Rob

Since getting out of the casino business, Rob has been playing DFS regularly with a focus on MMA and NASCAR. He now lives in Denver, CO.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 163 – November 9, 2019

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THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING Fight Night goes to Moscow this week and there is no shortage of quality Russian fighters on the bill. Sorting through these fighters can be a challenge with limited data on fighters with little to no UFC experience. We’ll be looking at which fighters deserve lineups and which are best used sparingly for this week’s DFS contests. GET THESE FIGHTERS IN YOUR LINEUPS: ZABIT MAGOMEDSHARIPOV (DK …

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UFC 244 – November 2, 2019

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GOOD VALUE FOR UFC IN NYC As always there are strong plays available over the $9K mark in DFS contests this week. We will take a good look at some high value plays under that mark, including some underdogs that have a good chance to score in Madison Square Garden on Saturday. NATE DIAZ (DK $7,400) – Pop quiz #1: Who has a better record over their last four fights, …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 162 – October 26, 2019

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UNDERDOG PLAYS FOR UFC SINGAPORE Options are limited in this week’s MMA contests for DFS with an 11 fight slate scheduled for Saturday in Singapore. Identifying good underdog plays are key and I’ve identified three plays with good potential. These are underdog plays and although it shouldn’t be expected to win these fights, they are the dogs with the best potential for fantasy scoring. DEMIAN MAIA (DK $7,700) – Maia …

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UFC ON ESPN 6 – October 18, 2019

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UFC ON FRIDAY NIGHT FOR FIGHTS IN BOSTON Friday nights are unusual nights for UFC and tonight’s DFS contests present opportunity for higher finishes against a reduced pool. Here are three fights that should play a significant role for these contests. MAYCEE BARBER (DK $8,300) vs GILLIAN ROBERTSON (DK $7,900) Undefeated Maycee Barber has her biggest test to date facing Gillian Robertson in Boston on Friday. These two fighters combine …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 161 – October 12, 2019

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SCORING POTENTIAL IN UFC TAMPA  The UFC goes to Tampa on Saturday with some great fights in store for fight fans. With fourteen fights scheduled, this week’s DFS contests give a lot of fighters to choose from. I’ve identified four fights that should get a lot of play. MACKENZIE DERN (DK $8,300) vs AMANDA RIBAS (DK $7,900) Together, Mackenzie Dern and Amanda Ribas combine for the highest average FPPF of …

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UFC 243 – October 5, 2019

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UFC IN MELBOURNE There are some high salary fighters this week with big scoring potential. We will look at some options at $8,500 and less for this week in Melbourne and take a look at three fights with scoring potential on Saturday. JUSTIN TAFA (DK $8,300) vs YORGAN DE CASTRO (DK $7,900) Currents odds make this fight a favorite to end in under 1.5 rounds. This is due largely to …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 160 – September 28, 2019

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VALUE UNDER $9,000 FOR UFC COPENHAGEN Fighters priced $9,000 and up in salary should not disappoint this week. Here are my top value plays for fighters priced under $9K for this week’s DFS contests. MARC DIAKIESE (DK $8,500) – Diakiese isn’t my favorite value play this week, but he comes into Saturday undervalued due to losing three of his last four fights. They were quality losses, however, including defeats at …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 159 – September 21, 2019

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DIGGING DEEPER INTO THE FIGHT CARD FOR UFC MEXICO CITY Occasionally, DFS contests will feature fights that can fall under the radar to casual players. Lack of star power can often lead to fights with low usage for the participants. Here are three fights on Saturday that deserve a second look. VINICIUS MOREIRA CASTRO (DK $8,300) vs PAUL CRAIG (DK $7,900) This is easily the sneakiest play of the entire …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 158 – September 14, 2019

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HIGH EXPOSURE FIGHTS FOR DFS CONTESTS FOR UFC IN VANCOUVER In multi-entry contest (especially in mass multi-entry contests where the prize money can be quite top heavy) it is good to play both sides of fights that are likely to have high volatility with excellent scoring potential for the eventual winner. Let’s take a look at three fights that match this description and should be played heavily on Saturday in …

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UFC 242 – September 7, 2019

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VALUE PLAYS FOR UFC IN THE UAE With only $50,000 of salary to spend on lineups, every dollar spent counts. It is not enough to play fighters with strong winning and scoring potential, it is also imperative to lock down fighters that are priced well and will bring the most bang for the fantasy buck. Let’s examine some players with good value on Saturday. DON MADGE (DK $8,700) – It …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 157 – August 31, 2019

