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 and season-long soccer contests from multiple leagues, including the English Premier League, Major League Soccer and the UEFA Champions League. Hosted by Andrew Laird, who is joined regularly by Jordan Cooper, Schuyler Redpath, JD Bazzo, Luis Pacheco and Daniel Bramlette, 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, April 3
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why they aren't stacking Manchester City attackers even though they are favored.
31 min
2
Interview with Maxime Hagenbourger, Creator of ...
Andrew Laird sits down with SorareData creator Maxime Hagenbourger to discuss how he got into Sorare, why he created SorareData, which tools are the most popular on the site and a preview into some enhancements that will be released soon.
59 min
3
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wednesday, March 17
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's two-game UCL slate on DraftKings, including whether they think a rotated Bayern Munich side is still worth stacking against Lazio.
21 min
4
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tuesday, March 16
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's two-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of a Manchester City stack in cash games as they take on Borussia Monchengladbach in Hungary.
24 min
5
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Sat, March 13
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why they aren't rushing to stack Manchester City against Fulham.
30 min
6
What's the Deal with Sorare?
Andrew Laird and Andy Black discuss their paths to joining Sorare, why they think it's better than other NFTs, and what they think are the best ways to start playing depending on the size of your budget.
46 min
7
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wed, March 10
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's two-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not Barcelona's 4-1 aggregate deficit is too much to trust Lionel Messi.
23 min
8
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tues, March 9
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's two-game UCL slate on DraftKings, including whether they expect more fantasy players to focus on Cristiano Ronaldo or Erling Haaland.
19 min
9
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Sat, March 6
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why Ross Barkley might be the key to everything.
27 min
10
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Sat, Feb 27
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why they hope not a single goal gets scored.
29 min
11
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wed, Feb 24
Andrew Laird and Matt Birnbach break down Wednesday's two-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including the multiple paths for Atalanta stacks to work out.
25 min
12
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Tues, Feb 23
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's two-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how many Bayern Munich players are viable in cash games.
26 min
13
DraftKings EPL Strategies for Sat, Feb 20
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of paying down at forward in cash games even if the player's floor is close to zero.
32 min
14
DraftKings UCL Strategies for Wed, Feb 17
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's two-game UCL slate on DraftKings, including why Cristiano Ronaldo will surely be the most popular player in cash games and GPPs.
21 min
15
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Feb 16
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's two-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including which directions fantasy players could go in tournaments if they fade Lionel Messi.
26 min
16
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Feb 13
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why they don't necessarily think stacking Manchester City players is optimal despite them being the biggest favorite.
33 min
17
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Feb 6
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's four-game EPL slate on DraftKings, which has Manchester United as the biggest favorite once again.
28 min
18
DraftKings EPL Preview for Tues, Feb 2
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Tuesday's four-game EPL slate on DraftKings, including why fantasy players won't be stacking Manchester United like they did Manchester City last week.
29 min
19
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Jan 30
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game EPL slate on DraftKings, including why fantasy players are likely to once again stack Manchester City.
30 min
20
DraftKings EPL Preview for Tues, Jan 26
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Tuesday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why so many people will be stacking Manchester City.
30 min
21
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Jan 16
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of punting on a minimum-priced player in cash games to help fit in all the set-piece takers.
28 min
22
DraftKings EPL Preview for Tues, Jan 12
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Tuesday's two-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether Bruno Fernandes should be a priority in cash games despite being the highest priced player.
18 min
23
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Jan 2
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including which cheap players may be worth targeting on a slate where almost everyone is overpriced.
33 min
24
DraftKings EPL Preview for Tues, Dec 29
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Tuesday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that will require fantasy players to make tough decisions because almost everyone is overpriced.
36 min
25
DraftKings Boxing Day EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how much fantasy players may want to stack Aston Villa at home against Crystal Palace.
27 min
26
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Dec 19
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players are likely to stack Manchester City away to Southampton.
26 min
27
DraftKings EPL Previews for Wed, Dec 15
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview both of Wednesday's Premier League classic slates on DraftKings, which will allow players to participate in one slate where everyone seems under-priced and another where everyone seems over-priced.
49 min
28
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Dec 12
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players should be prioritizing Kevin De Bruyne and Bruno Fernandes in the Manchester Derby.
