MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 6/25/16

Despite an expensive salary, Madison Bumgarner is going to be a popular play for his home matchup with the Phillies. Who else is worth checking out for Saturday's main slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/25/16

Priced near a minimum-salary level against a lefty, it's easy to like Kike Hernandez tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

What Is a Waiver-Wire Running Back Worth in Fantasy Football?

Everyone has a story about hitting the jackpot on a waiver-wire running back, but what do the numbers actually tell us?

The 10 Best NFL Defenses of the Last Decade

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/24/16

Chris Carter is in a terrible matchup with Max Scherzer on the hill for the Nationals. Who else should you avoid on Friday night?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 6/24/16

Yasmany Tomas went deep twice last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: 6/24/16

Max Scherzer has been unhittable the past month, and he gets a matchup with the high-strikeout Milwaukee Brewers Friday night. Who else should you target for your MLB DFS rosters?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/24/16

The Tampa Bay Rays are known for bashing lefties, but as they go up against righty Yovani Gallardo today, the handedness may not matter.

5 FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/24/16

Max Scherzer is an elite option tonight against the Brewers. Who else should you target?

9 Takeaways From the 2016 NBA Draft

We all knew who was going off the board first, but what do you need to know about the rest of the draft?

Why Deyonta Davis' Fall From the First Round Was So Surprising

The 19-year-old went from green room guest to second-round surprise last night. Is the joke on him, though?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/24/16

With a terrific matchup, Russell Martin should be on your radar tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Serge Ibaka to Orlando: The Thunder Stole From the Magic

A big trade sent Ibaka to Orlando in exchange for three players. How does it impact each team?

Jakob Poeltl Is a Sure Thing for the Toronto Raptors

The ninth overall pick carries very little risk. What exactly does he bring to the table in Toronto?

The True Impact of PPR Scoring in Fantasy Football

Points-per-reception leagues are becoming commonplace in fantasy football. How should that impact your strategy?

Marvin Jones Might Be the Most Undervalued Wide Receiver in Fantasy Football

The fantasy football world is in love with Golden Tate, but Marvin Jones is the real Lions' wide receiving bargain this year.

How to Win Your Fantasy Football League Through Vegas Win Totals

Vegas publishes projected win totals for each team prior to the season. Can we use these to find values to our advantage in season-long fantasy football?

What Happened to Demaryius Thomas in 2015?

Demaryius Thomas had a down year in 2015, but can it all be corrected?

Rookie Quarterbacks: Treat them with Kid Gloves or Throw them to the Wolves?

Using statistics from all round one quarterbacks since the year 2000, we'll determine if these player's benefit from a year (or more) on the bench, or if it is a boon for their career to start right away.

Trevor Bauer Has Reinvented Himself And Is Having a Career Year

Bauer made a change to his repertoire, and it's paying off in dividends. What's different?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 6/22/16

Steven Moya launched a pair of home runs Wednesday to lead the Tigers over the Mariners and land himself in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who joined him?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/23/16

Christian Yelich is cooling down, and his matchup tonight makes him a player to avoid. Who else should be left off your roster?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 6/23/16

Jon Lester has picked things up over the past month, and it has made him easily the top pitching option on the slate. Who else should be on your radar?

Why You Need to Avoid Jarvis Landry for 2016 in Fantasy Football

Jarvis Landry was a top 12 wide receiver in 2015, but should you be drafting him?

According to Advanced Analytics, Which NBA Teams Have the Most to Gain on Draft Night?

With eight total picks in the 2016 NBA Draft, can anyone rival the Boston Celtics?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/23/16

The Boston Red Sox have one of the highest implied team totals of the entire season today, making them a clear stacking candidate. Who else should you target?

​4 FanDuel MLB Studs to Target on 6/23/16

Matt Harvey, who is stifling batters in June, gets a dreamy matchup. What other high-priced players are worth checking out?

3 NBA Trades That Could Happen on Draft Night

We have already seen multiple big trades leading into NBA draft night, and these three trades could be close behind.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/23/16

Rickie Weeks is an inexpensive option with big upside at Coors Field tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 6/23/16

All of the appealing outfield plays from the Coors game will likely deflect ownership from Matt Kemp, despite his awesome matchup.

How the Derrick Rose Trade Impacts the Knicks and Bulls

The Bulls sent Rose and more to the Knicks for Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon, and Jerian Grant. What does it mean for each team?

Trading Jeff Teague Was a Win-Win for the Atlanta Hawks

What did the Hawks, Pacers, and Jazz get in the three-team trade? And how did the Hawks win twice?

Press: Editor-In-Chief JJ Zachariason Joins Sigmund Bloom 'On the Couch'

With football season approaching, our own JJ Zachariason talked through his favorite fantasy values on the 'On the Couch' podcast.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/22/16

If Joey Votto is back in the lineup today, you don't want him on your roster. Who else should you avoid?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 6/21/16

Corey Kluber went the distance with nine strikeouts Tuesday, earning him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who joined him?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 6/22/16

Cole Hamels has had a strange season thus far, but a decent matchup against the Cincinnati Reds could help return things to normalcy.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/22/16

There could be a ton of runs at Camden Yards tonight, putting both the Baltimore Orioles and San Diego Padres in play. Who else should you target in MLB DFS?

Championship Aside, the 2015-16 Warriors Weren’t As Good As the 1995-96 Bulls

The debate has raged on for an entire year. Now that we can look at both in the past tense, how close was it?

Giovani Bernard Is the Cincinnati Bengals' Running Back to Own in Fantasy Football

Gio Bernard and Jeremy Hill have similar draft costs and play for the same team, but one of them is the better value.

NBA Draft: Is Brandon Ingram the Best Fit for the Lakers?

The Lakers seem intent on drafting Brandon Ingram second overall, but is he the right choice?

The 3 Best Three-Point Shooters in the 2016 NBA Draft

With how much three-point shooting is coveted in today's NBA, who are the most valuable marksmen for teams to target in the draft?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/22/16

4 FanDuel MLB Value Plays for 6/22/16

Shin-Soo Choo has big upside tonight against Dan Straily and the Reds. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/22/16

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/22/16

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/22/16

Chris Davis has an awesome matchup tonight. What other studs should be in your lineup?

Looking at Last Season's Finishes to Find This Year's Breakout Fantasy Football Players

Michael Floyd went over the 100-yard mark in five of Arizona's last eight games. What other players ended 2015 on a high note and may be primed for a breakout season?

Steph Curry and Klay Thompson are the Best 3 Point Shooting Tandem in NBA History (And it isn’t Even Close)

Documenting how dominant Steph Curry and Klay Thompson are as a 3 Point Shooting Duo

Do Not Draft Allen Hurns at His Current ADP

After a breakout season, Allen Hurns has become overrated in 2016 drafts.

Drafting Ben Simmons Is a No-Brainer for the Philadelphia 76ers

The 76ers are planning to select Ben Simmons first overall in this year's NBA Draft, and it makes total sense.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Tuesday 6/21/16

Andrew McCutchen has been struggling mightily of late. Is it time to move the Pittsburgh Pirates' slugger?

The Top 3 Rim Protectors in the 2016 NBA Draft

Who among this year's prospects could make an impact as a shot-blocking specialist -- or even more?

Is Benching Dorial Green-Beckham a Smart Move for the Tennessee Titans?

The physically imposing Green-Beckham is going into Titans training camp as a second-stringer. Is this the right call?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 6/20/16

Justin Upton's second homer of the night sent the Detroit Tigers home walk-off winners, vaulting him into our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who else made the cut?

Home Run History Was Made in Monday's Game Between the Rockies and the Marlins

The Rockies and Marlins combined to hit eight home runs on Monday, yet you wouldn't have guessed it based on the score.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/21/16

Lorenzo Cain isn't worth his price tag tonight. Who else should you avoid?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 6/21/16

Jose Fernandez is having a record-breaking season, and he could continue it tonight against the Atlanta Braves. Who else should be on your radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/21/16

The Texas Rangers get their shot at the Cincinnati Reds' struggling bullpen tonight, giving their sticks extra upside. What other offenses should you target in MLB DFS?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/21/16

Noah Syndergaard takes on the Royals at pitcher-friendly Citi Field. What other high-priced players are worth the investment?

You Should Be Worried About Thomas Rawls in Fantasy Football This Year

Rawls was a dynamic playmaker as a rookie in 2015, but you may not be able to trust him this season at his current draft cost.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/22/16

Nomar Mazara has struggled recently but has a chance to turn things around in tonight's advantageous matchup.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/21/16

Pedro Alvarez is in a great spot at home against Luis Perdomo on Tuesday. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Fantasy Football: Can New England Support Two Top-12 Tight Ends?

After signing Martellus Bennett this offseason, can the Patriots support two top-12 tight ends in fantasy football this year?

NBA Draft: 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects

The top picks will garner the headlines, but these players at the back end of the first round could be valuable pieces for the right team.

Jeff Janis Is Ready to Take the Next Step in Fantasy Football

We remember Jeff Janis' playoff heroics for the Packers, but will he be usable for fantasy owners in 2016?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Monday 6/20/16

Javier Baez appears to be making improvements for the Chicago Cubs, but does that make him a better season-long asset than Jurickson Profar?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 6/19/16

Kyle Hendricks was dominant Sunday night, striking out 12 batters in just six innings. Who joined him in the perfect MLB DFS lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/20/16

Jonathan Schoop could see a bump in the order with Manny Machado serving his suspension. Who else is a potential value?

Is LeBron James Finally Better Than Michael Jordan?

Everyone has a list of the best players in NBA history. Is LeBron making a case for the top spot?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/20/16

Bryce Harper will face Clayton Kershaw tonight. Who else should you be avoiding?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 6/20/16

Clayton Kershaw's price is lofty, and his matchup is less than ideal, but is he still the top pitching option on the board?

Kyrie Irving's Late Three-Pointer in Game 7 Changed Everything for the Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving delivered on the biggest stage last night, hitting a three-pointer that completely changed the outcome of the NBA Finals' Game 7.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/20/16

Mike Pelfrey has limited hard contact recently, but that's likely not enough to stop the high-flying Seattle Mariners offense.

The Cavaliers' NBA Finals Win Made a Mockery of Probability

The Cavaliers overcame a 3-1 series deficit to topple the Warriors. How unlikely was their path?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/20/16

A deep shortstop player pool will keep Javier Baez underowned today in a good matchup. Who else will fly under the radar?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/20/16

Clayton Kershaw is always a top option when he's on the mound. Who else should you target?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 12

Michael Saunders' three-homer game saw him become a hot addition over the past few days, but he's still owned in less than 60% of leagues. Who else is worth a pickup this week?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 6/18/16

Tyler Naquin kept his impressive rookie campaign rolling by falling a double short of the cycle Saturday. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays For 6/19/16

Death to right-handers, Corey Dickerson gets to face righty Jake Peavy, who is giving up a .402 wOBA to left-handed hitters. Who else can provide value on today's all-day slate?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 6/19/16

Jacob deGrom has turned it around and been lights out in June, recording a sparkling 36.8% strikeout rate this month. He gets to face the punchless Atlanta Braves today. What other players are worth a look?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 12

Matt Shoemaker has been dominant recently. Can he keep rolling against Houston this week?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 6/17/16

Michael Saunders unleashed pain upon the Baltimore Orioles' pitching staff with three home runs and eight RBI's Friday. Who was good enough to join him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/18/16

Marwin Gonzalez is an economical way to get exposure to the Houston Astros, who boast a sick implied total today. What other cheap options can put up good numbers?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 6/18/16

Josh Donaldson is averaging a mind-numbing 39.9 FanDuel points over his last four games. Who else is worth looking into for Saturday's all-day slate?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Friday 6/17/16

D.J. LeMahieu has posted tremendous numbers the first two months of the season. Should we be buying him in dynasty?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 6/16/16

Victor Martinez just continues to rake, bopping three more homers Thursday. Who joined him in the perfect MLB DFS lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/17/16

Jason Kipnis has had another strong season, but could be in trouble tonight.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 6/17/16

Matt Shoemaker's refined approach has been unhittable over the last month. Who else is in a spot to succeed tonight in MLB DFS?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/17/16

The Houston Astros are built to destroy left-handed pitching, and pitting them against a low-strikeout hurler should only amplify our excitement.

