FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Saturday EPL Targets

This article is part of our FanDuel Fantasy Soccer series.

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

MATCHES (EST)

10:00 a.m: Brighton v. Liverpool
10:00 a.m: Burnley v. Fulham
10:00 a.m: Cardiff v. Huddersfield
10:00 a.m: Crystal Palace v. Watford
10:00 a.m: Leicester v. Southampton
12:30 p.m: Chelsea v. Newcastle

FORWARDS

Aleksandar Mitrovic, FUL at BRN ($11,000): I don't trust Roberto Firmino ($12,000) in cash games and apparently neither do the oddsmakers since both Divock Origi and Kelechi Iheanacho have better odds to score. I'm not saying Mitrovic is easy to trust, but he costs less and has at least 20 fantasy points in his last three outings thanks to eight shots on goal. He should have a floor close to 15 fantasy points against a Burnley back line that has allowed 10 goals from its last 21 conceded shots on target. That's not a good rate and Mitrovic also scored a brace when these teams met earlier in the season.

Jamie Vardy, LEI v. SOU ($10,000): Vardy has better odds to score, the same floor and is cheaper than Mitrovic. The only problem with Vardy is that he's close to worthless in GPPs, as he's surpassed 25.2 fantasy points just once this season; Mitrovic had 24.5 floor points at Arsenal last match. Even better, Southampton have allowed the second-most shots in the last five gameweeks (76) and are allowing close to two goals per away match. Leicester are in a bit of a scoring funk, but they're expected to

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Adam Zdroik
Adam writes on sports ranging from NFL and MLB to soccer and college basketball. Outside of writing, he has worked with a professional soccer team, Sporting Kansas City, and in the stats department at ESPN. He is a former Streak for the Cash winner and Michigan State graduate.
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