 2015 Year in Review: Fading Down the Stretch

The Patriots started 2015 10-0 and looked primed to repeat as Super Bowl champions, but things started to fall apart late in the season.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/28/16

Damian Lillard dropped 33 points in a victory on Sunday. Did it place him in daily fantasy basketball's perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/29/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 18

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 19, including guys to target at your league's trade deadline.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Aaron Gordon's Tipping Point

Gordon continues to trend upward in February. Who else is doing the same?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/29/16

John Wall has thrived against the 76ers this season. What other high-priced options should you target tonight?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/29/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/29/16

The Grizzlies have leaned heavily on Mike Conley since Marc Gasol went down. Is he worth a look in DFS tonight?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/29/16

George Hill has dominated Kyrie Irving in his career. Will history repeat itself tonight?

Why Ian Desmond Is the Free Agent Bargain of the Offseason

The Texas Rangers are getting the bargain of the year with Ian Desmond, who will look to bounce back in 2016.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 2/27/16

Pau Gasol messed around and got a triple double Saturday, earning him a spot in our perfect NBA DFS lineups.

Finding Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchups That Fit: Transition and Pace

How do uptempo games really affect players' fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 2/26/16

Paul George didn't have the biggest stat line of the night, but did he make the perfect lineup?

Emmanuel Mudiay Is Having One of the Least Efficient Seasons Ever Recorded

By our nERD metric, no one has been less efficient in the last 17 years than Mudiay.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/26/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Is Doug McDermott Finally Breaking Out?

After a disappointing rookie season and start to this season, Doug McDermott is turning it on in the month of February.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 2/25/16

Stephen Curry dropped 51 points last night, placing him in the perfect lineups once again. Who joined him?

Why the San Antonio Spurs Are Better Than the Golden State Warriors

Some of the advanced stats suggest the Spurs are better than the Warriors. Here's why that's not crazy.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/26/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 2/26/16

John Wall looks to stay hot in a dream matchup against the 76ers tonight. Who else should you play in DFS?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/26/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/26/16

Most DFS players will be off Marcin Gortat following a let-down performance, but he's in a prime spot for a bounce-back performance. Who else will fly under-the-radar tonight?

7 of the Most Effective Offensive Plays This NBA Season

Which players and situations should instill the most fear in opposing defenses?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/26/16

John Wall draws a great matchup against the lowly 76ers tonight. Who else should you look to for high-end production?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 17

Are the surging Grizzlies the real deal? Or is the loss of Marc Gasol too much to overcome?

NBA Power Rankings Update: The Blazers Are on Fire

Portland hasn't cooled off one bit since the All-Star break. Where do they stand in this week's rankings?

Fantasy Baseball: Taking Advantage of Logan Forsythe’s Projections

Logan Forsythe had a breakout 2015 season, but isn't being drafted like it. It's time to take advantage.

What Dexter Fowler's Change of Heart Means for the Cubs

Well, it appears as if Fowler is not going to be an Oriole after all. How does that impact the Cubs and Orioles?

Which NBA Playoff Contender Needs Joe Johnson the Most?

Johnson has been bought out by the Brooklyn Nets. Which of the pursuing teams could benefit most from adding him?

4 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 2/25/16

The Islanders are up against one of the league's worst defensive teams tonight. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 2/24/16

Dirk Nowitzki went for 33 points last night with a relatively low price tag in DFS. Did he make the perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/25/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/25/16

James Harden's fantasy numbers have been staggering this month. What other high-priced players should you aim to roster tonight?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/25/16

Jabari Parker continues to be an excellent source of value tonight. Who else is underpriced?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/25/16

Shelvin Mack has looked great since being traded to Utah, but is he worth a look tonight in a tough matchup against the Spurs?

NBA Power Rankings Update: The Blazers Are on Fire

Portland hasn't cooled off one bit since the All-Star break. Where do they stand in this week's rankings?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/24/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/25/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Should Jeremy Langford Be Worried About Ka'Deem Carey?

With Matt Forte now out of the picture, it's safe to assume that Langford will be the primary running back in 2016, right?

Can Marques Colston Still Help an NFL Offense?

The New Orleans Saints will likely cut former star receiver Marques Colston soon. Is this the end of the line?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Analyzing Trends in Multi-Home Run Games

Rostering a player who hits two home runs in daily fantasy baseball can help put you over the top. What conditions are best suited for these games?

Just How Good Has Karl-Anthony Towns' Rookie Season Been?

Take a look at Towns' rookie season compared to historically great rookie campaigns. How does he stack up?

Denver Broncos 2015 Year in Review: A Dominant Defense Leads to a Championship

The 2015 season was one to remember for the Broncos, culminating in a Super Bowl title. What's next for the champs?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 2/24/16

Goran Dragic has been spectacular as of late for the short-handed Heat. Is he worth a look tonight in DFS tonight?

6 NFL Teams in Need of Run-Blocking Help This Offseason

Rushing efficiency was down across the board in 2015, though some teams struggled more than others. Here are six teams in need of some offseason improvements.

Which Quarterbacks Got the Most and Least Out of Completions in 2015?

Not all completions are created equally, which quarterbacks did the best with them this past season?

2016 NFL Combine: Which Players Could Set New Records?

NFL Combine results can define a player's draft stock. Will anybody break longstanding records?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 2/23/16

Brook Lopez dropped 36 points and 10 boards last night, placing him in every perfect lineup. Who else joined him?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/24/16

Russell Westbrook has been the most productive fantasy option in the league lately. Who else should you build your lineups around tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/24/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

How Important Are Extra Draft Picks to Future NFL Success?

We always hear about the New England Patriots stockpiling draft picks. Is this a strategy other teams should be implementing?

Do Small Hands Doom a Wide Receiver in the NFL?

T.Y. Hilton of the Indianapolis Colts has 8 1/2-inch hands, some of the smallest in the NFL. Can small-handed receivers succeed?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/24/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Worry About Joc Pederson's Second-Half Slump?

After storming out of the gates last year, Joc Pederson was ice cold in the second half. What should be expect from the Dodgers' outfielder in 2016?

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NBA MVP Watch: Will Anyone Catch Stephen Curry?

The reigning MVP looks to pull away as the season heads into the home stretch.

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/24/16

Andre Drummond draws a dream matchup tonight but may go overlooked due to a loaded center pool.

Should Matt Jones Have an Every-Down Role for the Washington Redskins?

With Alfred Morris most likely out in Washington, just how large of a workload should Matt Jones receive next year?

Is Tyler Ulis the Best Point Guard of Kentucky's Calipari Era?

How does Ulis stack up against a couple of other great Kentucky point guards?

How Dexter Fowler Helps the Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore's ballpark should help Fowler's power numbers, giving them a much-needed boost.

The 10 Best Fourth-Quarter Quarterbacks From the 2015 Season

Which quarterback did the most in the fourth quarter this past season?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: How Important Is Homecourt Advantage?

Targeting players at home in daily fantasy basketball feels right, but does it actually matter?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/24/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

Do the Golden State Warriors Have Any Weaknesses to Exploit?

Are the Warriors really the near perfect team some believe them to be?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 2/23/16

Anthony Davis is coming off of a historic outing against the Pistons. Can he follow it up with another big game tonight in Washington?

Why Vernon Adams Deserves a Chance in the NFL Draft

Vernon Adams' one season at Oregon was one of the most efficient in NCAA history, and that alone should earn him a chance in the 2016 NFL draft.

4 Daily Fantasy Hockey Stacks for 2/23/16

The Lightning should thrive in a great matchup tonight against Arizona. What other teams should you look to stack players from?

Washington Redskins 2015 Year in Review: The Beginning of the Cousins Era

Washington fixed a lot of issues on their team in 2015, but they still have work left to do. What's next?

An Update on the Golden State Warriors' Chances for 73 Wins

Now 50 wins in, where do the Warriors stand on their journey for history?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/23/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/22/16

Al Horford grabbed 16 boards last night to go along with his 23 points. Was it good enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

The 10 Best Fourth-Quarter Quarterbacks From the 2015 Season

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/23/16

Damian Lillard should continue his excellent production against the Nets tonight. Who else should you be building your lineups around?

New York Jets 2015 Year in Review: A Step in the Right Direction

The Jets improved greatly but fell short of the playoffs in their first year under Todd Bowles. What should they do to improve in 2016?

Will Gonzaga Make the NCAA Tournament?

Thanks to some close losses, the Bulldogs' run of consecutive tournament appearances is in jeopardy.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/23/16

Brandon Jennings' price still hasn't caught up with his new role. Who else offers good value tonight?

Is Jay Bruce Still a Legitimate Power Threat?

The Cincinnati Reds' outfielder has had a poor last two seasons. Is the power still there?

NCAA Tournament Stock Watch: Will Ben Simmons Make It to March Madness?

Two more losses last week have LSU freshman sensation Ben Simmons on the outside looking in to the NCAA Tournament.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/22/16

Jabari Parker is coming off of a career-best performance, and he should be in store for another big outing tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/21/16

Anthony Davis went nuts yesterday, scoring 59 points and grabbing 20 boards. Who joined him in yesterday's perfect DFS lineups?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates for 2/22/16

Find the best value for your daily fantasy roster by knowing the latest injuries and updates.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/22/16

Chris Paul is in a great spot against the Suns tonight. What other high-priced options should you be targeting?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/22/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/22/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: The Return of Derrick Rose

Rose has trended in the wrong direction since becoming an MVP, but he's returned to form recently.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 17

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 18, including a look at the trade deadline fantasy fallout.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/22/16

Despite a terrific matchup, Gorgui Dieng may be overlooked due to recency bias. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

Why Signing Yovani Gallardo Doesn't Make Baltimore Much Better

Baltimore signed free agent starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo, but how much does he help?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 2/20/16

Jabari Parker dumped in 28 points and snagged 13 rebounds, highlighting Saturday's perfect NBA DFS lineups. Who else made the cut?

Breaking Down the 2016 National League Cy Young Contenders

Will Clayton Kershaw be rewarded again, or is there another dark horse candidate who's primed to win the award?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 2/19/16

Damian Lillard dropped 51 points on the Warriors last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injuries and Updates - February 19th

Take advantage of the latest injuries and updates to help win at daily basketball

With Heath Miller Retiring, What's Next at Tight End for the Steelers?

After 11 years, Heath Miller is calling it quits. What does his retirement mean for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The NFL's Most and Least Cost-Effective Running Backs in 2015

David Johnson was arguably the NFL's best running back in 2015, and the rookie didn't cost much, either.

Examining Maryland Basketball's Turnover Problem

Maryland has one of the nation's best field goal percentages, but giveaways have been a major issue. How bad is it?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/19/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 2/18/16

Chris Paul had 28 points and 12 assists last night, placing him in many perfect lineups. Who else made the cut?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/19/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Are the Chicago Bulls Destined for a Rebuild?

A promising season has once again gone to the wayside in the Windy City. Is it finally time for the Bulls to blow it up?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 2/19/16

With Markieff Morris traded to Washington, Jon Leuer should get back into the rotation tonight. Is he worth a look in DFS?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/19/16

Brook Lopez limped into the All-Star break, but don't overlook him tonight. Who else should you target?

Was Maryland's Loss at Minnesota the Worst of This College Hoops Season?

Bad losses can weigh heavily on an NCAA Tournament profile this time of year. Was Maryland's shocking upset at Minnesota the biggest resume blemish of them all?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/19/16

James Harden is primed for a huge game against Phoenix. What other studs should be in your lineups?

2016 National League East Preview: The Mets Are Armed for Success

Can the Mets' starting rotation hold off the Nationals and Marlins in 2016?

Why Wide Receivers Have Little to Do With the NFL's Passing Surge

The NFL has turned into a pass-happy league, but wide receivers may not be a big reason for it.

Indianapolis Colts 2015 Year in Review: One Step Backward

Few teams were more disappointing than the Colts last season, and an injury to Andrew Luck was only part of the problem.

Arizona Cardinals 2015 Year in Review: A Bad Ending to a Great Season

Arizona was destined for a deep playoff run, but the tide turned quickly at the end of the regular season.

Learning From the Cleveland Browns' Past Mistakes in Drafting Quarterbacks

The Cleveland Browns have drafted four quarterbacks in the first round since 1999, and none has seen success in the NFL. What can we learn from their mistakes?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/18/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Which NBA Teams Have Been the Best So Far in 2016?

Looking at the season-long standings might be deceiving. Which teams have been the hottest since January 1st?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/18/16

Tim Duncan is in a premier spot for production tonight, and you can get him at quite a discount.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/18/16

E'Twaun Moore has stepped up in a big way in the absence of Jimmy Butler. Is he worth a look in DFS tonight?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/18/16

LeBron James is the premier high-priced fantasy option tonight. What other studs should you target?

Raisel Iglesias Could Be Primed to Break Out in 2016

Iglesias was a dominant strikeout pitcher in his rookie season. What's in store for year two?

The NFL's Most and Least Cost-Effective Quarterbacks in 2015

Dollar-for-dollar, Kirk Cousins was the NFL's best passer last year, and it wasn't particularly close.

Examining the 2016 National League MVP Candidates

Can Bryce Harper duplicate his stellar 2015 season and defend his crown, or will someone from a talented field dethrone him?

Carolina Panthers 2015 Year in Review: What's Next for the NFC Champs?

The Carolina Panthers fell just short in the Super Bowl, but gained defensive stars and a league MVP on the way. What will their offseason look like?

College Basketball Bubble Watch: The Last Stretch

Which bubble teams play advantageous schedules down the stretch?

San Diego Chargers 2015 Year in Review: Nowhere to Go But Up

The Chargers quickly found themselves out of the playoff race in 2015 thanks to a plethora of injuries and sub-par performances. Did anything go well?

March Madness: Who Are the Favorites to Be This Year's 1 Seeds?

With just under a month to go until Selection Sunday, we examine the top eight contenders for the NCAA Tournament's number 1 seeds.

Why the Boston Red Sox Are World Series Contenders

Can Boston rebound after a dreadful 2015 campaign and contend for another title?

