DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UEFA Euro 2020 Picks

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UEFA Euro 2020 Picks

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MATCHES (ET)

FORWARDS

Cristiano Ronaldo, POR v. HUN ($10,600): Portugal have the best matchup on the two-game slate, and while my original thought was to fade Ronaldo, there are reasons to take him. He costs $1,300 less than Robert Lewandowski did Monday, and he also has better odds to hit the back of the net. Portugal have a deep squad, but Ronaldo remains a heavy focal point of the attack, often playing as a center-forward, taking seven shots in their most recent friendly against Israel. Home-field advantage hasn't played a huge role for weaker teams in the Euros, and that's probably how this match will go unless Hungary look like a new team. They scored one goal against Cyprus and Ireland in recent friendlies and aren't expected to have much of the ball Tuesday. There's an obvious strategy to fade Ronaldo since everyone else is cheaper, but has the best odds to score for a reason. The other issue is that whoever starts on the wings, whether it's Diogo Jota ($9,100), Joao Felix ($7,800) or Bernardo Silva ($6,900), could be subbed off early. Then again, Felix and Silva are considerably cheaper and you could play both of them in a Ronaldo fade.

Antoine Griezmann, FRA v. GER ($8,500): Unless you want to punt on a Hungary forward, you'll have to decide between Germany and France. Germany are on home soil, but France are the better team, so I'll

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