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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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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
Sat, June 27 DraftKings Bundesliga Preview
56 min
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
19
Interview with Matt Birnbach
Andrew Laird interviews Matt Birnbach
64 min
20
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
21
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
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
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
33
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
34
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
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
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
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
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
48
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
49
Wed, Sept 18 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not it is necessary to pay up for Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski.
56 min
50
Tues, Sept 17 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate on DraftKings, including why it might be possible to leave $5,000 in salary in cash games.
64 min
51
Sat., Sept. 14 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how viable Harry Kane is in cash games.
56 min
52
Sat, Aug. 31 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game EPL slate on DraftKings, including the viability of stacking Manchester City in cash games.
54 min
53
Sat, Aug 24 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not it's optimal fade both Mohamed Salah and Marcus Rashford in cash games.
49 min
54
Sat, Aug. 17 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of stacking Manchester City at home against Spurs.
56 min
55
Sat, Aug. 10 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's opening five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether or not fantasy players should be paying up for Harry Kane in cash games.
63 min
56
New Strategies for DraftKings Soccer
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down the new soccer scoring rules on DraftKings and explain how GPP and cash game strategies will change.
72 min
57
Premier League Team Expectations
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb discuss the latest updates to their player rankings and then dive into which Premier League teams they think will underperform and outperform expectations this season.
51 min
58
FPL Player Rankings Update Review
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb review the changes they made to their preseason fantasy Premier League rankings, including what to do with all of West Ham's attackers and how new players from other leagues should be examined.
62 min
59
Fri, July 12 DraftKings MLS Preview
JD Bazzo, Schuyler Redpath and Daniel Bramlette preview Friday's three-game Major League Soccer slate on DraftKings.
36 min
60
FPL Preseason Rankings Review
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb review their preseason fantasy Premier League rankings.
78 min
61
Fri, June 28 AND Sat, June 29 DraftKings MLS Pr...
Daniel Bramlette and Schuyler Redpath preview this weekend's classic Major League Soccer slates on DraftKings, including Friday's two-gamer and Saturday's massive eight-gamer.
58 min
62
Sat, June 22 DraftKings MLS Preview
Schuyler Redpath and Daniel Bramlette preview Saturday's five-game MLS slate on DraftKings.
51 min
63
Sat, June 1 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird and Schuyler Redpath preview Saturday's seven-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including whether or not Josef Martinez is worth paying up for in cash games because Atlanta United is hosting the Chicago Fire.
50 min
64
DraftKings UCL Final Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's UEFA Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham, including why building the optimal lineup is likely a terrible strategy for winning the $50K GPP.
44 min
65
Wed, May 29 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette previews Wednesday's five-game MLS slate on DraftKings, one that has the Philadelphia Union as the biggest favorite.
37 min
66
Sat, May 18 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird and Daniel Bramlette preview Saturday's four-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including why fantasy players could be fading Nicolas Lodeiro.
54 min
67
Wed, May 15 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette and JD Bazzo preview Wednesday's four-game MLS slate on DraftKings, who is offering their biggest MLS GPP of the season that will pay $1,000 to first place.
58 min
68
Sat, May 11 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Saturday's five-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including whether DFS players should pay up for Carlos Vela despite playing away to Columbus.
55 min
69
Sun, May 12 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down Sunday's 10-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the most likely team to be stacked and which low-owned forwards could help people win GPPs.
69 min
70
Wed, May 8 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette is back with a solo effort to break down Wednesday's four-game MLS slate on DraftKings, one that could see many DFS players considering Chicago's Nico Gaitan.
18 min
71
May 7-8 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's Champions League slate, including whether or not fading Lionel Messi will be optimal in cash games and GPPs.
42 min
72
Sat, May 4 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird and Schuyler Redpath preview Saturday's six-game Major League Soccer slate on DraftKings, including why it might be better to fade Carlos Vela despite LA FC hosting the Chicago Fire.
39 min
73
Sat, May 4 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that includes just a single team that will be highly motivated.
50 min
74
April 30 - May 1 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's Champions League slate on DraftKings, a two-gamer that all but forces you to roster Lionel Messi in cash games.