Can Yu Darvish Return to All-Star Form This Season?

Darvish's numbers were ridiculous before surgery, but at 29-years-old, can he really be an ace again?

Why Do Projections Always Hate the Royals?

Once again, virtually every pre-season projection has the Royals missing the playoffs. Why?

Who Is the NFL’s Next Jordan Reed?

Jordan Reed was an unheralded college quarterback before he broke out as an NFL tight end star. Who's next?

Is Tobias Harris Really a Big Win for the Detroit Pistons?

In exchange for Harris, the Pistons have sent Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova to Orlando. Who won the trade?

Which Team Should Trade for Ricky Rubio?

Rubio signed a deal with Minnesota before last season, but the team's new direction makes him expendable. Where does he fit?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Using Park Factor

Park factor is an issue unique to daily fantasy baseball. How should we factor it into our decision-making?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Bankroll Management

Bankroll management strategies differ in daily fantasy baseball from other sports. Here are a few tips for those looking for a starting point in the process.

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Surging Wisconsin Looks Ready to Dance

Wisconsin's interim head coach Greg Gard inherited what looked to be an NIT team at best, but seven straight wins have gotten the Badgers right back in the thick of the NCAA Tournament discussion.

Is Rougned Odor on the Verge of a Fantasy Baseball Breakout?

Odor slashed the ball around the yard after a tough start in 2015. Is he ready to cement himself as an elite fantasy second baseman this year?

Can Jeremy Langford Effectively Fill Matt Forte's Shoes?

With Matt Forte out in Chicago, Jeremy Langford is ready to step into the starting running back role. How will he perform?

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: Goldschmidt Goes First Overall

Need a little help preparing for your fantasy baseball draft? Let our staff mock draft help you.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 16

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 17, including lots of advice based on trade speculation.

NBA Trade Deadline: 7 Situations to Watch

Dwight Howard once again headlines players available before Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline

College Basketball: The Texas Longhorns Are Better Than Their Record Suggests

At 17-9, are the Texas Longhorns poised to do damage come March?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Starting Pitchers Who Can Break Out in 2016

Who is primed to make a jump into the ranks of the top-tier arms in 2016?

Why Blake Bortles Is Bound to Throw Fewer Touchdowns in 2016

Blake Bortles threw 35 touchdowns in 2015, and there's plenty of reason to believe, even with improvement, that number will drop in 2016.

Matt Ryan Isn’t a Bad Quarterback, He Was Just Never Elite

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan isn’t bad -- we might just have ridiculous expectations for him.

How the Khris Davis Trade Affects the Athletics, Brewers, and Fantasy Value

Khris Davis isn't a player who's going to make Oakland an AL West favorite, but he should make the Athletics better.

Examining 2016's American League Rookie of the Year Candidates

Does a breakdown of AL rookies vying for Rookie of the Year in 2016 reveal a clear favorite?

The Most and Least Efficient Short-Yardage Running Backs of the 2015 NFL Season

Which running backs were able to consistently convert for first downs and put their team in better scoring position this past season?

Do Three-Point Attempts Actually Lead to Winning in the NBA?

Have the Warriors and Spurs created the new model for success in the NBA? Or are they outliers?

No, the New England Patriots Don't Need to Sign Matt Forte

Would running back Matt Forte help the New England Patriots? Sure, but it's not a done deal.

Breaking Down the NBA’s Young Big Man Revolution

The NBA is in the midst of a big man revolution and comeback, not the downfall of the traditional big man.

Matt Forte Is Still One of the NFL's Best Running Backs

As Matt Forte hits the free agency market entering his age-31 season, there will be concerns over his age. The numbers show he's still got plenty in the tank.

Re-Analyzing Trends in FanDuel's Perfect Daily Fantasy NBA Lineups

Now at the All-Star break, what should we be taking away from the trends in FanDuel's perfect lineups?

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Year in Review: The Season That Got Away

The Steelers' 2015 season was full of potential but saw them fall short. What went right and what went wrong?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 2/11/16

Khris Middleton dropped 27 points and nabbed 5 steals. Who else made the cut for the perfect lineup on a two-game slate?

College Hoops Weekend Watch: Oklahoma-Kansas Rematch Highlights Stellar Saturday

Kansas and Oklahoma treated us to the game of the season in their first matchup, a triple-overtime win by the Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse. They meet again this weekend with even more at stake.

2016 NBA Three-Point Shootout Analytics: Who's the Favorite?

Stephen Curry is the hands down best shooter in the league. But will he be the best shooter come Saturday night?

Oakland Raiders 2015 Year in Review: Another Step Forward

The Raiders finished just 7-9 but flashed a lot of potential. Can they make a bigger stride in 2016?

Is Giancarlo Stanton's Potential in Fantasy Baseball Being Underestimated?

The Marlins' Stanton is one of the great power hitters in the game when healthy. How should you value him in fantasy baseball?

How Will Last Year's Top MLB Rookie Pitchers Fare in 2016?

Noah Syndergaard and his peers will look to build off their strong rookie campaigns as they head into the 2016 season.

Examining the 2016 American League MVP Candidates

Like usual, Mike Trout enters the season as the favorite, but there's a deep crop of youngsters on the rise.

What Shaun Livingston Means to the Golden State Warriors

In the midst of a career season, the veteran guard has been flat out producing off the Golden State bench.

NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/11/16

Options are limited on a two-game slate, but Russell Westbrook is in a great spot against the Pelicans tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 2/10/16

Jared Sullinger double-doubled in a high-scoring game last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/11/16

Michael Carter-Williams may be coming off the bench, but he is one of the top value plays today.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/11/16

Greg Monroe is coming off of his best game of the season and should be in store for another big outing tonight against the Wizards.

Can A.J. Pollock Repeat His 2015 Success?

A deeper look into A.J. Pollock's 2015 reveals some telling information about his 2016 potential.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 15

LaMarcus Aldridge is emerging, and Victor Oladipo is leading the way for Orlando. What do you need to know?

NBA Power Rankings Update: All-Star Edition

The Blazers have stormed their way into the playoff chase. Find out who is their "nERD-Star" and where they fall in our ranks.

5 NFL Teams in Need of Pass-Blocking Improvements in 2016

These five teams struggled to protect their quarterbacks in 2015, and are in need of some help in pass protection for the 2016 season.

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NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns and Jokic Jostling for Top Position

Karl-Anthony Towns and Nikola Jokic are far and away the best rookies according to our nERD metric.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 2/10/16

With Marc Gasol out, the Grizzlies will be forced to lean heavily on Zach Randolph tonight.

Calvin Johnson Has Still Been Better Than You Think He Has

The man nicknamed Megatron might retire this offseason, but he's still got plenty in the tank. More than you may think.

5 NFL Teams in Need of Pass-Rushing Improvements for 2016

The Denver Broncos showed how important an elite pass rush is in Super Bowl 50. These five teams have a long way to go to equal that dominance.

How Will the Injury News About Marc Gasol, Jimmy Butler, and Tyreke Evans Affect Their Respective Teams?

We ran our projections to see how the Grizzlies, Bulls, and Pelicans will do going forward without their stars.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/10/16

DeMarcus Cousins finds himself in a great spot against the 76ers on Wednesday night. What other high-priced options should you be targeting in your lineups?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 2/9/16

John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists last night, making many perfect lineups. Who else made the cut?

Which Wide Receivers Will Score More Touchdowns in 2016?

Mike Evans underperformed in 2015, but math tells us that he could be in store for a big 2016 campaign.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/10/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/10/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/10/16

This may be Archie Goodwin's last game as the starting point guard, but he is in position to put up a monster performance in this uptempo game.

Which Quarterback From the 2016 NFL Draft Class Is Statistically Superior?

We've seen that college stats matter when evaluating quarterbacks. What do they tell us about this year's crop of NFL Draft prospects?

How Will Last Year’s Top Rookie Hitters Fare in 2016?

What can Kris Bryant and the rest of last year's rookie class do for an encore?

Assuming It's Over, Just How Good Was Marshawn Lynch's Career?

Marshawn Lynch is planning to retire, but not before leaving a seismic footprint on the NFL.

Examining the Unmatched Dominance of the San Antonio and Golden State Benches

Is any other NBA team even close to the depth of the Spurs and Warriors?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 2/9/16

The reigning MVP should be primed for a huge outing tonight against the defensively-challenged Rockets.

Is Jake Arrieta Being Drafted Too High in Fantasy Baseball?

Arrieta is being drafted as the third pitcher overall, but can he live up to the price?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/8/16

Vintage Kyrie Irving showed up last night, as the point guard dropped 32 points. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Should You Always Roster Superstars?

Fitting superstars on your roster isn't always easy, but should you be trying to do it at all costs?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/9/16

Steph Curry takes on the Rockets tonight in what should be a fast-paced, high-scoring game. What other studs should you build your lineups around?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/9/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Which Wide Receivers Will Score Fewer Touchdowns in 2016?

Doug Baldwin scored 14 times in 2015, but the math says he's unlikely to do it again.

Revisiting Which Statistics Matter for Evaluating Collegiate Quarterbacks

By looking at certain collegiate statistics, we can better evaluate which NFL Draft prospects are best primed for success.

The NFL's Best and Worst Teams on Fourth Down in 2015

Panthers coach Ron Rivera has shown an affinity to gamble on fourth downs, but just how good was Carolina on them this year?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/9/16

The first rule of NBA DFS is don't play bigs against Utah, right? Not so fast.

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Villanova Makes History, UNC Slides

Jay Wright has earned Villanova two top seeds in the NCAA Tournament and a trip to the Final Four, but now he's taken the school where it's never been before: to the very top of the AP poll.

Can Joe Ross Break Out for the Nationals in 2016?

Joe Ross, brother of Padres pitcher Tyson Ross, appears to be poised for a breakout this season in Washington. Can he do it?

Is David Johnson Fantasy Football's Top Running Back for 2016?

Johnson showed flashes of brilliance in his rookie season. Was it enough to justify a first-round pick next season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/8/16

Gorgui Dieng has been nothing short of spectacular since being inserted into the Timberwolves starting lineup. Who else should you play in DFS tonight?

Why the Tennessee Titans Should Select an Offensive Lineman First Overall

Holding the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans have many needs to address. Offensive line should be at the top of that list.

5 Fantasy Baseball Pitchers to Target Based on Strikeout Rates

These five kings of the strikeout should be going earlier in 2016 drafts.

Why Villanova Basketball Deserves to Be Ranked Number One

The human poll voters and computers are in agreement: Villanova is the best college basketball team in the country.

How Denver Dominated Cam Newton and the Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Denver stymied quarterbacks all year, but they took it to another level in the Super Bowl.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 15

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 16, including a window to buy Hassan Whiteside.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/8/16

Russell Westbrook has nearly limitless upside against the Suns tonight. What other high-priced options should you be targeting?

The 6 Biggest Plays of Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos' defense dominated Super Bowl 50, and they produced the three plays that had the biggest impact on the game's win probability.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/7/16

DeMarcus Cousins ended with a 31-point performance last night, placing him in many perfect lineups. Who else made the cut?

X Things to Know About Super Bowl 50

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/8/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Gorgui Dieng Has Been Unleashed Again

Dieng's minutes and production are up, making him a hot target last week. What should you know going forward?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/8/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/8/16

In need of some players to throw into your NBA DFS tournament lineups tonight? We've got you covered.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 2/6/16

Gorgui Dieng aided a Minnesota Timberwolves victory Saturday with 24 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 assists, enough to place him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 2/5/16

Joe Johnson filled up the stat sheet against the Kings. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

19 Super Bowl 50 Articles You May Have Missed Since the Conference Championships Ended

With Super Bowl 50 here, make sure you're knowledgeable and ready to watch the big game.

Senior Bowl: 4 Pass-Catchers With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

The 2016 Senior Bowl was a coming-out party for some undervalued receivers and tight ends.

6 Fantasy Baseball Enigmas for 2016

No one knows exactly what we're going to get out of the six players on this list in 2016.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 2/4/16

Anthony Davis rewarded daily fantasy basketball players with a 39-point night. Was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/5/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

If Calvin Johnson is Retiring, he Leaves Plenty of Meat on the Bone

Calvin Johnson was once compared to Jerry Rice, so how much would retiring early hurt that comparison?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/5/16

Breaking down the top high-priced options of the day shows that John Wall is in a great spot against the lowly 76ers.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 2/5/16

John Wall looks to build off of his monster game against the Warriors Wednesday night with another big outing tonight against the lowly 76ers. Should you use him in DFS?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/5/16

John Wall is an awesome play in an uptempo game, but don't forget about the point guard on the other side of the ball -- Ish Smith.

College Hoops Weekend Watch: Can the Top 3 Survive on the Road?

You could consume hours upon hours of Super Bowl coverage this weekend, but why not start studying up for March Madness with this weekend's deep slate of games instead?

Which Team Is the Best Fit for Jeff Teague?

Hawks point guard Jeff Teague looks to be on the move. Which team would be the best landing spot for him?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/5/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Senior Bowl: 4 Running Backs With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams turned heads in Mobile. Which other senior runners have NFL potential?

Can Anibal Sanchez Bounce Back in 2016?

Anibal Sanchez was the victim of an insanely high home run per fly ball rate last season but is a candidate for regression this spring.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 2/3/16

Stephen Curry ended last night with 51 points, but given his cost, was he good enough to make the perfect lineups?

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Has Returned and Is Breaking Out Again

Through only three games, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has put his mark on the Hornets and their opponents.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/4/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Analytics: Who Has the Edge?

To predict a dunk contest winner, you can study Vines and YouTube videos and give your anecdotal opinion. We try to use analytics.

How Good Would Stephen Curry's Numbers Be Without Blowout Games?

Golden State's dominance has limited Curry at times. How good would he be if he played more?

5 Potential Super Bowl 50 X-Factors

Which player or matchup could be the difference maker during Sunday's Super Bowl?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/4/16

James Harden looks to stay hot against the short-handed Suns tonight. Who else should you play in DFS?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/4/16

Stanley Johnson has flashed potential as a reserve this season, but injuries have paved the way for a more prominent role tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/4/16

The volatile Anthony Davis is one of the best high-priced options of the night. Who else should you target?