Finding Value in the 2016 NBA Draft: Brice Johnson Might Be the Biggest Steal on Draft Night

The former Tar Heel is a proven commodity, so why is he being glanced over in favor of young talent?

Win or Lose in Game 7, LeBron James Is This Year's NBA Finals MVP

LeBron put up another historically significant performance in Game 6, and no matter what happens in Game 7, he's your NBA Finals MVP.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/17/16

Today's slate has several excellent pitching options, which will leave Lance McCullers overlooked in an enticing matchup. Who else will fly under-the-radar tonight?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/17/16

Edwin Encarnacion is the hottest hitter in baseball. What other studs are top options tonight?

Steven Wright Deserves to Start the All-Star Game for the American League

Steven Wright's first half has made him a viable contender to start the All-Star game for the American League.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/17/16

Trayce Thompson has a good matchup tonight against Zach Davies and the Brewers. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Colby Lewis Was Almost Perfect Against the A's Yesterday

Lewis has yet to lose this year, and yesterday showed that his game has seen a lot of improvement.

Will Sterling Shepard End Up Being the Best Fantasy Football Rookie Wide Receiver This Year?

New York Giants' wide receiver Sterling Shepard was the fifth wide receiver drafted in 2016. Can he top them all in fantasy scoring this year?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Thursday 6/16/16

With top prospect Willson Contreras set to join the Chicago Cubs, how should we be handling him in season-long fantasy baseball?

Jayson Werth Provided Us With Some Theatrics Yesterday, Both On and Off the Field

After a walk-off hit against the Chicago Cubs, Jayson Werth gave a legendary interview.

NBA Finals: Will the Cavaliers Force a Game 7?

The Cavaliers must attack the rim aggressively to win Game 6, but even if they get the victory, it may not matter much.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 6/15/16

Noah Syndergaard was electric Wednesday, striking out 11 Pirates batters on his way to victory. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: 6/16/16

Justin Verlander has picked up his fastball velocity recently, and it has led to new-found effectiveness. Who else should you target today?

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

Russell Martin has been on fire of late, but he's not in the best spot tonight.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/16/16

The Baltimore Orioles have struggled against lefties this year, but as Eduardo Rodriguez looks to get his season rolling, they could be in line for improvement tonight.

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

Trevor Plouffe is almost always underowned, and tonight should be no different in a plus matchup.

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

Travis Shaw is in a great spot against Tyler Wilson and the Orioles tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

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

Manny Machado has a superb matchup against struggling lefty Eduardo Rodriguez. What other high-priced players are worth rostering tonight?

Freddie Freeman Probably Hasn't Had Much Fun This Year, But He Did Just Hit for the Cycle

The Atlanta Braves' slugger pulled off a feat that's as rare as pitching a no-hitter.

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Matt Carpenter Is the Most Underrated Player in Baseball

Matt Carpenter is quietly having an amazing season, and it deserves more attention.

Fantasy Football: How Does Using a Wide Receiver in the Slot Affect Production?

The Philadelphia Eagles are returning Jordan Matthews to the slot receiver role. Is the slot hindering his fantasy production?

Touchdown Rates Can Really Help Fantasy Football Owners Find Quarterback Value

It's fine to have Cam Newton ranked as your top quarterback this year in fantasy football, but don't expect him to put up the same kind of numbers he did last year.

Where Were the Biggest Production Gaps For Running Back Duos in 2015?

Not all running-back committees are created equal. Which teams saw the biggest production gap between their backs last year?

This Cubs-Yankees Bullpen Trade Rumor Makes a Lot of Sense for Both Teams

The Cubs are reportedly interested in trading for Yankees' relievers Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller. Not only would this make the best team in baseball even better, but it'd be a smart move for the Yankees, too.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/15/16

Lorenzo Cain has had a few tough matchups recently, and things don't get any easier Wednesday night. Who else should you avoid in DFS?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 6/14/16

Jameson Taillon introduced himself to the league Tuesday by allowing only two hits over eight shutout innings. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

The 10 Worst Quarterback Seasons Over the Last Decade

Football is a game full of incredible highs and breathtaking lows. Today we'll be investigating the lows, looking at the worst quarterback performances over the last 10 seasons.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 6/15/16

The Pittsburgh Pirates' strikeout rate climbs when they hit the road, making the always-tempting Noah Syndergaard even more intriguing today.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/15/16

The Oakland Athletics have been pumping out some big offense recently, and they could continue that today in a matchup with Derek Holland.

The 5 Hardest-Hit Home Runs So Far This Season

Hitting it out of the park is one thing. Hitting it out in a hurry is another entirely.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/15/16

Oakland Athletics hitters are in a great spot against Derek Holland tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/15/16

Brandon Moss has absolutely crushed the ball recently, but he will likely continue to be underowned tonight with several other appealing first-base options.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 6/15/16

Nelson Cruz is going up against Drew Smyly, who has had issues with the long ball. What other high-priced studs should you target tonight?

Can Derek Carr Take a Step Forward for the Raiders this Year?

Derek Carr showed massive improvement in his second year in Oakland. What does that tell us about 2016?

Exploring The Ravens' Wide Receiver Depth Chart Outside Breshad Perriman

With Breshad Perriman's health in question, how could the wide receiver depth chart shake out for the Baltimore Ravens?

Ichiro Suzuki Is Great, But He's Not Baseball's Newest Hit King

Ichiro Suzuki is one hit away from tying Pete Rose for the most hits all-time in professional baseball. Is it fair to call him the new hit king?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/14/16

Archie Bradley starting for the Diamondbacks is great news for Los Angeles Dodgers hitters. Where else can you look for big-time fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/14/16

Adam Eaton has flashed reverse-splits tendencies this year, which could get him in trouble against Jordan Zimmermann. Who else should you avoid tonight?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 6/13/16

Max Scherzer flirted with history Monday on his way to striking out 11 Chicago Cubs batters. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James Kept the Cavaliers Alive in Game 5 with Historic Performances

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James became the first teammates to score 40-plus points in NBA Finals history, but that only tells part of the tale of their dominance.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/14/16

Paul Goldschmidt has been straight flames in June, posting an absurd 50.0% hard-hit rate. What other high-priced players are worth a look today?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 6/14/16

Carlos Beltran has had a career revival in 2016, and as the New York Yankees head to Coors Field, don't expect that to end just yet.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/14/16

Even without a full complement of healthy sticks, the Texas Rangers could unleash some filthy offense on the Oakland Athletics today.

How Zack Greinke Got Back On Track

Arizona's big off-season pick-up is proving to be worth the money.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/14/16

Second base is loaded tonight, which may leave Jose Altuve overlooked despite an excellent matchup.

James Paxton's Spike in Velocity is Making Him a Whole New Pitcher

James Paxton's average velocity has far surpassed anything he's shown before, and it's a result of a mechanical adjustment he's made.

5 Rookies Who Should Impact Fantasy Football in 2016

Rookies can be tough to project each year, but these five players are in great shape to produce right away.

Michael Fulmer's Streak of Dominance Has Put Him in Elite Company

Michael Fulmer hasn't allowed an earned run in any of his past four starts. What has led to this sudden dominance?

5 Late-Round Potential Workhorse Running Backs

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Monday 6/13/16

Julio Teheran has been pitching better on the road this season. Is it time to start buying him in season-long fantasy baseball?

How Vegas Spreads Affect Fantasy Football Tight End Performance

Tight ends score more points when their team is a favorite, but which tight ends see their production fluctuate most based on Vegas' spreads?

Keenan Allen's New Contract is a Potential Steal for the Chargers

Keenan Allen's new contract with the San Diego Chargers includes a good chunk of money, but is it possible he's still being underpaid?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 6/12/16

Matt Moore was locked in Sunday, striking out 10 batters for the second time this year. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Don't Assume the Draymond Green Suspension Will Affect the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors will be without Draymond Green for a possible title-clinching Game 5. What's the impact?

The Pittsburgh Penguins' Path to Winning the Stanley Cup Defied All Odds

The Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions, but their path to victory was anything but easy.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 6/13/16

Max Scherzer faces the Chicago Cubs Monday. Is he good enough to shut down their high-powered offense?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 11

Is Trayce Thompson worth an add in your season-long fantasy leagues? You bet.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/13/16

Trayce Thompson has been scorching hot recently, but can he overcome a tough matchup with Zack Greinke?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 6/13/16

Despite an appealing matchup against Matt Cain, Jonathan Villar will likely go overlooked today. What other hitters will fly under-the-radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/13/16

The Detroit Tigers face James Shields, who has struggled to get strikeouts recently. Can they leverage that into a big-time output?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 6/13/16

Bryce Harper will likely be back in the lineup after a day off Sunday. What other studs should you target?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/13/16

David Peralta has a good matchup tonight against Mike Bolsinger and the Dodgers. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 6/11/16

Danny Duffy's revival tour continued Saturday as he struck out 10 batters in 6 innings. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 6/12/16

Charlie Blackmon is sitting atop a Colorado lineup which has an insane implied run total for today. Who else is worth looking into for Sunday's slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/12/16

Dodgers' outfielder Joc Pederson faces off with a struggling Jake Peavy. What other cheap options can provide you with solid production Sunday?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 11

Owner of a sparkling 27.9% strikeout rate, Jon Gray will look to keep rolling when he takes on the Marlins. Who else makes for a good streaming option this week?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 6/10/16

Alex Avila's two-homer game got the White Sox the win, and it also landed him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who joined him?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 6/11/16

With 17 strikeouts in 9 2/3 innings, James Paxton is off to a red-hot start this season and will toe the rubber at pitcher-friendly Safeco Field tonight. Who else is worth checking out for the main slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/11/16

Justin Bour has a great matchup against Zack Godley and the Diamondbacks. Who else can put up good numbers at a bargain price?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Friday 6/10/16

The over/under for tonight's contest between Clayton Kershaw and Johnny Cueto is 5.5. How rare is a total that low?

What's Up With Giancarlo Stanton?

Despite a MLB record exit velocity, Giancarlo Stanton still managed to make two outs on one play

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 6/9/16

Robinson Cano kept up his superb season by launching two home runs Thursday night. Who else performed well enough to earn a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Prince Fielder Broke a Phone With a Home Run, But Can He Break Out of His Slump?

