DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Boxing Day EPL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Boxing Day EPL Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.

For detailed stats and odds, check out the Fantasy Premier League: Boxing Day Cheat Sheet.

MATCHES (EST)

10:00 a.m: Tottenham v. Bournemouth
10:00 a.m: Crystal Palace v. Cardiff City
10:00 a.m: Manchester United v. Huddersfield
10:00 a.m: Liverpool v. Newcastle
10:00 a.m: Leicester City v. Manchester City
10:00 a.m: Burnley v. Everton
12:15 p.m: Brighton v. Arsenal

FORWARDS

Marcus Rashford, MUN v. HUD ($8,800): Manchester United looked like a brand new team under Ole Gunnar Solskjær last weekend against Cardiff City, and there's every reason to expect them to be just as attacking at home against Huddersfield. They are the second-biggest favorite on the slate with the third-highest implied goal total, and Rashford has to be a consideration for cash games because of his role on set pieces, which helped him score a free-kick goal this past weekend. It was actually his only free-kick of the match, as defender Ashley Young ($5,700) took all of their corners, but Rashford could take some of those if Young sits. Antony Martial ($9,800) is a tough cash-game play for his salary and total lack of set pieces, but there's no denying his GPP viability because of United's expected goals.

Andros Townsend, CRY v. CAR ($7,600): Townsend scored the goal of the season Saturday against Manchester City, but he's much more of a floor play at home against Cardiff, who have allowed the most goals, most assists and second-most corners among teams on the slate. Townsend's crossing hasn't been nearly as

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Senior Soccer Editor and a fantasy football contributor. He is a seven-time FSWA finalist, including twice for the Football Writer of the Year Award.
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