Taking too long? Close loading screen.
Connect with us


Cheat Sheet: Week 6 tips on start, sit, stream and more



Being a fantasy manager is trickier than ever this season. As always, we are here to make sure you stay up to speed on everything you need to know to win.

The ESPN+ cheat sheet provides a rundown of the best tips from all of our fantasy football content. You’ll find answers to the biggest questions of the week, along with injury updates, matchup advantages and wild-card plays from Matthew Berry, Eric Karabell, Mike Clay, Tristan H. Cockcroft, Field Yates, Jim McCormick and Al Zeidenfeld. It’s all the best advice in one handy article.

Here’s what our experts are saying about Week 6 in the NFL:

Top tips

Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, Miami Dolphins

“In a surprising drubbing of the 49ers on Sunday, the bearded one joined Miami legend Dan Marino as the only players in franchise history to compile at least 350 passing yards with three scores and no turnovers,” McCormick writes in the streaming pickups column. “Fitz is 13th in air yards per target among qualified passers, so he isn’t afraid to push the ball vertically to his young receivers. If the Harvard product made easy work of the 49ers’ respected defense last week, it will be compelling to see how he performs against a Jets defense that rates 20th in pressuring passers and has allowed the third-most net yards per dropback to opposing arms. Momentum and matchup merge this week to support streaming value for this veteran signal-caller.”

Jonnu Smith, TE, Tennessee Titans

“In a disastrous year for tight ends, Smith remains one of the lone bright spots,” Berry writes in Love/Hate. “With two more touchdowns on Tuesday night, and at least seven targets in three of four games, Smith is TE2 on the season on a per-game basis, trailing Travis Kelce by just 0.6 points per game. And for the rest of the season, the only tight ends I’d prefer over him are Kelce, George Kittle and Mark Andrews. He’s basically right there with Darren Waller, and I prefer him over Zach Ertz and anyone else, especially this week against Houston. The Texans have allowed a touchdown and 13-plus fantasy points to an opposing tight end in two of their last three games. A locked-in top-four play this week.”

D’Andre Swift, RB, Detroit Lions

“The Lions’ backfield has been mired in a maddening committee, with no one individual earning more than 62% of the rushing attempts (Adrian Peterson, 54 of 87) or playing more than 40% of the offensive snaps (again Peterson, 99 of 248). What has been clear about their arrangement, however, is that Swift is their preferred passing-down back, running a team-high 49 routes and seeing 16 of the team’s 27 total running-back targets,” Cockcroft explains in his in-depth Matchup Map writeup. “That’s a good thing when facing a matchup like the Jaguars, who have allowed 1.9 PPR fantasy points per target to running backs (fourth most in the league), including big receiving days by Nyheim Hines (18.5 PPR fantasy points receiving in Week 1), Joe Mixon (15.0, Week 4) and Jonathan Taylor (12.7, Week 1).”

Playing the matchups

Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions

“Stafford is only QB21 on the season. Don’t love that. But in his past 10 games with Kenny Golladay active, Stafford is averaging 20.7 fantasy points,” Berry writes. “I definitely love that. I love it even more against a Jaguars defense that allows the fourth-most passing yards and allows opposing QBs to complete 75.8% of their passes (that’s the highest rate in the NFL). Three of the four quarterbacks they’ve faced this year have put up at least 24 fantasy points (Phillip Rivers in Week 1 was the only one not to do it). With two weeks to prepare for, ahem, this defense, I like Stafford to have a top-10 day in Week 6.”

Mike Davis, RB, Carolina Panthers

“You can’t spell “Christian MkCavfred” without M-I-K-E D-A-V-I-S. OK, fine, it’s not exactly a fit, but it’s close,” Berry quips. “And that’s kind of my point: Davis has provided production very close to what Christian McCaffrey used to churn out every week. At least 22 fantasy points and a touchdown in each of his past three games, and he already has three different games with at least eight receptions — tied for the most among all running backs. And while I expect the Bears to shut down Teddy Bridgewater (he’s on the “hate” list for a reason), he’s still going to check down. Four of the five running backs to get at least 14 touches versus Chicago so far this season have scored at least 14 fantasy points. Playing his former team, I expect another MkCavfred-esque performance from Davis this week.”