Prince Fielder hit a ball so hard Thursday that it broke a fan's phone. Is this a signal that his season-long slump is coming to an end?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/10/16

Eric Hosmer is on a four-game hitting streak, but his lack of power and matchup is concerning tonight. Who else should you avoid?

Martin Jones' Game 5 Masterpiece Makes the Stanley Cup Final Very Interesting

San Jose stole Game 5 in Pittsburgh on Thursday night, forcing a Game 6 in San jose. Do they have a shot at making a run?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 6/10/16

Clayton Kershaw doesn't have the best matchup, but that doesn't matter with how good he is. Who else is in a good spot to succeed Friday?

Stephen Curry Is Having the Worst NBA Finals By an MVP Ever

Curry's NBA Finals performance has been, in a way, historically terrible. How bad is it?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/10/16

The Arizona Diamondbacks have destroyed lefties this year, and they're primed for another big output at home against Justin Nicolino.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/10/16

Low-priced Diamondbacks are in a great spot tonight against Justin Nicolino. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/10/16

Clayton Kershaw is almost always the top option in daily fantasy baseball, and that's no different tonight.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Thursday 6/9/16

With the MLB Draft tonight, how should we be valuing these players as it relates to dynasty rookie selections?

You Should Add Brandon Kintzler in Fantasy Baseball

Fantasy owners who are in need of saves should add Twins reliever Brandon Kintzler.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/9/16

Brandon Phillips has an 11-game hitting streak, but you don't want him on your roster tonight.

The Bengals Locked Up One of the Game’s Best All-Around Backs at a Bargain Price

Cincinnati signed Giovani Bernard, an ultra-efficient runner and receiver, to a team-friendly deal. What's it mean?

We're Witnessing the Most Boring NBA Playoffs Ever

According to average margin of victory, this year's NBA Playoffs and Finals are on pace to be the least competitive of all-time.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 6/8/16

Taijuan Walker shut down the Cleveland Indians with 11 strikeouts in 8 innings Wednesday, earning him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 6/9/16

On a slate devoid of quality pitching options, Gio Gonzalez emerges as a potential bright spot thanks to some marked improvements over the past month.

The Warriors' Big Three Were the Worst Players on the Court in Game 3

Just how bad was the trio of Curry, Thompson and Green? Probably even worse than you thought.

Are the Cavaliers Actually Better Without Kevin Love?

After winning Game 3 by 30 points without Love, should the Cavaliers leave him off the floor for the Finals?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/9/16

The St. Louis Cardinals may not be the most exciting selection after two straight big nights, but they check all the stacking boxes yet again.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/10/16

With elite pitching options on the slate, several appealing pitchers will see low ownership tonight. Who are they?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/9/16

With a .419 wOBA against righties, Mike Trout faces off with right-hander Ivan Nova today at Yankee Stadium. What other high-priced studs should you look to roster?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/9/16

Brian McCann is in a great spot at home against Jhoulys Chacin. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

5 Collegiate Hitters to Know for the 2016 MLB Draft

Corey Ray combined elite speed and power during his time at Louisville, and he could be a new star for whichever team lands him in Thursday's MLB Draft.

Mark Trumbo Should Be in the MVP Conversation

The first-year Baltimore Oriole is having a career season and putting the team on his back.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Wednesday 6/8/16

Marcus Stroman has struggled over his last few starts. Is it time to cut bait with the youngster in shallow leagues?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 6/7/16

Jerad Eickhoff held down the Chicago Cubs' potent lineup for seven innings Tuesday on his way to landing in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/8/16

Jackie Bradley and the Red Sox have been hot lately, but you don't want to roster him tonight.

Lorenzo Cain's Amazing Catch Last Night Robbed a Sure Home Run

Lorenzo Cain prevented a home run in Tuesday's game against the Orioles. How good has his defense been this year?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 6/8/16

The wind is blowing out at Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are facing a fly-ball pitcher, so Carlos Beltran could be in line to continue his recent ball-bashing ways.

What Should We Expect From Jameson Taillon in His Debut With the Pirates Tonight?

It's been a long time coming, but now that Taillon has arrived, what should we expect?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/8/16

The St. Louis Cardinals go head-to-head with the Cincinnati Reds' bullpen, and that has been a delightful recipe for runs this season.

NBA Finals: How the Cavaliers Can Beat the Warriors in Game 3

Nothing is working for the Cavaliers in the Finals. Is there any correction they can make?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/8/16

Bryce Harper is in a good spot tonight versus the struggling James Shields. What other expensive players are worth checking out?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/8/16

Kiké Hernandez has a great matchup against Chris Rusin and the Rockies. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/8/16

On a slate loaded with pitching options, Yu Darvish may go overlooked tonight. Who else will fly under the radar?

Adam Duvall Is Having a Breakout Season for the Cincinnati Reds

If you've never heard of Adam Duvall before, it's time to start paying attention.

Don't Call It a Comeback: Jamaal Charles Is the Top Running Back in Fantasy Football

Jamaal Charles has proven time and time again to be among the league's best running backs. And overlooking him in fantasy football this year is a big mistake.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/7/16

Colby Rasmus was a player to target yesterday, but you should avoid him today.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 6/7/16

Zack Greinke has shoved aside his early-season struggles and been pitching well of late, making him worthy of being the highest-priced pitcher on the board.

Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Changed Everything

The Penguins beat the Sharks in a pivotal Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and are now huge favorites to win it all this year.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/7/16

With Yordano Ventura continuing to struggle, the Baltimore Orioles' high-flying offense could be in position to resume its ball-bashing ways.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/7/16

Hitting atop the Cardinals' lineup, Matt Carpenter is in a great spot today against Cincinnati pitcher John Lamb. What other high-priced players are worth targeting?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/7/16

It's easy to love Giancarlo Stanton with such a low price tag. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

What Are the Phillies Going to Do With the Top Pick in the MLB Draft?

Philadelphia is on the clock and has a number of players to choose from with the first overall pick in this year's MLB Draft. Who should they take?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 6/7/16

Mike Napoli has been raking recently and finds himself in a good spot tonight. However, with all of the appealing first base options, he will likely go overlooked.

Golden State's Defense Has Been the Key to the NBA Finals

The Warriors have stopped the Cavaliers' march towards an NBA Championship, and they are doing it with their defense.

MLB Power Rankings Update: The Braves Are the Worst Team in Baseball

The Atlanta Braves are in rebuild mode, and our advanced analytics definitely show that to be the case.

How Vegas Spreads Affect Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Performance

Wide receivers score more points when their team is a favorite, but which wideouts excel the most when their teams are expected to win?

What's the True Value of a Running Back Target in Fantasy Football?

Running backs are becoming more efficient in the passing game, and that's shown in fantasy football.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Monday 6/6/16

Chris Sale's change in pitching philosophy has his fantasy stock sliding, and it could be time to move him in dynasty leagues.

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

Chasing points with Starling Marte isn't a good idea today. Who else should you avoid?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 6/5/16

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 6/6/16

J.D. Martinez has destroyed left-handed pitching over the last few years, putting him in a tremendous spot to succeed today while facing southpaw J.A. Happ.

The Warriors Basically Have the NBA Finals Clinched After Two Games

Golden State owns a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals, and the Cleveland Cavaliers don't have much of a chance to save face.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/6/16

The Chicago Cubs' pricing has gone down, but their offensive production hasn't, making them a top play as they head to Philadelphia.

Andrew McCutchen's Early-Season Struggles Are More Concerning Than Usual

The All-Star center fielder is usually a slow starter. But, 2016 is a whole new story.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 10

It's Trea Turner time in Washington. Who else should you be trying to add to your roster?

Where Did Hanley Ramirez's Power Go?

Ramirez's power seems to be gone this season. What's wrong with the Boston slugger?

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

On a slate full of appealing first basemen, Eric Hosmer is likely to go overlooked. Who else will fly under the radar tonight?

Fantasy Football: IDP Per-Snap Efficiency Sleepers from 2015

If Cameron Wake wins back playing time with the Miami Dolphins, he could win your IDP team weeks by himself.

Fantasy Football: Per-Snap Efficiency Leaders From 2015

Spencer Ware was third on the Kansas City Chiefs' depth chart but exploded when given time in 2015.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/6/16

Jon Lester is tonight's top play at pitcher. Who else should you target?

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

Kendrys Morales is in a great spot against Mike Wright and the Orioles. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 6/5/16

Ben Revere and the Nationals are in a stellar spot against Reds' starter Jon Moscot. Who else is worth targeting for Sunday's full slate?

Can James Shields Help the White Sox Make the Playoffs?

Chicago and San Diego agreed to a swap of the veteran right-hander on Saturday. With the White Sox 2.5 games behind Kansas City, can Shields push them to a division title?

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

With Matt Wisler on the mound for Atlanta, the Dodgers' bats are great targets today. Who else with an economical price tag can give you solid production?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 6/3/16

Corey Seager went long three times last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 6/4/16

Should you play Stephen Strasburg instead of Clayton Kershaw today?

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

Derek Dietrich is having a career year and offers big value against the Mets today. Who else should you target?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 10

Matt Shoemaker is still owned in fewer than 20% of ESPN leagues, despite his recent dominance and a two-start week. What other streaming options should you be targeting in Week 10?

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

Are We Overreacting to Teddy Bridgewater’s 2015 Struggles?

Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn't make leaps and bounds in his sophomore year. Are we overreacting to this?

Does DeVante Parker Have Elite Fantasy Football Upside in 2016?

Parker showed flashes at the end of his 2015 rookie season. Can we expect more in Year 2?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Friday 6/3/16

After Julio Urias' slow start, is it time to drop him in season-long? That and more in today's fantasy baseball mailbag.

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

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 6/2/16

Mark Trumbo got back to his dinger-launching ways with a pair of home runs Thursday, more than enough to plop him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

Are We Understating the Impact of Pass-Catching Running Backs on FanDuel?

Because rushing is much less efficient than passing, pass-catching running backs are vital in real football. Are we understating the impact pass-catching backs have each week in 0.5 PPR scoring systems like FanDuel?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 6/3/16

Noah Syndergaard is making it look easy right now, and his pricing hasn't caught up to his true talent level.

NBA Finals: How the Warriors' Bench Won Game 1

The Warriors' bench sparked a much-needed rally in the second half to claim Game 1.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/3/16

The Washington Nationals are looking like a team to target whenever they face a lefty, and a struggling Brandon Finnegan should help matters.

Allen Hurns Is Worth His New Extension With the Jaguars

Getting Hurns an extension wasn't pressing, but it sets the Jaguars up for a bright future.

The Mariners' Comeback Win Last Night Broke Win Probability

The Seattle Mariners were dead and buried Thursday night against the Padres, until they weren't.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/3/16

With a plethora of enticing pitching options, Drew Pomeranz is likely to go overlooked, despite a favorable home matchup. Who else will fly under the radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/3/16

Derek Norris is in a great spot against Chris Rusin and the Rockies tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/3/16

David Ortiz continues to be a top option. Who else should you roster?

NBA Finals: 3-Point Efficiency Wins Championships

History shows that long-range success will very likely lead to a championship parade.

The numberFire Analysts Predict the NBA Finals' Winner

Our algorithm likes the Warriors to win the NBA Title, but does the numberFire staff agree?

The Browns Should Start Josh McCown at Quarterback in 2016

He's not the flashiest option, but Josh McCown can get the Cleveland Browns from Point A to Point B this year.

