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Stats, Analysis and Predictions for DraftKings, FanDuel or your Favorite DFS Platform


Welcome DFS Fans – You’re about to enter a zone of incredible stats, analysis and predictions for the Big Prize on DraftKings, FanDuel or your favorite DFS Platform.

For ease, we have stats for each NFL team.  The stats are high level stats and can be used for daily fantasy football, herein DFS or season long Fantasy Football Leagues.



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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?  Yes, we are, yes indeed.  The 2023 NFL season kicks off at home with the Kansas City Chiefs Vs. the Detroit Lions.  For Daily Fantasy Football fans that play on DraftKings, FanDuel or any other DFS platform, there are a total of 4 prize options - 3 Captain's Mode games - Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night Football and then the big prize games consists of 13 games - so get your math book out and start crunching numbers - well, if you're a member to our site- (LOGIN) we do all the match for you.  From Player Usage, to Distribution, Predictions and much more to help your odds. We have the best stats, analysis and predictions data for you, including advanced analytics.



DFS Captain's Mode Games are Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night
Thursday Night Football

Sunday Night Football

Monday Night Football


Big Prize on DraftKings and FanDuel are the morning and early afternoon games, typically 11 - 13 games to draft a roster of 6 players and a defense that will get the most points.

  • Sunday Games - Big Prize


There are several certainties in DFS and one is, know the rules.  The rules are very, very important, it's not all about stats & analysis.

  • DraftKings Rules
  • FanDuel Rules


Game Stats, Analysis and Predictions Reports


The Rank Variance Report: Gain the Competitive Edge in Daily Fantasy Football. Our comprehensive Rank Variance Report is your essential starting point for strategic lineup decisions. Explore the rankings of the home team's offense against the visiting team's defense, and vice versa. With a focus on variance, we analyze the overall offense ranking versus the defense's ranking, and that's just the beginning. Our in-depth breakdown covers key aspects of the game, including pass game, run game, receiving, and scoring rankings. Identify the highest variance and strategically draft players for your lineup against the opposing defense. To give you a glimpse, we've provided a sample report in PDF format below: DFS Stats Rank Variance Report.

Our DFS strategy revolves around a meticulous breakdown of the game, delving deep into every crucial statistical aspect. With our comprehensive analysis, we meticulously dissect the match to uncover essential statistics that drive success in daily fantasy football. From examining offensive and defensive rankings to scrutinizing pass game, run game, receiving, and scoring performances, our strategy leaves no stone unturned. By focusing on these key metrics, we empower you to make informed decisions when constructing your winning lineup.


Understanding the player distribution/usage percentage is of utmost importance in daily fantasy football as it allows you to make data-driven decisions backed by thorough stats and analysis. By assessing the player usage percentage, you can gauge the player's usage in the Run, Receiving and Scoring phases of the game.

This knowledge empowers you to make informed projections and strategic choices when constructing your lineup. By incorporating player usage data into your analysis, you can identify trends, uncover undervalued players, and optimize your roster composition for daily fantasy football success.

Moreover, being aware of the player usage percentage helps you navigate the unique landscapes of DraftKings and FanDuel, where ownership trends can significantly impact lineup construction. By identifying high-owned and low-owned players, you can strategically leverage this information to gain an edge over your competition.

Whether you're seeking to capitalize on popular players' potential or exploit contrarian plays, understanding the player distribution percentage plays a crucial role. It enables you to align your lineup with your projections, while also taking into account the ownership levels on both DraftKings and FanDuel.

In summary, incorporating the player usage percentage into your daily fantasy football strategy ensures that you make informed decisions based on comprehensive stats, analysis, and projections. By considering ownership trends on platforms like DraftKings and FanDuel, you can optimize your lineup composition and increase your chances of achieving success in the exciting world of daily fantasy football.  We've added a sample player distribution percentage report - please click here:  Player Distribution Percentage Report


As mentioned, we use the average method to come up with all of our stats and we then use that average to come up with predictions.  Our PPR Report gives you the projected Points Per Reception for each player including the QB, WR, and RB.  We have a smaple report right here:  DFS Stats Analysis Projection PPR Report