Greg Olsen Is an Incredibly Important Piece to Super Bowl 50

Greg Olsen has been quietly destroying opposing defenses for the past two years. Will this continue in the Super Bowl?

How Important Is Three-Point Shooting This College Basketball Season?

There is a growing correlation between three-point shooting and success in NCAA basketball. How big is it?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 2/2/16

James Harden had a strong 26-point, 14-assists performance last night, but given his cost, did he make yesterday's perfect lineups?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Breaking Away From the Pack

The Raptors' recent run has them sitting pretty in the standings. Where do they sit in our power rankings this week?

Senior Bowl: 3 Quarterbacks With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

Which lower-rung Senior Bowl quarterbacks have a shot to make waves in the NFL?

Should the Portland Trail Blazers Try to Make the Playoffs This Year?

The Trail Blazers were supposed to be in the first year of a rebuild but are instead in the playoff hunt. Can they make it? And should they try to?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 2/3/16

Myles Turner and Jordan Hill should continue to see all the minutes they can handle tonight for the short-handed Pacers.

NBA MVP Watch: Kevin Durant Is on Fire

The Thunder's scoring leader stayed hot and even turned up the heat last week. How high is he in the MVP race?

Fantasy Baseball: What's Robinson Cano's Value?

Robinson Cano had a terrible first half and an incredible second half in 2015. What can we expect in 2016?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 14

Russell Westbrook is posting triple doubles at a high rate, but can he catch the all-time greats?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/3/16

Stephen Curry draws an uptempo matchup with the Wizards, making him a great play tonight. Who else should you try to roster?

How Much Does Calvin Johnson's Potential Retirement Affect Matthew Stafford?

Calvin Johnson may have played his final game with the Detroit Lions. If he follows through, how far should we expect Matthew Stafford to fall?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/3/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/3/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Why Addison Russell Is a Good Fantasy Baseball Investment

The Cubs rookie shortstop should rebound following a tough 2015, especially if he gets moved up in the batting order.

Was Cam Newton's 2015 the Best Quarterback Season Ever?

Some analysts have said that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's last year was the best ever. Are they right?

How Low Can The Lakers Go?

The Lakers are the not-so-proud owners of the worst record in the West.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/3/16

All eyes will be on Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson tonight, leaving Draymond Green overlooked.

How Tyronn Lue Has Impacted Kevin Love

What effect has the recent coaching change had on the Cavaliers' star?

College Basketball: Does the Pac-12 Deserve More Love?

The polls don't love the Pac-12, but should they?

Super Bowl 50 Preview: An Analytical Guide to Sunday's Big Game

Cam Newton has played like the league's MVP this year, but can he cap off his season with a Super Bowl victory?

College Basketball: The 5 Best Defenses in the Country

Louisville's defense continued their strong season Monday night with a performance worth of their top five ranking. Who else is elite?

6 Things to Know About Super Bowl 50

Breaking down six of the most important things to know about this year's Super Bowl matchup.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 2/2/16

Rookie Karl-Anthony Towns looks to continue to build his case for Rookie of the Year tonight in a dream matchup against the Lakers. Should you play him in DFS?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/2/16

A look at the top high-priced FanDuel plays for tonight reveals that Kyle Lowry is in a great spot yet again.

3 Ways Denver Can Stop Cam Newton in Super Bowl 50

Newton has been playing lights out this season. How can the Denver defense limit him in the Super Bowl?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/2/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/1/16

Russell Westbrook posted his seventh triple-double last night. However, it wasn't enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups. Who took his place?

Super Bowl 50: Is There Anything to Learn From Carolina's Week 16 Loss to Atlanta?

The Denver Broncos could take some tips from the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl 50, as the Falcons were the only team to beat the Carolina Panthers this year.

Fantasy Baseball: Why Anthony Rendon Can Bounce Back in 2016

Although he was injured often last year, the Nationals' third baseman is a great bounceback candidate for this season.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/2/16

Dwight Howard is in line for a monster bounce-back performance if he can avoid being ejected for a third straight game.

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Maryland Finally Grabs a Signature Win

Maryland has been inside the AP's top 10 all season but lacked a single top-50 win until last week's big victory over Iowa. How far did they go in the ranks?

Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets: Over/Unders, Player Projections, and More

Looking for some smart Super Bowl prop bets to make? Check out these eight analytically-driven ones.

Wichita State Basketball Is on the Rise

After an ugly start, Wichita State has bounced back and is a team to watch as we near March.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Advanced Stats to Know for Pitcher Selection

A look at advanced metrics can tell you which past performances are legitimate and which pitchers you should select and target in daily fantasy baseball.

4 Things to Learn From the 2016 Senior Bowl

After spending last week in Mobile, Alabama, numberFire's Joe Redemann has a handful of takeaways from 2016's Senior Bowl.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/1/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/1/16

Aaron Gordon broke out last night. Was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

The Denver Broncos Need to Feature C.J. Anderson in Super Bowl 50

With the Super Bowl on the line, it is time for the Broncos to stop splitting carries between Anderson and Ronnie Hillman.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/1/16

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant both look to stay hot in a great matchup against the Wizards tonight.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/1/16

Breaking down the best high-priced options available on FanDuel tonight

Daily Fantasy Baseball: Advanced Stats to Know for Hitter Selection

There are endless advanced statistics to know in daily fantasy baseball, but zeroing in on a few can streamline your hitter selection process.

5 Reasons Why the Broncos Will Win Super Bowl 50

Despite being an underdog, the Denver Broncos have some compelling factors in their favor for Super Bowl 50.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/1/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Scoring

Scoring rules for daily fantasy baseball aren't overly complicated. This introduction will go through them for pitchers and hitters to make grasping them even easier.

5 Baseball Prospects Who Could Make an Impact in 2016

Several prospects blew up in 2015. What names should you know for 2016?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Roster Construction

Before diving into daily fantasy baseball, it's important to know how to construct a roster. What are some guidelines to know?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 14

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 15, including a list of must-own waiver wire guys.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Trevor Ariza Is on Fire

Trevor Ariza has been lights out from deep lately, but can that continue?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/1/16

Paul Millsap will go overlooked due to recent poor performance and injury concerns, but he's in a prime spot for a bounce-back.

Why Did the Diamondbacks Trade for Jean Segura?

Jean Segura has not been a very good player over the last few years, so why did Arizona want him?

Is Derrick Rose Returning to His MVP Form?

Over his last seven complete games, Rose has flirted with efficiency he hasn't seen since his MVP season in 2011.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 1/30/16

James Harden's 40 points couldn't get the Houston Rockets the win Saturday, but they did land him in our perfect DFS lineups.

Midseason Fantasy Basketball Awards: Jae Crowder Was the Steal of the Year

As we approach the All-Star break, it is time to recognize some the best in fantasy basketball this season.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 1/29/16

Russell Westbrook posted a triple-double Friday in the Oklahoma City Thunder's victory over the Houston Rockets, and it was enough to land him in yesterday's perfect NBA DFS lineups.

What Can We Expect From Corey Seager in 2016?

Corey Seager had excellent big league debut as a September call up last year. Can he continue to excel this year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/28/16

Ryan Anderson came out of the woodwork to drop 36 points last night. He stars in last night's perfect lineup.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/29/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

4 Things to Know About Pro Bowl Daily Fantasy Football

Looking forward to playing the Pro Bowl-Super Bowl slate in daily fantasy football? Make sure you know these four things.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/29/16

Kyrie Irving hasn't had a big game in a while, but there's reason to believe he can have one tonight.

Previewing the 10 College Basketball Games You Need to Watch This Weekend

Can the Purple Aces of Evansville keep Wichita State from running the table in the Missouri Valley?

Can the Washington Wizards Make the Playoffs?

After falling two games short of the Eastern Conference Finals in each of the past two years, the Wizards are currently on the outside looking in.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/29/16

Archie Goodwin looks to stay hot as he continues to fill in for the injured Brandon Knight. Who else should you play in DFS?

Why You Should Reach for Kyle Schwarber in Season-Long Fantasy Baseball Drafts

The Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber enters the 2016 fantasy baseball season off a dazzling rookie campaign. There's reason to believe he can do it again this year.

Why the Corey Dickerson-Jake McGee Trade Makes Little Sense for Colorado

Tampa got a talented outfielder. Colorado got a relief pitcher. And it all doesn't make sense.

2016 NBA Western Conference nERD-Stars: Choosing All-Stars Through Advanced Analytics

A look at how this year's Western Conference All-Star Team would shape up if the team was selected by using advanced analytics.

2016 NBA Eastern Conference nERD-Stars: Choosing All-Stars Through Advanced Analytics

A look at how this year's Eastern Conference All-Star Team would shape up if the team was selected by using advanced analytics.

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Understanding and Finding Value

Value is a keyword in daily fantasy sports. What do you need to know about it in daily fantasy basketball?

Jonathan Stewart Is Well Positioned to Have a Big Impact on Super Bowl 50

He's not going to be headlining any news stories about the game, but Jonathan Stewart could prove to be one of the most important players for Carolina in the Super Bowl.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 13

Kobe Bryant is an All-Star again. Can he have one more memorable performance?

Boban Marjanovic Is an Advanced Stat Superstar

In his first NBA season, the Spurs' big man is posting elite efficiency numbers.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/27/16

Were Klay Thompson's 45-points good enough to put him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Ted Ginn Can Impact the Super Bowl for Better or Worse

Ginn showed he can be dangerous in the NFC Championship game, but when he catches the ball, he's lethal.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/28/16

Rajon Rondo will likely be overlooked tonight with so many viable point guard options, but he shouldn't be ignored in this matchup.

Peyton Manning Might Be the Worst Super Bowl Quarterback Since the Turn of the Century

Peyton Manning had a miserable 2015 season, and it's now put him in unfamiliar territory. Could he possibly be the worst passer the Super Bowl has seen since 2000?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/28/16

Ryan Anderson will draw the start for the injured Anthony Davis tonight. Who else should you play in NBA DFS?

5 High-Priced Pairs to Stack in Daily Fantasy Basketball

What expensive duos are worth rostering, and under what circumstances should you do so?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Coaching Carousel

The Cavaliers have not looked sharp after their surprising coaching shakeup. Did it affect their place in the ranks this week?

Is Miguel Sano Baseball’s Next Young Star?

Miguel Sano had an incredible half-season in 2015. Can he replicate it in 2016 and beyond?

Should the Cleveland Browns Trade Down in This Year's NFL Draft?

What does research say about the Browns' intention to potentially trade down in the NFL draft?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Nikola Jokic Takes Over the Top Spot

After a half season of Karl-Anthony Towns at the top, Nikola Jokic is now first in our rankings

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/27/16

Chris Paul looks to carry the Clippers while Blake Griffin remains sidelined. Who else should you play in DFS tonight?

Can Cam Newton Succeed Against the Denver Broncos' Defense?

The Broncos' defense has been ripping quarterbacks apart this whole season. Can Newton and the Panthers buck that trend in Super Bowl 50?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Dwyane Wade took his renaissance tour to Brooklyn last night. Who else joined him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Should Paul Goldschmidt Be the Top Overall Pick in Fantasy Baseball?

There are reasons you should consider Goldschmidt as the top overall pick in your fantasy draft.

5 Reasons Why the Panthers Will Win Super Bowl 50

The Panthers are favorites in Super Bowl 50, and these five reasons are a huge part of that.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/27/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Denver's Offense Is Easily the Worst Among Super Bowl Teams This Century

The Broncos' offensive woes this year are hard to understate, but their struggles are unprecedented among Super Bowl squads.

Are the Toronto Raptors a Legitimate Threat in the NBA's Eastern Conference?

The Raptors are riding high on a franchise record nine-game winning streak. Are they for real?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/27/16

Andre Drummond hasn't posted a big game recently, but there's reason to believe he can do it tonight.

The Broncos' Defense Has Been Great, But Not Historically Great

The Broncos' defense has carried the team to the Super Bowl, but if we look at things historically, they're nothing special.

Peyton Manning Hasn't Improved in This Year's Playoffs

Super Bowl 50 may be Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's last rodeo. Does he have the postseason firepower to get it done?

Andre Roberson's Injury Is a Big Deal for the Thunder

Oklahoma City has lost Roberson for at least three weeks. That's a bigger deal than you probably think.

Based on History, Could the Carolina Panthers Be Doomed?

The Panthers enter Super Bowl 50 as favorites, but does history say they're actually in trouble?

Which College Basketball Teams Have Been Lucky and Unlucky This Season?

Utah is sitting pretty at 15-5, but are they actually just the product of a little luck?

Will the Golden State Warriors Win 73 Games?

With more than 40 wins before the All-Star break, can the Warriors catch the '95 Bulls?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/26/16

Archie Goodwin and Devin Booker should see all the minutes they can handle tonight for the short-handed Suns. Who else should you play in DFS?

College Basketball: Providence Is Probably Overrated

Despite five Top 50 wins and one of the most electrifying players in the sport, Providence might one of the most overrated teams in the country.

How Denver's Pass Rush Stopped the Patriots

With different looks along the defensive line, the Broncos were able to make Tom Brady statistically perform like one of the league's worst quarterbacks.

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Research Tools to Know and Use

Every daily fantasy basketball player needs to do his or her homework. These tools are paramount for doing just that.

Can Justin Verlander's Success Continue Into 2016?

Detroit's highly-paid star will look to continue his hot finish of 2015 into this year. Will he be able to?

Is Super Bowl 50 the Best Defensive Matchup of the Century?

The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers had the league's top defenses in 2015. Does that make Super Bowl 50 the best defensive matchup of the century?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/25/16

Demarcus Cousins boogied his way into yesterday's perfect lineup with a 56-point performance. Who else joined him?

