WNBA DFS Playbook: August 6
Steve Pimental brings you his top plays and example lineups from the playbook.
Five of the top seven teams in Opponents’ scoring go Thursday, so we can probably expect a lot of fantasy scoring. The outlier in this group is Seattle, which is tied with Minnesota for the fewest points allowed. I wasn’t rushing out to play anyone from Atlanta anyway, but I think this is a great time to look elsewhere for fantasy production.
There are a couple of injuries to watch, but, unfortunately, they are both in the late game. Stefanie Dolson has not yet been ruled out against Phoenix, which is a departure from previous games when she was ruled out well ahead of time. That doesn’t mean she’s playing, but I think you at least need to check the lineups before the game if you’re planning on playing anyone from Chicago’s frontcourt.
Bria Hartley is questionable for tonight, and since she has been coming off the bench, there’s a chance we won’t know her status until after the game starts, if at all. I like several Mercury players whether Hartley can go or not, but there...