Myles Gaskin, RB, Miami Dolphins

“Here we are in mid-October with a Dolphins-Jets matchup, and Gaskin is a running back on the Love list while Le’Veon Bell isn’t even in the league,” Berry writes. “I can’t say I predicted that in the preseason. But I could have predicted that the Jets’ defense would be terrible. It has allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to running backs this season, which sets up well for Gaskin to produce: He has averaged 20.3 touches per game over the past three weeks. The one knock on Gaskin was that Jordan Howard would vulture him at the goal line, but with 19 red zone rushes and six goal-to-go carries over the past three games, that worry is no longer relevant. And not for nothing, the Jets have given up seven rushing TDs to RBs, tied for second most. Huh? Fitzy and now Gaskin? Apparently I’m a Miami fan this week. Fins up!”

DeAndre Hopkins and Christian Kirk, WRs, Arizona Cardinals

“Another week, more picking on a Cowboys’ defense that has allowed the third-most fantasy points, including the third-most to the perimeter, and a league-high nine touchdowns to wide receivers,” Clay explains in his writeup of the best and worst WR/CB matchups. “Only four corners have allowed more fantasy points in coverage than Trevon Diggs (71) this season, and he’ll be joined by Daryl Worley and Anthony Brown (who was activated from injured reserve last week) on the perimeter this week. Hopkins has aligned outside 91% of the time this season, so fantasy’s top wide receiver is all systems go for another big week. Kirk remains a tough sell for a flex spot, but he’s been outside 84% of the time and will also benefit from the matchup.”

Robby Anderson, WR, Carolina Panthers

“Anderson has a tough matchup this week but, for me, volume will always win out,” Zeidenfeld writes in his DFS Best Buys column. “Beyond that, the Bears create pressure at the seventh-lowest rate in the league and, when Teddy Bridgewater isn’t pressured, Anderson gets 37% of the Panthers’ receiving yards, 30.2% of their receptions and 29.1% of their targets. I’m confident that the volume is sustainable even with a tough WR/CB matchup here in Week 6. So, while his efficiency may fall slightly, Anderson can still get us 18 points without scoring a touchdown.”

DeVante Parker and Preston Williams, WRs, Miami Dolphins

“On the surface, the numbers don’t look very poor as it pertains to the Jets’ ability to slow wide receivers,” Clay writes. “They’re midpack in fantasy points allowed and have allowed the 10th-most points to the perimeter. A ‘light’ schedule has distorted the numbers, however, as New York was crushed by the Buffalo, Denver and Arizona wide receiver rooms but didn’t face much volume against Indianapolis or San Francisco. A deeper look shows the Jets have allowed 40 more points than expected, which is third highest in the league. This isn’t a surprise considering the Jets’ shaky personnel, with Pierre Desir allowing the sixth-most fantasy points among corners and Blessuan Austin, who has missed the past two games with an injury, struggling in coverage (Austin’s replacement, UDFA Lamar Jackson, allowed the most fantasy points in coverage among corners in Week 5). Parker (80% perimeter) and Williams (93%) will see Desir and Austin (or Jackson) on nearly every snap this weekend and should obviously be upgraded.”

Mark Andrews, TE, Baltimore Ravens

“Andrews has had an end-zone target in three straight games — and nine such targets in his last eight contests,” Zeidenfeld writes. “There have been four tight ends to see five-plus targets against the Eagles this season, and they have posted an average of 23.1 DraftKings points in their games.”

Injury impact


Sam Darnold, New York Jets: Darnold (shoulder) isn’t expected to be available for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. He is listed as out.

Running backs

Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings: Cook (groin) didn’t participate in Thursday’s practice and is officially listed as questionable against the Falcons.

Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns: Hunt (thigh) was limited in practice Thursday and is questionable against the Steelers.

Leonard Fournette, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Fournette (ankle) was a limited participant at Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against the Packers.

LeSean McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: McCoy (ankle) was a limited participant in practice Thursday. He is questionable against Green Bay.

