Fantasy Football for Smart People: The Ultimate In-Season Weekly Guide

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Fantasy Football for Smart People: The Ultimate In-Season Weekly Guide is filled with data-driven fantasy football analysis designed to improve your in-season decision-making, from projecting players to trade strategies to daily-fantasy-specific advice. With The Ultimate In-Season Weekly Guide, you’ll learn:

  • How to handle the flex position on a weekly basis
  • Why using the Vegas lines can make you a better in-season decision-maker
  • How to handle “questionable” players
  • Which player types you should target for either consistency or upside
  • How to deal with bye weeks
  • Why predicting game flow is vital
  • How to use game theory in season-long and daily fantasy football
  • How to win on DraftKings
  • Lots more

Fantasy Football for Smart People: The Ultimate In-Season Weekly Guide is ideal for daily fantasy players who want to make better lineup decisions or season-long owners who struggle to get the most out of their teams. Using hard numbers to either confirm or debunk popular fantasy football narratives, the guide is a scientific, analytical look at which in-season moves are really the best.

Whether you play traditional season-long fantasy football or want to kick ass on daily fantasy sites like DraftKings, The Ultimate In-Season Weekly Guidecontains the tips and advice to give you the edge you need to become a profitable player and long-term winner.


  • 1 How much do matchups matter?
  • 2 Why Some Rookies Might Have Hidden Value
  • 3 How many more plays do passing teams run?
  • 4 Eleven Tips for Winning at Daily Fantasy Sports
  • 5 The Fourth Quarter, Vegas Lines, and Passing Stats
  • 6 More on Quarterback Matchups
  • 7 How to Treat Backup Running Backs Who Become Starters
  • 8 Does playing in a dome help an offense?
  • 9 Daily Fantasy Football, Game Theory, and Antonio Cromartie’s Kids
  • 10 How do quarterbacks perform without their No. 1 running back?
  • 11 The Consistency of Mobile vs Pocket Passers
  • 12 Consistency and Cash Games in DFS
  • 13 How to Project Players Based on Game Location (Home vs. Road)
  • 14 How to Handle the Flex Position to Win Tournaments on DraftKings
  • 15 Do quarterbacks feel the pain?
  • 16 Are offenses worse in Thursday night games?
  • 17 Do players score more fantasy points on Monday Night Football?
  • 18 Do hot streaks really exist?
  • 19 Fantasy Contributions from Players Listed as ‘Questionable’
  • 20 Should I structure my bye weeks in a particular way?
  • 21 The Numbers on Quarterbacks Returning from Injuries
  • 22 Are road teams too conservative?
  • 23 How to Spot a Tight End Who Will Score a Lot of Touchdowns
  • 24 How much does facing a shitty offense help your D/ST?
  • 25 Streamlining the Daily Fantasy Lineup Process
  • 26 The Prototypical Defense and Kicker
  • 27 Demaryius Thomas, Andre Johnson, and Opportunities to Score
  • 28 How many lineups should I play?
  • 29 Do big-time players play better in big-time games?
  • 30 Emphasizing the Little Things in Daily Fantasy Sports
  • 31 A Bunch of Fantasy Football Data
  • Bonus 1: Brett Favre, Quarterback Hand Size, and Cold Temperatures
  • Bonus 2: The Numbers Behind a Contrarian Daily Fantasy GPP Strategy
  • Bonus 3: How to Pull Off the Perfect Trade
  • Bonus 4: Is GPP success all about seeking upside?
  • Bonus 5: How much worse are quarterbacks without their top wide receiver?
  • Bonus 6: Selecting Players, Gut vs Numbers
  • Bonus 7: How to Overcome a Slow Start in Fantasy Football
  • Bonus 8: Advanced Lineup Setting Strategies
  • Bonus 9: The Importance of Goal-Line Opportunities
  • Sample Chapter from Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People
  • Sample Chapter from Daily Fantasy Pros Reveal Their Money Making Secrets
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Publication Date

October 30, 2014