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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Stats, Analysis and Predictions for DraftKings, FanDuel or any DFS Platform

WELCOME DFS FANS

Welcome DFS Fans – You’re here because you’re a member, and please note that we are extremely grateful. Here you will find stats, analysis, data and predcitions that are specific  – Daily Fantasy Football specific for the Thursday Night Football prize on DraftKings, FanDuel or your favorite DFS platform. Your membership level “Showdown” allows you access to stats, analysis and predictions for the Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night games. For ease, we have sepated the stats, analysis and predictions reports by game/prize:  Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and of course, the classic Monday Night Football game. Click here to download the entire 2023 NFL Schedule in Excel/GoogleSheets and printable format: 2023 NFL Schedule

About this picture:  I;m going way back,, way back – I was in London (well outside of London in Bedford) on a business trip for a few weeks.  When you’re in England for business, the weekends are just not the same, so I knocked my noggin after drinking warm beer – and realized the NFL’s International games are happenning in London, looked up tickets, got on a 2 hour bus ride and got to Wembley Stadium for quite the NFL experience.  If you ever have a chance to go to an NFL International Game – GO!!!

As you know by now, our DFS stats are based on the “AVERAGE”, meaning our stats are based on the averages that team’s offense gets, defense gives up and the distribution for that player. 

Our DraftKings & Fan Duel 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.

RANK REPORT:

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.

The Vairance Report is just “Advanced Analysitcs” or Stats as it shows you the yard variance between the offense and what that defense gives up – yes of course what that defense averages. In addition, we show you the rank variance as well as game score predictions from Las Vegas and what we predict as the score.

PLAYER USAGE % REPORT

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.

DOUBLE DUTY PLAYER USAGE % REPORT

Our self-proclaimed “Best Stats For DFS” Report – the Double Duty report is the “Grand Daddy Of Them All”.  This amazing report is part of our DraftKings and FanDuel strategy to the CORE.  it shows you which players have usage in the Run and Receiving phase of the game, including the QB, and WR as it is mainly RB’s that have Double Duty use, but if a WR has Run phase usage, we capture that or a TE such as Kelcey or OBJ throwing a pass or the Cheetah playing RB – not new, but we capture that as well.

GAME PREDICTIONS REPORT

No matter where you’re playing DFS, DraftKings or Fanduel or the prize – Showdown, A.K.A Captain’s Mode or for the Big Prize, you need predictions.  Since our DFS strategy for DraftKings or FanDuel is based on ‘AVERAGE” team and player performance, we take what the Defense gives up in total yards, then we break those yards down by each phase of the game – Pass, Run, Receiving, Yards After the Catch and we do the same for the Scoring phase to come up with our Game Predictions.

QB GAME PREDICTIONS REPORT

Your chances at winning in Daily Fantasy Football starts with the QB. The most important phase of an NFL Football Game is the passing game aka, QB.  Since our DFS strategy for DraftKings or FanDuel is based on ‘AVERAGE” team and QB performance, we take what the Defense gives up in total yards, then we break those yards down by each phase of the game – Pass, Run, Receiving, Yards After the Catch and we do the same for the Scoring phase to come up with our Game Predictions.

DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS REPORT

What I’ve found in the numerous years of playing on DraftKings and FanDuel is that you have to REMOVE the ‘HUMAN FACTOR” – in other words your emotions.  Daily Fantasy Football has made the NFL game more and much more interesting, fun and interactive.  You watch every NFL game and look at the player performance stats since you know who you drafted for your Showdown or Big Prize.

Our Draft Recommendations Report is meant to take that Human Factor or emotions out of your DraftKings or FanDuel draft.  It recommends which team to draft a QB, RB, WR or TE from as well as Defense and Offenece based on what that defense gives up in total yards and scoring.

PPR PREDCITIONS REPORT

PPR stands for Points Per Reception, which has become a tag for the player you choose to draft, no matter if they are a RB, a WR or TE.  yes, WR’s receive the most PPR’s, so do some TE’s and this is why our Double Duty Report becomes very important – you want to draft RB’s that have a high usage in the Receiving phase of the game.

Our PPR Report provides you with PPR predictions based on what that player averages for their PLAYER USAGE PERCENTAGE and what the defense gives up for each phase of the game including Passing, Receiving, Running and Scoring.

To start off, we need to explain to your our stategy at competing in showdown contest on DraftKings, FanDuel or your favorite DFS platform.  

