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MLB Betting: Futures Update
Yesterday
Michael Rathburn takes a look at the futures market and identifies some wagers to target as we approach the midway point of the season.
MLB Betting: Sunday Best Bets
2 days ago
Michael Rathburn is betting Pablo Lopez can rack up the strikeouts Sunday. That and more in his best bets.
MLB Betting: Monday Best Bets
8 days ago
Michael Rathburn breaks down his best bets for Monday's MLB slate, including a trio of player props from the Angels-Royals matchup.
MLB Betting: Sunday Best Bets
9 days ago
Michael Rathburn is betting Corbin Burnes will pile up the strikeouts vs. the Diamondbacks. That pick and more in his Sunday best bets.
MLB Betting: Monday Best Bets
15 days ago
Michael Rathburn looks at the slate for Memorial Day and offers up his best bets, including taking another look at Boston's Eduardo Rodriguez, but from another angle as he gets set to face Houston on the road.
MLB Betting: Sunday Best Bets
16 days ago
Michael Rathburn has a bevy of bets for Sunday, including the over on the strikeout prop for Eduardo Rodriguez.
MLB Betting: Monday Best Bets
22 days ago
Michael Rathburn rides his season-long hot streak into Monday's action, where Phillies' starter Zach Eflin draws Rathburn's attention as he gets set to face the Marlins in their spacious home ballpark.
MLB Betting: Sunday's Best Bets
23 days ago
Michael Rathburn usually likes to bet the over on strikeouts on Sundays, but he went the other way on Zach Plesac vs. the Twins in his Best Bets.
MLB Betting: Strikeout Props Strategy
28 days ago
Michael Rathburn unpacks his process in attacking strikeout props, one of the core types of wagers he targets when betting on baseball.
MLB Betting: Sunday's Best Bets
30 days ago
Michael Rathburn looks to keep his winning streak going with a trio of bets on the Giants-Pirates game Sunday.
MLB Betting: Monday's Best Bets
36 days ago
Michael Rathburn checks in on Monday's mini-slate and offers his best wagers for the night as he zeroes in on targeting a weak Pirates lineup that could continue to struggle against the Reds' Tyler Mahle.
MLB Betting: Sunday's Best Bets
37 days ago
Michael Rathburn looks to keep his heater going with a bet against Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs on Sunday.
MLB Betting: Michael Rathburn's Best Bets
43 days ago
Michael Rathburn lays down some alternate bets to consider for Monday's MLB slate with a look at some appealing strikeout props and a run line.
MLB Betting: Sundays Best Bets
44 days ago
Michael Rathburn shares his best bets for Sunday, including a low-scoring game between the Marlins and Nationals.
MLB Betting: Futures Update
50 days ago
Michael Rathburn checks in on MLB's futures markets with updates on how the major awards races are shaping up a month into the season, where Los Angeles' Shohei Ohtani is a legit MVP candidate.
MLB Betting: Monday's Best Bets
57 days ago
Michael Rathburn breaks down Monday's slate and offers up several bets to target, including a play on Juan Soto's Total Bases prop as he gets set to face Jack Flaherty and the Cardinals.
MLB Betting: Monday's Best Bets
64 days ago
Michael Rathburn dives into Monday's MLB slate and offers his best bets on the board, including a play on Miami starter Sandy Alcantara's strikeout prop as he gets set to face the Braves in Atlanta.
MLB Betting: Guide To Alternative Bets
70 days ago
Michael Rathburn offers insights into his process with four types of alternative bets that he targets when wagering on baseball, like First Five Inning Team Sides to limit exposure to volatile bullpens.
MLB Betting: Sunday Best Bets
72 days ago
Michael Rathburn likes the Astros to sweep the A's on Sunday in his best bets of the day.
MLB Betting: 2021 American League Preview
89 days ago
Michael Rathburn breaks down every team in the American League and offers his best futures bets. The White Sox are the trendy team in the Central; does that signal a buying opportunity on the undervalued Twins?
MLB Betting: 2021 National League Preview
92 days ago
Michael Rathburn examines the betting markets for every National League team and offers his best bets on the board. Can Jacob deGrom and the Mets come out on top in baseball's toughest division?
DFS MLB 101: June Value Pitchers
June 11, 2019
Michael Rathburn digs for value pitchers, targeting hurlers valued at $9,000 or less. Don't overlook San Diego's Eric Lauer.
DFS Baseball 101: Analyzing Pitcher Ownership in Cash Games
May 30, 2019
Michael Rathburn analyzes the difference between pitcher ownership in cash games vs. tournaments and why it is important.
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value Pitching
May 14, 2019
Michael Rathburn digs for value pitchers, targeting hurlers valued at $8,000 or less. The way Martin Perez is pitching, he might not last long at that price.
DFS Baseball 101: Data Mining for Stacks
May 7, 2019
Michael Rathburn analyzes trends that DFS players can exploit, like starting Rays hitters on the road against right-handed pitchers.
