XN Sports http://xnsports.com Sports News, Stats, Opinion, Daily Fantasy advice and more. Wed, 04 May 2016 14:57:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 MLB DFS Plays for 5/4/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/04/mlb-dfs-plays-5416/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/04/mlb-dfs-plays-5416/#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 14:56:19 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64738 All thirty clubs are in action again on Wednesday, with the games neatly dispersed over the course of the day. Oddly enough, there are a handful of talented pitchers throwing, but their matchups are not necessarily outstanding. Unfortunately, the hitters are equally suppressed, with the exception of a few lineups that should breakout. Currently, we are

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MLB DFS Plays for 5/3/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/03/mlb-dfs-plays-5316/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/03/mlb-dfs-plays-5316/#respond Tue, 03 May 2016 15:19:58 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64730 While all thirty teams will be in action on Tuesday night, the Tigers and Indians might be left out of most slates. Like Monday, there are enough one-sided matchups to find solid buying opportunities and, as it turns out, many of the same plays from the previous day carry over into Tuesday. [Win A Trip

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MLB DFS Plays for 5/2/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/02/mlb-dfs-plays-5216/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/02/mlb-dfs-plays-5216/#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 19:16:51 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64721 Another week of baseball begins with a ten-game slate, all of which will be played at night. The new week brings a new set of series, which should be welcomed by a handful of players that are experiencing their first miniature slumps of the season. Thankfully, this presents a buying opportunity. Currently, we are using

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MLB DFS Plays for 5/1/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/01/mlb-dfs-plays-5116/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/01/mlb-dfs-plays-5116/#respond Sun, 01 May 2016 15:33:11 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64713 There will be no shortage of strikeout pitchers on Sunday, as some fantastic matchups are in the works. Staff ‘aces’ are throwing against weaker offenses, and high-strikeout arms will meet – miss – high-strikeout bats. Unfortunately, weather appears bound to play a factor in Sunday’s games. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to

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MLB DFS Plays for 4/30/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/30/mlb-dfs-plays-43016/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/30/mlb-dfs-plays-43016/#respond Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:18:35 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64705 The overwhelming theme of Saturday’s group of games is the familiar positions in which each pitcher finds himself. The same players that have been fighting to rebound remain on watch to finally break through, while some of the weaker pitchers are lucky to be placed in a favorable matchup, yet again. Unfortunately, this leads to uncertainty

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MLB DFS Plays for 4/29/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/29/mlb-dfs-plays-42916/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/29/mlb-dfs-plays-42916/#respond Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:49:25 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64694 Friday begins with a single afternoon game loaded with fantasy impact, followed by the rest of the league at night. One of the most noteworthy storylines of the day is the continuation of the early trend for the 2016 season – that is, two more top pitching prospects will be making their Major League debuts. Currently,

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MLB DFS Plays for 4/28/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/28/mlb-dfs-plays-42816/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/28/mlb-dfs-plays-42816/#respond Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:48 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64678 Thursday features the lightest slate of games this week, with eight matchups split neatly in half between the afternoon and night slates. Interestingly enough, there are both high-scoring environments – Colorado and Chicago are hosting games – yet solid pitching matchups, making roster construction a bit more difficult than usual. Currently, we are using xFIP

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Daily Fantasy Basketball: Cheap Advice 4/17/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41716/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/daily-fantasy-basketball-cheap-advice-41716/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:19:55 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64680 Point Guard Shaun Livingston (DK $4700, $4400, 14.2 USG) I would think this maybe the last time you’re going to be able to roster Livingston under 5K over the next couple of weeks while Curry recovers from his strained MCL, so jump on it while you still can.  Livingston has been playing great this series.

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MLB DFS Plays for 4/27/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/mlb-dfs-plays-42716/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/27/mlb-dfs-plays-42716/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:13:38 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64666 Outside of one late-afternoon game, Wednesday includes another loaded night of baseball. The headliner of the day – outside of fantasy baseball purposes – is Jake Arrieta, returning to the mound after pitching his second career no-hitter. Following closely behind Arrieta’s encore is the first career start of Minnesota’s Jose Berrios, one of the best

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MLB DFS Plays for 4/26/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/04/26/mlb-dfs-plays-42616/ http://xnsports.com/2016/04/26/mlb-dfs-plays-42616/#respond Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:25:52 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64656 Another set of only night games is on Tuesday’s schedule, with all thirty teams in action. There will also be no shortage of pitching options, as many teams will be throwing their ‘ace’ against offenses that should be contained. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially

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