Our DFS strategy is simple and if you know football, just think of everything that happens in the game as a total sum, but our strategy is to “BREAKDOWN” the game.  Yes, I’m shouting, cause it’s LFG.  

We take the total yards and look at where they are coming from say 400 total yards, but what if 350 come from passing?  If that’s the case then would you draft a RB from this team, no – right?  We of course continue and breakdown the game in it’s entirity, but let’s move on to the star of our strategy.

Before anything, we look at the star of our DFS strategy – the Rank Variance Report – read on and be amazed.

The Rank Variance Report t 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. 

Once you have analyzed which teams you will draft your lineup from, we then move to the Distribution Report, but that’s not the “The Granddaddy of Them All”.  Please read on

Understanding the player distribution 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 distribution percentage, you can gauge the popularity and ownership levels of players across platforms like DraftKings and FanDuel.

This knowledge empowers you to make informed projections and strategic choices when constructing your lineup. By incorporating player distribution 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 distribution 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 distribution 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.  

Our “The Granddaddy of Them All” report is our what we call “Double Duty” report.

The Double Duty report shows the distribution percentage of all players, QB’s, RB’s, WR’s and TE’s and shows you their distribution in the run game as well as the receiving game, this is where you draft from.  Say you have two RB’s and one has a distribution percentage of 40% of the run yards, but has a meek 5% of the receiving game, the you have a different RB that has just 20% distribution in the run game, but has a staggering 30% of the receiving game, who would you draft?  Remember, this is a PPR prize.  Then we also show you the breakdown of every player in the scoring part of the game, total TD %, but then from the run and receiving game as well.

Boom, drop the mic.

As mentioned, our DFS strategy is the average of the offense, defense and each player – and we break it down total yards, passing, then run, receiving, and of course scoring.

We then take what each defense gives up or what they average in giving up in the passing, run, receivign and scoring and we then look at what the offense averages in those same football game categories to come up with PPR predictions

CAPTAIN'S MODE REPORTS

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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions Reports

To help you draft the best possible lineup for your Thursday Night Football DFS game on DraftKings or FanDuel, we bring you all the stats, analysis and predictions you will need.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ANALYSIS REPORTS

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions

  • RANK VARIANCE REPORT
  • PLAYER USAGE PERCENTAGE A.K.A DISTRIBUTION
  • DEPTH CHART
  • INJURY REPORT
  • PPR PREDICTIONS
  • PPR TO DATE
  • DEFENSE ANALYSIS
  • OFFENSE ANALYSIS

SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions Reports

To help you draft the best possible lineup for your Sunday Night Football DFS game on DraftKings or FanDuel, we bring you all the stats, analysis and predictions you will need.

SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ANALYSIS REPORTS

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions

  • RANK VARIANCE REPORT
  • PLAYER USAGE PERCENTAGE A.K.A DISTRIBUTION
  • DEPTH CHART
  • INJURY REPORT
  • PPR PREDICTIONS
  • PPR TO DATE
  • DEFENSE ANALYSIS
  • OFFENSE ANALYSIS

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions Reports

To help you draft the best possible lineup for your Monday Night Football DFS game on DraftKings or FanDuel, we bring you all the stats, analysis and predictions you will need.

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ANALYSIS REPORTS

Game Stats, Anslysis and Predictions

  • RANK VARIANCE REPORT
  • PLAYER USAGE PERCENTAGE A.K.A DISTRIBUTION
  • DEPTH CHART
  • INJURY REPORT
  • PPR PREDICTIONS
  • PPR TO DATE
  • DEFENSE ANALYSIS
  • OFFENSE ANALYSIS

DAILY FANTASY FOOTBALL STATS & ANALYSIS

NFL SCHEDULE WEEK 1

Thursday, September 7 – Monday, September

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.

SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL STATS, ANALYSIS & PREDICTIONS

Download Sunday Night Football Game Preview Report

This week’s Sunday Night Football matchup features a classic NFC East matchup between my New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys (our nemesis and kryptonite the last couple of seasons)

Here is a comprehensive summary of our DFS stats, expert analysis, and accurate predictions for this highly anticipated NFL matchup:

New York Giants: The outlook for my G-Men aka Big Blue is to finish 3rd in the NFC East, but I think they’ll make a run for the NFC East banner beginning with this game.  Danny Dimes is a mobile QB, determined to win and now has Darren Waller and now with the Saquon drama behind the G-Men, the Giants will be very competitive.  Yeah, yeah, they have to get past the Sheagles.

