DFS WNBA Playbook & Optimal Lineups: July 7
Steve Pimental provides the best DFS plays and optimal lineups for Saturday's three-game WNBA slate.
I think I’ve gotten spoiled by playing larger WNBA slates. Going back to a three-game slate Saturday felt especially difficult. The only good news, if you want to call it that, is that we turn around with another three-game slate Sunday, so we should get used to it pretty quickly. Saturday’s slate features the two teams who have allowed the most points this season (Chicago and Las Vegas) as well as the two teams who have allowed the fewest (Minnesota and Los Angeles). This slate has few players who I consider really good values, so when I had to make a tough decision between similar players, I almost always went towards the players facing the Sky and Aces.
Aside from the disparity in matchups, Saturday’s other big trend is the disparity between the guard and forward positions. Forward is extremely top heavy, even though I don’t necessarily love any of the forwards for cash games. That being said, good luck talking yourself into anyone cheaper than Rebekkah Brunson, and I even...