MLB Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (May 6th, 2018)

Throughout this blog I want to identify scenarios that may, at least initially, be mispriced by DFS algorithms that are relying on historical data without taking into account granular or situational changes, with the goal of exploiting them before they become common knowledge. While DFS results are tabulated daily, taking notice of trends before [...]

MLB Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (May 6th, 2018)2018-05-06T21:14:10-04:00

Daily Fantasy MLB Draftbook – May 4

Being a fantasy baseball player, you quickly realize the pattern of the MLB schedule. Things are a bit weird for the first few weeks with 30 different Opening Days happening and then a bunch of bad weather, but once we get into May things settle down and the schedule becomes [...]

Daily Fantasy MLB Draftbook – May 42018-05-04T12:50:57-04:00

MLB Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (4/29/18)

Theft In the Nation's Capital In the Statcast era of baseball that is dominated by strikeouts and home runs, the stolen base seems as though it is starting to become somewhat of a relic of years past.  While overall numbers are down, the Washington Nationals have continued to steal bases [...]

MLB Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (4/29/18)2018-04-29T20:50:57-04:00

Daily Fantasy MLB Hitters & Stacks – April 17th, 2018 (All Day)

We have 15 games today and I will cover them all, so this should be relevant regardless of which slate or site (FD or DK) you play.  DraftKings doesn't have a classic MLB early slate today, so I will only include DK projections & values for main slate games.  Weather [...]

Daily Fantasy MLB Hitters & Stacks – April 17th, 2018 (All Day)2018-04-17T16:27:50-04:00

Where’s the Alpha? (April 15th, 2018)

Throughout this blog, I want to identify some scenarios that may, at least initially, be mis-priced by DFS algorithms that are relying on historical data without taking into account granular or situational changes, with the goal of exploiting them before they become common knowledge. Cold Nats Bats Last time in this space [...]

Where’s the Alpha? (April 15th, 2018)2018-05-06T21:01:28-04:00

Daily Fantasy MLB Hitters & Stacks – April 9th, 2018 (All-Day)

We have 13 games today and I will cover all of them here, so this should be relevant whichever slate you decide to play.  The 6:10 pm DET @ CLE game isn't included in any DraftKings classic slate, but I'll include it for FanDuel contests.  The 2:20 pm PIT @ [...]

Daily Fantasy MLB Hitters & Stacks – April 9th, 2018 (All-Day)2018-04-09T16:30:23-04:00

Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (April 8th, 2018)

Throughout this blog, I want to identify some scenarios that may, at least initially, be mis-priced by DFS algorithms that are relying on historical data without taking into account granular or situational changes, with the goal of exploiting them before they become common knowledge. The Reds Can't Hit It's true.  The Reds [...]

Daily Fantasy- Where’s the Alpha? (April 8th, 2018)2018-04-08T18:27:28-04:00

April 3 MLB DFS Pitching Primer

Day six of baseball season! So far, we've had a mixed bag of results. A lot of things that have happened that we expected (the early dominance of the game's top pitchers, the Astros bats starting hot, Bryce Harper hitting the ball as hard as anybody on the planet), but [...]

April 3 MLB DFS Pitching Primer2018-04-03T11:52:46-04:00