RotoWire Fantasy Soccer Podcast

A two-time finalist for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association podcast of the year, the RotoWire Fantasy Soccer Podcast covers daily fantasy, betting and season-long soccer contests from multiple leagues, including the English Premier League, Major League Soccer and the UEFA Champions League. Hosted by Adam Zdroik, who is joined regularly by Jordan Cooper, Luis Pacheco, Ryan Belongia, Chris Owen and Andrew Laird, the show includes match previews and reviews, as well as standalone strategy discussions to help listeners better understand the ins and outs of fantasy soccer.

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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Jan. 15
The schedule is back to normal, which means Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia are previewing Saturday's slate at DraftKings. Without a dominant team to focus on, there's expected to be a variety in lineups, leading to a patented dinky-doo discussion led by Jordan.
40 min
2
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 22
After a short break, Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back to bet on Gameweek 22 in the Premier League. They discuss the North London derby along with others before touching on their best bets.
41 min
3
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 21
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are navigating through the holidays with what could be a full slate of matches for Gameweek 21 in the Premier League. They touch on Chelsea v. Liverpool, as well as a couple others to go with their best bets.
38 min
4
SorareAndrews Podcast: What Happened in 2021?
Andrew Laird and Andy Black look back at the big Sorare moments of 2021, including the Gary Vee-led boom and the introduction of limited cards, before discussing their predictions for 2022.
73 min
5
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Boxing Day
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia jump into Sunday's Boxing Day slate at DraftKings, featuring Manchester City as the biggest favorite of the five matches.
49 min
6
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 19
There are still some COVID-19 concerns, but Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen will try to break down Gameweek 19 in the Premier League, hoping to build a string of positive returns over the holidays.
47 min
7
SorareAndrews Podcast: Should Sorare Be Easy?
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss recent community feedback about the difficulties of winning cards in many SO5 competitions and whether they think it's a problem Sorare needs to fix.
64 min
8
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 18
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen try to decipher what Premier League matches will be played amidst a set of COVID-19 outbreaks. As usual, they'll discuss odds for a few matches and then give their best bets for the weekend.
36 min
9
SorareAndrews Podcast: Goodnight, Sweet Prince
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss what went into their decisions to sell cards they didn't really want to sell, and whether they've ever re-bought the player due to seller's remorse.
74 min
10
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Wednesday, Dec. 15
Adam Zdroik and Ryan Belongia dive into Wednesday's slate at DraftKings, which features four matches that are all fairly similar in terms of odds, meaning roster construction could vary.
44 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 17
It's a quick turnaround, but Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are ready to preview Gameweek 17 of the Premier League with a betting perspective, fresh off a couple best bet winners.
38 min
12
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Dec. 11
Ryan Belongia and Jordan Cooper take a look at Saturday's three-game Premier League slate at DraftKings, featuring three home favorites in Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.
39 min
13
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 16
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back for Gameweek 16 in the Premier League, as they dive into a few of the bigger matches and look at the trend of betting home teams this season.
35 min
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DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Dec. 8
Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco discuss Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate at DraftKings, highlighted by another matchup between Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
50 min
15
SorareAndrews Podcast: Wen Cheap MLS Cards?
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the decrease in card prices for MLS players during the off-season, including why it seems some prices are actually increasing despite no matches being played until February.
88 min
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DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Dec. 7
Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco are back for Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate at DraftKings, which features AC Milan in a must-win spot against group winner Liverpool.
41 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Dec. 4
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia look at another Saturday three-game slate at DraftKings, which features Liverpool as the largest favorite at Wolverhampton.
45 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 15
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen reconvene to talk about the weekend action in the Premier League, focusing on three matches in addition to giving their best bets.
38 min
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SorareAndrews Podcast: Is Another Boom Coming?
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the continued increase in new Sorare managers, including some very big spenders, and whether their own plans are changing with lots of potential new card buyers.
77 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Wednesday, Dec. 1
It's a quick turnaround in the Premier League, but Adam Zdroik and Ryan Belongia are ready to preview Wednesday's six-game slate at DraftKings, which features three sizable favorites.
59 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 14
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen dive into the Merseyside derby and talk about the best ways to bet the matchup in addition to looking at a couple more games in Gameweek 14. Also, Chris looks to keep his heater going, hitting three of his last four best bets.
37 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Nov. 27
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia are back to discuss a return of the three-game slate at DraftKings, featuring Liverpool playing at Anfield against Southampton.
