Benny Ricciardi

All Sports Analyst      

2014 winner of the FSWA’s Baseball Article of the Year award. 2016 FSTA Winner for Radio Show of the Year for "On Target Fantasy". 2017 winner for Basketball Writer of the Year from the FSWA. Benny was a featured writer for the DraftKings Playbook, an on air talent for FNTSY Radio, a podcast host and writer for RotoWire, a daily fantasy expert at Scout Fantasy and one of the featured writers and webcast hosts at RotoCurve. He is a published author in the fantasy sports space and a journalist who has had articles picked up by the AP press and distributed through various news outlets around the country. He is a frequent guest on Sirius XM Fantasy and FNTSY Radio talking about both season long and daily fantasy sports topics. 

 TE Breakdown: Week 10
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:48

One of the toughest decisions we have every week as daily fantasy players is who to start at tight end. It is also one of those things that is very site specific. Whether the scoring system is PPR or half PPR can determine if a guy is playable or not. The pricing is also a major issue that changes which guys are playable. On FanDuel we have a smaller difference in price between the top options and the middle of the road guys.

 Benny's NBA Cash Game Breakdown -11/8
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 16:57

For a small four game Thursday slate, we have some great matchups. Hopefully that means we have four solid games that all stay close and get a lot of top notch fantasy production. We do have a lot of injuries for such a short slate. Big ones too. Draymond Green has already been ruled out and not having him to help defend Giannis could be a huge deal.

 Benny's NBA Cash Game Breakdown - 11/7
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 16:57

We now have some data after a few weeks of the NBA season that we can start to use to highlight good spots to attack and places where guys are likely to outperform. You may be asking yourself, “HOW DO WE DO THAT?” Some of the first things I look at, even before getting into the players that I like today, are the team stats and the Vegas totals. I want to know which teams are projected for the most points. The more points a team is projected to score, the higher the fantasy production is likely to be for those guys. I want to know which guys have the best chance to play above their norms. In order to do that, we can...

 Benny's NBA Cash Game Breakdown - 11/6
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 16:57




 Benny's Mon/Thu NFL Rundown - 11/5
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Monday, November 5, 2018 - 15:09