This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.
- 2:30 pm: Chelsea vs. Aston Villa
- 2:30 pm: Leicester City vs. Watford
- 2:30 pm: Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
- 2:30 pm: Southampton vs. Norwich City
- 2:30 pm: Wolverhampton vs. West Ham United
- 3:15 pm: Liverpool vs. Everton
For detailed stats and odds, check out the DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday EPL Cheat Sheet.
Willian, CHE vs. AVL ($9,300): There are a plethora of high-ceiling, goal-dependent forwards on the slate, so there are plenty of ways you can go in GPPs. Willian represents the high-priced cash-game option because of his role on set pieces and ability to contribute with other attacking stats. Chelsea are the biggest favorite on the slate with the highest implied goal total, so it's understandable that we'll have to pay up for their main set-piece taker. While he didn't start last weekend, the expectation is that Willian will return to the first XI and take most set pieces, though he could lose some to Callum Hudson-Odoi ($8,500) if he starts, as well as midfielder Mason Mount ($8,200). Paying up for Willian in cash games is certainly viable, but there are a plethora of midfielders worth paying for, so it's tough to use so much salary on the Chelsea winger.
Diogo Jota, WOL vs. WHU ($6,500): Jota represents one of the pay-down forward options, though he's not even that cheap. He has no role on set pieces, and he's playing in the game with the lowest implied goal total, but Jota has provided