Adrian Peterson, Detroit Lions: Peterson didn’t take part in Thursday’s practice due to an illness and is questionable against the Jaguars.

Wide receivers

Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons: Jones (hamstring) was listed a non-participant on Thursday’s injury report. He is questionable against the Vikings.

Russell Gage, Atlanta Falcons: Gage (shoulder) was listed as limited on Thursday’s injury report and is questionable against Minnesota.

Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Godwin (hamstring) was limited at practice Thursday. He is questionable against the Packers.

Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Evans (ankle) practiced in a limited capacity Thursday. He is questionable against Green Bay.

Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns: Beckham (illness) was sent home by the Browns on Thursday. He is questionable against Pittsburgh.

Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns: Landry (ribs/hip) didn’t practice Thursday and is questionable against the Steelers.

Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs: Watkins (hamstring) didn’t participate in Thursday’s practice and is doubtful against the Bills.

A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals: Green (hamstring) was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against the Colts.

DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars: Chark (ankle) didn’t participate in Thursday’s practice and is questionable against Detroit.

Laviska Shenault Jr., Jacksonville Jaguars: Shenault (hamstring) was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against the Lions.

Darius Slayton, New York Giants: Slayton (foot) was a limited participant at Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against Washington.

A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans: Brown (knee) didn’t practice Thursday and is questionable against the Texans.

John Brown, Buffalo Bills: Brown (knee) participated in Thursday’s practice but is questionable against the Chiefs.

DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles: Jackson (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday. He is questionable against Baltimore.

Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles: Jeffery (foot) was limited at Thursday’s practice and is questionable against the Ravens.

Tight ends

Jonnu Smith, Tennessee Titans: Smith was listed as a limited participant in Thursday’s practice with a quadriceps injury. He is questionable against the Texans.

Mo Alie-Cox, Indianapolis Colts: Alie-Cox (knee) did not practice Thursday and is questionable against the Bengals.

Hayden Hurst, Atlanta Falcons: Hurst (back) was listed as limited on Thursday’s injury report. He is questionable against the Vikings.

Noah Fant, Denver Broncos: Fant (ankle) was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against the Patriots.

Rob Gronkowski, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Gronkowski (shoulder) was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice. He is questionable against Green Bay.

Lottery tickets

Andy Dalton, QB, Dallas Cowboys

“The Cowboys will hand the keys to their offense to Dalton, a player they brought to Dallas this offseason with a deal reflective of his standing as a capable player, as he can make up to $7 million this season,” Yates explains in his writeup of the top waiver-wire pickups of the week. “Dalton won’t replicate Prescott’s production this season, but he’s set up for success with a talented group of pass-catchers and a defense that has no answers for even the most average of offenses. Real points will be needed for the Cowboys to win, and that should lead to opportunities to pile up fantasy points too.”

Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions

“By going with Golladay on both sites this week, I’ll be chasing volume, TD expectancy and upside,” Zeidenfeld writes. “On DraftKings, he can get us there with volume — even if he doesn’t get into the end zone. On FanDuel, I feel Golladay is more of a tournament play, with higher-volume WR options at cheaper prices. Still, like Vegas, I have expectations for this game to be one of the higher-scoring contests of the day. As such, Golladay’s overall volume and his red-zone/end-zone usage is exactly what we’re looking for to give us an opportunity to capture a tournament-winning ceiling.”

Travis Fulgham, WR, Philadelphia Eagles

“One of the great recent stories in the NFL is Fulgham’s rise, as perhaps no team could use the receiver boost more than Philly,” Yates writes. “Fulgham put on a show in Week 5 with 10 catches for 152 yards and a touchdown as the Eagles continue to navigate the reality of a razor-thin and banged-up depth chart. It would appear that Alshon Jeffery and DeSean Jackson are due for a return soon, but there’s no certainty of when, and Fulgham might be needed as one of Carson Wentz‘s go-to targets in Week 6.”

Eric Ebron, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers

“Earning a spot in this space for the second straight week, Ebron’s surge in opportunity rates helps his case as a viable streaming candidate at a relatively fickle fantasy position,” McCormick writes. “Since splitting routes and targets with Vance McDonald in Week 1, Ebron ranks second on the Steelers in both routes run and targets. Now a savory matchup with a Browns back seven allowing 17.6 fantasy points per game to tight ends is next.”

