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Daily Fantasy Football Projections and Values

Projections are the heart of daily fantasy sports, especially football. In this course, you’ll learn how to utilize others’ projections, or create your own. Find out how to properly convert your projections into values to help build winning NFL lineups.

5 lessons

  1. 1

    Using RotoGrinders Projections

    Members of RotoGrinders’ Incentives program receive projections each week. This lesson looks at how to best use those projections, how to customize them, and how to optimize them for maximum value.

  2. 2

    Building Your Own Projections

    In order to have the full power of customization in your hands, you can create your own projections. This lesson provides tips for doing so with both organizational and strategic insights.

  3. 3

    Calculating Value in Projections

    Projections don’t mean much if you can’t properly evaluate them. This lesson shows strategies for comparing projections with salaries in order to spot and quantify value within a player.

  4. 4

    Upside/Risk vs. Consistency

    The roles of upside and risk vary depending on which type of contest you are in. How do you weigh the two in cash games as opposed to tourneys? And what role does consistency play in each?

  5. 5

    Using Advanced Metrics

    Although football does not have the same volume of advanced metrics as other sports, they can still play a role within daily fantasy research. This lesson looks at the advanced stats you should be looking at and where you can find them.


Daily Fantasy Football Projections and Values


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