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Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season

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Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s flipped Major League Baseball on its head by questioning widely accepted narratives and approaching roster construction from a scientific, data-driven viewpoint. “Moneyball” revolutionized baseball, and now it’s your turn to be the GM.

Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. Analyzing the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals—the guys making hundreds of thousands and even millions of dollars playing fantasy sports—the book will equip you with the skill set needed to make money playing fantasy baseball.

How to Profit Big During MLB Season tackles fantasy baseball from a mathematical angle, providing you data on which strategies have actually won on DraftKings in the past and giving you all the information you need to gain a major edge on the field. From how to win large tournaments to which stats matter the most to how to leverage public opinion into a competitive edge, you’ll learn how to use Moneyball in daily fantasy baseball to turn your love of the game into cash.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. THIS IS MY INTRO

My daily fantasy baseball philosophy
Why and how you should embrace variance
Using game theory in daily fantasy sports
How ‘antifragility’ applies to DFS

II. PERFECTING THE PROCESS: HOW (AND WHAT) TO RESEARCH FOR DAILY FANTASY BASEBALL

Which stats matter most for pitchers/batters
Understanding splits
Where to find relevant information on stats, weather, lineups, Vegas lines, and more
How to conduct your own daily fantasy baseball research

III. CASH GAMES VS TOURNAMENTS: HOW TO WIN DIFFERENT LEAGUE TYPES

How to maximize the odds of winning in cash games
How to understand upside to win tournaments
Using player ownership to win large GPPs
Player consistency stats

IV. CHASING DONGS: SELECTING BATTERS IN DAILY FANTASY BASEBALL

Maximizing the probability of home runs
Which stats matter for base-stealers
How to use batted ball profiles to your advantage
How batting order affects success in cash games versus GPPs

V. AN ARMS RACE: SELECTING PITCHERS IN DAILY FANTASY BASEBALL

Emphasizing consistency to select the right pitchers
How to predict strikeouts
Understanding pitcher ownership for tournament success
When to go cheap on your arms

VI. DATA, SO HOT RIGHT NOW, DATA

How game start times affect usage
How DraftKings production compares for home/away teams
Which teams are the most successful to stack
The best offenses versus lefties/righties

VII. THE JONATHAN BALES CHAPTER OF GENERAL DAILY FANTASY BASEBALL HEURISTICS FOR DAILY FANTASY BASEBALL PLAYERS WHO CAN’T PLAY GOOD AND WHO WANNA LEARN TO DO OTHER STUFF GOOD TOO

56 “Rules to Follow” for daily fantasy baseball success

VIII. SAMPLE FROM “DAILY FANTASY PROS REVEAL THEIR MONEY-MAKING SECRETS”

An excerpt on how to use the Vegas lines

Delivery Format

Digital

File Size

3050 KB

Language

English

Page Count

196

Publication Date

February 16, 2015