40 min
29
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Dec 9
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's six-game UEFA Champions League slate on DraftKings, including which teams that have nothing to play for may still be worthwhile targets.
39 min
30
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Dec 8
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's UEFA Champions League slate on DraftKings, including which players are worth prioritizing for those who don't want to pay up for Neymar.
45 min
31
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Dec 5
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including what fantasy players could do if they want to fade Manchester City.
37 min
32
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Dec 2
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including what fantasy players could do if they want to fade Cristiano Ronaldo.
43 min
33
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Dec 1
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including which teams make for the best stacks for those who want to fade Atalanta.
38 min
34
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Nov 28
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game EPL slate on DraftKings, one that includes Manchester City as huge favorites at home against Burnley.
43 min
35
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Nov 25
Andrew Laird and Matt Birnbach preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players need to stack Bayern Munich against RB Salzburg.
39 min
36
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Nov 24
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game UEFA Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how much fantasy players should be stacking Juventus.
34 min
37
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Nov 21
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game EPL slate on DraftKings, including how viable it is to pair Bruno Fernandes with Kevin De Bruyne.
30 min
38
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Nov 7
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether fantasy players should stack Chelsea in cash games.
30 min
39
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Nov 4
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether fantasy players will be able to roster both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
36 min
40
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Nov 3
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco break down Tuesday's Champions League slate on DraftKings, including what types of players have to be in consideration for those who want to pay up for Robert Lewandowski and Kevin De Bruyne.
34 min
41
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Oct 31
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's two-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, which includes Chelsea and Liverpool as big favorites.
30 min
42
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Oct 28
Andrew Laird and Matt Birnbach preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not they think fantasy players will be stacking Borussia Dortmund in cash games.
40 min
43
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Oct 27
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including which teams fantasy players could target if they want to fade Liverpool, the biggest favorite on the slate.
41 min
44
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Oct 24
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how fantasy players should prioritize the Liverpool attack at home against Sheffield United.
35 min
45
DraftKings UCL Preview for Wed, Oct 21
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including why fantasy players may be better off focusing on Liverpool's defenders than their forwards.
37 min
46
DraftKings UCL Preview for Tues, Oct 20
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, which includes some very interesting prices for players from RB Leipzig.
44 min
47
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Oct. 17
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including what to do with the Manchester City attack if Kevin De Bruyne does not play.
36 min
48
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Oct. 3
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's two-game Premier League slate, including how much Manchester City you need as they travel to face Leeds United.
32 min
49
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Sept 26
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how much Chelsea fantasy players may want because they are big favorites away to West Brom.
35 min
50
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Sept. 19
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players should spend up for Bruno Fernandes.
35 min
51
DraftKings EPL Preview for Sat, Sept 12
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that includes Liverpool as a heavy favorite against newly promoted Leeds.
37 min
52
Assessing 2020/21 Premier League Futures
Andrew Laird and Matt Birnbach discuss their favorite futures bets for the 2020/21 Premier League season, including why betting on relegation is more fun than the potential title winner.
60 min
53
Sun, July 26 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Sunday's 10-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how much fantasy players should build motivation into their considerations.
68 min
54
Sat, July 11 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including what lineup construction considerations fantasy players must make because of the staggered start times.
42 min
55
Sat, July 4 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's two-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players should be stacking Manchester United in cash games.
43 min
56
Wed, July 1 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the different lineup paths many people are likely to take based on whether James Maddison starts for Leicester City.
39 min
57
Sat, June 27 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
56 min
58
Wed, June 24 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not it's worth paying up for Bruno Fernandes because Manchester United are the biggest favorite.
38 min
59
Sat, June 20 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including what fantasy players should do to increase their flexibility for the staggered start times.
36 min
60
Sat, June 13 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Saturday's five-game Bundesliga slate on DraftKings, including why a cash-game-type lineup could win a GPP.
39 min
61
Sat, June 6 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Bundesliga slate on DraftKings, including why Serge Gnabry and Thomas Muller are great GPP plays.
57 min
62
Sat, May 30 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Bundesliga slate on DraftKings, including how much Filip Kostic affects lineup construction.
46 min
63
Der Klassiker Preview and the Filip Kostic Dile...
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Tuesday's Borussia Dortmund v. Bayern Munich showdown and then discuss whether Filip Kostic is optimal on DraftKings' three-game classic slate.