What's Wrong With Chris Archer?

Chris Archer had another rough outing on Wednesday. What's causing his issues this season?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 6/1/16

Jon Lester got his groove back Wednesday, striking out 10 batters in a complete-game victory. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/2/16

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 Ways the Cavaliers Can Beat the Warriors in the NBA Finals

The Cavs are big underdogs in the NBA Finals. How can they get an edge?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 6/2/16

Jay Bruce has held quality marks against righties this year, and he gets to flash his upside in the thin air of Coors Field tonight.

​Mookie Betts’ Historic Tear Has Thrust Him Into the American League MVP Race

A great start to the year, boosted by an incredible two-game barrage, has put Betts in the conversation for the American League's MVP award.

Conor Sheary's Stanley Cup Final Overtime Goal Shifted the Series in a Big Way

The Penguins took a 2-0 Stanley Cup Final lead with an overtime goal last night. And, boy, was it important.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/2/16

Mark Teixeira has big upside against Matt Boyd and the Tigers tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Finding Value in the 2016 NBA Draft: Malcolm Brogdon Is Better Than You Think

Considering their relatively close collegiate production, why aren't teams looking at Malcolm Brogdon like they are Buddy Hield?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/2/16

With Yordano Ventura's struggles continuing, the Cleveland Indians could be in line for a big day offensively.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 6/2/16

Hitting atop the Rockies' lineup, Charlie Blackmon is in a great spot today. What other high-priced players are in line for a big day?

10 NFL Veterans Who Could Be on the Roster Bubble

With rookies getting up to speed, these 10 veterans are at risk of their roster stock crashing.

C.J. Prosise's Fantasy Football Floor Is Worth Reaching for on Draft Day

With the Seattle backfield in a state of flux, rookie C.J. Prosise's role might be the only sure thing in fantasy football.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 6/2/16

Carlos Santana is a very appealing play with the way Yordano Ventura has been struggling, but he may go overlooked among all the first base options.

Rebuttal: We Need to Slow Our Roll With A.J. Green in Fantasy Football

A.J. Green appears to be in store for an elite 2016 season. But is he?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Wednesday 6/1/16

Paul Goldschmidt got off to a slow start, but some recent hard-hit balls are making him look like a solid buy-low candidate.

MLB Power Rankings Update: Will Anyone Catch the Cubs?

The Cubs have been the best team in baseball this year, but is another team close?

NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, Part Deux

In a repeat of last year's NBA Finals matchup, which team and players have the best chance of adding to their legacy?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/31/16

When you hit three home runs, it's hard not to wind up in the perfect MLB DFS lineups, and that's exactly where Mookie Betts is after Tuesday's display of pop.

Mookie Betts Just Made Boston Red Sox History

Betts hit three home runs on Tuesday, making history in the process.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 6/1/16

Trevor Story strikes out way too often, but when facing a lefty who struggles to strikeout righties, he's got absurd potential.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 6/1/16

Against Max Scherzer, you're better off fading most of the Phillies tonight.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 6/1/16

With several elite pitchers in good matchups, Aaron Sanchez is likely to be overlooked. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 6/1/16

The Washington Nationals may be without their star slugger today, but guys like Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman can easily help pick up the slack.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 6/1/16

It's easy to like Kiké Hernandez at minimum salary tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Christian Bethancourt, a Catcher, Threw Some Filthy Pitches Yesterday

The San Diego catcher took to the mound on Tuesday and won us over with his incredible stuff.

Jung-ho Kang Is Mashing the Ball for the Pirates

Kang is off to a fast start this season, but can he keep it up?

The Seattle Mariners' Offense Is Becoming One of Baseball's Best

Teams on the West Coast tend to get overlooked, but it's time to start paying attention to Seattle's offense.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Tuesday 5/31/16

It may feel like you're buying high on Yu Darvish after his superb season debut, but he's worth the price.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 5/30/16

Jhoulys Chacin tossed a gem for the Los Angeles Angels Monday with 10 strikeouts over 9 innings. Who was good enough to join him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

It's Time to Get Excited About Byron Buxton Again

Byron Buxton's first few trips to the big leagues didn't go as planned. But after a dominant stretch at Triple-A, he could be here to stay.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: 5/31/16

Nolan Arenado is facing a pitcher who has struggled to strikeout right-handed batters, and that's a recipe for disaster at a park like Coors Field.

Even Though the Cavaliers Are Playing Great, the Warriors Are Huge NBA Title Favorites

Our algorithm doesn't think the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will be particularly close.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/31/16

Francisco Cervelli is part of a dynamic Pirates' lineup, but given his matchup, he should be avoided this weekend.

How Vegas Spreads Affect Fantasy Football Running Back Performance

Running backs score more points when their team is a favorite, but which backs excel the most when their teams are expected to win?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/31/16

The St. Louis Cardinals get a park-factor boost as they head to Miller Park, and a quality matchup makes them a clear-cut top option.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/31/16

With Eric Surkamp on the mound, there's a pair of Twins hitters that can offer you huge fantasy value tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/31/16

Carlos Gonzalez and the Rockies have an ideal matchup today. What other stars are worth targeting Tuesday?

Steven Wright's Knuckleball Is Making American League Hitters Look Silly

The Red Sox have found a top starter right under their noses.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/31/16

With several appealing third base options, Matt Carpenter is likely to go overlooked in a favorable matchup. Who else will fly under-the-radar?

Super Two Prospects to Keep Your Eye On

Is Kevin Gausman About to Put It All Together?

Gausman's strikeout-to-walk rate is a top-20 mark in baseball, but can it be even better?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 5/30/16

Adam Jones is today's top hitting option. Who else is worth the big investment?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 9

This week's waiver wire adds features a surging CC Sabathia and a young Dodgers' phenom. What other players are worth a waiver claim?

4 Fantasy Football Running Backs Looking to Bounce Back in 2016

Which running backs who fared poorly in 2015 have an opportunity to bounce back in 2016?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 5/30/16

Jeff Samardzija has shown major improvement in 2016, and a matchup with the Atlanta Braves should only further that cause.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/30/16

A pair of Dodgers' righties are in a good spot against Jason Hammel and the Cubs today. Who else can offer big fantasy value?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/30/16

The Houston Astros face Edwin Escobar in his return to the majors, and that's no small task for a lefty hurler. What other lineups are in a good spot Monday?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/30/16

With several appealing top-end pitching options, Ian Kennedy is likely to go overlooked in an excellent matchup against the Rays. Who else will fly under the radar?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/29/16

David Freese has nice upside against Martin Perez and the Rangers today. Who else with a cheap price tag can put up big numbers?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/29/16

Clayton Kershaw, going against the Mets, is dominating this season. What other players should you target for Sunday?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 9

Lance McCullers looks continue his hot stretch in a two-start week. What other pitchers are good streaming options?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/28/16

Prince Fielder is in a great spot tonight against Juan Nicasio. What other players can give you good production at a nice price?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 5/28/16

Noah Syndergaard is on the bump, which means straight heat is on the way. Who else should you check out for Saturday?

Should C.J. Anderson owners be worried about Devontae Booker?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Friday 5/27/16

Michael Conforto's early-season peripheral numbers should have him flying up your fantasy baseball outfield ranks as the year progresses.

Rob Ryan Thinks He's a Lot Better at Coordinating Defenses Than He Actually Is

Rob Ryan thinks he's had unfair treatment as a defensive coordinator, but the numbers show that he hasn't been very good.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/27/16

Max Scherzer has been torching opponents over the past month, and not even a tough matchup is enough to fade him tonight.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/27/16 and 5/28/16 Slate

Which players should you target on today's two-game slate?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/27/16 and 5/28/16 Slate

As the Cavaliers and Thunder try to close out their series, which low-cost players can you target for fantasy?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/27/16

The Arizona Diamondbacks may have disappointed a few nights ago, but they're primed for a big night at home against a lefty.

The Sharks and Penguins Weren't Supposed to Be Stanley Cup Finalists

Both the Penguins and Sharks started their 2015-16 seasons slow, but they peaked at the right time and are now fighting for the Stanley Cup.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/27/16

Welington Castillo has a great matchup against Christian Friedrich and the Padres tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

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

Bryce Harper comes at quite the discount tonight, but you may be able to get him underowned due to the game at Coors Field. Who else will fly under-the-radar tonight?

Jose Fernandez Is Baseball's Forgotten Stud

The Miami right-hander gets looked over, but he's still one of the best young starters in the game.

What the 2015-16 All-NBA Teams Should Have Looked Like

What the All-NBA Teams would look like if chosen using advanced analytics instead of a voting process.

Gerrit Cole, the Pitcher, Had an Impressive Day at the Plate Thursday

Gerrit Cole had two extra-base hits on Thursday. Are pitchers becoming better hitters?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/27/16

Paul Goldschmidt is tonight's top hitting option. Who else should you target?

You Shouldn't Be Too Excited About the Dodgers Calling Up Julio Urias

Julio Urias is going to be a stud, but it's not necessary to get super excited just yet.

Yasmany Tomas Is Having a Breakout Season Offensively

The Diamondbacks' outfielder has made big strides at the plate in his second season, but is his glove hurting the team?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Thursday 5/26/16

What type of fantasy value will Julio Urias have with the Los Angeles Dodgers? Looking at that and more in today's fantasy baseball mailbag.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 5/25/16

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/26/16

Kendrys Morales hasn't seen good results in 2016, but his peripheral stats indicate he's due for improvement moving forward.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 5/26/16

On a short slate of games, Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies appear to have immense upside at Fenway Park.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/26/16 and 5/27/16 Slate

As the Warriors and Raptors try to keep their season alive, who can you target in daily fantasy?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/26/16 and 5/27/16 Slate

Which players can you target to save money on today's two-game slate?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/26/16

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.

Let's Watch Nomar Mazara Crush a Record-Setting Home Run

The Rangers' rookie, who is off to a scorching start, smacked a 491-foot dinger on Wednesday. And it was glorious.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/26/16

Stacking the Colorado Rockies on the road is never fun, but a matchup with a struggling Clay Buchholz puts them in play tonight.

Finding Value in the 2016 NBA Draft: Wade Baldwin and Kris Dunn Are Eerily Similar

Is there any difference between the two outstanding point guard prospects?

The Thunder's Playoff Run Is Historically Unprecedented

Oklahoma City's playoff path has been tougher than any other in history, yet they are a win away from the NBA Finals.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/26/16

Mookie Betts is hitting at the top Boston's high-octane lineup. What other high-priced stars are worth the investment?

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

On a day with a surprisingly deep catcher player pool, Matt Wieters may go overlooked. Who else will fly under the radar?

A.J. Green Is a Way Better Fantasy Football Asset Than You Realize

A.J. Green is currently being drafted as the ninth wide receiver in fantasy football, which seems criminally low considering his track record.

Do Running Back-By-Committees Work in the NFL?

DeMarco Murray had 392 carries in 2014, but more teams are using the committee approach at running back. Is it smart?

Chris Herrmann's Had an Unexpected Breakout for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Chris Herrmann's season has been a pleasant surprise for Arizona, as they try to keep pace out west.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Wednesday 5/25/16

Is it time to give up on a struggling Russell Martin? Answers to that and more in our fantasy baseball mailbag.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/24/16

Justin Verlander turned back the clock by striking out 10 batters in an eight-inning victory. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Can the Boston Red Sox Maintain Their Dominant Offense?