DFS Baseball 101: Lineup Deconstruction for Tournaments
May 2, 2019
Michael Rathburn deconstructs two tournament lineups he recently played on DraftKings to explains the art of stacking.
DFS Baseball 101: Weak Lineups to Target
April 23, 2019
Michael Rathburn analyzes weak lineups against which starting pitchers should prosper in DFS, including the Angels, who have little other than Mike Trout.
DFS Baseball 101: Finding Value at Starting Pitching
April 16, 2019
Michael Rathburn analyzes under-the-radar pitchers like Caleb Smith who can help DFS owners get into the win column.
DFS Baseball 101: Lineup Construction
April 9, 2019
Michael Rathburn analyzes the first week of DFS baseball and shows how to gain a competitive advantage by focusing on batting orders. How important is batting order?
DraftKings NFL: Week 11 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 11 Picks
November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018
Michael Rathburn breaks down the Sunday main slate on DraftKings as David Johnson looks to build on last week's breakout.
DraftKings NFL: Week 10 Picks
November 8, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks the Week 10 DraftKings slate as Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to light up the Redskins.
DraftKings NFL: Week 9 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 9 Picks
November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018
Michael Rathburn analyzes the Week 9 slate as Cam Newton looks to put up some big numbers against a porous Tampa Bay defense.
DraftKings NFL: Week 8 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 8 Picks
October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018
Michael Rathburn previews the Week 8 DraftKings slate as Andrew Luck should have little problem dismantling the Oakland defense.
DraftKings NFL: Week 7 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 7 Picks
October 20, 2018
October 20, 2018
Michael Rathburn breaks down the Week 7 NFL slate as Kirk Cousins looks to take advantage of a beat-up Jets secondary.
DraftKings NFL: Week 6 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 6 Picks
October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks Week 6 in the NFL as the Matt Ryan and the Falcons are ready for a shootout with the Buccaneers.
DraftKings NFL: Week 5 Picks
October 5, 2018
Michael Rathburn analyzes the Week 5 slate on DraftKings as Falcons-Steelers game looks like a DFS goldmine.
DraftKings NFL: Week 4 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 4 Picks
September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks the Week 4 DraftKings slate as Jordan Howard and the Bears look to run over a likely weary Bucs defense.
DraftKings NFL: Week 3 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 3 Picks
September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks the Sunday NFL DraftKings slate as Cam Newton's price continues to fall, presenting a buying opportunity.
DraftKings NFL: Week 2 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 2 Picks
September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks the Week 2 DraftKings slate, looking to capitalize on Jimmy Garoppolo's matchup with the Lions.
DraftKings NFL: Week 1 Picks
DraftKings NFL: Week 1 Picks
September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018
Michael Rathburn picks the Week 1 NFL slate on DraftKings as A.J. Green and the Bengals look to put up some points on the Colts.
DFS Football 101: Dos and Don'ts
August 30, 2018
Michael Rathburn breaks down the important dos and don'ts for NFL DFS. When should you stack, when should you not?
DFS Football 101: Tips for Preparing for Week 1
August 19, 2018
Michael Rathburn reviews what owners should do now to prepare for Week 1 DFS, including looking for values like New England's Chris Hogan.
DFS Football 101: Get Ready Now
August 10, 2018
Michael Rathburn offers DFS tips as the season approaches. The time is now to start preparing.
DFS Football 101: 2017 Season Review
January 4, 2018
Michael Rathburn reflects on a 2017 fantasy football season that was dominated by injuries. Which players earned a spot on his All-Value Team and which disgraced themselves to the All-Bust Team?
DFS Football 101: FanDuel Online Championship Strategy
December 13, 2017
Michael Rathburn breaks down his lineups from the $4 Million FanDuel Online Championship and explains his strategy. How much cash did he win?
DFS Football 101: Multi-Lineup Strategy for Qualifiers
December 6, 2017
Michael Rathburn analyzes the lineups he used for FanDuel's qualifiers to get into this week's big $4 million Fan Championship. Which strategy worked best?
DFS Football 101: Lessons Learned for 2017
November 29, 2017
Michael Rathburn looks at the data from this season and how it might dictate the rest of the season. With offense down, what does that mean for choosing a DFS defense?
DFS Football 101: FanDuel Lineup Review
November 22, 2017
Michael Rathburn breaks down the ins and outs of his Week 11 lineup and shows how he lapped the field in the RotoWire weekly contest yet again.
DFS Football 101: RotoWire Staff Contest Strategy
November 15, 2017
Michael Rathburn analyzes his strategy in RotoWire's weekly staff DFS contest. Find out how he approaches his tournament-style lineup.
DFS Football 101: FanDuel WR Tourney Strategy
November 8, 2017
Michael Rathburn analyzes the wide receiver position on FanDuel and shows how to narrow the choices for tournaments to players who will pay off.