We will be posting and playing the lineup that we post this week to show our followers on the fence to put their faith in the DFSGods. Without further ado, in the words of some great man a very long time ago 'let's win some money'!
Tim Howard (Everton, $3,900) - Now that Mr. Howard has reclaimed his starting spot between the sticks for USA, look for Timmy to lock into his old form and rekindle his dominance. Villa is in shambles so we look for Howard to coast his way to the clean-sheet, a few saves, and the win.
Maarten Stekelenburg (Southampton, $3,400) - One of the best plays of the week due to his inexplicably low price tag, look for Martin to be a safe low risk high reward play with saves, clean-sheet, and win potential all through the roof.
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham, $3,600) - West Ham has some important offensive injuries at the moment, however they have managed to rattle off wins against almost every major club this far domestically, I'm going against the grain here but Lloris has been Tottenham's most consistent player by far and I expect him to show his leadership in this pivotal battle.
Seamus Coleman (Everton, $4,200) - Keeping Coleman short and sweet, very favorable matchup in which his speed should allow him to zoom down the flanks and fire in dangerous crosses coupled with the fact Everton should coast to victory, handcuff Coleman with Howard and ride out to 20 bonus points.
Leighton Baines (Everton, $3,900) - Same goes with Mr. Baines for Everton in terms of the handcuff with Howard, however he could be the play of the entire weekend, double check the day of the game to make sure he doesn't suffer a last second setback, but he has been looking tremendous in closed door friendlies over the past month and if in fact he comes back to his old form Baines could easily be 5K by next weekend.
Hector Bellerin (Arsenal, $3,800) - Bellerin has been one of the few consistent defenders for the Gunners all season and has had these past 2 weeks to recover from nagging injury. Good matchup against West Brom and we can easily see an assist mixed in with 6+ crosses.
Ryan Bertrand (Southampton, $3,100) - Here's a nice GPP value play for you. Numerous sources have claimed that Bertrand has upped his play in order to solidify a starting role on the England XI, every lad's dream!
Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City, $7,800) - One of the most underrated and dynamic midfielders in the premier league. He does it all shots on target, crosses, and all the other things that don't appear on the stat sheet. Newcastle has a horrific back four and with Vardy seeming injured over the international break, Mahrez will pick up the slack.
Ross Barkley (Everton $6,500) - Barkley has been in tremendous form for the Evertonians lately and with an easy matchup against a very soft Aston Villa midfield look for Barkley to have his way all over the pitch. Goal or assists will be coming from this talented boy.
Sadio Mane (Southampton, $6,900) - Sadio Mane is the engine behind the Southampton offense. With his endless motor and work rate, he's all over the place trying to get the ball up the pitch. Southampton have scored 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches. Look for Mane to be apart of action.
Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool, $6,500) - The little magician is back. Klopp has Anfield feeling the excitement in every limb and corner, the Red's are playing as inspired as any team on the planet, Coutinho is very streaky so ride this while it's gloriously around. This match will be extremely important to LFC as Raheem Sterling has been back to his usual antics firing comments all week about the match so look for this to be a very entertaining affair.
David Silva (Manchester City, $6,000) - This price is too low considering his talent and upside paired with Silva's matchup and return to the City starting XI. Check back game day to ensure of no late scratches.
Other options to consider: Marc Albrighton (Leicester City, $6,000), Andre Ayew (Swansea City, $5,400), Mesut Özil (Arsenal, $7,000), Willian (Chelsea, $5,500)
Jamie Vardy (Leicester City, $7,600) - Vardy will be a benefactor of not having to partake in European matches midweek, look for Leicester to keep up their incredible pace at home as they face lowly Newcastle. Vardy will score if his midweek rest was enough for him to be fit this weekend, check back on game-day but if he starts he is a must play.
Romelu Lukaku (Everton, $7,400) - Lukaku has a very intriguing matchup this weekend home against Aston Villa. Look for him and Barkley to lead the attack mixing and matching creating a plethora of goal scoring opportunities.
Graziano Pelle (Southampton, $7,000) - Gomis was scorching hot to start the season and we believe he will get back on track this week against a joke of a Norwich defense.
Other options to consider: Diego Costa (Chelsea, $6,600), Ayoze Perez (Newcastle $5,300), Glenn Murray (AFC Bournemouth, $3,900)
Jefferson Montero (Swansea City, $4,500) - Montero will always be one of our favorite flex plays when healthy. He has been a victim of injury and the mismanagent of Garry Monk, but after the international break and some extra rest he will be a fantastic source of crosses, fouls drawn, interceptions, and maybe an assist.
Gerard Deulofeu (Everton, $4,500) - Cheap option into a powerful attack against a bottom of the table defense. Very active wing-player who gets tons of crosses as well as ample goal scoring opportunities.
DF: Bellerin, Bertrand, Baines
MF: Mahrez, Coutinho, M'Vila
FW: Zarate, Lukaku
UT: Delofeu, Hutton