DraftKings Thoughts – August 11

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The accumulation of data continues, however there looks to be a number of appealing players today. As you see below, there is one low-salary addition I would be making to some teams today.

  1. Considering she is only a slight underdog, some consideration for Leylah Fernandez at $5,200 as a key piece to some teams is needed. With a number of other players in the $7,000-9,000 range, a selection on Fernandez would really open up some salary for a number of favourites on the slate. Picking the Canadian allows the average salary for the rest of the team to sit at $8,960.
  2. By taking the risk of playing Fernandez, I would then work my team around Shelby Rogers at $8,800 and Serena Williams at  $10,200, with Amanda Anisimova my third choice in that price range. She is lower on my list as I am not entirely sure of the level able to be produced by Bellis, who could spring a surprise if she brings her best form.
  3. I would be reluctant to include Mattek-Sands or Kalinskaya into my team – although it is not her favourite surface, Teichmann is still very serviceable on hardcourt, and Mattek-Sands did struggle a touch in the latter stages on yesterday’s match. I prefer others at their salaries today.

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