Category Archives: Strategy Guides

FanGraphs Advanced Stats Breakdown: Pitchers

Fantasy Forecast Co-Founder Joe Metz takes you over to FanGraphs.com to highlight and analyze the advanced stats that he uses the most when building MLB DFS lineups and specifically when analyzing pitchers.

The stats: K-rate, SIERA, GB%, HC%, SwStr%

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Pitching Targets (With @DFSClutchBoy) – 4/24/17

Hello all. Most of you know me from my twitter account @DFSClutchBoy . I have been playing DFS since spring of 2015 and have had mild success in MLB DFS since them. My MLB DFS reputation was best showcased when I cashed 17 straight slates during the summer of last year all while posting my lineups for free publicly. Also on the early slate 5 days ago (4/19) I was able to take down a few GPP’s for myself and subscribers. That’s enough about me lets talk about pitching on today’s slate. Who should you play in cash, in GPP and who should you throw in the dumpster. Read more

No Days Off #3: Diversify Your DFS Thinking

We would all love to know the secrets of our own brain. For example, why does mine tell me that Jambalaya at midnight is a good idea? It’s not.

Interestingly enough, our brains our programmed to make bad decisions first. We take shortcuts, look for affirmation, do what’s most comfortable and rely on the most readily available opinion to drive decisions. Even if none of those things are objective. See above…

In DFS, as in in life, it’s important to know how your mind makes decisions every day. There will be times when you need to walk away, avoid the noise, go against your gut, all in order to gain an advantage on the rest of the mouth-breathers in your contest.

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