NFL Best Ball: Does Stacking Work?

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With the DRAFT Best Ball Championship well underway, I decided to research a question many have asked during the rise of Best Ball’s popularity:

Do I need to stack players from the same offense to improve my chances of winning?

If you’re unaware of the term “stacking,” it explains the strategy of drafting players from the same offense in hopes that they “amplify” your point totals by scoring together. For example, if I’ve drafted Tom Brady & Rob Gronkowski, and a TD pass is completed between the two, I’ve effectively doubled the point value of that TD since both players get credit for it.

So, should I stack players from the same offense? The short answer is… it depends. The long answer? Well, that’s below.

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About the Author

  • Josh Hornsby (joshadhd)

  • Josh Hornsby leads engineering research & development teams in the oil & gas industry. His background in new product development, combined with nearly 20 years of data-driven fantasy experience, compels him to think outside the box. Josh loves to challenge popular thinking and typically does so with numbers and visualizations in hand. You can find him on Twitter @FantasyADHD.

Comments

  • Potsmoke

    Nice Article Josh, think ill try this contest out.

  • Hucksters

    This was an outstanding read and I found some mistakes I was making.Dont know if it possible but just a sugesttion,could you guys do an under/over perform every wk and with projections would be totally awesome ty

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