Author: Nicholas Volinchak

NBA Breakdown – 3/11/16

Welcome back to another edition of ResearchFantasy’s NBA Breakdown. Tonight, we get a 10 game slate with some good games slated to take place. The first games that jump out at me are HOU/BOS, MIN/OKC, NO/MEM, ORL/SAC and POR/GS. Those should all be very high scoring games, and if they are not, they feature a lot of value options. We already know Conley, Cousins and Payton are out, and I’m sure that there are more on the way. On to my favorites! POINT GUARD: Damian Lillard – I love this matchup for both Steph and Lillard tonight, and with...

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NHL Breakdown – 3/11/16

Welcome back for another edition of our NHL Breakdown. Tonight, we get a 5 game slate, which is a little small for my liking, but I’ll tell ya what, I’ll take what I can get if it means I can play cash games. On to the picks! WINGERS: Johnny Gaudreau – I love targeting Gaudreau on home ice, and on top of that, he gets a plus opportunity against the Coyotes tonight. I expect Johnny Hockey to be relatively high owned tonight on a short slate, so fading him in this situation could be very risky. Scott Hartnell – This...

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NHL Breakdown – 3/10/16

Welcome back for another edition of our NHL Breakdown. Tonight, we get a 6 game slate, which is a little small for my liking, but I’ll tell ya what, I’ll take what I can get if it means I can play cash games. I won’t do it unless there at least 5 games. On to the picks! WINGERS: Brad Marchand – There is a lot to like today on the slate. One of the first places I am inclined to look is with the top Boston line. They have been playing some really great hockey, and get a premier...

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Who is Winning in Free Agency?

It’s March in the NFL and that means one thing: the start of a new league season. With the start of a new league season also comes the start of free agency. It kicked off in a big way this year, as many star players found themselves in new homes. Even though we are really just getting started, I want to break down five teams who I think have done well, I have questions about or are just falling behind the curve. Who’s Winning: Jacksonville Jaguars – I don’t think anyone can argue that Jacksonville has one of the most potent offenses in the league. If you would have uttered that five years ago, you would have been laughed at. This team is the real deal on that side of the ball. Blake Bortles should take another step forward, and if he can cut down on the interceptions, has two high end receivers in Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns, a good tight end in Julius Thomas, and a competent backfield in TJ Yeldon and Chris Ivory. It wasn’t the Ivory move that has me seeing this team going in the right direction; it is rather the signings Malik Jackson and Tashaun Gipson that has me seeing them move in the right direction. This defense was among the worst in the league in 2015, especially against the pass, and is...

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