42 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 13
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen lick their wounds from a goal-heavy weekend and focus on Gameweek 13 of the Premier League with a discussion on Chelsea versus Manchester United, as well as their best bets.
25 min
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SorareAndrews Podcast: Time for Change
Andrew Laird and Andy Black talk about which of their preseason plans have turned into total disasters and how they'll try to adjust their galleries to make up for their stupidity.
76 min
25
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Nov. 24
Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco examine Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate at DraftKings, which features Manchester City against PSG but also Liverpool and Real Madrid in favorable positions.
43 min
26
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Nov. 23
Champions League returns Tuesday, which means Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco are back to look at the six-game slate at DraftKings, one that lacks a massive favorite.
40 min
27
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Nov. 20
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia discuss Saturday's six-game slate at DraftKings, one that features a lot of smaller clubs and Manchester United.
56 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 12
The Premier League returns this weekend, which means Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back for their best bets. They focus on a few matchups, namely Liverpool home against Arsenal, and give some of their favorite plays.
35 min
29
SorareAndrews Podcast: PAIN
Andrew Laird and Andy Black talk about what no one really wants to talk about: their biggest mistakes and pain points during their time on Sorare.
77 min
30
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Futures
It's another international break which means Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are again talking Premier League futures. They look at teams to win the title to those who could be relegated, like Brentford.
36 min
31
SorareAndrews Podcast: Yay, Another Internation...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black talk about how excited they are to not have nearly as many SO5 lineups than they usually do over the next two weeks, and then they dive into what dumb decisions they may make during the international break.
69 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Nov. 6
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia review Saturday's three-game slate at DraftKings, one that could be heavy on Reece James and Ben Chilwell with Chelsea home to Burnley.
50 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 11
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back for Gameweek 11 in the Premier League, which is highlighted by the Manchester derby. They'll discuss that as well as some of their best bets for the weekend ahead of the upcoming international break.
29 min
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DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Nov. 3
Ryan Belongia and Luis Pacheco reconvene for Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate at DraftKings, featuring some big home favorites and a Borussia Dortmund team looking to rebound against Ajax.
47 min
35
SorareAndrews Podcast: You, Me and a DNP
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss recent struggles with DNPs in their SO5 lineups, including what they think Sorare should do about the experience of players in SO5 lineups that don't end up in their team's starting XIs.
77 min
36
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Nov. 2
Ryan Belongia and Luis Pacheco look at Tuesday's six-game slate at DraftKings, highlighted by Bayern Munich, who are now home against Benfica.
42 min
37
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Oct. 30
Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia examine Saturday's five-game Premier League slate at DraftKings, one that features two big home favorites in Liverpool and Manchester City.
47 min
38
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 10
John McKechnie steps in for Adam Zdroik to talk EPL Gameweek 10 with Chris Owen. The guys dig into the slate and hunt for value in a week where there are several heavy favorites on the board.
22 min
39
SorareAndrews Podcast: Let's Talk About Stacks
Stacking players from the same team in SO5 lineups has become an increasingly popular strategy, but should they be allowed or limited? Andrew Laird and Andy Black dive into that topic and more!
65 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Oct. 23
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia take a look at Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that surprisingly could be dominated by Nathan Redmond.
55 min
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Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 9
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen look ahead to Gameweek 9 and give their best bets. They examine the Premier League slate and discuss if there is a preferred side for Sunday's matchup between Manchester United and Liverpool.
32 min
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DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Oct. 20
Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco discuss Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate, which features Bayern Munich in another favorable matchup against Benfica.
61 min
43
SorareAndrews Podcast: WTS My Gallery
Andrew Laird and Andy Black are joined by Jonathan "Quinny" Quinn to discuss whether they've considered what price they would sell their galleries for and if they would buy back into Sorare, including some cards they would have sold.
88 min
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DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Oct. 19
Adam Zdroik and Luis Pacheco take a look at Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, featuring Lionel Messi and PSG as a big favorite against RB Leipzig.
48 min
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DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Oct. 16
Adam Zdroik, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how many Manchester City players to use as a massive home favorite against Burnley.
55 min
46
SorareAndrews Podcast: SO5 Lineup Prioritization
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss what they prioritize when they make their SO5 lineups, including whether they primarily focus on specific regions, rewards, teams or players.