This Year's Pro Bowl Quarterbacks Are Laughable

With so many Pro Bowl quarterbacks dropping out, this year's group defines mediocrity.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/26/16

Tonight's matchup with the Wizards should be exactly what DeMar DeRozan needs to bounce back from a dud against the Clippers.

What Can We Expect From Rick Porcello in 2016?

Rick Porcello had an unusual 2015 season, so what can we expect from the Boston righty this year?

Rick Porcello's 2016 Season Outlook

Rick Porcello had an unusual 2015 season, so what can we expect from the Boston righty this year?

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Iowa, Texas A&M Surge Into the Top 5

Iowa's 7-0 start in Big Ten play has earned the Hawkeyes their highest AP poll ranking since 1987.

Daily Fantasy Football: Are Rookie Wide Receivers Too Volatile?

Rookie wide receivers have provided their share of highlights the past few years, but does that make them viable options in daily fantasy football?

Daily Fantasy Football: Can Rookie Running Backs Be Trusted?

Rookie running backs bring fresher legs than their older counterparts. Does that mean we can fully trust them on our daily fantasy football rosters?

Daily Fantasy Football: Do Rookie Quarterbacks Improve Over the Course of the Season?

If rookie quarterbacks improve as the season progresses, this would seem to make them more attractive in daily fantasy football. Does that actually happen?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Usable Are Rookie Quarterbacks?

Rookie quarterbacks tend to face a stiff learning curve in the NFL, but does that exclude them from consideration in daily fantasy football?

Can Zach Ertz Thrive Under Philadelphia's New Coaching Staff?

After signing a contract extension, many questions still surround Ertz’s role for 2016. Can he finally break out?

Does Yoenis Cespedes Make the Mets the Best Team in the National League?

New York surprisingly signed the slugger to a three-year deal. Does he propel the Mets to the top of the NL?

The Patriots Were Not Wrong to Bypass Field Goals

Although they lost Sunday, the Patriots were not wrong trying to convert fourth downs rather than kicking field goals.

Peyton Manning Has Owned Tom Brady in Their Playoff Matchups

Peyton Manning's Broncos beat Tom Brady's Patriots in the AFC Championship, and once again, Manning outplayed Brady in the matchup.

Just How Bad Was Carson Palmer's NFC Championship Performance?

Palmer's Cardinals got pummeled by the Panthers, but how bad was he?

The Best Home and Road Quarterbacks of 2015

Drew Brees -- and young quarterbacks -- are said not to play well on the road. Did the advanced metrics support that this year?

Rick Porcello's 2016 Outlook

Can Rick Porcell bounce back after a disappointing 2015 season?

Spurs vs. Warriors Preview: A Showdown Between the NBA's Best

What to watch for in tonight's big matchup and why it's so important as the season rolls on.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/25/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players that will help propel your lineup to success.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/24/16

James Harden's second triple-double in three games propelled the Rockets to another victory. Did he land in the perfect lineup?

The 5 Best Offensive Players From the NFL's Championship Weekend

Rob Gronkowski's team may have lost, but he still put on quite a show in the AFC Championship.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/25/16

Rajon Rondo has posted consecutive triple doubles, but he may only be the third most popular option in his game tonight.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/25/16

Kemba Walker looks to stay hot in an outstanding matchup with the Kings.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 13

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 14, including a few rookie bigs coming on strong.

4 NBA Trades That Should Happen by the Deadline

According to the numbers, who fits where? And why?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injury Report: Blake Griffin's Return

Blake Griffin has been out since Christmas Day. How will his return impact the Clippers?

Will Firing David Blatt Really Do Anything for the Cavaliers?

After starting 30-11 and being one of the top teams in the league, the Cavs let David Blatt go. Was it warranted?

How Cam Newton's Rushing Will Impact the NFC Championship

Newton's ability to convert first downs and touchdowns on the ground could be a major factor against the Cardinals.

Why St. Mary's Deserves Your Attention

With Emmett Naar leading the nation's most efficient offense, the Gaels could be a very dangerous team in March.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/22/16

With Dwight Howard sidelined, Terrence Jones will draw the start at power forward for the short-handed Rockets tonight.

Josh Smith, Believe It or Not, Can Help the Houston Rockets

The Clippers traded Smith back to Houston, a move that can be criticized easily. But the numbers actually favor the swap.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/21/16

Paul Millsap continues to be one of the most underappreciated big men in the NBA. Was his effort versus the Kings enough to put him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Let's Quit Talking Up Brady Versus Manning

When Tom Brady's teams faces off against Peyton Manning teams, the storyline is about the quarterbacks. But this weekend's matchup is different.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/22/16

Kemba Walker has been terrific recently, but a surplus of point guard options may leave him overlooked tonight.

Fantasy Baseball: Is Randal Grichuk's 2015 Season Sustainable?

Randal Grichuk had a big 2015, but can we expect him to do the same in 2016?

College Basketball Weekend Watch: Can Baylor Stay on Top in the Big 12?

Taurean Prince and Baylor will have to hand top-ranked Oklahoma their second straight loss to maintain their lead in the Big 12.

The Top 5 MLB Free Agents Left on the Market

These remaining free agents are the best of the bunch. What do they bring to the table?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/21/16

Anthony Davis is normally a popular option, but he may go overlooked tonight. This could be the perfect opportunity to buy low on the talented big man.

Can Zack Greinke Replicate His Success in 2016?

The Diamondbacks gave Greinke a huge payday this winter. Can he live up to expectations?

5 NBA Lineups Struggling Teams Should Use More Often

If given more floor time, these five lineup combinations could give these struggling teams a much needed boost.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/20/16

Karl-Anthony Towns became the youngest player in the NBA to put up 25 points, 15 boards, and 5 blocks in a game since 1973-74. Was he the center in last night's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Wide Receiver Bargains From 2015

Which wide receivers provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/21/16

Patty Mills should see all the minutes he can handle with Tony Parker sidelined tonight.

AFC Championship Preview: The Final Chapter of a Historic Rivalry?

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are going at it in the playoffs once again, maybe for the last time. What should we expect?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Halfway Home

Halfway through the season, there have been a few surprises in the NBA, the Dallas Mavericks being one of them. How high have they climbed this week?

5 Undervalued NHL Players to Target in Daily Fantasy Hockey

These five players can provide your daily fantasy hockey lineups with a boost.

Are the Sacramento Kings a Playoff Team?

The Kings are currently the Western Conference's 8 seed, but are they really cut out for the postseason?

Is John Brown the Key to an NFC Championship Win for Arizona?

In his second year, John Brown has made a huge impact on Arizona's offense.

Which Team Could Use Jonathan Lucroy The Most?

He had a down year in 2015, but Lucroy could be an upgrade to a number of teams.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/20/16

Ish Smith has been nothing short of spectacular since rejoining the 76ers.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/20/16

James Harden has struggled recently, but tonight may be the night to buy low on him.

With Brady and Manning, the Numbers Disprove the Narratives

You might not hear this Sunday, but Peyton Manning has been one of the more efficient playoff quarterbacks of his generation, while Tom Brady has been one of the best regular season quarterbacks ever.

What Can Jim Schwartz Do for the Philadelphia Eagles' Defense?

Much like punk rock, Schwartz's defense is fast and furious. What does that mean for Philadelphia?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/19/16

Hassan Whiteside put up a monster double-double last night. Was he the key to yesterday's perfect lineup?

NFC Championship Preview: A Heavyweight Battle

Can Cam Newton and the Panthers continue their unlikely run to the Super Bowl?

NBA MVP Watch: LeBron James on the Rise

All hail the King, who makes an appearance in the MVP discussion. Who does he join?

Why Carlos Carrasco Is a Legitimate Cy Young Candidate in 2016

One of the best starting pitchers in the MLB remains a relative unknown. Here is why he can fix that this year.

Midseason NBA Awards: How Many Can Kawhi Leonard Win?

By every measure, Leonard is having a stellar season. Did he leave any awards for the rest of the league?

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Modern NBA Rebuild

Does College Coaching Success Translate to the NBA?

The modest success of Brad Stevens has spurred a new interest in bringing college coaches to the NBA. Is it the right move?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Quarterbacks

It's hard to win a daily fantasy football tournament without nailing your quarterback selection. How can we better predict high-upside days at the quarterback position?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Running Backs

We've seen the value of matchups and using Vegas in our running back selection for daily fantasy football. Can we combine this and more to formulate a blueprint for predicting big days from running backs?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/19/16

Dwyane Wade is a big name, but injuries in Miami's backcourt could make him go overlooked tonight. Who else should you target?

How Julian Edelman Impacts the New England Patriots' Offense

Edelman missed seven games for the Patriots in 2015, but he's back and healthy. How much does this affect the Patriots' offensive performance?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/19/16

Will Brandon Knight finally have the breakout performance we have been waiting for since Eric Bledsoe's injury?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Wide Receivers

Is there a blueprint for predicting when a wide receiver will explode in daily fantasy football? Looking at past big games may tell us.

Daily Fantasy Football: Does Production Increase When Games Are Played in Domes?

Moving indoors takes the weather out of the equation. Does this lead to increased production in daily fantasy football?

By The Numbers: The NBA's Best Backcourt Duos

Which team boasts the league's best guard play through the eyes of advanced analytics?

How Does Justin Upton Fit in With the Tigers?

The Tigers signed Upton to a huge deal, but is he worth the cost?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/18/16

J.J. Redick is scorching hot. Was his 40-point effort enough to make the perfect lineup?

Five Contrarian NBA DFS Plays For January 19

These picks are not for the faint of heart.

Why Bill Belichick Doesn’t Need to Care About a Balanced Offense

The New England Patriots have found success all season by relying heavily on the passing game, so what’s the problem?

Chris Bosh Is Quietly One of the NBA’s Best Players This Season

Bosh has gone from a career-threatening health condition to one of the NBA's best in 2015-16.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 12

The Spurs continue to amaze. What do you need to know about their 11-game winning streak?

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: How Good Is West Virginia?

In a volatile week for the AP's Top 25, what can we learn from advanced metrics about risers and fallers?

Can Nick Castellanos Finally Break Out for the Detroit Tigers in 2016?

Expectations have always been high for the Detroit Tigers' Nick Castellanos, but after a strong showing the second half of last year, is 2016 his breakout campaign?

Can a Running Back's Physical Profile Help Predict NFL Success?

Derrick Henry will enter the 2016 NFL Draft standing 6-foot-3 and weighing 242 pounds. Is he too big to succeed?

Is Trent Baalke to Blame for the 49ers' Recent Struggles?

Should Trent Baalke be on the hot seat for his management of the 49ers roster and personnel the past five seasons?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/17/16

Westbrook and Durant both made yesterday's perfect lineup. Who else joins the Oklahoma City teammates?

Pittsburgh's Loss in Denver Wasn't Fitzgerald Toussaint's Fault

Fitzgerald Toussaint is taking a lot of heat for the Steelers' loss thanks to his late-game fumble, but there was a more impactful play made on Sunday.

How Jeff Janis Impacted the Packers-Cardinals Game

Although the Packers lost in the divisional round, Janis stood out. What did he mean for Green Bay?

Why Ian Kennedy Could Rebound With the Royals in 2016

Kennedy's new contract with Kansas City was met with widespread skepticism, but the conditions could allow Kennedy to rebound from a tough 2015.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 12

Who should you add, drop, buy and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 13?

Examining Ish Smith's Impact on the Philadelphia 76ers

Ish Smith has made the 76ers look like a real NBA team. How has he done it?

Why Chris Davis' Contract With Baltimore Is A Bit Scary

The Orioles have re-signed their slugging first baseman, but is the contract worth it?

Oklahoma vs. West Virginia Preview: Can Buddy Hield Be Contained?

Buddy Hield and Oklahoma host West Virginia in what could be the weekend's best college basketball game.

It's Time for the Houston Texans to Cut Arian Foster

Running back Arian Foster has almost 1,500 carries and countless injuries on his ledger. Is he wearing down?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/15/16

Jrue Holiday should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the banged-up Pelicans.

The 10 Best Offensive Players From the NFL's Divisional Round

Jeff Janis broke out in a big way against the Cardinals, but was it enough to make him the best offensive player of the weekend?

Should NFL Teams Defer After Winning the Coin Toss?

Are coaches and teams building a coin toss narrative that just isn't true?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/14/16

The Bulls needed every one of Jimmy Butler's career-high 53 points to beat the lowly 76ers. He's the top scorer in yesterday's perfect lineup.

Can Doug Pederson Help the Eagles Return to Their Winning Ways?

Did Philadelphia settle on Pederson, or is there reason for optimism in the City of Brotherly Love?

The 5 NFL Defenses That Declined Most This Season

Which NFL defenses fell the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

The 5 Most Improved NFL Defenses From the 2015 Season

Which NFL defenses jumped the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

AFC Divisional Round Preview: Peyton Manning's Swan Song

Peyton Manning is back at the helm in Denver with the season on the line. Will he be able to make one last run at a Super Bowl?

The 5 Worst 3rd-Down Quarterbacks of 2015

Which quarterbacks struggled most on 3rd down during the 2015 regular season? A few names will surprise you.

The 5 Most Valuable Freshmen in College Basketball

Ben Simmons gets most of the hype from this year's freshmen class, but he's not the only newcomer to have made a major impact.

Chip Kelly Lands in San Francisco: Are the 49ers His Best Chance at Success?

After being let go by the Eagles, is Chip Kelly in a better position to succeed?

How Miami's Dee Gordon Became a Superstar

The Marlins signed their second baseman to a contract extension on Wednesday. He earned it.

Will The Weather Determine Who Goes To The Super Bowl?

We examine how the weather impacts offensive production and tendencies.

How Good Are The Pittsburgh Panthers?

Out to a 14-1 start, are the Panthers a contender or pretender for an NCAA tournament title?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/14/16

Bulls' big men Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson look to fill the void left by Pau Gasol who will not suit up tonight.

