WNBA DFS Playbook: August 1
Steve Pimental breaks down today's WNBA DFS slate and brings you example lineups.
This WNBA season has been interesting for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that with no games on Mondays and no back-to-backs, the same six teams that played Tuesday and Thursday are playing again Saturday. Through a quirk of the schedule, nearly all the poor defensive teams have the day off. That should keep fantasy points down on the whole, and I think it makes the injuries in Saturday’s slate even more important.
Stefanie Dolson is out again, so Azura Stevens and Cheyenne Parker should continue to play heavy minutes. Sue Bird is out, and that should have a big impact considering she has the second-highest usage on Seattle. I just think Jordin Canada and Jewell Loyd are overpriced, even with Bird out. They would need to exceed their 2019 production to provide value, and that will be hard to do with Breanna Stewart back in the mix.
Theresa Plaisance is probable after missing the first three games, and Connecticut could use her shooting in the frontcourt. How many...