Back to the Future: Week 14 Cash Game Lineup Review

Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it. One of the best ways to improve is to analyze what you’ve done previously. Large field tournaments that pay out a million dollars are quite sexy but the smart play for most DFS players are cash games (H2H’s, 50-50’s, Double Up’s). Cash games are the best way to build up your bankroll. Below is a look back at my cash game lineup from Week 14 in order to be better in Week 15. An accurate analysis can provide a foundation for future winnings. 

This was the most straight-forward lineup construction of the year as far as I was concerned. Certainly, there were some decisions to be made but I tried not to overthink it. I was very confident going into Sunday’s games and ended up having my best cash-game score of the year with 183 DK points. The ironic thing was that my best GPP score of the day was only 139 so I definitely need to examine my GPP process a little bit. I played in 15 GPPs and cashed in exactly one as I took 60th in the Fantasy Edge Listener League with my cash game lineup. In H2H’s I won 90.9% of my matchups. What follows is my rationale for why I made the decisions that i did with my cash game lineup.

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Back to the Future: Week 11 Cash Game Lineup Review

Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it. One of the best ways to improve is to analyze what you’ve done previously. Large field tournaments that pay out a million dollars are quite sexy but the smart play for most DFS players are cash games (H2H’s, 50-50’s, Double Up’s). Cash games are the best way to build up your bankroll. Below is a look back at my cash game lineup from Week 11 in order to be better in Week 12. An accurate analysis can provide a foundation for future winnings. 

This was a very interesting week as there were no 9K Running Backs and no 8K Wide Receivers. There were not a lot of clear cut studs in prime spots on the main slate. This lineup construction was tough because I was looking to go against my normal M.O. of paying down at TE and QB. This put me into unchartered waters with my cash lineup.

I scored nearly 159 points and won 91% of my head-to-heads. I also cashed in 78% of my GPPs (though i only played in nine $3 contests this week as I spent most of my allotted money to H2Hs).

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Back to the Future: Week 10 Cash Lineup Review

I took a few weeks off as I was traveling and couldn’t devote to as much volume as normal. This week was an interesting one because the scoring was so low. It is a good reminder that even though 140-150 is your target from a value projection standpoint, the goal (as Adam Levitan says) is to beat your opponents. I encourage you to read Adam’s cash game review. He is one of the best in the business at breaking things down. 

For week 10, I scored 128.8 DK points and won 82% of my cash games.

Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it. One of the best ways to improve is to analyze what you’ve done previously. Large field tournaments that pay out a million dollars are quite sexy but the smart play for most DFS players are cash games (H2H’s, 50-50’s, Double Up’s). Cash games are the best way to build up your bankroll. Below is a look back at my cash game lineup from Week 10 in order to be better in Week 11. An accurate analysis can provide a foundation for future winnings. 

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Week 1 Cash Lineup Review

Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it. One of the best ways to improve is to analyze what you’ve done previously. Large field tournaments that pay out a million dollars are quite sexy but the smart play for most DFS players are cash games (H2H’s, 50-50’s, Double Up’s). Cash games are the best way to build up your bankroll. Below is a look back at my cash game lineup from Week 1 in order to be better in Week 2. An accurate analysis can provide a foundation for future winnings.

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ESPN Fantasy Football Champion

Christmas night brought my team (“Michigan Go Blue”) a season-long fantasy football championship.  Going into the Championship weekend against a team that had defeated me handily earlier in the season, ESPN’s analytics had the game as a coin flip.  Fortunately, my team saved its best performance for when it mattered most.  Scoring 210 points was 30 points more than any previous league team scored in any week during the year.  Despite the GM of “Michigan Go Blue” making a rookie mistake and the draft gods not cooperating, a Championship Trophy was hoisted in the Bechler household.  Well, actually there was no trophy but a Tiger Woods fist pump did ensue.

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