Ranking the Kickers Remaining in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

After a missed field goal ended Minnesota's season, the kicker position will be in the spotlight the rest of the way. Who's the best of the best?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/13/16

Derrick Williams' 31 points off the bench wasn't enough to lead the Knicks to victory. But, was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

4 Fantasy Football Sleepers for the Divisional Round

Sleepers? Contrarian plays? Regardless of the name you choose to refer to them by, these under-the-radar players are in a great spot to help your lineup excel this weekend.

Enes Kanter Is an Advanced Stat Anomaly

Kanter ranks high on the leaderboards for most advanced metrics, sandwiched between the game's greats. What gives?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Running Back Bargains From 2015

Which running backs provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

NBA Power Rankings Update: The Mid-Season Grind

After a sluggish start, the Rockets have been coming on as of late. How high have they climbed in our rankings?

Why Hue Jackson Will Get the Cleveland Browns Back on Track

As part of their latest overhaul, the Cleveland Browns hired Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as their head coach. That was a good move.

How Valuable Is Attempting a Fourth-Down Conversion?

The NFL's fear of fourth-down attempts may be unfounded -- and inefficient.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/13/16

With Carmelo Anthony's status uncertain, the Knicks will look to Kristaps Porzingis to carry the workload tonight.

Does DeAndre Jordan Need to Be More Involved in the Clippers' Offense?

Even though Jordan is the league's most efficient offensive player and a great pick-and-roll threat, he is still not getting the chances he was promised.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/12/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo spelled trouble for the Bulls last night. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

7 FanDuel Value Plays for the Divisional Round

Which value plays should you get in your FanDuel lineups this weekend?

Daily Fantasy Football: Does Quarterback Production Decline the Second Time Facing a Divisional Opponent?

The second time a quarterback faces a divisional opponent, it would be logical that he may take a hit in daily fantasy football production. Does data back this up?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using Vegas Lines to Predict Kicker Scoring

Kicker scoring in daily fantasy football isn't easy to predict, but using Vegas' lines can make things a bit easier.

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns Grows His Lead

In the new year, Karl-Anthony Towns continues to extend his lead over all other rookies. Is anyone close?

Daily Fantasy Football: Strategies for Attacking Short Slates

Few things are more frustrating than a short slate in daily fantasy football. These are a few strategies you can employ if you want to help ease the variance.

How the Clippers Keep Winning Without Blake Griffin

The Clippers have won eight straight games without Griffin. How have they found so much success?

NFC Divisional Round Preview: An Uphill Battle for Green Bay

Can the two underdogs from the NFC finish the weekend on top once again?

The 10 Best NFL Defenses From the 2015 Season

The Seattle Seahawks are a consistently great defensive team, but were they the best NFL defense this year?

The 5 Best 3rd-Down Quarterbacks of 2015

Third-down offensive situations can often times make or break a team's chances of winning a given game. Which quarterbacks came through in 2015?

Why Melvin Gordon's Rookie Season Wasn't as Bad as It Seemed

On the surface, Melvin Gordon's rookie season with the San Diego Chargers appeared to be one of the worst ever. That perception may be a bit deceiving.

Can Wei-Yin Chen Help the Marlins Make the Playoffs?

After signing Chen, do the Marlins have a rotation that can compete for a wild card in 2016?

James White Hasn't Filled the Void Left By Dion Lewis' Injury

Not only does James White not offer the Patriots what Dion Lewis did, but there are very few backs in the league who could

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/12/16

Jimmy Butler looks to stay hot against one of the worst defensive teams in all of basketball.

Ranking the 8 Defenses Remaining in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

With the divisional round of the playoffs approaching this weekend, which defenses are best equipped to get their team to the next round?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 11

The Knicks are hot. Are they good enough to sneak into the playoffs?

Can Robert Griffin III Still Thrive in the NFL?

Griffin's career arc in Washington was strange. Is there hope for a redemption?

Jordan Reed Is Terrifyingly Good at Football When He's Healthy

Washington tight end Jordan Reed's proficiency on the field is unquestioned, and so is his propensity for injury. How good can he be?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/11/16

John Wall put up his 11th double-double in the last 13 games. Was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

Mathematically, Pacman Jones' Penalty Is Being Overblown

Pacman Jones made a crucial error at the end of the Steelers-Bengals Saturday night tilt. But how big of an impact did it make?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/12/16

The Thunder take on the Timberwolves as heavy favorites. What else do you need to know about tonight's games?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Understanding Split Statistics

Split stats for players and teams come in many forms. Which ones should you know and use?

6 Running Backs Who Drastically Outperformed Their Teammates in 2015

The Arizona Cardinals' backfield situation was a mess to start this year, but they had one player outshine the rest.

Updated Super Bowl Odds: The Packers Are Long Shots

The Green Bay Packers were able to escape Washington with a victory, but they don't have much of a shot moving forward in the playoffs.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/11/16

John Wall looks to stay hot tonight in what should be a high scoring game in Chicago.

5 Wide Receivers Who Outperformed Their Teammates in 2015

Could these receivers be on the verge of a 2016 breakout?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/10/16

King James reigned over yesterday's perfect lineup with a massive stat line. Who else joined him?

The 10 Best Offensive Players From Wild Card Weekend

Though Jordan Reed's team lost, he continued his dominant play in the first round of the 2015 NFL playoffs.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/11/16

The Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler has been rolling in daily fantasy basketball recently, and it looks like that could continue tonight.

How the Ben Revere For Drew Storen Deal Affects the Nationals and Blue Jays

Can Revere man center field for Washington? And can Storen fill a void for the Blue Jays?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Quarterback Bargains From 2015

Which quarterbacks provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 11

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 12 of fantasy hoops, including a plea to sell Kevin Love.

Is Dexter Fowler a Potential Free Agent Bargain?

Coming off of a strong season with the Chicago Cubs, Fowler remains a free agent into the new year. Is he shaping up to be a steal?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injury Report: Anthony Davis Ailing Again

Anthony Davis' injury led to big games on Sunday for his teammates. What other injuries should you know about?

The 10 Worst Red Zone Rushers of 2015

Andre Williams is the poster boy for goal line ineffectiveness for 2015. Who joins him on the list?

Can Denard Span Solve the Giants' Center Field Problem?

San Francisco signed the speedy former National to a free agent contract Thursday. Was it the right move?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/8/16

Mario Chalmers should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the banged-up Grizzlies.

Will the Minnesota Vikings Be Able to Stop Doug Baldwin on Sunday?

After a huge second half, Baldwin could be a big factor against the Vikings' defense.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/7/16

James Harden's 33 points propelled the Rockets to victory last night. Did he make the perfect lineup?

AFC Wild Card Weekend Preview: It Won't Be Easy for Pittsburgh

Ben Roethlisberger is going to have to put the team on his back for the Steelers to win in Cincinnati. Will they?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/8/16

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook aren't cheap daily fantasy basketball options, but their Oklahoma City Thunder are in a prime spot against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Why Ryan Tannehill's 2016 Season Will Be Make-or-Break for His Future

Tannehill has shown modest improvement in his career, but can he keep his job as a starting quarterback?

NFC Wild Card Weekend Preview: Will Adrian Peterson Carry the Vikings Past the Seahawks?

Adrian Peterson has had a big year for Minnesota, but will he be able to do enough to lead the Vikings past the Seahawks on Sunday?

Should Victor Oladipo Start for the Orlando Magic?

Oladipo seems like an obvious choice to start in Orlando, but coach Skiles prefers him coming off the bench. Which works better?

7 FanDuel Value Plays for Wild Card Weekend

Breaking down seven value plays on FanDuel to boost your fantasy playoff rosters.

How the Bulls' Offense Is Finally Living Up to the Hype

Wholly underwhelming for the first 25 games, Jimmy Butler and company have been on fire as of late. What has changed?

National Championship Preview: Clemson Can Keep It Close

Clemson already proved the oddsmakers wrong in the College Football Playoffs. Here's why they can do it again against Alabama.

What Can Devonta Freeman's Breakout Campaign Teach Us?

Freeman emerged as a fantasy stud in 2015. Can his path to stardom help us identify the next star?

How the New York Knicks Became a Surprise Playoff Contender

Just 37 games into the season, New York has already matched their win total from all of last year. How good are they?

What This Year's NFL Playoff Teams Have in Common

Aside from making the postseason, do these 12 teams share similar efficiency traits?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/7/16

Can Jeff Withey stay hot tonight as he continues to fill in for the injured Derrick Favors?

Wooden Award Watch: Is Buddy Hield the Frontrunner?

As conference play kicks off, how does Hield compare to his peers in the player of the year conversation?

The 5 NFL Offenses That Declined Most This Season

Which NFL offenses fell the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: What You Need to Know About the NBA Schedule

The NBA schedule can impact team performance. What should you know about it?

The 10 Best Tight Ends From the 2015 NFL Season

Does Rob Gronkowski still reign supreme, or did he get surpassed by another touchdown scorer?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/6/16

Anthony Davis had a huge night for New Orleans in a loss to Dallas. Who else joined him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

The 5 Best Pass-Blocking Offensive Lines in 2015

Which offensive lines did the best job of keeping their quarterbacks upright in 2015? numberFire's metrics can help us answer that question.

Forget the Warriors: The Spurs Are on Pace to Be the Best Regular Season Team of All-Time

The Golden State Warriors have spent this season in the spotlight, but it's the Spurs that are quietly knocking on the door of history.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart: Wild Card Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers hit the road to face the Cincinnati Bengals in the wild card round, but their offense appears to provide value in daily fantasy football.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/7/16

The Atlanta Hawks head to Philadelphia for a date with the 76ers. Should you target them Thursday in daily fantasy basketball?

The 10 Worst Red Zone Quarterbacks of 2015

Nick Foles had a rough season, but was he the worst passer in the red zone this year?

The Best and Worst Red Zone Pass-Catchers in 2015

Succeeding in the red zone is a huge part of any successful offense. Who were the best and worst red zone receivers this year?

NBA Power Rankings Update: A Shakeup in 2016

A six-game winning streak has helped the Spurs narrow the gap in the standings with the Warriors, but was it enough for them to overtake the top spot in our rankings?

4 Fantasy Football Sleepers for the Wild Card Round

Just because the regular season is over doesn't mean you can't use sleepers. Who should you target?

The 10 Most Productive Running Backs of 2015

Which running backs contributed the most to their teams in 2015?

Analyzing Trends in DraftKings' Perfect Daily Fantasy NBA Lineups

Studying daily fantasy basketball optimal lineups reveals some interesting trends. What do you need to know?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 17

The Odell Beckham show continued in his second year. How good was the phenom this season?

2015 NFL Awards: Who Do Our Writers See as the League's MVP?

Our NFL writers voted on some of the league's yearly awards. Which players were deemed the best at their jobs in 2015?

The 10 Best Wide Receivers From the 2015 NFL Season

Antonio Brown was great again, but was he the NFL's top receiver based on analytics?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/6/16

Evan Turner looks to stay hot while filling in for the injured Avery Bradley. Who else should you play?

The 10 Best NFL Offenses From the 2015 Season

There were a lot of high-powered NFL offenses this year, but which ones were best?

Why the Alex Gordon Signing Was Necessary for the Royals

The Royals have their left fielder back. What does he mean to the team that drafted him?

The 5 Most Improved NFL Offenses From the 2015 Season

Which NFL offenses jumped the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

Are the Kansas City Chiefs This Season's Playoff Sleeper?

The Chiefs roll into the playoffs on a 10-game win streak. Can they keep it going all the way to the Super Bowl?

2015 in Review: Top Ten Wide Receivers

Who were the best wide receivers in the NFL for the 2015 season?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/5/16

Demarcus Cousins had a triple-double last night...with turnovers. Did the sloppiness keep him out of last night's perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/6/16

Should you be targeting the Charlotte Hornets, facing a Phoenix Suns team that has struggled defensively, in NBA DFS on Wednesday?

NBA MVP Watch: Chris Bosh Is Warming Up

The Heat look to Bosh, their scoring leader, to stay hot in the East. Has he entered the MVP conversation?

The 5 Best Run-Blocking Offensive Lines in 2015

Using numberFire's metrics, which offensive lines appeared to provide their teams the greatest boost in 2015?

Analyzing Trends in FanDuel's Perfect Daily Fantasy NBA Lineups

Studying daily fantasy basketball optimal lineups reveals some interesting trends. What do you need to know?

Draymond Green Is Becoming One of the Greatest Second-Round Picks Ever

After three straight triple doubles, Draymond Green keeps emerging as one of the greatest second-round picks in NBA history.

Why Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes Would Be Strong Free Agent Signings

Upton and Cespedes are still available for any team to sign. What can they provide to needy teams?

Who's the Favorite to Win Super Bowl 50?

The Arizona Cardinals have been atop our power rankings most of the year, but does that make them the odds-on favorite to win Super Bowl 50?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 10

The Grizzlies and Jazz are playoff teams, but are they good enough for deep postseason runs?

The 5 NFL Teams That Improved Most in 2015

Kirk Cousins helped turn Washington around during his big year. Were they one of the most improved squads in 2015?

The 10 Best Red Zone Rushers of 2015

DeAngelo Williams is no young buck anymore, but he still showed what it takes to be a goal-line hero.

Can Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel Play Together Effectively?

The Philadelphia 76ers have two young potential stars in the frontcourt, but can they function together?

Understanding the NFL's Red Zone Rushing Usage in 2015

Danny Woodhead was a red zone maven in 2015. What does his usage tell us about the current NFL?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/5/16

Look for the combination of DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo to dominate in a high-scoring matchup with the Mavericks tonight.

How Tom Coughlin Impacted the New York Giants

Tom Coughlin is stepping down as the Giants' head coach. What did his tenure mean for the team?

The 10 Best Offenses from 2015

Who were the 10 best offenses during the 2015 season?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/4/16

Rajon Rondo dished out another 19 dimes last night. Did he assist the perfect lineup?

What's the Mathematical Difference Between Andy Dalton and AJ McCarron?

Andy Dalton's thumb may not be healed for the Bengals' game against the Steelers on Saturday. And that's a big deal.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/5/16

Tuesday's game between the Dallas Mavericks and Sacramento Kings figures to see a lot of points. Should you be targeting it in daily fantasy basketball?