38 min
75
Sat, April 27 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 Gylfi Sigurdsson is required in cash games.
58 min
76
Sat, April 27 DraftKings MLS Preview
Schuyler Redpath and Daniel Bramlette prove their dedication to daily fantasy MLS by previewing Saturday's four-game slate on DraftKings, whose biggest guaranteed prize pool is $500.
54 min
77
April 19 & 20 DraftKings MLS Previews!
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and Daniel Bramlette preview Friday's three-game Major League Soccer slate on DraftKings and then discuss Saturday's four-game slate as well!
56 min
78
Sat, April 20 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including the viability of Callum Wilson in cash games.
50 min
79
April 16-17 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether Lionel Messi is optimal despite last week's dud.
64 min
80
Sat, April 13 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Saturday's six-game Major League Soccer slate on DraftKings, which includes a prime matchup for LAFC at home against FC Cincinnati.
61 min
81
Sat, April 13 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, including how to address a possibly rotated Manchester United team playing in the late game.
69 min
82
April 9-10 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how much sense Cristiano Ronaldo makes in cash games.
46 min
83
Sat, April 6 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette and JD Bazzo preview Saturday's six-game Major League Soccer slate on DraftKings, including how important Nicolas Lodeiro is with Seattle at home against Real Salt Lake.
51 min
84
Sat, April 6 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that includes five of the six teams that made up the main slate three weeks ago.
49 min
85
Sat, March 30 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird and Schuyler Redpath preview Saturday's five-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including whether fantasy players can trust expansion side FC Cincinnati at home against the Philadelphia Union.
45 min
86
Sat, March 30 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate on DraftKings, including whether it's necessary to load up on Manchester United, who are the biggest favorite at home to Watford.
57 min
87
Sat, March 23 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Daniel Bramlette preview Saturday's three-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including just how viable Nani is for Orlando City playing at the Red Bulls.
35 min
88
Sat, March 16 DraftKings MLS Preview
Daniel Bramlette makes up for lost time from last week's podcast by providing a solo effort to preview this Saturday's five-game MLS slate on DraftKings.
18 min
89
Sat, March 16 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game daily fantasy Premier League slate on DraftKings, one that could leave people having to play goal-dependent forwards in cash games.
42 min
90
March 12-13 DraftKings UCL Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's Champions League slate on DraftKings, including how much Manchester City is worth having since fantasy players are probably rostering Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
48 min
91
Sat, March 9 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath, JD Bazzo and Daniel Bramlette preview Saturday's four-game MLS slate on DraftKings, including whether Albert Rusnak is the best midfield option as Real Salt Lake host Vancouver.
52 min
92
Sat, March 9 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including the possibility of completely fading Manchester City despite them being by far the biggest favorite.
54 min
93
March 5-6 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's daily fantasy Champions League slate on DraftKings, including whether it's even worth targeting anyone from a banged up Manchester United playing away to Paris Saint-Germain.
48 min
94
Sat, March 2 DraftKings MLS Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo, Schuyler Redpath and Daniel Bramlette preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy MLS slate on DraftKings, including a number of potential value plays who will make it easier to pay up for players like Nicolas Lodeiro and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
79 min
95
Sat, March 2 DraftKings EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including whether or not stacking Manchester City is the right strategy for cash games.
56 min
96
Wed, Feb 27 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, one that has a number of big favorites but it could all come down to Arsenal's Mesut Ozil. Really!
51 min
97
Sat, Feb 23 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, one that could have fantasy players wondering if they should play multiple Crystal Palace forwards in cash games.
50 min
98
Feb 19-20 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's daily fantasy Champions League slate, including how viable the capture method is for Manchester City's match away to Schalke.
50 min
99
Feb 12-13 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this week's Champions League action, including whether or not Kylian Mbappe is worth playing without Neymar and Edinson Cavani available for Paris Saint-Germain.
59 min
100
Sat, Feb 9 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including whether or not the capture method is in play for cash games with Liverpool big favorites at home against Bournemouth.
58 min