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MLB Beyond Basics

As a quick aside to all readers, this will likely be my 2nd to last article until NFL starts, so I am going to try to include content that can help you improve your lineup making process, rather than try to recommend any specific picks on today’s slate.

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MLB Beyond Basics

Every so often a MLB slate will arise where a very important game theory situation presents itself.

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MLB Beyond Basics

Baseball GPPs are predictable only in the sense that you can get a rough idea of who is going to be owned. Pitchers facing strikeout prone teams with low run lines will be owned, and hitters with good splits and a high run line will be owned.

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MLB Beyond Basics

In this article I am going to cover mostly contrarian options on the slate, and it’s a big one with 15 games available.

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MLB Beyond Basics

With 15 games on the slate there is a lot of ground to cover so let’s get right to it. What separates the content of this article from what you’ll see on most other sites is we won’t be talking much about the obvious or popular value plays of the day, but rather the ones that make the most sense to play in tournaments.

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MLB Beyond Basics

One of the more difficult processes to go through when going full contrarian is determining how to go about choosing which stacks and pitchers to select for your rosters.

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MLB Beyond Basics

Given that the NBA regular season is just about over, it’s time to transition into MLB, an entertaining and unusual change of pace from the relative stability of basketball.

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NBA Beyond Basics

DFS at the end of the season is generally a bit more difficult, as the regs simply won’t go away and the pool of extremely casual players is generally reduced. This creates an interesting dynamic in GPP, as we are not dealing with a static environment like in cash games. It becomes difficult to simply find the best value plays of the day and mash them in with abandon, since a larger % of the field will be aware of these plays, thus driving up the overall ownership of the obvious plays.

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NBA Beyond Basics

In last week’s article we covered the important of variance on choosing your players to maximize upside, an integral factor in creating a roster that maximizes ceiling potential. Beyond that, it is essential to understand the GPP marketplace and how GPP projections should differ from the ones you use for cash.

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NBA Beyond Basics

With NBA winding down, I felt it would be prudent to discuss some mathematical concepts that can be applied to NBA, but are also essential to the upcoming MLB season.

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