MLB DFS Tournament Strategy: Tuesday, April 23rd
MLB DFS tournament play is unlike that of any other sport. Predicting outcomes with precision is difficult, and player variance is near its peak. There are special considerations when constructing lineups in order for you to find success in the long term. Each weekday, our DFS analysts will examine a specific tournament format and help you understand the application of strategy, via concepts such as pitcher pairings, roster construction, stacking, leverage, ownership, variance, and more.
Tuesday, April 23rd
This article will have a focus on single entry and 3-max tournaments. These formats are more partial to optimal builds with some basic pivots, compared to mass multi entry (MME) tournaments where you have to cast a much wider net and consider each and every corner of the slate.
Optimal Construction: First Look
- Expected Chalk: The chalk at starting pitcher tonight is absolutely going to be Zack Wheeler. And it isn’t because he is in some great spot against the Phillies, but rather because he just slightly stands out above a bunch of other just ‘okay’ options.
So that takes care of a one-pitcher site like FanDuel. But what will be the optimal pairing on two-pitcher sites?
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