The Red Sox offense leads the league in most categories so far this season, but can we expect them to keep it up?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/25/16

Mikie Mahtook hit second in his season debut for the Tampa Bay Rays a few nights ago, and if he's there again, a matchup with a struggling lefty will put him in a tremendous spot.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/25/16

Mikie Mahtook hit second in his season debut for the Tampa Bay Rays a few nights ago, and if he's there again, a matchup with a struggling lefty will put him in a tremendous spot.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/25/16

Giancarlo Stanton has been slumping of late, and given his matchup, he's not worth playing tonight in DFS.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 5/25/16

Welington Castillo has destroyed left-handed pitching the last two years, and he and the Arizona Diamondbacks have a tremendous matchup for tonight's slate.

Gregory Polanco Is Becoming Another Star for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Gregory Polanco has been Pittsburgh's best player this season, posting career-best numbers across the board.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/25/16 and 5/26/16 Slate

Need help with the Game 5 slate of the Conference Finals? We have you covered.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/25/16 and 5/26/16 Slate

Saving money and finding value is the key to daily fantasy basketball. These three guys can provide both.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/25/16

The Tampa Bay Rays have thrashed lefties again this year, and Justin Nicolino's low-strikeout ways make them the top stacking option on the slate.

Kevin Durant's Defense Has Helped Take the Thunder to the Next Level

Durant has always been known for his offensive attack, but it's his defense that has the Thunder up 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals.

What in the World Is Going on With Matt Harvey?

Digging through the numbers, it's hard to see why Matt Harvey is having so many problems this year.

Demaryius Thomas Deserves More Fantasy Football Love

After what was considered a down year in 2015, is Demaryius Thomas now a value in fantasy football drafts?

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

Pitching is slim tonight. Is Steven Wright the best option?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 5/25/16

With the masses again swarming to play David Ortiz, Chris Davis should see lower ownership. Who else will go overlooked tonight?

Tyler Eifert’s Injury Could Open Up Even More Pass-Catching Volume in Cincinnati

With Tyler Eifert potentially sidelined to start the year, how does it impact the rest of the Bengals' pass-catchers?

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Tuesday 5/24/16

Brad Boxberger is nearing a return to the Tampa Bay Rays, and he could provide a solid option for fantasy owners searching for saves.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 5/23/16

Miguel Cabrera flashed his old-school pop by launching a pair of home runs. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/24/16

C.J. Cron and the Los Angeles Angels are in a game with a hefty over/under, and he could come to your squad with both low ownership and a low price.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/24/16

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.

After Losing Game 4, the Cavaliers Should Be Very Afraid of the Raptors

After Game 2, Cleveland seemed locked into an NBA Finals appearance. Toronto ruined those plans.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 5/24/16

Strasburg continues to improve this season, giving him upside even against a tough offense.

Kevin Pillar Continues to Be a Defensive Wizard for the Blue Jays

Pillar made another unbelievable catch on Sunday, but just how good has his glove been?

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/24/16

Jose Bautista faces a right-handed pitcher at Yankee Stadium. What other high-priced players can anchor your lineup Tuesday?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/24/16

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been handling right-handed pitching all year, and they'll give Shelby Miller a solid test today.

Jackie Bradley Jr. Has Become a Star for the Red Sox

The Boston outfielder is in the midst of a long hitting streak and has become one of the game's best young players.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/24/16 and 5/25/16 Slate

With only four teams remaining, which players can you rely on for fantasy production?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/24/16

Justin Verlander is likely to go overlooked among a deep starting pitching player pool, despite an advantageous matchup against the Phillies.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/24/16 and 5/25/16 Slate

In order to afford some stars, you will need to save money with the most valuable less-expensive players.

An abundance of hitting and lack of pitching highlights Rookie of the Year race

At the quarter pole of the MLB season, we highlight a group of rookies making a big impact for their teams.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Monday 5/23/16

Is it time to drop Yasiel Puig in 10-team season-long leagues? Answers to that and more are in today's fantasy baseball mailbag.

The Green Bay Packers’ Backup Quarterbacks Have Been Ridiculous Through the Years

Matt Hasselbeck began as a backup for the Green Bay Packers, and put together a strong 17-year career. But he's not the only backup to find success.

Finding Value in the 2016 NBA Draft: Tyler Ulis Is a Shorter Kris Dunn

The Kentucky point guard may be small, but he should provide one NBA general manager with tremendous value come draft night.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 5/22/16

David Ortiz fell a triple short of the cycle Sunday as part of a four-hit day. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Madison Bumgarner Could Bat Clean-Up for the San Diego Padres

Bumgarner won yet another game with his bat Sunday, continuing a run of dominance at the plate that exceeds the exploits of a division rival.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/23/16

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 5/23/16

The Los Angeles Dodgers are facing a lefty, meaning it's time to go back to our favorite lefty-killing punt option in Kiké Hernandez.

The Lightning Overcame Serious Odds to Win Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals

The Lightning trailed multiple times against the Penguins in Game 5 but were able to come away with a big overtime victory.

The Warriors’ Game 3 Loss to the Thunder Wasn’t Historically Unprecedented

The Warriors got blown out by 28 points. How unprecedented was that performance from a 1 seed?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/23/16 and 5/24/16 Slate

Need help with your daily fantasy rosters? We have you covered from top to bottom.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/23/16 and 5/24/16 Slate

Finding value is crucial at this point in the playoffs. Which inexpensive players should you look to target?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/23/16

The Los Angeles Angels have been raking recently, and a quality matchup and park factor make them one of the top plays for Monday night.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/23/16

Clayton Kershaw has been dominant in 2016. Who else should you target?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 8

Some players are taking advantage of injuries and hot streaks. Who should you add to your team?

Donte Moncrief Is Primed for a Breakout Season in 2016

Bad quarterback play delayed Moncrief's breakout in 2015, but with Andrew Luck healthy, Moncrief is poised for a career season.

Ryan Mathews Is Worth the Risk in Fantasy Football This Year

The oft-injured running back is expected to be the Eagles' starter in 2016, but he's worth drafting at his bargain price.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/22/16 and 5/23/16 Slate

Coming off a 26-rebound game, Bismack Biyombo is still relatively cheap. Who else will save you money while also giving you good numbers?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/22/16 and 5/23/16 Slate

Golden State's Andre Iguodala makes for a good play today. What other players should you target for the two-game slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/22/16

Justin Turner makes for an economical play Sunday. Who else can give you solid production at cheap price?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/22/16

Nelson Cruz and the Seattle Mariners have a nice matchup today. Who else should you try to get in your Sunday lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 5/20/16

Miguel Cabrera went deep twice last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

No, the Toronto Raptors are Not the Worst Conference Finalist Ever

A quarter of the NBA finalists over the last decade alone have been worse than the 2016 Raptors.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 5/21/16

Alex Wood has a nice matchup with the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Who else makes for a good play Saturday?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/21/16

Oakland starter Sean Manaea gets an enticing home matchup with the Yankees. Who else is a good bargain play on Saturday?

IDP Fantasy Football: What Will the 2016 Falcons’ Defense Look Like?

The Falcons are looking to shift defensive end Vic Beasley to strong-side linebacker.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Friday 5/20/16

How worried should we be about Sonny Gray's slow start? Answers to that and more in today's fantasy baseball mailbag.

Did Karl-Anthony Towns Just Have the Best Rookie Campaign Since Tim Duncan's?

Towns was a given as Rookie of the Year, but he might even be the best rookie of the last 18 years.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 5/19/16

Carlos Santana kept the Cleveland Indians' offense rolling with a pair of dingers Thursday night. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/21/16 and 5/22/16 Slate

Which players are the best fantasy options for the weekend?

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

The park may not be great, but any time Kiké Hernandez is facing a left-handed pitcher, it's time to buy in.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/21/16 and 5/22/16 Slate

Which players can you rely on in Game 3 of the Conference Finals to save you money?

It's Time to Believe in the Chicago White Sox

Thanks to a hot start from the starting rotation, the Chicago White Sox hit the quarter pole of the MLB season with a firm grip on the AL Central.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/20/16

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.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/20/16

Aaron Nola has been spitting hot fire for the Philadelphia Phillies this year, and he finds himself in a tremendous matchup with the Atlanta Braves.

Is Alex Smith Really Holding Back the Kansas City Chiefs?

The Chiefs have finished second in the AFC West for three straight seasons. Is it because of -- or despite -- Smith?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/20/16

The Washington Nationals are facing Justin Nicolino, who has walked more batters than he has struck out this season. It's time to unleash the Nats yet again.

Could Chris Sale Really Win 30 Games This Season?

Chicago's ace left-hander won again after beating the Astros Thursday night. Can he make history?

The Raptors Desperately Need Jonas Valanciunas if They Want to Beat Cleveland

Toronto is simply not the same team without their big man, and it has shown through the first two games against Cleveland.

Duke Johnson a Three-Down Back? Not So Fast.

Duke Johnson is being viewed as a three-down back under the new regime in Cleveland, but fantasy owners should proceed with caution when considering where to draft the second-year runner.

Without Sammy Watkins, Are the Bills' Receivers Fantasy Football Assets?

Buffalo wide receiver Sammy Watkins needs a screw put in his foot. Can his team game on without him?

Since the Cubs Are Unstoppable, Who's the Second-Best Team in Major League Baseball?

The Cubs have been dominant this season, but who's battling for the number-two spot?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 5/18/16

Rajai Davis kept on raking Wednesday by launching a pair of home runs. Who else was able to join him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

Latavius Murray Might Not Be Very Good, But It Also Might Not Matter

Despite his traditional statistics, Murray wasn't effective in 2015. But that may not matter a whole lot as we enter the 2016 season.

Fantasy Baseball Mailbag: Thursday 5/19/16

Now that we're a quarter of the way into the season, can we abandon preseason projections?

The Boston Celtics Have Already Won the 2016 NBA Draft

With all of the picks at their disposal, the Boston Celtics can't go wrong.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/19/16

Ervin Santana has struggled to retire left-handed batters the past two years, and that puts Justin Smoak in position to continue his hot start to the season.

Juan Lagares Made a Highlight Reel Catch on Wednesday Night

Lagares turned what is usually a hit into an out Wednesday night against the division rival Nationals.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 5/19/16

Stephen Strasburg has picked up his performance over the past month, and his price hasn't quite caught up to how well he's throwing.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/19/16 and 5/22/16 Slate

In order to afford the top-tier stars, you'll have to be able to rely on some cheaper options.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/19/16 and 5/22/16 Slate

Blowouts have limited fantasy value so far in the Conference Finals, but there are still trends to consider.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/19/16

The Cleveland Indians have exploited a wretched Cincinnati Reds bullpen the past three games, and they're in a quality spot again on Thursday.

Tyler Duffey Is Giving the Twins Reasons for Optimism

The Twins' young right-hander has been mowing down hitters this year. Can he continue this pace?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/19/16

Chris Sale takes the mound against the Houston Astros. What other high-priced players should you target tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/19/16

The Mets face Stephen Strasburg on Thursday night, giving Curtis Granderson a tough matchup. Who else should you avoid?

Fantasy Football: Making Sense of the New York Giants’ Backfield

The Giants drafted Paul Perkins a month ago, making the backfield an even bigger mess. How should we approach it in fantasy football?

