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Using Vegas Lines in Daily Fantasy Baseball

The Vegas lines have value in baseball more so than any other sport. Learn how to use the Vegas lines to project pitchers and batters and find optimal stacks for tournaments, including how to leverage prop bets into profitability.

3 lessons

  1. 1

    Interpreting Vegas: Player Prop Bets

    When Vegas tells you which players are most likely to accumulate a specific statistic, you should listen. This lesson goes through three separate player prop bets and how you can translate their information into a winning lineup.

  2. 2

    Interpreting Vegas: Batters

    With all of the information Vegas pushes out, how do we balance it all? This lesson illustrates each component that Vegas provides and how you can use it while building your MLB lineups.

  3. 3

    Interpreting Vegas: Pitchers

    Obviously, you want a pitcher that will allow a low run total and whose team will have a good chance at winning. Vegas gives us information on the likelihood of that. This lesson shows you how to interpret various Vegas odds and implement that knowledge into your pitcher selection.


Using Vegas Lines in Daily Fantasy Baseball


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