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CFB Rookie - Lesson 04 - Drafting Lineups for Different Game Types

I could ramble on for a paragraph about the different types of games that DraftKings offers, but I’ll use an excerpt from DK Pro Jonathan Bales. "There are all types of leagues on DraftKings, but most can be sorted into one of two categories: cash game…

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CFB Hall of Fame - Lesson 04 - Research Tools

As the sport of college football and the daily fantasy sports industry grow, the mainstream coverage and the in depth information of the sport grow as well. That being said, there are still very few reliable sources of good information, making these sources even more valuable.…

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CFB Hall of Fame - Lesson 03 - Blowout Factor

Every week there will be Vegas lines that scream "blowout" due to a wide point spread. A lot of people will avoid these games altogether, but there is some value to be had in these games. It’s never a good idea to heavily target these games,…

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CFB All Star - Lesson 03 - How to Approach the 2 QB Roster

One of the best part about playing on DraftKings is the second quarterback slot. There is a huge edge to gain over your opponent by making the proper second choice with your quarterbacks. Once again, it is best to approach this spot differently depending on what…

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CFB Hall of Fame - Lesson 02 - Knowing When to Punt a Position

Punt: A player with a bottom of the barrel price tag. Part of being successful in both tournaments and cash games is knowing when to punt at a certain position and knowing which position to punt. It’s not a set in stone process to follow but…

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CFB Hall of Fame - Lesson 01 - Predicting Performance

Understanding how to read Vegas lines, props, etc. is very important for DFS success in any sport. However, reading and interpreting Vegas properly and accurately is very hard to do. We can use simple things like point totals and spreads to interpret game flow figure out…

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CFB Rookie - Lesson 02 - Scoring Tips and Tricks

If you have ever played daily fantasy football on DraftKings, then you already have an idea of the scoring format. All of the point values are the same, except there are no defensive stats with the lack of a defense roster spot. PASSING Passing Touchdowns Passing…

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CFB Rookie - Lesson 01 - Welcome to Daily Fantasy College Football

As you would expect, daily fantasy college football is very similar to daily fantasy NFL. Because of the similarities, a background in daily fantasy football is very helpful. We’ll go over a few of the similarities that the college football side of the game shares with…

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CFB All Star - Lesson 02 - How to Approach the FLEX Position

The FLEX spot is a great feature that DraftKings offers that other major sites do not. It makes the game a lot more fun and gives good players an edge over their opponents. As is the case with most positions, the FLEX spot should be approached…

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CFB All Star - Lesson 04 - Using Stats to Predict Performance

When building lineups, it is always a good idea to research and see the weaknesses of a team’s defense. We’ll break it down in to two categories: run and pass defense. This is one of the biggest differences between NFL and NCAAF when it comes to…

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CFB All Star - Lesson 01 - Random Factors

In football, especially in games played outside, there are all kinds of outside factors that can affect a team and their ability to succeed on the field. Since we only want to target successful players, these factors have an effect on us as well. Weather Conditions…

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CFB Rookie - Lesson 03 - Using Player Cards to Build Lineups

When looking at DraftKings player cards, be careful with what stats you use to attempt to predict player performance and build lineups. Here is a sample player card from the 2014 season that we will use for this lesson. At A Glance The first tab is…