It's Time to Start Buying Ameer Abdullah in Fantasy Football

Abdullah frustrated fantasy football owners during his rookie season, but his late-season improvements and the team's efforts to improve the offensive line make him a value right now.

Even Without Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford Should Be a Great Fantasy Football Asset This Year

After a white-hot end to last season, 2016 could be a breakout year for Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/17/16

Khris Davis flashed his immense power with three home runs in Tuesday's contest, easily enough to earn him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/18/16

Brad Miller has been swinging a hot stick against right-handed pitchers, and that'll come in handy against R.A. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 5/18/16

David Price finally rebounded from a tough start his last time out, and his high strikeout rate this year makes him the perfect DFS option against the Kansas City Royals.

Clayton Kershaw Is the Best Pitcher in Baseball, and It's Not Close

Through nine starts, Clayton Kershaw is putting up incredible numbers. Just how good has he been?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/18/16 and 5/19/16 Slate

After seeing Game 1 of both series, which players can you rely on for fantasy production?

Kyrie Irving Did Something Special in Game 1 Against the Raptors

The Cavs blew out the Raptors, but Irving made sure to do something unusual anyway.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/18/16

The Houston Astros are a hard team to hold down any day, but a matchup with a low-strikeout Mat Latos makes them a stacking delight.

Fantasy Football 2016 Rookie Mock Draft: Round 3

The numberFire crew continues their rookie mock draft with Round 3. Who were some of the biggest surprises?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/18/16 and 5/19/16 Slate

Saving money in daily fantasy is crucial. Which players should you target to do just that?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/18/16

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.

Khris Davis' 3-Homer Game Proves He's an Elite Power Hitter

The Oakland outfielder has been hitting the long-ball recently. Just how impressive has he been this month?

Lamar Miller Is Being Underrated in Fantasy Football Right Now

After a move to a far more favorable situation, Miller is primed for a breakout season. Draft him before his price rises.

The Philadelphia 76ers Can Turn Around Their Franchise in the 2016 NBA Draft

Sam Hinkie dragged the Sixers to the depths of the NBA. Now they've got the top pick in the draft. What should they do with it?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target for 5/18/16

Francisco Liriano is tonight's top pitching option. Who else should you target?

You Should Draft Dion Lewis in Fantasy Football Leagues This Year

We all know how good Dion Lewis was when healthy last season, but Bill Belichick's fickle ways and a crowded depth chart are driving down his cost. It's time to exploit that.

Why Kevin White Is The #1 Rookie WR This Year

Remember Kevin White? The former 7th-overall pick missed all of 2015 with a shin injury. But now he's back, and here's why you shouldn't forget his name come draft day

The New York Jets Need to Re-Sign Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Jets and Fitzpatrick have been at a stalemate in negotiations, but they might need each other more than they think.

Marcell Ozuna's Bounce-Back Season Could Help the Marlins Make the Playoffs

Ozuna owns a 16-game hitting streak. Can he keep up the pace and help the Marlins earn a postseason spot?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 5/16/16

Trayce Thompson left the yard twice Monday to cement a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who performed well enough to join him?

Rajai Davis' Slide Into Home Yesterday Was Comically Bad

Rajai Davis' slide into home plate on Monday looked like his first time ever sliding, but was he out or safe?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/17/16

Giancarlo Stanton always has the ability to go deep, but a matchup with the high-strikeout Vincent Velasquez is a major ding to his value.

Sidney Crosby's Overtime Winner Defied Physics and Might Have Saved the Penguins' Season

The Penguins won Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals in overtime thanks to a crazy goal from their captain. And it's changed everything for Pittsburgh.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 5/17/16

There are several top-tier hurlers on Tuesday's slate, but it's hard to top the filth Clayton Kershaw has been unleashing recently.

Thanks to Their Game 1 Victory, the Thunder Are Now Favorites to Win the Western Conference

The Thunder came back to defeat the Warriors, but the math was hardly on their side. What does it mean for the playoffs?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/17/16 and 5/18/16 Slate

From the elite to the value plays, who should you target for this two-day slate?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/17/16 and 5/18/16 Slate

Which players can you rely on who will also save you money?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/17/16

Joe Mauer has a terrific matchup against Mike Pelfrey and the Tigers tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/17/16

With high-priced pitching options on the board, you'll need to find ways to save salary. The Pittsburgh Pirates could help you in that pursuit.

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/17/16

Clayton Kershaw is in the midst of a historically-good start to the season. Who else is a good play today?

Fantasy Football: Don't Forget About Torrey Smith This Season

Smith is a polarizing figure in fantasy football, but he's nothing but a bargain for 2016.

Has Manny Machado Entered the Conversation As the Best Player in Baseball?

With the move to shortstop, Machado may have entered the conversation as best player in the game.

The Arizona Cardinals Have the Best, Deepest Wide Receiver Group in the NFL

Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, and Michael Floyd were the number-one ranked Top-3 wide receiver group in 2015 according to NEP but do the Cardinals have the deepest wide receiver group overall?

The 4 Most Likely NBA Draft Lottery Scenarios

How much could the ping pong balls decide tonight for teams with a chance at the top overall pick?

Sorry, Gerrit Cole, But the Chicago Cubs Are Easily the Best Team in Baseball

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole shut down the Chicago Cubs Sunday and said after the game that they weren't the best team in baseball. That's pretty far from the truth.

Corey Seager's Recent Play Is a Glimpse of What's to Come

Seager blasted a pair of home runs Sunday night, giving him four long balls in just five games. It's not a hot streak, though; it's a sign of what's to come.

Danny Valencia's Monster Day at the Plate Was No Fluke

Valencia had an impressive performance on Sunday, but should we have seen it coming?

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

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 5/16/16

Starling Marte has a shot to bring your teams upside with both his stick and his legs Monday, putting him near the top of the heap for hitters.

Entering the Conference Finals, the Golden State Warriors Have Insane Odds to Win the NBA Title

Golden State is the best team in basketball, and their odds to win the championship prove it.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/16/16 and 5/17/16 Slate

With only four teams remaining, which players can you rely on for fantasy production?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/16/16 and 5/17/16 Slate

The four teams remaining offer plenty of high-priced players. Which lower-priced players can you trust?

3 Ways the Thunder Can Beat the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals

The Thunder don't have an easy task ahead of them, but they're certainly capable of knocking off the Warriors. Here's how.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/16/16

The Boston Red Sox have had the best offense in the league this year, and a matchup with a struggling Yordano Ventura could be a recipe for carnage.

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

Mark Teixeira has a great matchup tonight against Robbie Ray and the Diamondbacks. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value tonight?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 7

There may not be aces on the waiver wire, but there are some pitchers -- and hitters -- worth grabbing this week.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 7

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

Is Jordan Zimmermann really worth his hefty price tag today, or should you be looking to roster a different pitcher?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/15/16 and 5/16/16 Slate

If you want to roster the studs, you will have to save cash elsewhere. Who should you target for salary relief?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/15/16 and 5/16/16 Slate

One series ends and another begins. This two-game slate offers plenty of fantasy-intriguing matchups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/15/16

Matt Moore gets the call against a weak Oakland Athletics' offense. Who else has a good matchup Sunday?

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

Luis Valbuena has an ideal matchup against Sean O'Sullivan and the Red Sox today. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 5/13/16

Byung Ho Park continued his destruction of big-league pitching Friday with a pair of home runs for the Minnesota Twins. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 5/14/16

Michael Conforto and the New York Mets are facing a right-hander at Coors Field. Who else makes for a good play Saturday?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/14/16

Kendrys Morales has a great matchup against Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves tonight. What other cheap options should you target?

Stanley Cup Odds Update: The Penguins Are in the Driver's Seat

After eliminating the Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in a great spot as we enter the NHL's Conference Finals.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/13/16

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.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 5/12/16

Clayton Kershaw showed again Thursday night why he's the best in the league, striking out 13 batters in 9 innings. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/13/16

Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants are facing a righty in a hitter's park, meaning they've got tremendous upside for the slate.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/13/16 and 5/16/16 Slate

Kevin Durant has had success against the Warriors in the past. Who should join him on your roster?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/13/16 and 5/16/16 Slate

Which value options should you target on a star-studded two-day slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/13/16

The San Francisco Giants hit the road for a matchup against a struggling pitcher, something we always love to see in searching for stacks.

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

A pair of Blue Jays bats are hugely underpriced against Martin Perez and the Rangers. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Fantasy Football 2016 Rookie Mock Draft: Round 2

The numberFire crew continues their rookie mock draft with Round 2. Who were some of the biggest surprises?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/13/16

Rostering Josh Donaldson versus a lefty is obvious. Who else should you play?

Can We Predict the Success of NFL Pass-Rushers From College Data?

Cleveland Browns' rookie defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah should continue his sack artistry in the NFL. At least, that's what math says.

Something Is Very, Very Wrong With Yordano Ventura

His ERA may not reflect it, but Ventura's performance has been troubling this year, and it's time for the Royals to do something about it.

DeAndre Hopkins Might Be Overvalued in Fantasy Football This Year

DeAndre Hopkins became an elite wide receiver in fantasy football last year, but things could regress a bit in 2016.

Ian Desmond's Resurgence Is the Real Deal

Desmond was terrible in the first 12 games of the season. It's been a completely different story since then.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 5/11/16

C.J. McCollum did his all to top Steph Curry and the Warriors. It wasn't enough, but both made the perfect lineup.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Wednesday 5/11/16

When you strikeout 20 batters, it's safe to say you'll be a part of some winning DFS rosters. Max Scherzer did exactly that Wednesday, landing him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 5/12/16

Clayton Kershaw has been on an unreal stretch of dominance his last four starts, and it's hard to fade him no matter what his price may be.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/12/16

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 5/12/16

The Baltimore Orioles may be the chalk for tonight's slate, but that comes with good reason and stupid run potential.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/12/16 and 5/13/16 Slate

In order to afford some stars, you will need to save money with these less-expensive players.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/12/16

Who are the high-priced stars worth grabbing for Thursday's eight-game slate?

Max Scherzer's 20-Strikeout Game Was More Impressive Than You Think

With his full arsenal on display, Scherzer became just the fourth pitcher in baseball history to fan 20 in a game.

Noah Syndergaard Made History With a Two-Home Run Game Last Night

New York's young hurler used a different weapon to take down L.A. How historic was his performance?

Is Dave Joerger the Answer for the Sacramento Kings?

After three winning season with the Grizzlies, Joerger will take over as head coach of the Kings. Can he turn Sacramento into playoff contenders?

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

Pedro Alvarez has a great matchup against Mike Pelfrey and the Tigers. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Can Tyler Boyd Be a Decent Fantasy Football Option in 2016?

After losing Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones, the Bengals selected Tyler Boyd to fill a big wide receiving need. How will he perform in fantasy football?

Jacob deGrom's Slow Start Shows Causes for Concern

It's early in the 2016 season, but there are troubling numbers around deGrom's shaky start.

Lorenzo Cain's Three-Home Run Game Might Indicate His Power Is Here to Stay

The Royals' center fielder three homers against the Yankees yesterday, but his marks have been trending up well before that.

The Minnesota Twins' Slick-Fielding Ballboy May Be Just the Cure Their Defense Needs

At 8-24, the Twins need some serious help, especially in the field. They need not look further than down the first-base line.

