Maxim Matchups 101

Maxim Matchups 101  Maxim Matchups is a new daily fantasy sports game that recently changed its name from Maxim Fantasy Sports. Here are the basics you need to know about playing, enjoying and winning on Maxim Matchups.   First of all, yes, it is from that Maxim, as in Maxim Magazine. But the game is focused on sports, not on the Maxim girls. But trust me, it’s still worth playing!   $$$ Note $$$ - Sign up for Maxim Matchups using promo code TheWagnerWire and you’ll get a special chance to win $10,000 without losing any cash.  See details at the end of this article.   Maxim Matchups has a different approach to DFS. The game play is super easy with no need to track salaries or

The Wagner Wire – DFS Lineup Scouting Report for MLB: 08/18/2015

Whats going on DFS Champions? We have some great match ups for the Aug. 18th, 7:05pm ET (Main Slate) on FanDuel. Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals will be playing in Coors Field, and Clayton Kershaw is on the bump in Oakland. So without further ado, lets tap into The Wagner Wire. Pitcher - Clayton Kershaw $13,400 Its no surprise that Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 2.39) is the highest pitcher for tonight's slate. Priced at $13,400, Kershaw is worth every bit of it. Say bye to your FanDuel budget, but he is hurling against the A's at the Coliseum. The A's have been struggling at plate. They're hitting just .239 as a team, with an OPS of only .692 in August. With these numbers and

The Wagner Wire DFS Lineup Scout: 07/29/2015 (Early Slate)

What is up fantasy champions? We're playing the 12:10 pm ET (Early) slate today. We have another fantastic lineup for you today. TWW is heavy on the Tribe today against Guthrie (7-6, 5.35). With the MLB trade deadline quickly approaching, key players have been on the move and it appears more are to come. Keep this in mind today as you pick your DFS lineup. Make sure to check the weather in Minnesota..23 MPH winds blowing out! Infielder - Jason Kipnis $3,700 Kipnis is proving to be one of the best hitting second baseman this season. and his numbers versus Guthrie (7-6, 5.35) are sick! He's hitting .440 with an OPS of 1.264. Its no surprise TWW is heavy on the Tribe with Guthrie's awful

The Wagner Wire DFS Lineup Scout: 07/11/2015

What is up fantasy champions? We're playing the 2:10 pm ET Early and 7:15 pm ET slates today. We're still going keep our eyes on the Battle of the Beltways series, but we're going to focus on the afternoon games for this installment. Infielder - Todd Frazier $3,800 The "Toddfather" has a great matchup today against Conley, who has one inning of work on the bump this season. Frazier has that righty v lefty matchup in his favor and has tremendous power in that Reds' lineup. Frazier is hitting .281/25/55/.918 going into the All-Star Game. Outfielder - Yoenis Cespedes $3,500 Cespedes will face Hughes (7-6, 4.19) today at Target Field. Yoenis sees Hughes well, owning a career avg of .500 and an OPS of

The Wagner Wire DFS Lineup Scout: 07/10/2015 “Battle Of The Beltways”

What is up fantasy champions? We have a lock and loaded card featuring tonight's Battle of the Beltways in Camden Yards. Birdland will be electric tonight! Harper and Machado are two of the most talented players in "the show". The Battle of Beltways begins tonight. Machado and Harper elevate their play in the spotlight. I feel the natural competition between these two franchise stars will provide for some power at the plate! Here is a preview of whom we like tonight. Infielder - Manny Machado $4,300 Manny Machado has been on fire for the Orioles. He seems to like his leadoff role for the O's. He's currently batting .301, with 19 Hr 48 RBIs, 13 steals, and has an OPS of .895. He covers

The Wagner Wire DFS Lineup Scout: 06/23/2015

What is up fantasy champions? Hopefully its your DFS balance! Ha Ha! Lets start with reviewing our picks from yesterday.     Catcher - Dioner Navarro $2,200 Navarro went off yesterday, going 3 for 4, with a HR and a double. Thats quite a show from Navarro. Best of all, he only cost $2,200.   Infielder - Brian Dozier $3,900 Brian Dozier also produced, going 2 for 5, with a HR and 3 RBIs. Again.. you're welcome!     Outfielder - Mike Trout $5,200 Mike Trout went hitless last night. Thats usually not the case. I'd take an 1.383 OPS against the opposing pitcher any day.     So we went 2 for 3 in our report. TWW always delivers! Here is a preview of who The Wagner Wire likes in tonight's MLB contests...   (TWW Wiretap ) -

The Wagner Wire DFS Lineup Scout: 06/22/2015

What is up fantasy champions? Hopefully your DFS balance! Here is a preview of who The Wagner Wagner likes in tonight's MLB contests...   Catcher - Dioner Navarro $2,200  Navarro will face Andriese (2-1, 3.26) tonight in the Trop. He will be be batting clean up, sandwiched between Encarnacion and Colabello. We know the average is low for Navarro, but for $2,200 and 4th in Toronto's batting order, we feel that Navarro is your guy. Infielder - Brian Dozier $3,900 Brian Dozier owns a terrific line against Danks (3-7, 5.16). Dozier is hitting .400 with a 1.137 OPS. The righty v lefty matchup also plays to Dozier's favor. He will bat in the 2-hole tonight. He's our 2B for tonight. Outfielder - Mike Trout $5,200  Mike Trout

The Wagner Wire: Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup 6/16/2015

This Lineup was created on FanDuel using a $35,000 cap. Use this advice or compete against us on FanDuel!     Welcome back fantasy champions! We are playing the 7:05pm ET lineup tonight on FanDuel. Here are the players you will want to select tonight!     P – Morton $7,400: Morton isn’t a K machine, but he has a solid ERA of 2.05. The Pirates are hot right now! I feel their strong defense will give Morton the extra 4 points for the win.     C – Perez $2,600: Salvi is playing in Miller Park tonight, against Garza (4-7, 4.80) Perez is hitting .288/10/29 this year and will use batting 5th tonight.     1B – Davis $3,300: Crush has a fantastic lefty v righty matchup tonight against Williams (3-6, 5.71). Crush will