DFS Lessons Learned: Preseason Week 2

BUFFALO HUNTING The Bills open the 2018 season with the daunting task of facing the Ravens, Chargers, and Vikings, all stingy defenses that were in the bottom five in FPA to quarterbacks in 2017.  Whether it is Nathan Peterman, Josh Allen, or AJ McCarron under center, it’s hard to imagine either one having much success […]

Preseason Week 1: DFS Lessons Learned

A (New York) Giant Mess Against Tight Ends It became a viable option to stream tight ends on both sites against the Giants as no team gave up more than their 13 touchdowns against the position.  From inserting expensive options like Zach Ertz and Travis Kelce to starting bargain bin players like Jeff Heuerman and […]

Way Too Early Week 1 DFS Thoughts

Upon the NFL schedule release in late April, there isn’t any other week that allows more time for DFS preparation than Week 1.  Even without the DraftKings salaries being posted before Wednesday, there’s enough data and information to identify players with favorable and unfavorable matchups and begin generating possible lineups.  Generally, I don’t plan past […]

Utilizing Over/Under for DFS Player Selection

June was a historic month with the legalization of sports betting in the United States.  New Jersey and Delaware were ready to begin taking bets from patrons that have long awaited this monumental announcement.  By the time September comes around, Pennsylvania should join these two states as the regular season draws closer.   Even before […]

DFS Players Beware: Tips for Avoiding Recency Bias

The Trouble With Recency Bias It’s human nature for people to find situations that are comfortable and present the least amount of adversity.  This statement can be applied to daily fantasy sports and how most of the public goes about putting together its lineup each week. In a novice’s eyes, the higher salary players are […]

DFS NFL: Divisional Round Slate

Matt Hicks, Staff Writer When writing DFS fantasy football articles, I use DraftKings’ values. For the divisional round of the playoffs, I set 7 line-ups.   Quarterbacks Best Value: Marcus Mariota ($5,900) Mariota is right in the middle of cost this week, as the 4th most expensive quarterback. He’s coming off a 2-touchdown game where […]