4 FanDuel Premier League Players to Avoid in Matchweek 23

In what should be a smash matchup Mo Salah should be avoided in favor of Paul Pogba. What other players should we avoid for Matchweek 23?

This article is geared towards FanDuel's main slate, which begins at 10:00 a.m. EST Saturday and features seven matches. The slate features six top-10 clubs, and is capped when Arsenal host Chelsea, with the Blues a +130 favorite on FanDuel’s Sportsbook, which puts their implied win probability at 43.5%.

Matchweek 23
Saturday, January 19th
Burnley at Watford
Brighton at Manchester United
Cardiff at Newcastle
Crystal Palace at Liverpool
Everton at Southampton
West Ham at Bournemouth
Chelsea at Arsenal

As with any DFS sport, it is imperative to have your players, especially the high-priced studs, live up to their price tag. When investing in any player, it is important to determine who will likely contribute in FanDuel's emphasized areas (goals, assists, and shots on target). It's also just as crucial not to overspend on players in bad matchups.

We should try to take advantage of the teams -- and players -- who play especially well either home or away, while also looking at oddsmakers' favorites and over/under totals. With some players playing midweek matches, DFS players, as always, should check out injury reports and confirmed starting XI's when they become available since some players may be rested.

Let's take a look at four players across the entire pitch who should be avoided.