DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

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MIDFIELDERS

Kevin De Bruyne, MCI at MGB ($9,500): There are some pretty solid floor options at the midfield position on Wednesday's two-game slate, enough so that we start the discussion there. De Bruyne is the most expensive player overall, but he's still likely to be extremely popular if he starts because he has a big role on set pieces for a big favorite with the highest implied goal total. The Manchester City lineup changes often, but if De Bruyne's in, he's going to be popular in cash games and GPPs. It's as simple as that.

Toni Kroos, RMA at ATA ($7,300): Real Madrid are away underdogs, but that won't stop Kroos from being really popular, particularly in cash games, because of his dominant role on set pieces. He hasn't been taking many shots recently, but he's still creating a high number of chances and sending in plenty of crosses.

Jonas Hofmann, MGB v. MCI ($6,500): Hofmann plays a similar as De Bruyne and Kroos, but unfortunately does so for the biggest underdog on the slate. However, he's also cheaper and should be a target in cash games because of his crossing floor. Like Kroos, he hasn't been shooting much, but he is still sending in crosses and creating chances. The opportunity cost at midfield, particularly in cash games,

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