Consensus Value Rankings FAQ

Our top-ranked daily fantasy sports experts will share their top plays in the form of Consensus Value Rankings, with “1” being the analyst’s favorite play at each position. Their picks are based on the idea of perceived value, or expected points per dollar. The lists are then sorted and averaged to provide a consensus (average) ranking.

Use these rankings as a foundation to help build your daily lineups for both cash games and tournaments, as these are the best values our experts can find.

NBA/MLB/NHL Posting Times: By 10 AM ET for early slates (when four or more games) and by 2 PM ET for main slates

NFL/PGA Posting Times: By Tuesday PM each week – NFL completed set by Wednesday PM

NFL Note: Rankings are aimed towards the main (Sunday 1 PM/4 PM ET games) slate each week.

Want to see how our experts stack up against one another? Check out our accuracy standings here!

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  • Deadfan1125

    so, is a 1 a good ranking or a 10 a good ranking

  • Tj0575

    So is 1 good?

  • BigMoneyPat

    Same question for me. Is a 1 a good or poor ranking? There are players what a (-) what does that mean?

  • srk8987

    Managing Editor

    #1 is the analyst’s top play at each position, followed by #2 (second-favorite), etc.

    A – means that analyst does not have the specific player in their set of rankings.

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