NFL Injury Implications – 8.28.17

The injury count keeps growing as does the number of people questioning why the preseason still exists. I’m certainly one of those individuals wondering why the NFL has 4 weeks of meaningless games where teams have troubles filling stadiums. Luckily, my fantasy league has yet to draft so I haven’t been on the wrong side of one of these dreaded preseason injuries but I have in the past, so I can relate to those fantasy owners who have drafted either Spencer Ware, Julian Edelman or Cameron Meredith before their season…

2017 NFL Sleeper Picks

Finding that “diamond in the rough player” who is flying under the radar come draft time and has a good opportunity to produce well over their ADP, aka a “sleeper”, is generally what leads fantasy teams to the championship.  While many players appear to be slept on due to their low ADP, their situation may not be the best which is something everyone needs to take into account. BSGT (Bad Situation Good Talent) players are those that appear to have the talent to be a sleeper but aren’t in a…

2017 NFL High-End Sleepers

With Fantasy Football creeping closer and closer, we’ve fielded a ton of questions on twitter and through emails. One that has come up a lot is who to target in the first round that could outperform their ADP, in other words, a high-end sleeper. Here are my two favorite high-end sleepers: Julio Jones l WR l Atlanta Falcons Current ADP in standard leagues: 4/5 I’m here to implore you that you should highly consider drafting Julio Jones as the WR2 and possibly even the WR1 in your draft. You certainly…

Prime Pitchers – 7/5/17

Top Tier ($8,800-$10,900) Alex Wood ($9,400) seems to be the most appealing option in this tier considering Arizona’s home/road splits along with deGrom being overpriced. Wood is coming off of 3 straight dominate performances yielding 46+ FDP in each and only giving up 9 total hits. Arizona also ranks dead last in wRC+ and wOBA, 2nd last in ISO and have the 3rd highest K-rate against LHP on the road. This game also features the lowest projected run total on the slate (7.5) with the Dodgers being heavy favorites (-205)…

MLB Plays of the Day – 6/28

When it comes to hitters, baseball is a game of streaks. One of my most utilized tools in deciding which batters to roster on any given slate is to look at their recent success or lack thereof in the batter’s box. This certainly isn’t the only analytical tool I use but it is certainly one that I utilize frequently to supplement my research. This article will point out hitters at each position who have been hot lately and could be in good spots to continue their streak.