New York Giants New Players this season and players they are possibly meant to replace.

Incoming Players Position Replaces Player (Departures) Position
Jalin Hyatt (Draft) WR Kenny Golladay WR
Eric Gray (Draft) RB
Jamison Crowder WR Richie James WR
Tommy Sweeney TE
Parris Campbell WR
Darren Waller TE

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys New Players this season and players they are possibly meant to replace.

Incoming Player Position Replaces Player (Departures) Position
Luke Schoonmaker (Draft) TE Dalton Schultz TE
Deuce Vaughn (Draft) RB Ezekiel Elliott RB
Jalen Brooks WR T.Y. Hilton WR
Noah Brown WR
James Washington WR

I have to start this preview and predictions of the Cowboys with this story.  Back in 2011, the Giants made the playoffs via Wild Card and I was headed to Dallas on business – to arrive on Monday and then realized the Giants were visiting, of course I made plans to go to the game.   Bought a single game ticket and it was an amazing win, yes this is the game Jerry Jones purchased the game tickets for the following game as he was sure the Cowboys would win and yes, this is the year the Giants won it all and the “Helmet Catch” infamous play.

Of course America’s team is predicted to finish 2nd in the NFC East and of course with Dax at the helm and the RB situation figured out – (Tony Pollard was always better – need an explanation here as to why they stuck with Ezekiel) and their core WR’s starting with CeeDee – they’ll be force to be reckoned with.

NFL Matchup: A detailed breakdown of the key stats and factors that will influence the game’s outcome including Rank & Yardage Variance, 

As mentioned, our DraftKings, and FanDuel strategy includes looking at the Rank Variance of each phase of the game for that offense and defense.

This week’s NFL Sunday Night Football matchup shows that the following:

New York Giants Offense vs. Dallas Cowboys Defense: The Rank Variance report shows that the Giants have a 4 point advantage in the passing phase of the game and a whopping 18 point advantage in the run phase of the game.  A high 17 point disadvantage in the receiving game, so Saquon and Danny Dimes better get their legs going and remember Danny Dimes ran over 100 yards against the Jaguars last year and had another game with over 65 and 70 run yards.  Saquon, Double Duty Usage % is through the roof with a whopping 56.73% usage in the run game and 16.57% in the receiving game – BOOOOOM.

The Dallas Cowboys Offense Vs. the New York Giants Defense: The Cowboys Offense doesn’t  show an advantage in the passing game or run game versus the Cowboys defense, but an 8 point advantage in the receiving game.  We recall this from last year’s Giants D a.k.a “Toast”. While there’s a small advantage in the Run game for the Cowboys – Tony coming out of the backfield as a receiver is very dangerous.  Look at our Double Duty report – this is our player usage or distribution report – and you will see that Tony has a 36% usage in the run game and a good usage in the receiving game, 10.99%.  That equals FFP up the wazoo.

The rank variances in the Pass and Receiving phase of the game is why we think this game will be a high scoring game.  

Vegas odds have this game at a total points of 46.5 total points and our data model predicts a 30 point game with the Cowboys winning 18-12.

 

DFS Stats: Precise statistics to help you make informed decisions when building your Daily Fantasy Football lineup.

 

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
GAME 1 VISITING TEAM OFFENSE VS HOME TEAM DEFENSE
OFFENSE DEFENSE VARIANCE POSSIBLE YARDS RANKING Dallas Cowboys Offense New York Giants Defense VARIANCE
Dallas Cowboys OFF New York Giants DEF
TYDS 404 322 -82 322 PASS RK 8 4 4
RYDS 148 105 -42 105 RUN RK 8 4 4
PYDS 257 217 -40 217 RECVN RK 18 26 -8
RCVYDS 257 217 -40 217 TTL YDS RK 12 18 -6
YAC 0 0 0 0 SCORING RK 13 6 7
GAME 1 – HOME TEAM OFFENSE VS VISITING TEAM DEFENSE
OFFENSE DEFENSE VARIANCE POSSIBLE YARDS RANKING New York Giants Offense Dallas Cowboys Defense VARIANCE
New York Giants Dallas Cowboys
TYDS 331 301 -30 301 PASS RK 4 8 -4
RYDS 107 122 15 122 RUN RK 4 22 -18
PYDS 224 180 -45 180 RECVN RK 26 9 17
RCVYDS 224 180 -45 180 TTL YDS RK 18 22 -4
YAC 0 0 0 0 SCORING RK 18 6 12

 

Game Predictions: Gain an edge with our reliable predictions on player performances, scores, 

Vegas odds have this game at a total points of 46.5 total points and our data model predicts a 30 point game with the Cowboys winning 18-12.