Is Stephen Curry the Best Back-to-Back NBA MVP Winner Ever?

Curry became the 11th player in NBA history to win consecutive MVP awards. Who had the best back-to-back campaign?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/11/16

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.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/10/16

Lorenzo Cain blasted down the doors of Yankee Stadium with three home runs Tuesday, more than enough to land him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 5/11/16

It's hard to stay away from Noah Syndergaard whenever he pitches, but Jerad Eickhoff has the arsenal to post a superb performance against the struggling Atlanta Braves.

The Pittsburgh Penguins Battled Probability Before Advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals

The Penguins ended the Capitals' season last night -- but not without some incredible drama.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/11/16

The Boston Red Sox have hit double-digit run totals each of their past two games, and that streak may not stop Wednesday night.

How the Thunder Stole Game 5 From the Spurs and Took Control of the Series

After a season of fourth-quarter failings, the Thunder put together a gem of a final frame in Game 5 and have the Spurs on the ropes with a 3-2 series lead.

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

Matt Holliday has a low price tag despite his great start to the season. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value tonight?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/11/16

Max Scherzer will likely go overlooked after a slow start to the season, but he has elite upside in today's matchup. Who else will fly under the radar?

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/11/16

Joey Votto is an elite play today despite recent thoughts of retiring. Who else should you pay up for?

NL Sophomore Hitter Update

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 5/9/16

Stephen Curry stole the show, but Damian Lillard posted a big game last night, too. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

The Nationals Need to Remove Ryan Zimmerman From the Cleanup Spot

Ryan Zimmerman has struggled as the fourth hitter in the Nats' lineup. It's time he was moved down in the order.

Is Addison Russell the Cubs' Most Valuable Player?

The Cubs' whiz kid shortstop is known for his glove, but he's making big strides at the plate this year.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/10/16

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: Monday 5/9/16

Jose Fernandez unleashed filth on the Milwaukee Brewers by striking out 11 batters in 7 innings, earning himself a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 5/10/16

Rain may have pushed back Jon Lester's start against the San Diego Padres by a day, but Lester's still a clear top option for the slate.

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/10/16 and 5/11/16 Slate

This two-day slate offers plenty of high-priced players. Which low-priced players should you target to save money?

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/10/16

Paul Goldschmidt gets to play in Coors Field tonight, a lethal hitter-park combination. Who else should you pay up for today?

DeMar DeRozan Is Playing Like a Hall-of-Famer in the Playoffs, But That's Not Good for the Raptors

DeRozan's playoff efficiency marks are on par with one of the best guards of all-time, but that's not exactly helping Toronto.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/10/16

The Oakland Athletics get a quality matchup in one of the league's best hitter's parks, making them a viable selection with upside.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/10/16

Despite his recent struggles, Prince Fielder still has solid upside tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Fantasy Football 2016 Rookie Mock Draft: Round 1

The numberFire crew decided to complete a rookie mock draft. Did everything go according to plan?

Stephen Curry's Game 4 Performance Proved He's Still the Best Player on the Planet

The Warriors played eight straight playoff games without a healthy Stephen Curry. Last night, he reminded everyone just how important he is to their success.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/10/16

Dustin Pedroia is in a terrific matchup but will be overlooked with daily fantasy players focused on cheaper options.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/10/16 and 5/11/16 Slate

It's Stephen Curry's world; we're just living in it. Who else should you roster in DFS?

Stephen Strasburg's New Contract Is Risky for Everyone Involved

The Washington Nationals have signed their young starter to a contract extension, but it's not a sure thing for anyone.

An offseason of uncertainty for Al Horford

All-Star center Al Horford will have his choice of which teams to join this offseason, will he leave Atlanta.

An offseason of uncertainty for Al Horford

All-Star center Al Horford will have his choice of which teams to join this offseason, will he leave Atlanta.

An offseason of uncertainty for Al Horford

All-Star center Al Horford will have his choice of which teams to join this offseason, will he leave Atlanta.

Dustin Pedroia Is Trying to Fix David Price, But David Price Doesn't Need to Be Fixed

David Price's 6.75 ERA to start the season is scary, leading to attempts at fixing the former ace. The only problem is that Price isn't broken at all.

NBA MVP Watch: Stephen Curry Deserved to Win Unanimously

Curry flourished right out of the gate en route to a record-breaking season. Was anybody else even close?

Is 30 the new 20?

Is the wide receiver drop off at aged 30 fact or fiction?

David Ortiz Could be the Best Age-40 Hitter of All Time

In his final season, David Ortiz may actually be better than he was in 2015, and that could lead to some record-breaking season-end numbers.

The Cleveland Cavaliers Are Unstoppable Right Now

Last season, the Cavaliers fell apart on their way to the NBA Finals, but this season they are steamrolling through the Eastern Conference. Can they make history?

Bryce Harper Set a New Major League Baseball Record on Sunday

Bryce Harper compiled a stat line on Sunday that was never before seen.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/9/16

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: Sunday 5/8/16

Steven Wright's impressive season continued Sunday as he struck out seven batters in a complete-game victory. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 5/9/16

Nolan Arenado has gotten even better this year, and a matchup against a low-strikeout pitcher at Coors doesn't figure to change that.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 5/8/16

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook put up big fantasy outings to save the Thunder's season yesterday.

Kevin Durant's Game 4 Performance May Have Saved the Oklahoma City Thunder's Future

In a pivotal Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals, Durant did what he does best: lead.

Peyton Manning Is Helping Ryan Tannehill Because Ryan Tannehill Needs Help

Ryan Tannehill has struggled to start his career, but he'll have a lot of new help in 2016.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/9/16

Finding value is crucial at this point in the season. Which inexpensive players can pay off their price tag tonight?

San Antonio's Ball Movement Is the Key to Defeating Oklahoma City

If the Spurs want to advance to the Western Conference Finals, they'll have to pass their way to it.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/9/16

The Miami Marlins are trending up just in time for a matchup with Wily Peralta, making them one of the top options of the day.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/9/16

A pair of Marlins' lefties are in a great spot against Wily Peralta and the Brewers tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 6

This week's waiver adds features some serious Marlin mania, including Martin Prado.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/9/16

With everyone focused on the outfielders playing at Coors Field tonight, Gregory Polanco is likely to go overlooked in an excellent matchup.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 5/9/16

With Hassan Whiteside and Jonas Valanciunas injured, Dwyane Wade is in for another huge performance tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/9/16

Michael Saunders, for plenty of reasons, is a great cash-game option tonight. Who else should you target?

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 6

Adam Conley highlights a week full of appealing two-start options.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 5/7/16

Aaron Hill had a three-homer day Saturday -- including a grand slam -- vaulting him into our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 5/7/16

Damian Lillard's 40 points were enough to help the Trail Blazers topple the Warriors, earning him a spot in our perfect NBA DFS lineups.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/8/16

Which players can you target to save salary on today's two game slate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/8/16

Adam Jones has a great matchup against Kendall Graveman and the A's today. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/8/16

Oklahoma City's defensive adjustments took away LaMarcus Aldridge's shot in Game 3 and forced Kawhi Leonard to be more aggressive. Could we see a repeat performance in Game 4?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/8/16

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/8/16

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/8/16

Jake Arrieta looks to continue his dominance against Washington tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 5/6/16

Kawhi Leonard flexed his muscle in the Spurs' win over the Thunder, dropping 31 points. That was enough to put him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 5/6/16

Jung-ho Kang didn't waste much time in his season debut, blasting a pair of home runs, more than enough to land him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 6

These are the six players you should be adding to your rosters for this week.

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

David Peralta has a great matchup against Julio Teheran and the Braves tonight. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/7/16

In order to roster some expensive players, you'll have to find other places to save salary.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 5/7/16

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson have carried the Warriors with Stephen Curry out and are two of the best plays today.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 5/7/16

Chris Sale carries his perfect record into tonight's matchup with the Twins. Is he worth paying a premium for in daily fantasy?

The 7 Best Undrafted Fantasy Football Dynasty League Prospects From 2016

Which players who fell out of the NFL Draft could make an impact in dynasty leagues?

Gary Barnidge Is an Undervalued Fantasy Football Asset

After a breakout year, Gary Barnidge is getting little love in early fantasy football drafts. Why?

Nothing Has Really Changed With Fantasy Football Running Backs

It's believed that a seismic shift at the running back position over the last few seasons in fantasy football, but is this true?

The Colorado Rockies' Offense Stayed Weird and Had a 13-Run Inning on the Road

The Colorado Rockies scored 13 runs in the fifth inning Thursday as part of a 17-7 romp of the San Francisco Giants, continuing what has already been a strange season for the Rockies' offense.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/6/16

LaMarcus Aldridge has a combined 79 points in the first two games of this series. Can the Thunder figure out a way to stop him tonight?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/6/16

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.

Andrew Luck's 2015 Was Pretty Weird

Fantasy Football: Adrian Peterson Should Not Be the First Running Back Drafted in 2016

Some fantasy analysts are touting Adrian Peterson as the top choice in 2016, but that's crazy according to statistics.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Thursday 5/5/16

Edwin Encarnacion unleashed some pent-up frustration for the Toronto Blue Jays lineup Thursday, enough to wind up in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/6/16

Noah Syndergaard has been the top pitcher in the game this year, and he's got a great matchup lined up for tonight. It's best not to overthink this one.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/6/16

So many great players, not enough money. So, here's three lower-priced players you should target to save money on.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/6/16

The Seattle Mariners get a major park factor differential and a dream matchup, making them one of the top options on the board.

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

Despite a slow start, J.D. Martinez has huge upside tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 5/6/16

LaMarcus Aldridge has a combined 79 points in the first two games of this series. Can the Thunder figure out a way to stop him tonight?

The Indiana Pacers Will Regret Not Re-Signing Frank Vogel

Citing the need for a new voice in Indiana, Larry Bird chose not to re-sign head coach Frank Vogel. It wasn't the right move.

6 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/6/16

Starting pitching is absolutely loaded today, and that will leave some quality arms underowned.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/6/16

Noah Syndergaard is expensive, but he's hard to pass up tonight. Who else should you target?

Picking an MVP for Each NBA Playoff Team Using Analytics

We use our in-house metric, nERD, to pick an MVP for each team based on play so far in the NBA Playoffs.

David Ross Is Jon Lester's Secret Weapon

Lester has been really lucky this season, but Ross has helped him strand runners.

Marlins Park's New Dimensions Are Already Creating More Home Runs

The Marlins decided to move in and lower their outfield fences, and more balls are starting to leave the yard.

Meet the Houston Astros' Newest Slugger: Jose Altuve

Jose Altuve has already clubbed eight home runs this season, and it's putting him on a historic pace.

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

Jason Castro had a home run and a double while driving in four runs in the Houston Astros' thumping victory Wednesday, landing him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

Cleveland’s Single-Game Three-Point Record Was Inevitable

Last night, the Cavs were on fire from beyond the arc, but their record-setting game wasn't very surprising.

Jordan Reed Is the Tight End of the Future in Washington

With Jordan Reed signing a five-year extension in DC, what can you expect from him in fantasy?

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

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.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 5/5/16

Giancarlo Stanton has been dropping tanks with regularity his last few games, and he looks to continue the trend against Arizona Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray.

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

Edwin Encarnacion may go overlooked with other first baseman also in terrific spots for production.