Big question of the week

How much concern should there be about Lamar Jackson after back-to-back subpar performances?

“Jackson has already (through five weeks) had more games with under-60 rushing yards than he did all last season,” Karabell writes in his Stock watch column, moving the Ravens’ quarterback down to No. 31 in his rest-of-season rankings. “Yes, he remains a clear-cut fantasy starter. However, if he is not running with the football — and we acknowledge a knee injury could be the issue, but it all counts the same — then he is not in the running with Patrick Mahomes to be fantasy’s “signature quarterback.” Wait for him to destroy the Philadelphia Eagles defense in Week 6 and then consider trading him.”


Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Toronto FC hoping to make MLS Cup run having spent much of 2020 far from home



On a recent Thursday in Hartford, Conn., Toronto FC goalkeeper Quentin Westberg pondered the dichotomy of wanting to reach MLS Cup on Dec. 12, but also desiring to see his family again. Meanwhile, Jim Liston, the team’s director of sports science, was planning a trip to Lowe’s to buy 15 garbage cans so players could have an ice bath after training. As for manager Greg Vanney, he was fretting about his team’s health and the lack of practice time their schedule was affording.

Such is the life of a team as it attempts to not only navigate its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, but has been forced to do it away from home.

Due to travel restrictions between the U.S. and Canada, TFC — like the league’s other two Canadian teams, Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps — set up a “home” base in the U.S. for the remainder of the season; Toronto were stationed in Hartford. (Vancouver Whitecaps took roost in Portland, ground-sharing with Timbers, while Montreal Impact split use of New York Red Bulls’ facilities in Harrison, N.J.) This was on top of nearly every team spending nearly a month inside a bubble back in July at the MLS is Back Tournament outside Orlando, Florida.

The Reds spent about seven weeks back in Toronto as they played a series of matches against Canadian teams. In mid-September, the remainder of the regular season — and the temporary move to Hartford — beckoned. The vagabond nature of the campaign is what led Liston to joke that he was willing to discuss “whatever five seasons” the team has been through so far. But for Vanney and the players, the campaign has required a special kind of focus.

“A lot of what we’ve done here, and what we try to preach here is just control the controllables, and don’t get too drawn into the things you can’t,” Vanney told ESPN. “Roll with it, and make the best out of whatever the situation is.”

Stream FC Daily on ESPN+
– 2020 MLS Playoffs: Who’s in, schedule and more
– MLS on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only)

Toronto has largely succeeded in spite of its odyssey. While there was disappointment at missing out on the Supporters’ Shield to the Philadelphia Union, TFC went 7-3-2 during its Hartford sojourn and finished with the second-best record in the league. But the challenges have still been immense. Simply being out of one’s home environment is difficult enough, but the time spent away from family and loved ones weighs heavy on the psyche, even as Vanney has given players the occasional trip back to Toronto — under quarantine — to reconnect with loved ones.

“It’s just very different, very challenging and emotionally exhausting,” Westberg said of his experience while based in Hartford.

Westberg has arguably had it tougher than most. The TFC goalkeeper is married with four children, including a baby girl who was born in June. For that reason, Westberg and his wife, Ania, made the decision at the end of September that it would be better for her and their kids to head back to his native France so they could be surrounded by family. Westberg called it “the least bad decision,” but there are difficulties nonetheless.

“I’m a very even person, and this year has challenged me a lot,” he said. “I’m still pretty even, but I keep a lot to myself and for sure there’s some difficult days, seeing your family [struggle] from your absence.”

The inability to be home has affected the players and staff in other ways. In Toronto, there are ways of disengaging from the game. Being with friends, loved ones or even in familiar surroundings can be the best medicine in terms of forgetting a bad game or training session. But in Hartford, at the team’s hotel, that escape is nearly impossible even as players try to distract themselves by reading or taking online classes.

“You don’t really unplug,” Westberg said. “You FaceTime family, or this or that, but it’s too short. You’re 100 percent focused on your soccer, and your whole day basically relies on being ready for whatever soccer activity that you have next, whether it’s practice or game. It’s good for your physique, it’s optimal for the way you eat and the way you [train]. But mentally, you’re not as fresh as your body.”