  1. DFF: Daily Fantasy Football
  2. DFS: Daily Fantasy Sports
  3. GPP: Guaranteed Prize Pool
    • Refers to a tournament in which the prize pool is guaranteed to be a specific amount regardless of the number of participants.
  4. ROI: Return on Investment
    • Measures the profitability of a player's or participant's investments in DFS contests.
  5. EV: Expected Value
    • Represents the average outcome or value that a player can expect from a particular decision or lineup.
  6. FD: FanDuel
    • A popular daily fantasy sports platform.
  7. DK: DraftKings
    • Another well-known daily fantasy sports platform.
  8. FPPG: Fantasy Points Per Game
    • Calculates the average fantasy points a player scores per game, used to evaluate player performance.
  9. GPP: Grand Prix Points
    • Refers to points awarded in a DFS tournament, often used to determine the standings and rankings.
  10. DFSN: Daily Fantasy Sports Network
    • A network or platform that provides news, analysis, and resources related to DFS.
  11. PPR: Points Per Reception
    • A scoring system that awards points for each reception made by a player in fantasy football.
  12. H2H: Head-to-Head
    • A matchup format in which two participants directly compete against each other in a DFS contest.
  13. 50/50: Fifty-Fifty
    • A contest format where approximately half of the participants win and double their entry fee.
  14. DVP: Defense vs. Position
    • Analyzes how well a specific defense performs against a particular position in fantasy football.
  15. LU: Lineup
    • Refers to the roster of players selected by a participant for a DFS contest.
  16. DK: DraftKings
  17. FD: FanDuel
  1. NFL: National Football League
  2. AFC: American Football Conference
  3. NFC: National Football Conference
  4. MVP: Most Valuable Player
  5. SB: Super Bowl
  6. Pro Bowl: Professional Bowl (All-Star Game)
  7. CBA: Collective Bargaining Agreement
  8. IR: Injured Reserve
  9. PUP: Physically Unable to Perform
  10. OTA: Organized Team Activities
  11. PR: Punt Returner
  12. KR: Kick Returner
  13. QB: Quarterback
  14. RB: Running Back
  15. WR: Wide Receiver
  16. TE: Tight End
  17. OL: Offensive Line
  18. DL: Defensive Line
  19. LB: Linebacker
  20. CB: Cornerback
  21. S: Safety
  22. K: Kicker
  23. P: Punter
  24. FG: Field Goal
  25. PAT: Point After Touchdown
  26. INT: Interception
  27. TD: Touchdown
  28. YAC: Yards After Catch
  29. YPC: Yards Per Carry
  30. YPR: Yards Per Reception
  31. CPOY: Comeback Player of the Year
  32. DPOY: Defensive Player of the Year
  33. OPOY: Offensive Player of the Year
  34. ROTY: Rookie of the Year
  1. NFL: National Football League
  2. AFC: American Football Conference
  3. NFC: National Football Conference
  4. YDS: Yards
  5. TD: Touchdown
  6. INT: Interception
  7. CMP: Completions
  8. ATT: Attempts
  9. PCT: Completion Percentage
  10. Y/A: Yards per Attempt
  11. TD: Touchdowns
  12. INT: Interceptions
  13. QBR: Quarterback Rating
  14. YPC: Yards per Carry
  15. YAC: Yards After Catch
  16. REC: Receptions
  17. TGT: Targets
  18. AVG: Average
  19. SACK: Quarterback Sack
  20. FF: Forced Fumble
  21. FR: Fumble Recovery
  22. PD: Passes Defended
  23. TFL: Tackles for Loss
  24. TKL: Total Tackles
  25. SFTY: Safety
  26. PR: Punt Return
  27. KR: Kickoff Return
  28. AVG: Average
  29. LST: Longest
  30. AVG: Average
  31. PTS: Points
  32. GWD: Game-Winning Drives
  33. QBR: Quarterback Rating
  34. YPG: Yards per Game
  35. APY: All-Purpose Yards
  36. PY: Passing Yards
  37. RY: Rushing Yards
  38. AY: Adjusted Yards
  39. AY/A: Adjusted Yards per Attempt
  40. EPA: Expected Points Added
  41. DVOA: Defense-adjusted Value Over Average
  42. DYAR: Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement
  1. DFS: Daily Fantasy Sports
  2. GPP: Guaranteed Prize Pool
    • Refers to a tournament in DFS where the prize pool is guaranteed regardless of the number of participants.
  3. ROI: Return on Investment
    • A measure of profitability in DFS or sports betting, calculated as the ratio of net profit to the amount invested.
  4. EV: Expected Value
    • Represents the average value or outcome a bettor can expect from a specific wager.
  5. ROTO: Rotisserie
    • A scoring format in which participants accumulate points based on player performance across various statistical categories.
  6. FPPG: Fantasy Points Per Game
    • The average number of fantasy points a player scores per game, used to evaluate player performance.
  7. Chalk: Refers to the most popular or heavily owned players in DFS contests.
  8. Fade: To avoid selecting or betting on a particular player or team.
  9. Cash Games: DFS contests with a higher likelihood of winning, such as 50/50s or head-to-head matchups.
  10. Tilt: The emotional state of frustration or anger that can negatively impact decision-making after a losing streak or unfortunate outcome.
  11. Bankroll: The total amount of money set aside for betting or DFS contests.
  12. Payout Structure: The distribution of prize money among winners in a DFS contest.
  13. Overlay: A situation where a guaranteed prize pool contest does not reach its full capacity, resulting in an opportunity for increased value for participants.
  14. Stacking: Selecting multiple players from the same team in a DFS lineup to maximize potential correlation and upside.
  15. Line Movement: Refers to changes in point spreads, odds, or betting lines based on the betting market's activity.





