Category Archives: Fantasy Sports

HSAC’s Fantasy Value Handbook, Part II

Part II: Turning Weekly Performance into Seasonal Value by Sam Waters This is the second section of our guide to calculating player value in fantasy football. Each part will lay out a different aspect of the process. Part I is already … Continue reading

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HSAC’s Fantasy Value Handbook, Part I

This is the first section of our guide to calculating player value in fantasy football. Each part will lay out a different aspect of the process. Parts II, III, IV, and V will be published on our blog throughout the … Continue reading

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Optimizing Draft Strategies in Fantasy Football: Abstract

This is the abstract from the paper “Optimizing Draft Strategies in Fantasy Football” by Papa Chakravarthy. Please find the full text here. Data was collected from ESPN.com and Pro Football Reference to determine a conditionally optimal auction draft strategy contingent on correct … Continue reading

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How Well Do Fantasy Stats Reflect Real Value?

by Chris Bruce With fantasy basketball nearing playoff time and fantasy baseball drafts in full swing, a thought occurred to our club: how much do these fantasy stats that people meticulously pore over actually relate to the real value a … Continue reading

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