81 min
47
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 8
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back after the international break to preview Gameweek 8 in the Premier League. They discuss what could be a high-scoring match between Leicester City and Manchester United, as well as give their best bets for the weekend.
30 min
48
SorareAndrews Podcast: International Break Shen...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black use the international break to take a breath and discuss a number of topics they have been thinking about over the past few weeks.
69 min
49
Kits & Wagers: 2021/22 Premier League Futures
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen assess the damage after seven weeks of Premier League action while also looking ahead to the future. Who has the best shot to win the Golden Boot? How important are schedules when betting in-game futures?
35 min
50
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, October 2
Andrew Laird, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether Raphinha is as good for GPPs as he is for cash games.
42 min
51
SorareAndrews Podcast: How Collectible Are Sora...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black sit down with John Nellis to discuss the differences between the physical and digital cards markets as well as how many cards on Sorare will actually be collectibles in the long term.
83 min
52
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 7
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen reconvene after midweek Champions League matches to talk Gameweek 7 in the Premier League. They lick their wounds following last week's mistakes and look to rebound with a fresh perspective. Can Liverpool beat Manchester City without Trent Alexander-Arnold? They discuss.
24 min
53
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Septem...
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, which has Bayern Munich as an overwhelming favorite at home against Dynamo Kyiv.
42 min
54
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Septembe...
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, which has Real Madrid as huge favorites at home against FC Sheriff Tiraspol.
43 min
55
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Septemb...
Andrew Laird, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, which has Leicester City as the biggest at home against Burnley.
43 min
56
SorareAndrews Podcast: Why I Left Sorare
Andrew Laird (Lairdinho) and Andy Black (Black) sit down with a former Sorare manager who built up a gallery worth $80,000 and then decided to sell off and walk away.
64 min
57
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 6
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen touch on the busy schedule before they assess the upcoming Gameweek 6 in the Premier League. Along with their best bets, they look at how teams are dealing with injuries and a numbers advantage in soccer betting.
27 min
58
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Septemb...
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how much Liverpool may be necessary as they host Crystal Palace at Anfield.
50 min
59
SorareAndrews Podcast: Sorare on a $500 Budget
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss how they would spend a $500 budget if they were new to Sorare, including whether they would focus on limited cards or rely on rare cards in All-Star D4.
77 min
60
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 5
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back for Gameweek 5 in the Premier League after a busy week of Champions League. Can Chelsea win at Tottenham? Should you keep parlaying home favorites? Adam and Chris discuss.
23 min
61
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, Septem...
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's six-game UEFA Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how popular they think Lionel Messi will be as Paris Saint-Germain face Club Brugge.
42 min
62
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, Septembe...
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's six-game UEFA Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how popular they think Chelsea will be as the biggest favorite.
42 min
63
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, Septemb...
Andrew Laird, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that is highlighted by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United.
55 min
64
SorareAndrews Podcast: Livin' La Liga Loca
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the huge news of Sorare adding all of La Liga to the platform, including when they think they'll dive into the new cards and how they'll affect Champion Europe.
80 min
65
Kits & Wagers: Premier League Gameweek 4
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen are back for Gameweek 4 after what was an eventful international break. How much do the FIFA sanctions matter and should you avoid betting those sides? As usual, they lay out their best bets for the weekend.
21 min
66
SorareAndrews Podcast: The Future of SorareData
Andrew Laird and Andy Black are joined by SorareData founder Maxime Hagenbourger, who has a big announcement about the future of the site.
74 min
67
Premier League Betting: Futures for 20/21 Season
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen assess the Premier League and where it stands after three weeks. They look at futures from the top to the bottom of the table. They also take on Cristiano Ronaldo's early projections.
25 min
68
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, August 28
Andrew Laird, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, which will make fantasy players pay up if they want a piece of West Ham against Crystal Palace.
56 min
69
Premier League Betting: Gameweek 3
Adam Zdroik tries to recover from last week's best bets and dives into the Newcastle-Southampton matchup, one that could produce goals.
13 min
70
SorareAndrews Podcast: Why Do I Own 31 Limited ...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the first 10 days of Limited cards on Sorare, including whether their strategies have changed with regard to the scarcity and if they see any opportunities with rare and super rare cards.
80 min
71
Premier League Betting: Gameweek 2
Adam Zdroik and Chris Owen discuss betting and the Premier League. They look at results from the opening weekend and give their best bets for Gameweek 2.
