DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

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Robert Lewandowski, BAY v. CRV ($10,200): The case for Lewandowski is quite simple: Bayern Munich are -2000 favorites on DraftKings Sportsbook and he has -385 odds to score at least one goal and +143 to score at least two. He's also been tearing up the Bundesliga, scoring seven goals in four games while averaging 5.25 shots, including 3.00 on target, and 2.25 fouls won per 90 minutes. He's the most expensive player on the slate, and while he's goal dependent to make value, there are plenty of expectations that that won't matter. Kingsley Coman ($8,300) and Thomas Muller ($7,700) are cheaper forward-eligible players from Bayern, but neither of them have the upside of Lewandowski and their floors aren't much different anyway. Pivoting off Lewandowski obviously makes you consider guys like Cristiano Ronaldo ($9,200) or Raheem Sterling ($8,600), but there's a lot of ceiling you're leaving for others.

Leon Bailey, LEV v. LKM ($8,100): This price for Bailey seems a bit crazy given the players in his price range like Eden Hazard ($8,200), Riyad Mahrez ($8,000), Gareth Bale ($7,800), Angel Di Maria ($7,600) and Gabriel Jesus ($7,400), but we can't overlook the fact that Bayer Leverkusen are the second-biggest home favorite (third-biggest on the

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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 seven-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for the Football Writer of the Year Award.
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