That isn’t to say there are only negatives to the separation. There is also an us-against-the-world mentality that Toronto has adopted, given that their players and personnel are experiencing the season in a way that is vastly different than most other teams. The team staff has done what it can to make their surroundings a home away from home, whether it’s personalizing the locker rooms at Rentschler Field or having hotel staff brand the surroundings in TFC colors. The hotel went so far as to bring in a barista who could consistently give the players their coffee fix. Supporters groups have even sent down banners in a bid to convey the fact that the players are remembered.

The care that TFC takes for players has extended to families back home, with the club supplying meals to loved ones three times a week.

On the logistical side, Liston made sure that one of the gyms used at MLS is Back was brought to TFC’s hotel in Hartford, and he remarked that the food at the hotel is “arguably the best we’ve ever had on the road.”

There have also been efforts to create new routines. Assistant coach Jason Bent, aka DJ Soops, has been in charge of the pregame music selection for the past 18 months — no easy feat for a squad that has a considerable international presence. In Hartford, Bent has set aside Thursday nights to spin music in one area of the hotel. He’ll even go live on Instagram or Twitch for those who prefer to relax in their rooms.

“[We] opened it to players and staff and basically anyone that’s part of our bubble to come relax, listen to music and just enjoy each other’s company,” Bent said. “I enjoy making people happy so if it’s helping everyone even in the slightest, I have no problem arranging the set and spinning.”

For Vanney, the pandemic and operating outside of the team’s home market has meant any number of challenges. He said the team has used three different training facilities in Hartford, with varying field conditions. He recognizes that the trips home are vital for the mental health of his players and staff, but any breaks also mean less time spent on the practice field. The compressed schedule, which at times involved games every three or four days, has had an impact as well. Even the best-laid plans in terms of squad rotation were impacted as minor injuries began popping up.

“We end up with a lot of guys in different positions because they need special kinds of treatment or care to help them get fit and back to health,” Vanney said. “So it ends up being a lot of different things kind of going on all at once, and that’s been the challenge of it.”

Recovery from matches has been complicated by the fact that TFC doesn’t have access to the same level of facilities that it does at home — hence Liston’s emergency trip to Lowe’s to fashion impromptu ice baths for the players. Then there are the different ways the players occupy themselves on the road as compared to home, especially amid the pandemic.

“There’s really no life outside of the hotel,” Liston said. “[At home], you may go walk the dog in the afternoon or go for a walk with your wife or friend or girlfriend or family and you’re out and about. The recommendation [here] is to kind of stay put. So you’ve got a really active population and pro athletes, who we’re asking them to be sedentary the rest of the time, kind of stay in the hotel from a COVID and safety standpoint. That’s not optimal for recovery either.”

There are also the creature comforts of home that are no longer available on the road, which can impact sleep.

“Sleep is the number one tool for recovery, and that’s definitely been a challenge,” Liston said. “We do well-being questionnaires and the scores on quality of sleep, and hours of sleep, just drop.”



Tom Barlow and Brian White seal Toronto’s fate in a 2-1 win for New York Red Bulls. Watch MLS on ESPN+.

Another change has been same-day travel, which has drawn mixed reactions from the TFC players and staff. Vanney and Westberg are generally in favor, saying it reminds them of when they each played in France. Flying back the same night also means a training day isn’t lost. Liston has a different perspective in that he prefers arriving the day before, and then leaving the same day.

“I think [same-day travel] makes for a really long day,” he said. “And there’s definitely a negative impact on performance, taking three bus rides and a plane ride before your game. You’re getting home — it can be 12:30, but it could also be 1:30 in the morning, and that’s where you know our well-being scores and sleep hours and quality just disappear. When you have so many games in succession, you can’t make up the sleep.”

With the playoffs set to begin for TFC on Nov. 24, the end is in sight, even as it makes for a complex — and even conflicting — set of emotions.

