This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.
For detailed stats and odds, check out the Fantasy Champions League: Tuesday-Wednesday Cheat Sheet.
Tuesday, 3:00 pm: Liverpool vs. Bayern Munich
Tuesday, 3:00 pm: Lyon vs. Barcelona
Wednesday, 3:00 pm: Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus
Wednesday, 3:00 pm: FC Schalke 04 vs. Manchester City
Lionel Messi, BAR at OL ($11,200): Messi is the most expensive player on the slate, but he's also the highest fantasy scorer for the second-biggest favorite. While he has a role on corners, Messi's floor comes from his shots, as he took 31, including 13 on target, and created 14 chances in his last four games. But we're not really playing him for his floor, especially at this price, but for the fact that he has the third-highest anytime goal scorer odds and comes in with at least one goal in nine of his last 10 starts, bagging 13 in that span. There are plenty of elite forwards on the slate, but Messi is by far the safest, and he has arguably the highest upside.
Sergio Aguero, MCI at S04 ($10,100): The consideration for Aguero comes with the normal Manchester City caveat that you're really playing him for his goal or assist potential, as Manchester City are the biggest favorite and have the highest implied goal total. Playing multiple Manchester City attackers is an option, but it likely means you're fading Messi, which is fine if you want to pay a little less for fewer fantasy points, both in floor and