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  • Draftcheat07

    What website do you prefer for dfs badesball, Fanduel or Draftkings and why?

    Thank you

  • Jvanspro

    @depalma13 said...

    With the exception of first pitch fly ball to the mound, technically there is no way for a pitcher to score any points without the help of a teammate.

  • SkateFiend

    Fanduel is almost an arcade game. With only one starting pitcher variance becomes even more of a factor. Something feels off about their scoring too. I could score 160 points in their contests and not cash. If I scored 160 at Yahoo or DK I would likely quadruple my entry fee. Their deposit minimum is also 10 bucks.

    For small time players who just want to grind out a small profit Yahoo is the best overall site for DFS baseball. The entry limit (for contests that are already way smaller than anything from DK or FD) makes it SO. MUCH. EASIER. to min cash and even move up in the standings. I win a dollar or two playing their NBA Yahoo Cup every year. I just got paid one dollar a few days ago. I also finished third (a total fluke) on one of the NHL Cup rounds – 10 bucks. If you finish in the top three of a season long team you also play another free “league” games.

    DK is probably the best of the big sites. I’m actually a fan of their quarter contests and one dollar double ups. Good player pricing. One of these days the admins will realize that the site looks like something out of geocities and will do something about it.

  • LuckyLuc3434

    I’m pretty much exclusively Fanduel:

    - Website layout and design is way better

    - Payout structures are just so much better on Fanduel. Most contests pay out 20% with 2x min cash and 10% to first.

    - Mostly indifferent about scoring between the two sites, though I do like that Fanduel values a walk equal to a single, and that pitcher strikeouts are worth more than on Draftkings.

    - Easier to make lineups by hand on Fanduel without multiple position eligibility, or I guess in other words, the advantage of generating lineups is less on Fanduel.

    - App (especially global player swap as mentioned elsewhere) is much better

  • icemanyeee

    does anyone play on fantasydraft? how is baseball on there?

  • TheRyanFlaherty

    ^
    Open ended.
    Players are either INF or OF (some even both) and there are fow Utility spots. Two Pitchers as well.
    So if you want a less restrictive experience FabtasyDraft can be great – you can play 4 1b if you want, or it can be easier to stack etc. as you can create much more variation to your lineup. If you want a more streamlined experience it’s probably not for you.

    In terms of game selection it’s fine – it’s obviously not going to have the options/sizes of the big sites, but in some ways that makes them more beatable, and it’s good enough if the lineup construction sounds like something you’d prefer.

  • clrockny24

    I saw a provider give lineups for dk and fd, and they were just about completely different. Hoskins was the only player in both lineup. He had Bauer as P on fd, but on dk, it was Weaver and Pivetta, most likely due to trying to fit in high priced bats like Lindor, Jose Ramirez, and Realmuto. His fanduel lineup rocked while dk was not very good at all.

    I prefer fanduel because you can fit in that high priced pitcher, and the rest of your lineup doesn’t take a huge hit because of it. Harder to do that on draftkings, unless you want your sp2 to be a dart throw if you want decent bats.

  • 2Slik

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    @clrockny24 said...

    I saw a provider give lineups for dk and fd, and they were just about completely different.

    So you’re going to give an opinion about the general dfs baseball experience based off one slate’s outcome???

    I typically only play FD if I have a strong take on a low owned SP and one of the nightly bogus priced position players. Otherwise their tourneys are typically dead near lock, don’t like their pitching points (outside of QS), not in favor of the new C-1B & Util spots, and the inferior app which doesn’t update in game action nearly as well, doesn’t link to active games like DK Live, and doesn’t look as crisp on the remaining game innings when comparing to the field.

    The MLB achievements with the ease of trackng has also been a welcome addition to DK

  • stellagirl

    Not really helpful, but I like both FD and DK, but will play more on one site pending the slate each day.

    I don;t know until I dig in, but for me the big factors are:

    Pricing: Sometimes there is incredible value on one site for pitchers or batters and not the other, which can drive my buy-ins.

    Slate size/game selection/GPP max entries for a small fish: On most nights you can multi-entry larger $1 tournys from 20 to 150 times on DK. FD has their single entry and 3x game, and that’s it. MOST evenings I play $15 on the DK solo shot, and the FD $1 single entry, $1 3x entry, and $2 single entry (for a total of $6). If FD had bigger $1 mass-entry games, I’d play more there.

    I feel like I can build LU’s quicker on DK because I can see the each teams starting lineup in order, easily. Advantage, DK for building multiple lineups. (conversely, FD has small pictures of each player, so I can see if the guy I am picking is white, black, or possibly from middle america or asia. Massive advantage, FD.)

    It’s also funny, I go into each site after my research is done for the day, with the same core thoughts on my selections. Yet, my results rarely mirror each other nightly between the sites. I chalk that up to a large lack of apathy for the scoring intricacies between the two sites, and focusing mostly on my research. Something to improve on, I suppose.

  • mambaland

    mostly FD as seems less shark infested but i wish they had a way to download all lineups when games start so i dont have to go page by page to see who is going to come out of nowhere to win

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