Fantasy Football For Smart People: How To Cash In On The Future Of The Game

Fantasy Football For Smart People: How To Cash In On The Future Of The Game

  • Publish Date: 2013-05-09
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jonathan Bales
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Fantasy Football for Smart People: How to Cash in on the Future of the Game is the first book of its kind to break down the strategies used by the top fantasy football players. Frequently used as an in-season guide for traditional fantasy football owners, How to Cash in on the Future of the Game will greatly enhance your weekly projections and lineup decisions whether you play season-long fantasy football or participate in daily leagues. With input from a daily fantasy football shark --FFFC $150,000 winner Peter Jennings--How to Cash in on the Future of the Game will show you how to manage your money, make projections, and create lineups so that you can finally treat your hobby as you always wanted--like an investment.

  • Table of Contents
I Preface
II Foreword from FFFC $150,000 winner Peter Jennings
III A note from the author
1 Cha-Ching!: Money Management asthe Backbone of Weekly Fantasy Football
-Understanding bankroll- How to determine your optimal betsize
- How to reduce the winning percentageneeded to profit

2 A League of Your Own: How to Selectthe Proper Weekly Leagues to Enter
- In-depth breakdown of each leaguetype
- Understanding payout structure
- How to set up leagues for maximum profit

3 Projections and Rankings with FFFCWinner Peter Jennings
-How to project players with the Vegaslines
- Using wisdom of the crowds inprojections
- Howcontrarian thinking is useful
- Understandingthe difference between a hot streak and randomness
- How to useExcel to make lineups
- How to makedetailed, value-based, tiered rankings

4 Risk, Reward, and Uncertainty:Using Comparables as a Projection Methodology
-How to use historical comps toproject players
- How to incorporate uncertainty intoyour rankings
- Generating true ceiling and floor weeklyprojections for each player

5 Winning With Regularity:Understanding Stacking and Position Consistency in Lineup Creation
-How tocreate lineups for different league types
- Stacking,reverse stacking, and anti-stacking
- Week-to-weekconsistency for each position
- How to knowwhich players will play consistently well

6 Sample fromWhat the Experts Don't Want You to Know(Bonus)
-Understandingthe typical age and rate of decline for each position
- How toproject players' ceilings and floors in a given season

7 Sample fromHow to Dominate Your Draft(Bonus)
-Understandingregression toward the mean
- Why the concept of overworked running backsis a myth

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