Ranking the Quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

As the playoffs approach, which team has the biggest edge at quarterback based on analytics?

Examining Kyrie Irving's Return So Far

How is the star point guard's return going to this point? And what is it telling us?

Revisiting the Extra Point: Should Teams Be Going For Two?

With a year of extra points taken from the 15-yard line, does the data suggest teams should be going for two?

Is Ian Desmond Becoming a Free Agency Bargain?

The two-time Silver Slugger Award winner is still looking for a job. What can he bring to the table?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/4/16

Kevin Durant is out tonight with a toe injury, which means it's time to fire up Russell Westbrook.

10 Blind Player Comparisons From the 2015 NFL Season

Would Russell Wilson's success have been as obvious this year if not for his name?

The 10 Best Red Zone Quarterbacks of 2015

Cam Newton should be the league's MVP after a huge year. Was he the best quarterback close to the end zone?

Putting Brandon Marshall's Career in Historical Context

Marshall set career milestones this year, but just how great has that career been?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 01/04/16

Jimmy Butler's 40 points in the second half on Sunday propelled the Bulls to a comeback victory. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

NFL Playoff Power Rankings: The Cardinals Are the Team to Beat

Arizona has been atop our power rankings for most of the season. And entering the playoffs, they're the team to beat.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 17

Sammy Watkins went nuts against Darrelle Revis and the Jets, but was he the best player from Week 17?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/4/16

With 10 games on Monday's daily fantasy basketball slate, which teams find themselves in favorable matchups?

What Chris Bosh's Resurgence Means for the Heat

Bosh's numbers are back up to his All-Star levels in Toronto. How is it impacting his team?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 10

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 10 of fantasy hoops, including your annual reminder to sell Tim Duncan.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 17

Week 17 presents a unique challenge in daily fantasy football. Which plays offer the most security in an insecure week?

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 17

DeAngelo Williams finds himself in a great matchup on Sunday. Should you be using him on FanDuel?

Is Kirk Cousins the Next Elite NFL Quarterback?

Kirk Cousins had a breakout season, but exactly how good was it?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 17

In the final week of the season, plenty of unheralded players have a shot at a big game. Who should you target?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/30/15

Brook Lopez double-doubled and filled the stat sheet. Who rounded out the perfect fantasy lineups?

NBA Power Rankings Update: New Year's Resolutions

The Orlando Magic, one of the Association's hottest teams, are climbing the standings. How high are they in our ranks?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 17

St. Louis takes on a sack-prone San Francisco team. Are they the best defense for your FanDuel teams?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 17

Brian Hoyer returns from injury this week just in time for a great Week 17 matchup. What other under-the-radar players look good this week?

How Scott Kazmir Boosts the Dodgers' Rotation

After losing Zack Greinke, the Dodgers fortified their rotation with Kazmir. How good does the staff look heading into 2016?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/30/15

With Stephen Curry unlikely to suit up, Shaun Livingston will should see all the minutes he can handle tonight.

Fantasy Football: 2015 Was an Outlier Season for Running Backs

The running back position in fantasy football was a disaster in 2015. But it was also an outlier.

What Went Wrong With Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles?

As the Chip Kelly tenure ends, the dismantled Eagles are left in his wake. How did it come to this?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 16

A few surprise players led the way in fantasy points during championship week. What numbers do you need to know?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/29/15

Vintage Dwight Howard showed up in the stat sheet last night against the Hawks. Who else made the perfect DFS lineup?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 17's FantasyScore Team

Julio Jones is always an option. But when he's facing the porous New Orleans Saints secondary? Jones is a must-have.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 17

With the final week of the regular season approaching, which teams have positive matchups to target in daily fantasy football?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 17

With Cecil Shorts ruled out for Week 17, Nate Washington could be a sneaky option at wide receiver.

What Donte Moncrief's Efficient Season Means for the Colts

Despite the Colts' quarterback troubles, Moncrief is among the league's most efficient wideouts this year. Where does he stack up?

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 16

A stunning result in Baltimore leaves the Jets in control of their own destiny and puts the Steelers' fate in Buffalo's hands. How does the rest of the playoff picture look?

Isaiah Crowell Has Potential Moving Forward

In a lost season for the Cleveland Browns, they might have found their running back of the future.

Examining Nelson Agholor's Dreadful Rookie Season in Philadelphia

The Eagles' first-round rookie receiver has posted some of the worst efficiency numbers in the NFL. How bad has it been?

How the Dallas Mavericks Have Found Success This Season

After an offseason filled with injuries and disappointment, the Mavericks have come out strong this season. Who do they have to thank?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 17

Week 17 in daily fantasy football can be a wild one. Which players this week can help you go out with a bang?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: How Pace Affects Fantasy Scoring

A faster pace means more possessions, but is that all you need to know about the statistic?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/29/15

Paul MIllsap is having a career year, and he'll be licking his chops tonight in a dream matchup against the Rockets.

Where Do the Thunder Belong Among the NBA's Top Teams?

Oklahoma City has won 10 of their last 12, but does that place them among the elite NBA title contenders?

Week 17 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Trusting the Texans

Whether it's Brian Hoyer or Brandon Weeden, the Texans' quarterback could help your team win in Week 17. Who else can do the same?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/28/15

Kemba Walker dropped 38 points and filled the stat sheet. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Week 16 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 16 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 17 Edition

Still vying for a fantasy championship this week? Here are three tight end options to help you emerge victorious.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 17 Edition

For those with fantasy football titles still to be determined, here are a few defensive streaming options to help you get there.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 9

Kobe Bryant is heating up in the points column during his final season. Who else is making headlines?

Why Memphis Should Be Favored Over Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl

Auburn could use a win to kick-start an important 2016 season, but can they stop Paxton Lynch?

Why Aroldis Chapman Could Make the Yankees' Bullpen the Best Ever

New York has acquired the most dominant closer in the game, bringing a Super 'Pen to the Bronx.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 17

Who should you pick up for the final week of the NFL regular season?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using Vegas' Lines to Predict Defense and Special Teams Scoring

Vegas' lines are highly predictive of defense and special teams scoring. Which aspects are most important?

Daily Fantasy Football: Do Older Running Backs Decline Late in the Season?

Running backs take a lot of hits throughout the year. Does this have a negative effect on the daily fantasy football production from the older members of the group?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Matchup-Dependent Are Running Backs?

We've seen that quarterback production in daily fantasy football is closely linked to the quality of the opponent. Does the same principle apply to running backs?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/28/15

Look for Chris Paul to put the Clippers on his back with Blake Griffin sidelined for the next few weeks.

Are the Pirates Doing Enough to Contend in the National League Central?

The Cubs are making noise, while the Pirates, well, aren't. Can they keep up with the rest of the division?

After a Brutal Sunday Performance, Are the Steelers Done For?

Ben Roethlisberger played the worst game of his season on Sunday. Are the Steelers now doomed?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/27/15

Russell Westbrook and C.J. McCollum came up just shy of triple-doubles. Who joined them in the perfect lineup?

How Demaryius Thomas Has Been Impacted By Denver's Quarterback Situation

Demaryius Thomas has played with two underperforming quarterbacks this year. How bad -- or good -- has he actually been?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Does Cold Weather Affect Production?

As the temperature drops, the perception is that a dip in production will follow in daily fantasy football. Is this backed up by evidence?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Should You Hedge?

When filling out multiple daily fantasy football lineups, it's important to hedge to limit risk. How much should you do so?

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Target Wide Receivers on Underdog Teams?

As you select wide receivers in daily fantasy football, it's hard to choose between volume and efficiency. How do we balance these two pursuits?

Monday Night Football Preview: A Patchwork Playoff Preview

The Broncos and Bengals are brimming with injuries, but they're still AFC front runners. Who gets a step closer to the crown on Monday?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 16

Drew Brees played through a foot injury and contract talks to be Week 16's best player. Who joined him on the list?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 9

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 10 of fantasy hoops, including what to do about the Eric Bledsoe injury.

Examining Will Barton's Breakout Season for the Denver Nuggets

Barton has impressed so far this year with Denver. Is he a Sixth Man of the Year candidate?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/23/15

Paul George, after going through a bit of a slump the past few games, looks to bounce back tonight in a great matchup against the Kings. Is he worth a look in DFS?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 16's Fantasy Score Team

David Johnson looks to follow up his career day against the Eagles with another big outing in a matchup with the Packers. Who else is in the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/22/15

Kobe Bryant turned back the clock with a huge outing against the Nuggets. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

2015-16 NHL Wish Lists for Santa: Eastern Conference

Each team in the Eastern Conference could use a little Christmas cheer with a gift to end 2015.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 16

With Week 16 setting up with heavy chalk on the board, which players can give you differentiation in your lineups?

2015-16 NHL Wish Lists for Santa: Western Conference

Each team in the Western Conference could use a little Christmas cheer with a gift to end 2015.

NBA ​Rookie Power Rankings: Kaminsky Climbs the Charts

Charlotte's Frank Kaminsky makes his first appearance in the rankings while others rise and fall.

Fantasy Football: 6 Players to Avoid in Week 16

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 16?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 16

Are Cam Newton's undefeated Carolina Panthers the best team in the NFL?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 15

Doug Martin's renaissance season has him atop the leaderboard in a rushing stat. What else do you need to know entering Week 16?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 16

Is Karlos Williams capable of carrying your team to a championship in Week 16?

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 16

Despite injuries ravaging the league, numberFire's metrics hint at several matchups having large upside potential in Week 16.

The 2015 numberFire Pro Bowl Team: Who Deserves a Spot?

Andy Dalton was possibly the biggest snub of the Pro Bowl. Who else should've made it?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 16

With injuries ravaging the NFL, several low-priced options find themselves in high-upside situations for Week 16 in daily fantasy football.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 16

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is playing on easy mode in Week 16. What other wide receivers have sweet matchups?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 16

Taking a look at seven budget-friendly plays that can provide huge value on FanDuel in Week 16.

Regression Candidates Through Week 15: Ted Ginn Is on the Naughty List

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn has had some big plays but is highly inefficient. Who else is primed for regression?

Was Mike Leake the Right Addition for the St. Louis Cardinals?

Mike Leake isn't a superstar, but he's a fine number-five starter for the Cardinals.

Clever Title: Previewing the NBA's Christmas Day Games

Every hoops fan's Christmas wish come true: 5 premium games and our holiday-themed preview of each!

Is Gordon Hayward a Sell-High Candidate in Fantasy Basketball?

Gordon Hayward has seen a huge spike in his shooting percentage in December, but there's reason to believe he'll regress soon.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/22/15

With Danilo Gallinari out tonight, Will Barton finds himself in the Nuggets starting lineup tonight in a great matchup against the Lakers.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 16

Consider these eight studs as you build your Week 16 lineups on FanDuel.

Week 16 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Can Kirk Cousins Do It Again?

Kirk Cousins cashed in last week, and there's reason to believe he can do it again in a tough matchup. Who else is in for a good Week 16?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 16

Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville offense should have no trouble against the Saints this weekend. Who else should you start?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 8

The Bucks are struggling to repeat last season's success. What should you know about them and the rest of the league?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 16 Edition

Digging into some lower-owned defensive streaming options to help propel you to a league title.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 16 Edition

Championship week is here for the majority of fantasy football leagues. If you're searching for a lower-owned tight end option, look no further.

Drew Brees' Contract Could Be a Big Problem for the Saints

Could Brees, with $30 million coming his way in 2016, be playing somewhere other than New Orleans next year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/21/15

Chris Paul's double-double wasn't enough to beat the Thunder, but was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

The NBA's Best Player at Each Position So Far in 2015-16

We form the best possible NBA lineup based on performance this season, using our analytics. Who made the cut?

Week 15 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 15 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Why Christine Michael's Success Against Cleveland Was Fool's Gold

After Christine Michael's breakout against Cleveland, it still is necessary to remain cautious about him.

Why Navy Should Cruise Past Pitt in the Military Bowl

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is known as one of college football’s greatest defensive minds, but a motivated Navy team trying to finish off an 11-win season may be about impossible to stop.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Showdown In Oakland

Can Danny Woodhead match his Week 15 performance against the Raiders on Thursday night?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 16

Is Christine Michael going to win you a fantasy football championship after a roller coaster season?

Why Chris Davis Is the Scariest Signing of the Offseason

For all the big-money deals out there already, the slugging first baseman might be the biggest risk out there.

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Use Two Wide Receivers From the Same Team?

Daily fantasy football players have at times found success by using two receivers from the same team. Is this a strategy you should employ?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/21/15

With Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum both out tonight, Allen Crabbe should get his opportunity to shine.

What Calvin Johnson's Up-and-Down Season Means for the Lions

Calvin Johnson hasn't been a consistent threat this year. Are his best playing days in the past?

How the Steelers Overcame the Odds to Defeat the Broncos

Pittsburgh's odds to beat Denver were as low as 14.55 percent in the second half. Which plays made the difference?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/20/15

Did Hassan Whiteside block his way into yesterday's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 8

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 9 of fantasy hoops, including some love for DeMar DeRozan's fantasy game.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 16

Look to see if these players are on waivers in your league as you head into your fantasy championship finals.

The 10 Best Offensive Players From Week 15

David Johnson went nuts against the Eagles on Sunday night, but was he the best offensive player from Week 15?

Monday Night Football Preview: Oh, Defense, Where Art Thou?

The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions figure to rack up the points Monday night. Which team can notch more and get the win?

Examining the James Shields Contract Dilemma

The Padres have an available Shields on their hands. What's the risk of taking him on?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 15

Turn on and tune in to Brandon Marshall in Week 15. Who else is in a must-target matchup?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/18/15

Tyreke Evans, who's fully healthy, is a great daily fantasy option nearly every night. And tonight is no exception.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 15

Malcom Floyd is a big-play receiver with a great matchup. Who else can surprise in Week 15?

Can Eddie Lacy Be Trusted in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

Lacy has been a notoriously slow starter. Is he finally gearing up for fantasy football success?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/17/15

Was Lebron James' big night versus the Thunder enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/17/15

Was Lebron James' big night versus the Thunder enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football: 7 Players to Avoid in Week 15

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 15?

