MLS Fantasy Strategies: Preparing for the Round 6 DGW
MLS Fantasy Strategies: Preparing for the Round 6 DGW

This article is part of our MLS Fantasy Strategies series.

The DGW is back in play in Round 6 of MLS Fantasy, so let's take a look at some players to consider when making your transfers. Keep in mind that roster rotation is unpredictable when teams play twice in one week. It is inevitable that at some point key players will be rested, but nearly impossible to know when other than if a team plays in the first game of the round.

Note: the Round 6 transfer deadline is Wednesday, April 13 at 8:30 p.m. EDT

DGW Teams Wed., April 13 Sat-Sun, April 16-17
Colorado Rapids @ Sporting Kansas City vs. New York Red Bulls
FC Dallas @ Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City
New York Red Bulls @ San Jose Earthquakes @ Colorado Rapids
Portland Timbers* vs. FC Dallas vs. San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York Red Bulls @ Portland Timbers
Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids @ FC Dallas

* Only team with two home games

MUST-HAVES

A fully fit Diego Valeri ($10.5m) is living up to the preseason hype as one of the best midfielders to own in MLS Fantasy Manager. He's currently tied with Mauro Diaz for the third-highest fantasy point total (42) among all players through the first five rounds. The reigning MLS Cup Champions have a pair of tough matchups at home this week, but Valeri is capable of putting up fantasy points regardless of matchup. He's been a mainstay in my squad and I'm already planning on making room for

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Schuyler Redpath
Schuyler Redpath writes about fantasy soccer for RotoWire and MLSsoccer.com.
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