“This is the tricky part. I miss them a lot,” Westberg said of his family. “But in a way I want to see them as [late] as possible in December, because obviously, there’s this idea that we want to do well in the playoffs and we want to keep going. TFC has a history of setting high standards and high expectations. It’s a heavy load to carry but also an exciting one.”

Win or lose, it’s a season they’ll never forget.


Continue Reading


Bettman: NHL is mulling temporary realignment



The NHL is considering a temporary realignment of its teams for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, according to commissioner Gary Bettman.

Bettman said Tuesday that restrictions on travel across the Canadian border, as well as “limitations in terms of quarantining when you go from certain states to other states” within the United States, could mean the NHL creates a more regionalized alignment for its upcoming season.

“As it relates to the travel issue, which is obviously the great unknown, we may have to temporarily realign to deal with geography, because having some of our teams travel from Florida to California may not make sense. It may be that we’re better off — particularly if we’re playing a reduced schedule, which we’re contemplating — keeping it geographically centric and more divisional-based; and realigning, again on a temporary basis, to deal with the travel issues,” Bettman said during a 2020 Paley International Council Summit panel with fellow commissioners Adam Silver of the NBA and Rob Manfred of MLB.

The NHL board of governors has a meeting scheduled for Thursday which will provide a progress report and possible recommendations for a season format, based on talks between the league and the NHL Players’ Association. The target date for starting next season remains Jan. 1.

Bettman said the league is considering a few scheduling options for the 2020-21 season. Something that’s off the table: playing the entire season in the kind of bubbles the NHL had in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, to complete last season. But Bettman said teams opening in their own arenas is a possibility, along with a modified bubble.

“We are exploring the possibility of playing in our own buildings without fans [or] fans where you can, which is going to be an arena-by-arena issue. But we’re also exploring the possibility of a hub. You’ll come in. You’ll play for 10 to 12 days. You’ll play a bunch of games without traveling. You’ll go back, go home for a week, be with your family. We’ll have our testing protocols and all the other things you need,” he said.

Bettman also indicated that the NHL is exploring “a hybrid, where some teams are in a bubble, some teams play at home and you move in and out.”

The NBA’s board of governors unanimously approved a deal with the players’ union that sets the stage for a season that will open on Dec. 22 and with a reduced schedule of 72 games. Silver said that the commissioners are in communication on COVID-19-related issues, especially the NBA and the NHL, since the two leagues’ teams share arenas and, in some cases, team owners.

Silver said he senses that the NBA will have fans in many of its buildings this season.

“We’re probably going to start one way, where we’re maybe a little bit more conservative than many of the jurisdictions allow,” he said. “What we’ve said to our teams is that we’ll continue to work with public health authorities. Arena issues are different than outdoor stadium issues. There will be certain standards for air filtration and air circulation. There may be a different standard for a suite than there will be for fans spaced in seats.”

Silver said there will be standardized protocols that are consistent from arena to arena, such as proximity between players and fans: “In certain cases, for seats near the floor, we’re going to be putting in testing programs, where fans will certify that they’ve been tested — some within 48 hours, some within day of game.” While Silver supported a continued expansion of the NBA postseason through its play-in tournament, Bettman said that he’s not in favor of expanded playoffs or “playing with the fundamentals of the game.” The NHL had 24 teams in its postseason last summer.


Continue Reading


The Battleground States Where We’ve Seen Some Movement In The Polls



With apologies to The Raconteurs, the presidential race continues to be “steady as she goes,” with little sign of tightening despite a plethora of new polls. FiveThirtyEight’s presidential forecast gives Joe Biden an 89 in 100 shot at winning the election, while President Trump has just an 11 in 100 chance. This makes Biden the favorite, but still leaves open a narrow path to victory for Trump, for whom a reelection win would be surprising — but not utterly shocking.

At the same time, we also have fewer polls from live-caller surveys, which have historically been more accurate and have shown slightly better numbers for Biden, than polls that use other methodologies, such as polls conducted primarily online or through automated telephone calls. Nevertheless, while the overall picture has shifted only a little in recent days, a few battleground states have seen at least some movement in their polls, which has slightly altered the odds Biden or Trump wins in each of those places.

What election stories need to get more coverage | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast


Continue Reading