Wednesday’s Lead: Your Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

Aug 15, 2018 9:43 AM EDT

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NFL: Cheat Day

You never read the whole book when you had the CliffsNotes, so why read 1,000 fantasy projections when we’ve condensed the industry’s best rankings into our 2018 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet? From Todd Gurley to Keelan Cole, we’ve got the top 200 for both PPR and Standard leagues. Cheaters never prosper, unless you’re playing fantasy football, in which case you’ll be cheating yourself if you don’t download a printable cheat sheet

Victory Fridges
Kudos to the go-getter on Budweiser’s marketing team who thought of this one: Ten Cleveland bars will install “Victory Fridges,” which will unlock and provide fans with free Bud Light after the Browns win their first regular-season game. Bold prediction: they’ll unlock after Cleveland upsets Pittsburgh in Week 1…

Are First-Round Rookie QBs Undervalued?
Bryan Mears went database digging to find whether teams with rookie quarterbacks drafted in the first round are historically undervalued by the betting market. Here’s what he found


Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports; Pictured: Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Jalen Mills (31)

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GOLF: Will Tiger Win a Major in 2019?

Given his incredible return to relevancy in 2018 and the fact people love betting on Tiger, you’d think Woods’ odds to win a major next year would be better than +325. As it stands, Tiger is a longshot to gain any ground on The Golden Bear next year, which kinda makes a pro-Woods wager tempting…

Wynning at Wyndham
Jason Sobel has nine players he likes this weekend at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, with Webb Simpson topping the list

Triple-Digit Longshots
The field at Wyndham isn’t exactly star-studded, which means Joshua Perry is targeting Rafa Cabrera-Bello and these longshots


ACTION ITEMS

Overvaluing Home Field: It’s definitely a factor in college football, but Danny Donahue’s data proves that bettors severely overvalue home-field advantage

Podcast CornerSpread The Floor and The Action Network Golf Podcast each have new episodes to send verbalized information straight to your brain…

LLWS: Betting on kids who haven’t hit puberty feels weird at first, but it’s fun and lucrative, according to Matt Mitchell. A word to the wise: bet on the 12-year-old kid who looks 15 and throws 80 mph…

CFB Over/Unders: Offshore books released Week 1 college football over/unders, and SMU-North Texas has the highest total at 74. The lowest? This ACC-SEC matchup


NCAAF: Quack, Quack Mr. Ducksworth

Collin Wilson has published his first Pac-12 previews, and Oregon is his first victim. Despite having the dynamic Justin Herbert under center, Wilson isn’t bullish on the Ducks winning more than eight games…

Real Deal Khalil
Don’t know much about Arizona this season? You’re not alone, but their dual-threat quarterback Khalil Tate will force you to take notice of the Wildcats sooner rather than later…

Ute Know It
Utah’s veteran squad is undervalued, according to Wilson. Here’s why he likes the Utes, especially against Northern Illinois…

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