Why Russell Wilson Is a Legitimate MVP Candidate

Since Week 11, Russell Wilson has been on an absolute tear. And he's done enough to be included in the MVP conversation.

How Brandon Phillips Makes the Washington Nationals a Little Better

The long-time Cincinnati Red is reportedly heading to DC. What does it mean for the Nationals?

Is the Grizzlies’ Small Ball Lineup the Answer to Their Struggles?

Since going with a smaller lineup, Memphis has seen a big boost to their offensive efficiency.

Does Todd Frazier Make the White Sox Contenders in the AL Central?

The White Sox made a huge trade, acquiring Todd Frazier from the Reds. Does it make them contenders?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/17/15

Dwight Howard looks to make a splash tonight against his former squad. Who else look like good plays?

Is Goran Dragic a Good Fit With the Miami Heat?

Dragic is having one of the worst seasons of his career. What gives?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 15

With several large over/unders on the board, the hosts go through ways to get exposure to each in Week 15.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/16/15

Draymond Green is playing like an MVP candidate. His triple-double tops last night's perfect lineup.

Why San Diego State Has an Advantage Over Cincinnati in the Hawaii Bowl

The Aztecs have been an under-the-radar team all year. Why are they being overlooked?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 15

It's a good week to save salary with three good options at $4,600 or under on FanDuel.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 15

The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions seem primed for a shootout, and the matchups appear ripe for the picking.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 15

With some go-to options in tough matchups, we'll need to find new positions to pay for big studs in daily fantasy football in Week 15.

Can Brandon Bolden Be the New Workhorse Back in New England?

After yet another injury to a key offensive component, the New England Patriots are again searching for a running back. Is Brandon Bolden the answer?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Home Cooking

The Bulls have vaulted to second place in the East after four home wins.

Regression Candidates Through Week 14: Grimes Just Wants to Have Fun

Houston Texans running back Jonathan Grimes doesn't mind bumping his backfield-mates out of the way for more touches. Neither do fantasy owners.

Eric Decker Is Having the Best Season of His Career

Decker continues to prove he is a quality receiver without Peyton Manning. How good has he been?

Why Denard Robinson Can Be Trusted in Fantasy Football

Denard Robinson can propel you into fantasy football's championship weekend.

Doug Baldwin Has Become One of the Most Efficient Receivers in Football

With the Seahawks' passing attack clicking, Doug Baldwin has been more effective than almost any wideout in football.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 15

Which studs should you be building your lineups around this weekend? Let's find out.

Do the Boston Celtics Have an All-Star on Their Roster?

Who is the leader of this Boston team, and does he deserve an All-Star nod?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 15

Derek Carr may have carried your team to the playoffs, but can you trust him in your lineup this week?

Which Wide Receiver Duo Is the Best in the NFL?

With the NFL's emphasis on passing, one great receiver isn't always enough. Who has the best duo in the game?

Naughty or Nice: The MLB's Best and Worst Rotations

Can Bryce Brown Save Your Fantasy Football Season?

With Thomas Rawls out for the season, Bryce Brown has an opportunity to play a big role for the Seahawks. Will he become a huge fantasy football asset?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 15

Examining seven bargain bin options who can provide great value in your Week 15 FanDuel lineups.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/16/15

Matt Barnes has been on fire since moving into the Grizzlies starting lineup, and should stay hot tonight against the Bulls.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 14

The Steelers are simultaneously a team that would miss the playoffs if the season ended today and one that no one will want to see in January.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 15

Seattle's offense has been the story of late, but the defense is as stingy as ever. How good are they?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 15's Fantasy Score Team

Calvin Johnson looks to get back on track this week in a dream matchup against the Saints. Does he make the perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 15

Darren McFadden has been a relatively safe option for fantasy owners since taking over the Cowboys' backfield, but can you trust him this weekend against the Jets?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/15/15

D'Angelo Russell continues to thrive coming off the bench in Los Angeles. Did the rookie make last night's perfect lineup?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 14

The Panthers are leading the NFL -- and not just in the standings

Fantasy Football: Can Michael Floyd Keep Producing?

Michael Floyd has been an incredible asset for fantasy teams since Week 5, but how sustainable is his production?

NBA MVP Watch: Make Room for Kyle Lowry

The Raptors' floor general is playing the best basketball of his career.

Looking Back on Patrick Kane and Wayne Gretzky's Historic Scoring Streaks

Patrick Kane and Wayne Gretzky own their respective North American country's scoring streaks, but what went into each?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Stacking

Stacking, or rostering players from the same teams, is a complex issue in NBA DFS. But here's how you can gain an edge.

Should Dez Bryant Be Dropped By Fantasy Football Owners?

With Dez Bryant continuing to falter, should fantasy football owners consider cutting him from their team?

How Marcus Mariota's Season Compares to Recent Rookies

We've seen the highlights of Mariota. How good has he been as a rookie?

Can Johnny Cueto Help the Giants Win Another Even-Year World Series?

Cueto had his ups and downs in 2015 but heads back to the more comfortable National League for 2016.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/15/15

Two of the worst defenses in the NBA square off tonight in Sacramento, which should provide plenty of value on a very small slate.

Why San Antonio's Defense Is Historically Great

Are we under-appreciating one of the best team defenses in NBA history?

Is Aaron Rodgers the Best NFL Quarterback at Exploiting Defensive Penalties?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is arguably the best passer in the game -- in more ways than you know.

How the New England Patriots' Injuries Have Affected Their Offense

New England has been the victim of myriad injuries this year, LeGarrette Blount being the latest.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 15 Edition

Here are a few defensive streaming options to help boost your fantasy championship title campaign.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 15 Edition

Check out some tight end options to help you continue your fantasy football title chase.

Why Pete Carroll Is Underrated

After losing two defensive coordinators in three seasons, it is time to give Pete Carroll all the credit that he deserves.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/14/15

Reggie Jackson had a big night in an overtime loss to the Clippers. He is the floor general of last night's perfect lineup.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 7

Whiteside is the shot blocking king. The Thunder are back. And the 76ers are still struggling.

Week 14 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 14 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Thursday Night Football Preview: A Tale of Two Rookies

Can Jameis Winston bring the Buccaneers one game closer to a winning record when they take on the Rams?

Week 15 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: It's an Alex Smith Week

Smith has one of the best matchups on the whole slate. Who else can help your teams?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Using Vegas Lines and Odds

Vegas lines and odds can reveal a lot about NBA games and act as research shortcuts.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 15

Can Dez Bryant be trusted anymore in 2015?

Analyzing Ken Giles' Impact on the Astros' Bullpen

Houston finally got a fireballer for the bullpen, something desperately needed.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/14/15

Jameer Nelson will be the Nuggets' floor general tonight with the team's starting point guard out. Is he worthwhile to use in daily fantasy hoops?

How Brock Osweiler's Proneness to Sacks Impacts Denver

Osweiler is absorbing sacks at a high rate. How big of an issue is that for the offense?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Positional Volatility Should Shape Decision-Making

Certain positions have more predictable output than others. How should this affect our roster construction in daily fantasy football?

Will Andy Dalton's Injury Allow the Steelers to Win the AFC North?

With Andy Dalton's injury and the Bengals' loss to the Steelers, can Pittsburgh win the division?

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Consider Ownership in Cash Games?

Fading a highly-owned player in a tournament can be a beneficial strategy. Should we also be considering ownership in cash games?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using the Spread to Predict Running Back Production

Running back usage is highly dependent on the score. Using Vegas lines can give us a guideline of what to expect.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/13/15

Jahlil Okafor banged his way into another impressive double-double. Did he punch his way into the perfect lineup?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 14

Russell Wilson has torched the league of late, and he ranks as the best player from Week 14. Who else made the list?

Monday Night Football Preview: Fighting for Consistency

Neither the New York Giants nor the Miami Dolphins have been easy to pin this year.

Examining Kevin Love's Resurgence in Cleveland

After struggling with the Cavs last year, Kevin Love has looked like a different player so far this season.

How LaMarcus Aldridge's Game Has Changed in San Antonio

Aldridge's role is different than what it was while with Portland, but he's just as effective.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 7

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 8 of fantasy hoops, including what to do with Phoenix's frontcourt.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 15

Which players on your league's waiver can help keep your team's season alive?

What Kent Bazemore's Hot Start Means for the Atlanta Hawks

Bazemore has put up big numbers as a starter and a as a bench player this year.

Analyzing the Neil Walker for Jon Niese Trade

The Mets received second baseman Neil Walker from Pittsburgh in exchange for Jon Niese.

Does Jason Heyward Make the Cubs the Best Team in the National League?

Heyward has spurned St. Louis, Washington, and the Angels to head to the Windy City.

6 Players to Avoid in Fantasy Football in Week 14

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 14?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/11/15

Gordon Hayward looks to stay hot tonight in what should be a high-scoring game against the Thunder.

The NBA's Rookie Class Is Not as Good in Fantasy Hoops as You May Think

There's plenty of talk about this being one of the best rookie classes in a while. From a fantasy perspective, that's simply not true.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 14

Can Allen Robinson keep his engine running against the Colts' secondary, or will he stall out?

3 Week 14 Storylines to Watch: LeSean McCoy's Return to Philadelphia

LeSean McCoy has no (brotherly) love lost for Chip Kelly. Will his anticipated revenge translate to the field?

Is Charlotte's Early-Season Success Sustainable?

The Hornets are off to a hot start. Can they keep it up?

Can Martavis Bryant Keep Getting Better?

The sky is the limit for the Steelers' dominant sophomore receiver.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/10/15

Kevin Durant continued his comeback campaign with a triple-double. Did he make it back into the perfect lineup?

Regression Candidates Through Week 13: C.J. Spiller Has Mad Skills

Can C.J. Spiller tap into his natural upside, now that the Saints' lead back job is available?

Week 14 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Is Lamar Miller trustworthy enough to use in tournaments this week?

Week 14 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Julio Jones gets Josh Norman, and Antonio Brown faces a tough Bengals secondary on the road. Does that make DeAndre Hopkins the perfect tournament pivot?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 14

Detailing deep sleepers who can help you get deep into the fantasy playoffs.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 14

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 14?

Can Buck Allen Guide You to a Fantasy Football Championship?

Buck Allen has a big opportunity, but is it ideal enough to help you win your league?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/10/15

After a brutal loss to the Jazz, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks look to bounce back against the defensively-challenged Kings.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 14

Our top option is a bargain at only $4,800 on FanDuel this week.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 14

LeSean McCoy has the narrative heading into Week 14, but should we be looking toward his teammates in daily fantasy football?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/9/15

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 14

The Kansas City Chiefs find themselves in a positive spot in Week 14 against a struggling San Diego Chargers defense.

Christian McCaffrey's Case for the Heisman Trophy Is Strong

Why the Stanford running back is likely the least seen but most worthy Heisman finalist.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 14

The New Orleans Saints are notorious for their struggles against the pass, but running backs have had success against them, as well, in daily fantasy football.

NBA Power Rankings Update: Leastern Conference No More

The Cavs, losers of three of four, are sort of in a slump. How far have they fallen in our power rankings this week?

Without Mark Ingram, Don’t Expect to Find Much Fantasy Football Success in the Saints' Backfield

The Saints will look to Tim Hightower and C.J. Spiller to replace Mark Ingram, who's now out for the year. And it's not looking good.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 14

Need some studs for your FanDuel lineups this week? Check out these eight players.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 14

As we enter the fantasy playoffs, which sleepers can help carry your team to a victory in Week 14?

Kawhi Leonard Is the Best Two-Way Player in the NBA

Leonard's two-way dominance is best in the NBA by a wide margin.

4 Undervalued Wide Receivers Set To Score More Touchdowns

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 14

Todd Gurley has struggled, but has he been bad enough for you to sit him on your fantasy team?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 14

Need a little salary cap relief for your FanDuel squad? We've got you covered.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/9/15

Jon Leuer has been very impressive since moving into the Suns' starting lineup.

John Lackey and Jeff Samardzija Have Been Strong, Overlooked Signings

We can't overlook the impact John Lackey and Jeff Samardzija could have on their new clubs this season.

Derrick Favors Is Quietly Becoming a Star

Favors is having the best season of his career, and no one's really talking about it.

The Perfect Lineup: Week 14's Fantasy Score Team

Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers get a dream matchup against the horrible Saints' defense this week. Who else makes the lineup?

Why Blake Bortles’ Season Isn’t as Good as You Think It Is

The second year pro is having a great fantasy season, but that doesn’t mean it's translated to on-field success.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 14

The Steelers are one of the best teams in the league, but will they even make the playoffs?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 13

Even without Jamaal Charles, the Chiefs have one of the best rushing offenses in the NFL this year.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/8/15

Klay Thompson made it rain last night in Indianapolis. Did he pour on the points in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Why the Yankees Are Betting on Starlin Castro

The Yankees acquired Castro from the Cubs, and may have finally found their replacement for Robinson Cano.

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Porzingis Shares the Crown With Towns

After Karl-Anthony Towns topped our rankings for the first two weeks, he now shares the honors this time around.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 13

Look out NFC: Here comes Seattle (and there goes Atlanta)

4 Players Who Are Tough to Trust in the Fantasy Football Playoffs

Based on recent trends, starting these players may not be smart in your fantasy football playoffs.

How the Shelby Miller Trade Helps Both Arizona and Atlanta

In a big trade, the rebuilding Braves stocked up on young assets while the Diamondbacks continued to load up for 2016.

Why the Ben Zobrist Signing Is Perfect for the Chicago Cubs

Chicago signed the versatile infielder/outfielder for a reported four years. And the move could have a big impact.

Blaine Gabbert Has Been Better Than Colin Kaepernick

Blaine Gabbert is rejuvenating his career in San Francisco, outperforming the 49ers' once franchise quarterback.