We expect this game to be a typical NFC East game like the old time when The Tuna (Bill Parcells) and Jimmy Johnson were coaching.

Fantasy Football Points Predictions: We provide valuable predictions for players in Point-Per-Reception (PPR) leagues, helping you strategize and optimize your fantasy football lineups based on their expected receptions.

Our daily fantasy football model shows a moderate scoring game with both QB’s scoring just averaging 18 FFP.  

 

Predictions show a high FFP’s for CeDee Lamb, so he would be a good Captain and 20 Points for Saquon with half of those coming from the receiving game.

 

Self-Proclaimed Expert Game Analysis: Our team of experts dissects player performances and team dynamics for strategic gameplay.

 

We will try our best and not be your typical Monday Morning QB, so we will put our predictions and game expectations right here for all to see and for us to refer back to once the game is over.

 

Now, the opening game of the season is tricky, there are players coming in, you have to account for those that either retired or left for another team and then of course are the rookies.  Some of these rookies will replace players that have left and will make an impact right away, but then there are others that will be backups and will need further development equating to one or two or maybe a low usage percentage of less than 5%.

 

The running game is predicted to be over 100 yards for each team – typical NFC East game and just over 200 yards in the passing game for each team.

 

Scoring, you saw the Vegas odds, and we agree this will be a typical ground and pound NFC East game.

Good Luck on your Daily Fantasy Football contest and remember no matter if you play on DraftKings or FanDuel or any other Daily Fantasy Football platform, we have stats, analysis and predictions that are specific to DFS.

DAILY FANTASY FOOTBALL

CAPTAIN'S MODE

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

Sunday Night Football

Monday Night Football

MILLION $$$ PRIZE

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

DFS STRATEGY

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

STATS, ANALYSIS AND PREDICITON REPORTS EXPLAINED

Game Stats, Analysis and Predictions Reports

RANK VARIANCE REPORT

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.

PLAYER USAGE PERCENTAGE REPORT

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

PPR 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

PREDICTION REPORTS

PREDICTION REPORTS

DEPTH CHART

DEPTH CHART

DFS CAPTAIN'S MODE CALCULATOR

DFS CAPTAIN'S MODE CALCULATOR

DFS BIG PRIZE SUNDAY CALCULATOR

DFS CALCULATOR

WHAT IS CAPTAIN'S MODE?

WHAT IS CAPTAIN'S MODE?

WHAT ARE THE BIG PRIZE SUNDAY GAMES?

WHAT ARE THE BIG PRIZE SUNDAY GAMES?

DFS ACRONYMS
  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
NFL ACRONYMS
  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
NFL STATS ACRONYMS
  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
DFS Platform ACRONYMS
  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.

Captain's Mode Prize

In Captain's Mode games on platforms like DraftKings and FanDuel, participants have the opportunity to select a "captain" or "MVP" player whose performance carries additional weight in terms of scoring. The captain designation allows for a unique twist on traditional daily fantasy sports contests, adding an extra layer of strategy and decision-making.

In Captain's Mode, participants draft a lineup of players while selecting one player to be their captain. The captain typically costs more in terms of salary or has a multiplier applied to their fantasy points. This means that the captain's performance will have a greater impact on the overall score of the lineup.

Daily Fantasy Football Stats, Analysis & Predictions

Stats, Analysis and Predictions

Scoring in Captain's Mode games is similar to regular daily fantasy contests but with an emphasis on the captain's performance. For example, in football, the captain may receive 1.5x or 2x the fantasy points for each statistic earned (e.g., touchdowns, yards gained, receptions). This creates an incentive to select players who have a higher likelihood of delivering exceptional performances.

The choice of captain becomes crucial in these games, as it can greatly influence the outcome of the contest. Participants must carefully consider factors such as player consistency, matchup, and potential upside when selecting their captain.

Overall, Captain's Mode games on DraftKings and FanDuel offer a unique and strategic twist to daily fantasy sports contests. They provide an opportunity for participants to showcase their skills in selecting a standout captain whose performance can make a significant difference in the final score.

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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
PleaseNote:

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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