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LOCAL FIGHTERS WITH GOOD DFS POTENTIAL IN CHINA The UFC heads to China making for early morning action for DFS players out West. As happens when fights are scheduled in Asia, the card brings a lot of newcomers to the octagon. It can be a challenge to fill lineups with so many unknown Asian fighters competing. This does present opportunity, however, in the chance for these fighters to fight before …

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UFC 241 – August 17, 2019

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SPENDING DOWN TO WIN This week features some high priced fighters with bigger than usual potential to score in DFS contests. Managing your salaries will be a key to lineup construction on Saturday and you cannot overpay for fighters who won’t deliver. Let’s take a look at fighters you may want to pass on this week and some cheaper alternatives available. HANNAH CIFERS (DK $ 9,200) – Hannah faces Jodie Esquibel …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 156 – August 10,2019

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TOP PLAYS FOR UFC IN ARGENTINA We’re only a week away from Cormier vs Miocic 2 and it may be hard to focus on this week but I’ve identified some good plays for this week in Argentina. Here are three key fights to look at for DFS contests on Saturday. RODOLFO VIEIRA (DK $9,100) vs OSKAR PIECHOTA (DK $7,100) On the surface this fight might be a bit puzzling to …

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UFC ON ESPN 5 – August 3, 2019

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SEARCHING FOR SCORES Scoring looks to be low this week and the key to DFS contests will to be finding the best potential for fantasy points. Three fights get a deeper look in this week’s insights. TREVIN GILES (DK $8,500) vs GERALD MEERSCHAERT (DK $7,700) Betting odds make Giles the 6th biggest favorite this week and DraftKings has him sitting at 9th in salary. He has the third highest FPPF …

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UFC 240 – July 27, 2019

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DFS POP QUIZ This week’s article will be a departure from our typical format. Rather than analyzing key fights and discussing exposures, we will focus on DFS strategy specific to this week’s slate. Pop quiz: 1. Four fighters priced over $9,000 carry an average of 90+ FPPF (fantasy points per fight) this week. How many do you play in your lineups? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) Play them …

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UFC ON ESPN 4 – July 20, 2019

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PLAYING MME CONTESTS WITH HIGHER THAN USUAL UNPREDICTABILITY On the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, the UFC lands in San Antonio for more action on Saturday. I make this week’s fights to be very closely matched in comparison to most weeks in the UFC. For this reason, the collection of lineups used in MME contests should feature a large number of fighters being used with a fair amount …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 155 – July 13, 2019

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THE WOMEN OF UFC FIGHT NIGHT IN SACRAMENTO We take a look at three women’s bouts that present good opportunity for DFS contests this week in Sacramento. JULIANNA PENA (DK $9,000) vs NICCO MONTANO (DK $7,200) These two fighters have the highest combined FPPF of the night. These numbers are skewed quite a bit by Montano’s sole number being 158.0 FP against Roxanne Modafferi in December of 2017. In that …

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UFC 239 – July 6, 2019

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UNDERDOG PLAYS FOR UFC IN LAS VEGAS Happy Independence Day to all! The UFC is in the good ol’ U. S. of A. this week and Las Vegas plays host to two title fights. There are some heavy favorites this week and finding value under $8K will be key in DFS contests on Saturday. Here are three plays I recommend under that price point. JAN BLACHOWICZ (DK $7,800) – Despite …

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UFC FIGHT NIGHT 154 – June 22, 2019

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BREAKING DOWN THREE KEY FIGHTS FOR DFS CONTESTS ON SATURDAY After taking last week off, the UFC is back on Saturday as Greenville plays host to some highly anticipated matchups. ANDREA LEE (DK $8,700) vs MONTANA DE LA ROSA (DK $7,500) Andrea Lee is one of my favorite fighters in the UFC today. I believe that she has excellent striking and solid grappling. She is facing the worst possible matchup here …

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UFC 238 – June 8, 2019

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MID TIER PLAYS FOR UFC CHICAGO We will skip some of the big salary favorites this week and look to find value for fighters coming in under $9,000 in salary this week as the UFC heads to Chicago for some more fighting action on Saturday. HENRY CEJUDO (DK $7,900) vs MARLON MORAES (DK $8,300) This is clearly one of the most exciting matchups of the evening. Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo …

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