Lineup optimizers are a tool used by daily fantasy sports players to assist them in choosing lineups. These tools sort through all the players available to be chosen, it looks at their projected … [Read More...]
Looking at history is a great way to predict the future. Looking at prior gamelogs can give you a heads up on how players will perform in the future too, as many trends repeat themselves over and … [Read More...]
Playing 100 to 150 lineups in a tournament is one good strategy to win a GPP tournament in daily fantasy. However, getting those lineups can take an incredibly long time. If you do them one by one, … [Read More...]
Solver is an add-in Tool for Microsoft Excel that will look at a group of variables that you set and run hundreds of thousands of potential outcomes and give you the optimal result. That is … [Read More...]
When you are using Solver to pick lineups for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), it is only looking at projected points. Two people who face eachother may have similar projected points, but the person that … [Read More...]
To activate Solver, go to File and then down to Options.
Click on Add ins
Go to the bottom where it says Manage and the drop down says "Excel Add ins" then click Go.
That will give you the … [Read More...]
You can look at a players previous game logs to determine how risky a player is. You can do this with a simple formula in Excel. Then when you know if a player is risky or not, you can … [Read More...]
You see the Vegas odds and Over Under all the time, however they never show the score of both teams. You will just see something like New England is favored by 10 with an over under of 50. But what … [Read More...]
Last month I wrote an article for surepayroll.com titled "8 Great Tools to make you an Excel Expert"
Below is an infographic describing the article in visual terms. Have a look at it and check out … [Read More...]