WNBA DFS Playbook: July 31
Steve Pimental brings you his top plays for tonight's WNBA DFS slate.
Friday marks the anticipated return of Courtney Williams with her new team the Atlanta Dream. That is good news for WNBA fans, but not necessarily for anyone looking to play the Dream in DFS. Kennedy Carter, Betnijah Laney, and Blake Dietrick will all likely see their minutes and shots decrease, and it is tough to pay full price for them until we know exactly what their roles will be. At the same time, I don’t know how we can play Courtney Williams sight unseen. We have already seen Teaira McCowan and Kayla McBride start slowly and only play a handful of minutes after joining the Wubble late, and it is fair to expect the same from Williams. Glory Johnson has a chance to return as well, which could disrupt the playing time for Monique Billings and Elizabeth Williams. Of the two, I think Williams is the safest, even if Johnson plays.
The other big injury to watch is Kia Nurse. Nurse was a surprise starter Wednesday but was largely ineffective on offense in 22 minutes. She is...