Why the Arizona Cardinals Should Keep Feeding David Johnson

Arizona Cardinals rookie running back David Johnson has the eye of the tiger going into the final countdown of the season.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/8/15

With Rudy Gobert already ruled out, Derrick Favors should see another massive workload tonight.

Ben Roethlisberger Deserves MVP Consideration

The Steelers aren't leading the division, but Ben Roethlisberger is playing like the league's MVP.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 14 Edition

With the fantasy football playoffs starting in the majority of leagues, here's a trio of lower-owned tight end options to help you crush your opponent this week.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 6

The Warriors keep rolling, and their numbers are out of control good.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 14 Edition

For those fantasy owners in search of a waiver wire defense to deploy in their first-round playoff matchups, look no further.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/7/15

Kyle Lowry continued to take his game to the next level last night, but did he make the perfect lineup?

College Basketball: Tuesday Night's Viewing Guide

Tuesday is not often the best sports day of the week, but with three excellent college hoops matchups on the slate, tonight could be the exception.

The Arizona Cardinals Will Be Just Fine Without Chris Johnson

The Cardinals may not have Chris Johnson, but they should be just fine on the ground from here on out.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Can the Vikings Clip the Cardinals' Wings?

Can the Vikings slow down a Cardinals team that's steamrolled their way to a 10-2 record so far this season?

Is Yasiel Puig Ready to Rebound in 2016?

Puig was a disappointment to Dodger fans last season, but is he a candidate to bounce back from a down year?

​The End of the Markieff Morris Saga in Phoenix Would Benefit Everyone

Diminishing playing time and trade rumors surround the Suns' former first round pick. What should happen with him?

Week 13 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 13 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Examining the Seahawks' Offensive Evolution

Seattle has become more pass-happy than ever before. Is it a mirage or a trend?

Matt Schaub and the Value of the Pick-Six

Matt Schaub has mastered the art of throwing touchdowns to the opponents. How much does that cost his teams?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 14

Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers face the Saints in Week 14. If you've streamed quarterbacks this year, you know what that means.

MLB Winter Meetings: Red Sox Trade Miley to Mariners

The Red Sox have traded a bottom-of-the-rotation starter for an excellent relief pitcher. What does it mean for them?

Let's Give Delanie Walker the Credit He Deserves

Between backing up Vernon Davis and starting in Tennessee, Delanie Walker is often overlooked. It's time he is given the praise he deserves.

With Aroldis Chapman, the Dodgers Have a Scary 1-2 Punch in Their Bullpen

The Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen improved significantly after trading for Aroldis Chapman.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/7/15

With Chris Paul sidelined tonight, Blake Griffin will be forced to carry the load for the Clippers' offense.

The Jaguars and Titans Brought Hope for the AFC South's Future on Sunday

Standout performances from the Jacksonville-Tennessee game shows the AFC South could be fun to watch in future years.

Patrick Kane Is Dominating the NHL This Season

Patrick Kane's Blackhawks aren't lighting the hockey world on fire, but he is.

Why Zack Greinke Is Great for the Arizona Diamondbacks

One team's loss is another team's gain in an NL West shakeup.

Is Zack Greinke Going to Become a Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Value?

Zack Greinke's move to Arizona means a tougher park to pitch in, but will fantasy owners take that fact too far?

Week 14 Fantasy Football Drop List: Welcome to the Playoffs

It's playoff time for most fantasy football leagues. Don't let these players ruin your title hopes.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/6/15

Russell Westbrook had his third triple-double of the season last night. He leads yesterday's perfect lineup.

How Much Do Quarterbacks Benefit from a Plus Matchup in Daily Fantasy Football?

By looking at numberFire's metrics, you can find which quarterbacks are likely to have a big day in daily fantasy football.

How Should Ownership Affect Decision-Making in Daily Fantasy Football?

Finding a low-owned stud can be a difference-maker in daily fantasy football. How much should ownership weigh into your decisions?

How Home and Road Splits Affect Production in Daily Fantasy Football

Certain positions see heavy changes in production based on where the game is played. How should this affect your strategy in daily fantasy football?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 13

Allen Robinson went nuts against the Titans, but was he the best offensive player this week?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 14

Looking to solidify your fantasy football rosters for the playoffs? We've got you covered.

Monday Night Football Preview: An Improbable Playoff Battle

Despite holding records below .500, Washington and Dallas both have a shot at the postseason. Who bolsters their resume Monday night?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 6

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 7 of fantasy hoops, including what to do about LaMarcus Aldridge.

Andre Drummond's First Quarter Has Been Historic

Andre Drummond, through 21 games, has put up numbers that rank among the all-time greats.

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Are Having Better Rookie Seasons Than You Think

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were top two picks this past April, and they're proving to be worth it.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups for Week 13

Kamar Aiken doesn't need luck this week. After all, he's facing the Miami Dolphins' defense. What other wideouts are seeing good matchups?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/4/15

Clint Capela should be in for a massive workload with Dwight Howard sidelined tonight.

How Did Kevin Durant's Three-Point Miss Impact the Outcome of Last Night's Game Against the Heat?

With 51 seconds left and the Thunder up by a couple of points, Kevin Durant missed a three-pointer against the Heat. The shot had big repercussions.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 12/5/15

Which players are likely to shine bright for your fantasy squad during Championship Week?

How Green Bay's Hail Mary Changed the NFC Playoff Picture

Aaron Rodgers tossed a prayer on Thursday night that was caught in the end zone for the win. How did the big play impact the NFC's playoff picture?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/3/15

Kawhi Leonard continued his rise to NBA superstardom last night. Did he make the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Salary Movements: An Ode to the Philadelphia 76ers Futility

Find out how both current and ex-Sixers are affecting the DFS marketplace.

3 Week 13 Storylines to Watch: The Panthers' Quest for Greatness

The Carolina Panthers are the last undefeated team remaining, with the division rival Saints in their way. Can they keep the streak alive?

Week 13 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Is Demaryius Thomas a worthwhile tournament play this week on FanDuel?

Week 13 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Martavis Bryant has big-game opportunity this weekend, making him a perfect tournament play.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/3/15

With Marcus Smart still sidelined, it's time to fire up Isaiah Thomas tonight.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 13

With muddy waters in predicting ownership, the hosts go through their favorite plays and how those plays would vary based on public perception.

There's More Than What Meets the Eye With Kyle Gibson

Kyle Gibson took a huge step forward in 2015. Is it enough to consider him in fantasy baseball leagues in 2015?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 13

We have a defense at every price range for your Week 13 FanDuel lineups.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 13

Target these studs to anchor your cash game and/or tournament lineups in Week 13.

Examining the J.A. Happ and Rich Hill Signings

What can we expect from the two veteran left-handers in 2016?

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Is on the Rise in Brooklyn

The Nets' rookie is bringing unique value to fantasy basketball teams, too.

Why the Atlanta Falcons Won't Make the Playoffs

The Atlanta Falcons have quickly fallen back down to Earth after starting 5-0. And they're more than likely going to be watching the playoffs from home.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/2/15

Kobe Bryant said goodbye to the nation's capital last night. Did he say hello to the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/2/15

Kobe Bryant waved goodbye to the nation's capital last night. Did he say hello to the perfect lineup?

Why Paul Millsap Deserves More Attention

With everyone's focus on the superstars, Millsap's hot start has gone completely unnoticed.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 13

A look at numberFire's metrics can help you spot which matchups you want to exploit in Week 13 of daily fantasy football.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 13

Some of Week 13's best daily fantasy football matchups lie with players that are harder to trust.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 13

Ryan Fitzpatrick had a bounce-back game in Week 12. Can he keep it up this week?

DeVante Parker Can Be a Nice Fantasy Football Asset Down the Stretch

DeVante Parker is moving into a full-time role with the Dolphins, and is a true late-season breakout candidate.

NBA Power Rankings Update: West Is Best?

A record setting 20-0 start has the Warriors alone at the top, but how many other Western Conference teams land in our top 10?

College Football: Why the Metrics Are Down on Iowa and Michigan State

The winner of the Big 10 Championship will undoubtedly make the College Football Playoff. But the advanced statistics say that the champion will be a tier below the other Final Four teams.

What Does Rob Gronkowski's Injury Mean for Tom Brady?

The Patriots have survived many injuries this year, but can they sustain their production without Rob Gronkowski?

Can Julius Thomas Be Trusted as a Fantasy Football Asset?

Can Julius Thomas again be a key to fantasy football championships?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 13

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 13?

Winning the AFC South: The Weird, the Mediocre, and the Ugly

If any AFC South teams are feeling lucky right now, they're sorely mistaken.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 13

Will Brock Osweiler, at his low cost, be fantasy relevant this week on FanDuel?

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 12

Washington was the big winner this week, as Kirk Cousins and company now sit atop the NFC East.

Is Anyone Going to Beat the Carolina Panthers?

The Carolina Panthers are undefeated, and they don't have a very difficult matchup left on their schedule. Which team could end up ruining their perfect season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/2/15

Alex Len is coming off of a monster outing last night, and should be in store for another big game tonight in Detroit.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 13

C.J. Anderson lit up the Patriots last week. Is he ready to do the same to the Chargers in Week 13?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 13's Fantasy Score Team

David Johnson will finally get his chance for a starter's workload this week with Chris Johnson and Andre Ellington on the shelf.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 13

Are Josh Norman and the Carolina Panthers the team to beat in the NFL?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 12

Can Julio Jones catch Marvin Harrison's or Calvin Johnson's records?

Why David Price and the Boston Red Sox Are a Perfect Match

Perhaps a year too late, Boston finally has an ace.

Examining DeSean Jackson's Impact on the Rise and Fall of Chip Kelly

Cutting the undervalued DeSean Jackson may have been Chip Kelly's biggest mistake.

Why Kemba Walker's Evolution Is the Real Deal

With a newfound shooting touch, Walker has finally become the deadly scorer the playoff-hopeful Hornets need.

Is Washington Really the NFC East's Best Team?

Washington and New York are 5-6, but is Washington the better squad?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/1/15

Robert Covington led the 76ers to their first win of the year last night. Did lead the perfect lineup?

Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Playing His Best Football as an NFL Starter

In his first year with the Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick is having his best NFL season.

No, Matt Hasselbeck Shouldn't Take Andrew Luck's Starting Job

It's a ludicrous notion, just as head coach Chuck Pagano has said.

Regression Candidates Through Week 12: I Heart David Johnson

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has my heart, and he's deserving of your affection too.

The 2017 Running Back Class is Shaping Up To Be The Best In Years

Leonard Fournette, and Dalvin Cook lead a class of running backs putting up some head turning stats.

NBA MVP Watch: Paul George Is Back in the Mix

Paul George is back in a big way in 2015-16.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Showdown in the Motor City

Can the Lions keep their win streak alive against a Packers team spiraling down the division standings?

Davante Adams Is Having a Historically Bad Season

Davante Adams hasn't had a good season for the Packers. In fact, it may be historically bad.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/1/15

Robert Covington has been scorching hot since being inserted into the 76ers starting lineup.

Week 13 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: All About Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick keeps producing, and he gets a great matchup in Week 13.

How DeAndre Jordan Beat Hack-a-Shaq Despite 22 Missed Free Throws

How did Jordan flip the script on the Portland Trail Blazers?

Why Shelby Miller Is a Valuable Trade Target This Offseason

Atlanta's young starter is one of the belles of the ball during this offseason.

Week 13 Fantasy Football Drop List: Wave Goodbye to Low-Upside Options

Don't miss out on the next Thomas Rawls or Spencer Ware. Drop these weak pass catchers now.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 11/30/15

DeAndre Jordan had a monster night on the glass. Was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

Will Adrian Peterson Fade in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

Like Marty McFly in Back to the Future, might Adrian Peterson fade away in the last few weeks?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 13 Edition

These defensive streaming options can help you make that last-minute playoff push.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 13 Edition

Here are a few lower-owned tight end options to help secure your playoff bids.

Week 12 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 12 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Is Doug Martin Playing His Best Football Ever?

Doug Martin burst onto the scene his rookie year but struggled since. Is this his best year yet?

Can C.J. Anderson Be a Fantasy Football Playoff Asset Again This Year?

As Anderson starts to heat up, can he be counted on when the games matter most?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 5

Stephen Curry continues to amaze, and don't sleep on Paul George.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 13

Fantasy football owners should be prepared to add David Johnson off the waiver wire this week. What other moves should be made?

Why Todd Gurley's Current Struggles Make Sense

Todd Gurley is slowing down after a historic start. What gives?

Why Jordan Zimmermann to the Detroit Tigers Is a Good Deal

Detroit signed an ace pitcher for a less-than-ace price.

Is the NBA's Western Conference Significantly Weaker Than It Was Last Year?

Only the Spurs and Warriors are projected for more than 50 wins, according to our algorithms.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/30/15

Kawhi Leonard has played at an MVP level early this season, and he should stay hot tonight against the Bulls.

Are the Seahawks Super Bowl Contenders Again?

Should Seattle's Week 12 win teach us anything new about their offense and defense?

Daily Fantasy Football: How to Handle Heavily Favored Teams

In daily fantasy football, we have a crippling fear of a blowout. However, it's not all bad when teams build big leads.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineup: Sunday 11/29/15

James Harden posted a full stat line on Sunday. Who else was an elite fantasy play?

Daily Fantasy Football: Tracking Opportunities for Wide Receivers

Your wide receivers won't do much in daily fantasy football without opportunity. Analyzing targets, market shares, and red zone targets can help you find players getting those chances.

Daily Fantasy Football: Why Targeting High Over/Unders Is Important

Success in daily fantasy football is dependent on your players finding the end zone. Targeting games with high over/unders can help you do that with more regularity.

Why the Kansas City Chiefs Will Make the Playoffs

The Chiefs are quietly on a tear that has them among the hottest teams in football.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 12

Markus Wheaton blew up against the Seahawks, but was he the best offensive player of the week?

Monday Night Football Preview: Battling for the Bottom

The Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens have a plethora of pieces in motion.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 5

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 6 of fantasy hoops.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 13

Which players on your waiver wire can help on your playoff push this year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 11/25/15<