These international breaks are killing me. Luckily we have all these other sports to keep us entertained, but we all know what sport is king.
We come back to a…interesting, slate?
We get another Man City slate where you either play all of them and lose, or play none and lose. We also have Liverpool coming with a couple of injured players and they are the second game, which makes them mostly GPP plays.
Now onto the hat trick.
If I die from an early heart-attack, Aguero $10,600. He is again, in a smash spot when Man City is implied for almost FOUR goals. That is just absurd. You want to get exposure to MC and my favorite play might be Sterling at $9,800 or Sane $9,300.
If Mahrez and KDB are out, I will most likely have two of the three in my lineup.
Firmino is the only “guaranteed” starter and he is only $8K. He has been getting into form and he is the only non-questionable forward.
He is usually a 9k-ish type of player.
Mitrovic is only $6,800. We have been playing Mitrovic a lot this season and this might be the time when the masses catch up to how good he’s been so far after 8 weeks of play.
With all the forward studs this might be the week to pay down at midfielder. My favorite Midfielder in this range is Eriksen $8,300 if he starts. Even then, I am very lukewarm about him.
Our stat guy Luke tells me every week, Elyounoussi is a lock, and we have not played him as much as we should have. This week he gets a matchup against Bournemouth who have been playing very well but they will allow EL to rack up peripherals. In the same range I absolutely love Stanislas at $6.6K with Fraser out.
Last slate I had Shelvey until the very last second and pivoted off him. Cost us big time, but this week I am ready to go right back to him for only $4,800. If you need another cheap midfielder, Seri at $5.4K should be under 2% owned since he broke our hearts last slate but he is in the same spot as to when he was super chalk.
Trippier $7,100. Click on his name and move on. Even if he is super expensive he is in a spot to destroy his value. He will probably be my only exposure to Tottenham.
Not much to love in this range. My favorite is probably Jonny $5,300 who has double digit potential and even goal potential.
Those Huddersfield fullbacks have been money this whole season. They have a tough matchup against Liverpool but Liv might come with a weaker team since they have so many injuries.
I absolutely love Erik Durm for only $3.5K.
I don’t think you will have enough for them, but Ederson and Allison are most likely getting the W and the clean sheet (10 points combined). But they have very minimal save upside and if they let a goal in you might be in trouble.
Right in the middle I like Dubravka for only $5K. Second shout-out to Luke in one article, but he is a huge Newcastle supporter and he strongly believes that Newcastle takes a nice Win this week. If he is right, $5,000 for the win and his saves makes a very nice value.
I can’t believe I am about to fade Salah and play the goalkeeper against Liverpool, but Lossl is only $3.7K and allows us to spend up on all the Man City players we want.