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2021 Fantasy RB Sleepers

There is no position as thin or as important to fantasy owners as running back. If you don’t get two in the first three rounds of your draft, you had better find value in late-round sleepers or it’s going to be a long fantasy season. In this article we identify four mid-to-late round sleeper running back picks to have on your radar. Each of these RB’s is currently being drafted at least two rounds later than our rankings dictate they should be and each has upside that could make them high-end RB 2’s by the end of the season. Real…

2021 NFL Rookie Sleepers

With the 2021 NFL Draft officially in the books, we finally have some fantasy-relevant news to break down. This includes not only rookies that ended up in great spots to contribute in 2021, but veteran players that saw their fantasy stock fall following the draft. In this article, we will dig deeper than the first round. Clearly, rookies like Trevor Lawrence, Kyle Pitts, Ja’Marr Chase, and Najee Harris are poised to have great rookie seasons. What about day two and later guys, are there any names worth targeting in your 2021 fantasy drafts? After reviewing post-draft ADPs and expert rankings,…

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Top Rated DFS Apps for 2021

Find everything you need to know about each of our top-rated DFS apps, updated for May 2021. We determine these rankings by comparing over 100 different factors between the top apps in the industry. Additionally, we included the details for the top available promotion from each fantasy site.

As you can see from our rankings, DraftKings reigns supreme over the daily fantasy sports industry once again. DraftKings retains its top spot thanks to better player rewards, bigger prize pools, a perfected scoring system, and a flawless app. Looking for an alternative to traditional salary cap fantasy? We recommend taking a look at Monkey Knife Fight, which is a prop-bet style fantasy product.

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Top Rated SportsBook Apps for 2021

Our staff determine these sportsbook rankings by comparing the top US sportsbooks over dozens of factors. These include current promotions, quality of lines and juice, customer support, overall quality of app and website, and much more.

PointsBet is our highest-rated sportsbook this May, and frankly it isn’t close. PointsBet offers one of the top websites and apps in the industry, innovative betting formats, the top promotions in the industry, and more support options than their competitors. Find our complete rankings in the table below.

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Best Overall App DraftKings There is no debating that DraftKings is the leader in Daily Fantasy Sports. They offer the largest contests, the widest variety of sports, the industry’s top promotions, and also have a solid, US-based Sportsbook available in 7 states. Read more… Try for Free Best Salary Cap AlternativeMonkey Knife Fight We love products that think outside of the box to solve problems, and that is exactly what Monkey Knife Fight is. MKF offers the only you vs the house product in daily fantasy… No sharks, no learning…

2020 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

A strength of schedule cheat sheet is an important asset for both the season-long fantasy player as well as the DFS player. Strength of schedule should affect the approach you take on trades throughout the season, and obviously has a massive effect on the way we build DraftKings lineups throughout the NFL season. We will be releasing two sets of fantasy football strength of schedule rankings heading into the 2020-2021 NFL season. The first, found below, shows each team’s SOS based on the 2019 stats for the opponents on their…

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