Python for Fantasy Football – APIs and JSON Data

Python for Fantasy Football – APIs and JSON Data

Welcome to part 4 of the Python for Fantasy Football series! As always, if you missed any of the previous parts, go back and check those out first before reading any further. In part 3 I mentioned that your first...
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Python for Fantasy Football – Getting and Cleaning Data

Python for Fantasy Football – Getting and Cleaning Data

Welcome to part 3 of the Python for Fantasy Football series! If you missed part 1 or 2, go back and check those out first before continuing. I’ve had a lot of positive comments on the series so far, and I...
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Python for Fantasy Football – Matchup Adjustment

Python for Fantasy Football – Matchup Adjustment

Welcome to part two ‘Python for Fantasy Football’ series! If you missed part 1, click here to go back and work through that first. In this article I’ll go through a few more useful things we can do with the...
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Python for Fantasy Football – Introduction

Python for Fantasy Football – Introduction

Welcome to the first article in the ‘Python for Fantasy Football’ series! Regular readers will be aware that I am a big advocate of using data to help better understand sports, and daily fantasy football lends itself particularly well to...
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EPL 2018/19 Season Preview

EPL 2018/19 Season Preview

Hello and welcome to my EPL 2018/19 season preview! Thank you to everyone who has supported the site over the past year by reading and sharing the articles! Unfortunately I have decided not to do slate previews this season. As...
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Common Cognitive Biases in Daily Fantasy Football

Common Cognitive Biases in Daily Fantasy Football

Cognitive biases are errors in judgement that influence how people think and act. The human brain is incredible, but it’s not perfect. Unfortunately, it’s a lot harder for people to process information in a logical, objective manner than they would...
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Set Pieces in Daily Fantasy Football

Set Pieces in Daily Fantasy Football

Instead of previewing the UCL slates this week, I decided to write an article about set pieces in daily fantasy football. With each cross being worth 0.75 DraftKings points at the time of writing, it’s important to know who takes...
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Understanding How to Pick DraftKings Players

Understanding How to Pick DraftKings Players

Understanding how to pick DraftKings players takes practice, but fortunately there are some rules of thumb you can follow to help. After reading this article you will know the types of players that you should be using in your lineups,...
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Per 90 Stats Explained

Per 90 Stats Explained

You are probably already using statistics to help you select fantasy players, but you might not be familiar with per 90 stats. In this article I will explain why per 90 stats are much more valuable than simply looking at...
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How to Play Daily Fantasy Football

How to Play Daily Fantasy Football

This article will teach you the basics of how to play daily fantasy football on DraftKings, Yahoo and FantasyBet. You will learn the rules and scoring system each site uses, as well as the different types of contests that they...
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