This Is the Most Lopsided NBA Playoffs in More Than 30 Years

If it feels like this year's NBA playoffs are particularly one-sided, that's because they are.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/5/16

The Boston Red Sox have been hard to stop this year, and they've got a great matchup with plenty of power potential on top today.

Thanks to Patric Hornqvist's Overtime Winner, the Penguins Are Now Clear Favorites to Win the Stanley Cup

The Penguins took a commanding 3-1 series lead last night, catapulting them up the ranks to being Stanley Cup favorites.

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/5/16

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

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

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

Will Austin Hooper Fill the Tight End Void for the Falcons?

Atlanta hasn't had a standout tight end since Tony Gonzalez. Is Hooper the guy who can finally replace him?

5 Late-Round NFL Draft Picks to Target in Fantasy Football Rookie Drafts

It's easy to recommend Ezekiel Elliott and Corey Coleman for your rookie drafts, but who are some late-round rookies you should target with the potential to pay off big?

Jeff Samardzija Is Treating His Bat Poorly, But At Least He's Pitching Great

The San Francisco hurler is treating his opponents, as well as his bats, with disdain this season.

George Springer Hit a Ball Out of the Stadium Tuesday Night

Springer crushed his sixth home run of the season last night, and we broke it down for you.

Aaron Nola Is Already Really, Really Good

Nola is pitching like one of the best in baseball right now. How's he doing it?

Byung-ho Park Just Keeps Destroying Baseballs

Byung-ho Park unleashed an opposite field, line-drive home run Tuesday night, giving him seven on the season, and it doesn't look like he'll be slowing down any time soon.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/3/16

Andre Iguodala played his part in Golden State's Game 2 comeback win. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

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

Hanley Ramirez is in a great spot tonight against Carlos Rodon. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Tuesday 5/3/16

Justin Smoak used two home runs to save the Toronto Blue Jays from defeat Tuesday, and it earned him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 5/4/16

Jose Fernandez is posting absurd strikeout numbers this year, and he should be high on your radar for tonight's slate of games.

4 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for the Two-Day 5/4/16 and 5/5/16 Slate

This two-day slate offers plenty of high-priced players. In order to save money, which low-priced players should you target?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/4/16

The Baltimore Orioles are at home against a struggling CC Sabathia, so we shouldn't expect their early-season dominance to stop just yet.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs for 5/4/16

Is a multi-homer game in store for Mark Trumbo tonight?

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

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's Halfcourt Shot at the Buzzer Nearly Broke Math

Kyle Lowry hit a miracle halfcourt shot at the fourth quarter buzzer of Game 1 between the Raptors and Heat. What was the impact?

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

Adam Jones' price has dropped significantly during his early-season slump. Can a matchup with CC Sabathia help him return to form?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks for the Two-Day 5/4/16 and 5/5/16 Slate

Tristan Thompson continued his historical success against Atlanta in Game 1 of their playoff series. Can he post a repeat performance in Game 2?

There's a New Era of Fantasy Football Running Backs

There's an evident changing of the guard when it comes to elite fantasy running backs. Let's take a look and see which young running backs could fall into the elite category for years to come.

Don't Take Allen Robinson in the First Round of Fantasy Football Drafts

While Robinson's 2015 season was impressive, a closer look at the numbers should temper your expectations for 2016.

Establishing the Run Is a Recipe for Losing in the NFL

Establishing the run is a prominent phrase in coachspeak, but pounding the rock early doesn't lead to wins in the NFL.

30 Worst NBA Draft Picks

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Can Zack Cozart Maintain His Early-Season Success?

Zack Cozart has gotten off to a hot start this season. Will he keep it up, or is he bound to fall off?

Can Luke Walton Turn Around the Once-Proud Lakers?

Can a 36-year-old coach with little head coaching experience lead the mighty Lakers out of the depths and back to prominence?

6 Fantasy Football Losers From the 2016 NFL Draft

Which players took the biggest hit in fantasy football as a result of the NFL Draft?

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

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.

Bartolo Colon Is Baseball's Renaissance Man

The New York Mets' starter is one of baseball's treasures. Plus, he's actually really good.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 5/2/16

LaMarcus Aldridge did all he could to help the Spurs go up 2-0 on the Thunder. That didn't happen, but he did make the perfect lineup.

No, Joey Votto, You Don't Need to Retire

Joey Votto said over the weekend he'd rather retire than play poorly. His peripheral stats show the absurdity of that statement as he may be playing even better than he did in 2015.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Monday 5/2/16

Mike Trout made his early-season struggles a thing of the past Monday, posting four hits, enough to land him a spot in our perfect MLB DFS lineups.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 5/3/16

Josh Donaldson is facing a lefty, and we shouldn't need much more convincing than that to plug him into our MLB DFS lineups.

6 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/3/16

Who are the high-priced studs worth grabbing for Tuesday?

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

In order to roster some stars tonight, you'll need to save money somewhere. Which value players should you target?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/3/16

The Toronto Blue Jays crush lefties, and they get a juicy matchup at the Rogers Centre today.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/3/16

Edwin Encarnacion has a great matchup against Martin Perez tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Game 2's Controversial Ending Impacted the Spurs and Thunder Series Dramatically

The no-call at the end of Game 2 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder was a series changer.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 5/3/16

Klay Thompson has been lighting it up without Stephen Curry. He looks to build on a 37-point Game 1 performance in tonight's game.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 5/3/16

With everyone focused on Josh Donaldson, people may forget the other superstar third baseman in an excellent matchup, Manny Machado.

Dirk Nowitzki Can Still Play Basketball at a High Level

The 13-time All-Star is not hanging 'em up. How did his numbers stack up this year?

Giancarlo Stanton Has Rediscovered His Home Run Stroke

Stanton is striking out at a high rate, but his power numbers are surging upward.

The Warriors Should Rest Stephen Curry for the Entire Second Round

Golden State is more than capable of taking out the Trail Blazers with or without their star point guard.

Gregory Polanco Crushed a Ball Into the Allegheny River Thanks to His Newfound Power

Gregory Polanco crushed a ball over the right field stands at PNC Park yesterday, and he's been showing off this power all year.

Cody Kessler Could Be a Draft-Day Bargain for the Cleveland Browns

The Browns passed on 2016's top quarterbacks in the NFL draft, and opted for USC's Cody Kessler. That may be the best move they could have made.

Michael Conforto Has Ignited the New York Mets' Offense

Conforto has been red-hot the last few weeks, leading the Mets to a string of victories. How's he doing it?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 5/1/16

Klay Thompson poured in 37 points last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Sunday 5/1/16

Clayton Kershaw was schooling dudes Sunday, striking out 14 batters in a complete-game shutout. Who joined him in our perfect MLB DFS lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Avoid on 5/2/16

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 5/2/16

Johnny Cueto heads back to Cincinnati to face the Reds, but the San Francisco Giants' righty has more than narrative on his side in this one.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 5/2/16

Johnny Cueto heads back to Cincinnati to face the Reds, but the San Francisco Giants' righty has more than narrative on his side in this one.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/2/16

With plenty of high-priced studs playing tonight, which players can you roster to save money?

8 Fantasy Football Winners From the 2016 NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft over, which players saw their situations get better for fantasy football purposes?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 5/2/16

The Milwaukee Brewers have flashed some power this season, and they're poised to supply some more in a matchup with Jered Weaver.

5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Studs to Target on 5/2/16

Exposure to Michael Conforto tonight is highly recommended. Who else should you roster?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/2/16

Despite a slow start to the year, Prince Fielder has huge upside tonight. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value?

Christian Yelich Is Having His Breakout Season

The Marlins' outfielder has been on a tear to start the year. What's behind his great start?

Jay Ajayi Should Benefit From Kenyan Drake's Presence

The Dolphins selected running back Kenyan Drake in the third round of the draft, but Jay Ajayi could benefit from it.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Hitters for 5/2/16

With R.A. Dickey on the mound, the Rangers have several appealing options.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 5/2/16

On a slate with several appealing small forward plays, LeBron James stands out as the top option.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds: Week 5

Gain an advantage by getting in on the ground floor of potential minor league call-ups now.

Fantasy Baseball: 5 Streaming Options for Week 5

Bartolo Colon draws two of the easiest matchups on the board this week. Who else is in a favorable spot in Week 5?

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Saturday 4/30/16

Wade Miley went the distance and racked up four strikeouts Sunday to plug himself into our perfect MLB DFS lineups. Who else performed well enough to join him?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 5/1/16

After going yard last night, Derek Dietrich has a great matchup again today. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 5/1/16

Want to fit in some stars tonight? Well, here are some players to target that allow you to save some money.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/1/16

Kemba Walker put up 37 points in Game 6. Can he have a repeat performance tonight?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Sunday 5/1/16

On a slate full of appealing pitching options, Chris Sale stands out as the best.

What Can Dan Vitale Bring to the Buccaneers?

Dan Vitale is a running back, fullback, and tight end human Swiss Army knife. What can he bring to the NFL?

Seattle Seahawks Continue to Develop a Committee in the Backfield with Alex Collins

How does talented rookie running back Alex Collins fit in Seattle's crowded backfield?

Jordan Howard Can Be an Early-Down Running Back for the Bears

Howard had some shortcomings in college but could be part of a successful backfield for Chicago.

Yesterday's Perfect MLB DFS Lineups: Friday 4/29/16

Justin Bour went deep twice yesterday at a basement price. Who joined him in the perfect baseball lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 4/29/16

Dwyane Wade and the Heat beat the Hornets to force a Game 7. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for 4/30/16

Jonathan Lucroy has huge upside against the Marlins today. Who else should you target for big time fantasy value?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 4/30/16

Gregory Polanco has been red-hot recently and draws a terrific matchup tonight.

Dallas Keuchel Is Not Pitching Like a Cy Young Winner in 2016

Houston's ace has been struggling to start the year. Is there reason to worry?

Rich Hill Has Transformed 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.

With Christian Hackenberg, the New York Jets' Quarterback 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 to Baltimore: Is He a Buy-Low Fantasy Football Candidate?

Taken in the late fourth round, did NFL talent evaluators see more flags than the dynasty community?

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.

Myles Jack

Derrick Henry draft article

Andrew Billings Could Prove to Be a Late-Round Steal for the Bengals

Projected by many to be drafted in the first two rounds, Billings was left waiting until Day 3 of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Hunter Henry Is a Great Long-Term Investment for the Chargers

Henry might not produce as a rookie, but as the top tight end in the class, he was a solid choice for San Diego.

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 Can Be More Than a Change-of-Pace Back for the Seahawks

Prosise is one of the draft's top backs, and he provides the Seattle backfield with more than just depth as a third-down back.

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

Michael Thomas Can Make a Name for Himself With the Saints

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 and the Buccaneers Are a Perfect Match

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 was drafted into an ideal spot and has the talent to outperform his draft stock.

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 Is Not a First-Year Guarantee for the Dolphins

Despite his very productive college career, Leonte Carroo doesn't come without some big question marks

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.

It's No Surprise That Connor Cook Fell to Oakland in the NFL Draft

While there was some hype around him pre-draft, being drafted in the fourth round as a backup is where Cook belonged.

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 Bolsters the Colts' Interior Defensive Line

A big man who can get after the quarterback is a defensive coordinator's dream. That's what the Colts got in the fourth round.

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

DFS Players to Avoid

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