Streakiness, Volatility and Daily Fantasy Baseball

Streakiness, Volatility and Daily Fantasy Baseball
The word follows some high-profile players around: Streaky. Most often, sabermetrically-inclined analysts poo-poo the idea that streakiness exists. You can’t use a player’s past week to predict their next day, they say. Yes, but. That’s not the whole story. There are volatile players. These players do go into poor periods. Look at any player’s monthly ...

Wednesday Matchups: Shields Goes For 4th Straight Complete Game

Wednesday Matchups: Shields Goes For 4th Straight Complete Game
Welcome to hump day in FanDuel City. You should celebrate by joining the FanDuel Insider Freeroll!!!! A fun time will be had by all, especially the winners! And not so much the losers, but it’s free! So stop your complaining! I’ve run out of exclamation points! Oh wait! Jamie Shields: I don’t love that he costs ...

Ten MLB offensive turnarounds you can bank on

Ten MLB offensive turnarounds you can bank on
By Antonio D’Arcangelis In the world of fantasy baseball, it pays to keep an eye on the players who are mired in serious slumps. The frustrated owners of these struggling superstars may be getting desperate, and some simple statistical analysis and historical data can help you take advantage of these situations if these owners are ...

Injury Update: Friday, April 29

Injury Update: Friday, April 29
By Antonio D’Arcangelis Here’s a quick list of injuries to keep in mind as you construct you Friday lineups and prep for the weekend. Today’s $5K MLB MVP and $1,500 MLB Hit & Run are worth a lot of scratch, so get yourself in the loop. Willie Bloomquist, ARI – Bloomquist (hamstring) is now on ...

Injury Update: Monday, April 25

Injury Update: Monday, April 25
By Antonio D’Arcangelis FanDuel’s Monday contest is a solid one (the $5 entry fee $1,250 MLB Single), but you’ll have to know who’s in and who’s out with injuries for today and tomorrow’s games. I’ve got your essential info right here… Willie Bloomquist, ARI – Bloomquist (hamstring) is a question mark and therefore not a ...

Injury Update: Friday, April 8

Injury Update: Friday, April 8
By Antonio D’Arcangelis You can’t afford to have any of your players sitting out their games in FanDuel’s $5K Friday MLB MVP or even in the more economical $1K Friday MLB Hit and Run contest. Here’s a list of major leaguers nursing injuries heading into this weekend. Of course – I’m assuming you know not ...

Injury Update: Tuesday, April 5

Injury Update: Tuesday, April 5
By Antonio D’Arcangelis In FanDuel’s daily format, it’s of utmost importance you stay informed on all the injuries around the league. Injuries pop up all the time, so this is not a comprehensive review,  but it should help you going forward into today’s Tuesday MLB Strikeout contest. With that entry fee at just $25 and $4,500 up for grabs, ...

Practicing YoGa In Milwaukee: Matchups For April 5th

Practicing YoGa In Milwaukee: Matchups For April 5th
If you still haven’t taken the plunge into daily fantasy baseball then get on it!  Yearly draft and trade is fun, but FanDuel just gives a nice edge to every day, and gives you a chance to really get into the matchups of every game.  Let’s take a look at a few of the better ...