Welcome to our first WNBA DFS Playbook of 2019. We normally reserve the Playbook for slates with 3+ games, but because Friday is Opening Night and I’m too excited to wait one more day, we’re pulling out all the stops. That include the FantasyAlarm WNBA DFS podcast with myself and the one-and-only Howard Bender. Be sure to check that out along with all of our WNBA DFS preseason articles.

This is a good slate for fantasy, even if two of these teams will almost certainly miss the playoffs and a third (Dallas) might as well. The only team whose starting lineup and rotation is settled is Atlanta, and for that reason, I am only using Dream players for cash. I don’t see a ton of value or upside, but you will get what you pay for.

For the other teams, a lot will hinge on the starting lineups. Just because a player is starting doesn’t mean she’ll play a ton of minutes, but it’s at least a step in the right direction. In a lot of cases, starting or coming off the bench is the...