69 min
64
Sat, May 23 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Bundesliga slate on DraftKings, including why one team could be the highest owned in GPPs but also the lowest owned in cash games.
52 min
65
Sat, May 16 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Bundesliga slate on DraftKings, including whether fantasy players need to have exposure to Borussia Dortmund against FC Schalke in the Revierderby.
55 min
66
March 10-11 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's Champions League slate on DraftKings, including where they stand on rostering Neymar in cash games despite an incredibly high price.
31 min
67
Sat, March 7 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy owners should be stacking Arsenal, who are favored at home against West Ham.
37 min
68
Feb 25-26 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's Champions League action on DraftKings, including what to do with Lionel Messi, who is the most expensive player on the slate.
41 min
69
Sat, Feb 22 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why players from Manchester City and Leicester City may not be necessary in cash games.
39 min
70
Feb 18-19 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's four-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not Neymar is worth his salary if he starts against Borussia Dortmund.
34 min
71
Interview with Matt Birnbach
Andrew Laird interviews Matt Birnbach
64 min
72
Sat, Feb 1 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that isn't expected to have many goals except for one big favorite.
35 min
73
Tues. Jan 21 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Tuesday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why exposure to Manchester City may not be as necessary despite being the biggest favorite yet again.
32 min
74
Sat, Jan 18 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how much Manchester City you need as they are huge favorites at home against Crystal Palace.
45 min
75
Sat, Jan 11 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how their lineup construction changes in cash games if James Maddison doesn't start.
28 min
76
New Year's Day DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of fading Manchester City in cash games despite being the biggest favorite with the highest implied goal total.
54 min
77
Sat, Dec 28 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not paying up for James Maddison is optimal for cash games.
47 min
78
DraftKings Boxing Day EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Thursday's six-game Boxing Day Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players need to prioritize Chelsea's Willian.
43 min
79
Sat, Dec 21 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that doesn't have any dominant favorites.
42 min
80
Sat, Dec 14 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not Mason Mount fits into optimal cash-game lineups with Chelsea heavily favored at home against Bournemouth.
49 min
81
Wed, Dec 11 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how much fantasy players can trust Atletico Madrid at home against Lokomotiv Moscow.
35 min
82
Tues, Dec 10 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players will be able to rely on Borussia Dortmund at home against Slavia Prague.
38 min
83
Sat, Dec 7 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how paying up for Kevin De Bruyne at home against Manchester United massively affects lineup construction.
30 min
84
Wed, Dec 4 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of paying up for Willian in a home match against Aston Villa.
37 min
85
Sat, Nov 30 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether rostering expensive goal-dependent forwards is the optimal move in cash games.
39 min
86
Tues, Nov 26 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether Harry Kane or Son Heung-Min should be the primary target for Tottenham as they host Olympiacos.
45 min
87
Sat, Nov 23 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why filling the midfield spots is much harder than usual.
43 min
88
Sat, Nov 9 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not Harry Kane is worth targeting in cash games.
49 min
89
Wed, Nov 6 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how fantasy players can differentiate if they don't want to play Paris Saint-Germain, the biggest favorite.
31 min
90
Tues, Nov 5 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not they think Hakim Ziyech is needed in cash games.
31 min
91
Sat, Nov 2 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether it's worth stacking Manchester City in cash games and GPPs. (hint: yes)
43 min
92
Sat, Oct 26 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not it's optimal to stack Chelsea away to Burnley.
42 min
93
Wed, Oct 23 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of fading Lionel Messi despite Barcelona being heavily favored against Slavia Prague.
38 min
94
Tues, Oct 22 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, one that has the guys considering a fairly small player pool despite six big favorites.
37 min
95
Sat, Oct 19 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of fading the two biggest favorites in cash games.
45 min
96
Sat, Oct 5 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not it's worth fading Mohamed Salah and Liverpool.
50 min
97
Wed, Oct 2 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including what you do if you decide to fade both Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah.
40 min
98
Tues, Oct 1 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League main slate on DraftKings, including how much Manchester City exposure is necessary as they host Dinamo Zagreb at the Etihad.
49 min
99
Sat, Sept 28 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate on DraftKings, including why neither of them wants to play Harry Kane in cash games.
48 min
100
Sat, Sept 21 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's four-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including which cheaper players are viable for those looking to stack Manchester City attackers against Watford.
40 min