20 min
72
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, August 21
Andrew Laird, Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that includes Manchester City as huge favorites against Norwich City.
61 min
73
SorareAndrews Podcast: Limited Cards Bundle
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the new Limited cards on Sorare, including whether they are buying any and how they think the market will react for rare and super rare cards.
84 min
74
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Saturday, August 14
Andrew Laird is joined by Jordan Cooper and Ryan Belongia to break down Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how they think most cash-game constructions will look and where they see the best GPP pivots from a chalky Chelsea.
64 min
75
SorareAndrews Podcast: Is Challenger Europe Too...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss how they try to compete in Challenger Europe, the biggest region on Sorare in terms of licensed teams, and whether they think the site should change which teams compete there.
72 min
76
From DFS to NFTs: Moving from DraftKings to Sorare
Andrew Laird and Sean Newsham discuss how they got into Sorare and what similarities there are between DFS and Sorare to help them succeed.
80 min
77
SorareAndrews Podcast: Super Rare Bundle
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss Super Rare cards on Sorare, including why and when they started to buy them, and how they try to value cards that don't have much liquidity.
83 min
78
SorareAndrews Podcast: Why the Scaling Solution...
Andrew Laird and Andy Black are joined by Maxime Hagenbourger of SorareData to discuss the new scaling solution for Sorare and why it matters for all users.
84 min
79
SorareAndrews Podcast: Let's Get Ready to Rumble
Andrew Laird and Andy Black are joined by Sean Newsham to discuss how they are getting ready for the upcoming European soccer season, including how they're planning to build lineups and what divisions they are prioritizing.
78 min
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DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Final Strategies for ...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Sunday's UEFA Euro 2020 final between Italy and England, with DraftKings offering $100K to first place in their main GPP.
47 min
81
SorareAndrews Podcast: Let's Win More Cards!
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the newly announced rewards changes and how they could change their card accumulation and lineup strategies.
67 min
82
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Englan...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Wednesday's UEFA Euro 2020 Semi-Final match between England v. Denmark, which will likely have many fantasy players trying to stack England.
42 min
83
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Italy ...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Tuesday's UEFA Euro 2020 semi-final matchup between Italy and Spain.
47 min
84
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Saturd...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which could have plenty of fantasy players trying to stack England.
53 min
85
SorareAndrews Podcast: U23 Purge
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss the July 1 changeover of U23 players, including which big names will no longer be eligible and how their prices could be affected.
69 min
86
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Friday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Friday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes a huge matchup between Belgium and Italy, two of the tournament favorites.
52 min
87
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Tuesda...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Tuesday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes a power-house matchup between England and Germany.
55 min
88
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Monday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Monday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which will likely have fantasy players trying to stack France and Spain.
65 min
89
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Sunday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belgonia break down Sunday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players will have to decide between Memphis Depay and Kevin De Bruyne.
51 min
90
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Saturd...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which has Italy as a decently sized favorite against Austria.
48 min
91
SorareAndrews Podcast: Lineup Bundle
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss their favorite lineup strategies for entering tournaments on Sorare, including how they use stacks, what factors go into their captain decisions and why they sometimes prioritizing certain positions over others.
75 min
92
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Wednes...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Wednesday's four-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, including why many fantasy players could fade guys like Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski.
44 min
93
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Tuesda...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Tuesday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes a potentially tight match between England and Czech Republic.
44 min
94
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Monday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Monday's four-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, including how to handle the biggest favorite having nothing to play for after already winning their group.
52 min
95
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Sunday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Sunday's two-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes Italy and Switzerland as solid favorites.
47 min
96
SorareAndrews Podcast: SorareData and Chill
Andrew Laird and Andy Black are joined by SorareData founder Maxime Hagenbouger to discuss the latest improvements to the site, what the best improvements to Sorare could be, and where more transparency is needed.
78 min
97
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Saturd...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Saturday's three-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes a power-house matchup between Germany and Portugal.
56 min
98
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Friday...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Friday's three-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, one that could be very popular because England face off against Scotland.
55 min
99
DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Thursd...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Thursday's three-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, where the Netherlands' Memphis Depay figures to be very popular in cash games and GPPs.
50 min
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DraftKings UEFA Euro 2020 Strategies for Wednes...
Andrew Laird and Ryan Belongia break down Wednesday's three-game UEFA Euro 2020 slate on DraftKings, which includes Italy as the biggest favorite against Switzerland.
53 min