According to a report from Legal Sports Report, in the 2020 NFL season, DraftKings awarded over $1 billion in prizes across all sports, including the NFL. It's important to note that this is the total amount of prizes awarded by DraftKings across all sports and not just the NFL.

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Our team of dedicated experts scours through extensive data and meticulously analyzes player performance, match-ups, and trends to offer you invaluable insights. We provide detailed statistics on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, and team defenses, allowing you to make informed decisions when constructing your DFS lineups.

Here are 10 frequently asked questions about daily fantasy football on DraftKings and FanDuel along with their answers:

What is daily fantasy football?

Daily fantasy football is a game where participants create virtual lineups composed of real NFL players for a single day or week of games. Points are awarded based on the players' performances in real-life games, and participants compete against each other for cash prizes.

How do I play daily fantasy football?

To play daily fantasy football, you need to sign up on a platform like DraftKings or FanDuel, create a lineup within a given salary cap, and enter contests by paying an entry fee. Your lineup's performance is determined by the actual on-field performance of the players you've selected.

How is scoring calculated in daily fantasy football?

Scoring in daily fantasy football typically involves assigning points to various statistical categories such as passing yards, touchdowns, rushing yards, receiving yards, receptions, and more. Each platform has its own scoring system, which is usually outlined in the rules or scoring settings.

What is a salary cap in daily fantasy football?

A salary cap is the maximum budget allocated to construct your lineup. Each player has an associated salary based on their perceived value and expected performance. You must stay under the salary cap when selecting players for your lineup.

Can I change my lineup after the games have started?

Once the games have started, you cannot make any changes to your lineup for that particular contest. However, you can still enter new contests with different lineups if they are available.

Are daily fantasy football games based on the entire NFL season or just a single week?

Daily fantasy football games are typically based on a single week of NFL games, although some platforms may offer season-long contests as well. Most contests are held weekly, allowing participants to draft new lineups for each week's slate of games.

How do I win in daily fantasy football?

To win in daily fantasy football, you need to accumulate more points with your lineup than the other participants in the contest. Points are earned based on the performance of the players you've selected, and higher-scoring lineups have a chance to win cash prizes.

Can I play daily fantasy football for free?

Yes, both DraftKings and FanDuel offer free contests that allow you to play daily fantasy football without spending any money. These free contests often have smaller prize pools compared to paid contests but can still be enjoyable for casual players.

Is daily fantasy football considered gambling?

The classification of daily fantasy football as gambling varies by jurisdiction. In some places, it is considered a game of skill and is legal, while in others, it may be subject to gambling regulations. It's important to understand the laws and regulations in your specific location.

How do I deposit and withdraw funds from my DraftKings/FanDuel account?

DraftKings and FanDuel offer various methods for depositing and withdrawing funds, including credit/debit cards, PayPal, bank transfers, and more. These options may vary depending on your country of residence. You can usually find the specific details within the account settings or FAQ section of the respective platform.

Here's a list of acronyms commonly used in daily fantasy football
  1. DFS - Daily Fantasy Sports
  2. NFL - National Football League
  3. QB - Quarterback
  4. RB - Running Back
  5. WR - Wide Receiver
  6. TE - Tight End
  7. DST - Defense/Special Teams
  8. FPPG - Fantasy Points Per Game
  9. GPP - Guaranteed Prize Pool
  10. ROI - Return on Investment
  11. EV - Expected Value
  12. DST - Defense/Special Teams
  13. PPR - Points Per Reception
  14. OPRK - Opponent Rank
  15. SNF - Sunday Night Football
  16. MNF - Monday Night Football
  17. TNF - Thursday Night Football
  18. ADP - Average Draft Position
  19. DFSPT - Daily Fantasy Sports Pro Tour
  20. RG - RotoGrinders
Here are 30 acronyms commonly used in the NFL (National Football League)
  1. NFL - National Football League
  2. AFC - American Football Conference
  3. NFC - National Football Conference
  4. MVP - Most Valuable Player
  5. QB - Quarterback
  6. RB - Running Back
  7. WR - Wide Receiver
  8. TE - Tight End
  9. OL - Offensive Line
  10. DL - Defensive Line
  11. LB - Linebacker
  12. CB - Cornerback
  13. S - Safety
  14. K - Kicker
  15. P - Punter
  16. TD - Touchdown
  17. PAT - Point After Touchdown
  18. FG - Field Goal
  19. INT - Interception
  20. FUM - Fumble
  21. SACK - Quarterback Sack
  22. PR - Punt Return
  23. KR - Kickoff Return
  24. TFL - Tackle for Loss
  25. DPI - Defensive Pass Interference
  26. OPI - Offensive Pass Interference
  27. PI - Pass Interference
  28. O-line - Offensive Line
  29. D-line - Defensive Line
  30. GM - General Manager

Please note that the answers provided are based on general knowledge and practices up until September 2021, and there may have been updates or changes since then. It's always a good idea to consult the official rules and guidelines on DraftKings and FanDuel's websites for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

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