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A Fantasy Lineup optimizer is a great tool to use but there’s a lot of misconceptions and unknowns about them. In this post, I plan to explain what they are, why to use them, if they work, reviews of the top lineup optimizer and a how to guide on using them for each sport. What […]

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A Lineup optimizer is a great tool to use but there’s a lot of misconceptions and unknowns about them. In this post, I plan to explain what they are, why to use them, if they work, reviews of the top lineup optimizer and a how to guide on using them for each sport. What is […]

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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 points, salary and other site constraints and then gives the users a lineup to use. However, do lineup optimizers work? The answer […]

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Here are my top plays by position for todays games based on what my stat anaylyzing software pushed out to me. CATCHERS Player Position Team Oppo Fanduel Draftkings 1 Drew Butera C KAN MIN 2500 2200 Bats: R Pitcher: Adalberto Mejia Throws: l He  has a 0.875 Slg Pct over last 7 days compared to […]

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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 over.  You can find trends based on many aspects, like betting lines, where the play, verse opponents and […]

The post 2016 Baseball Gamelogs Analyzed for Daily Fantasy Baseball Trends appeared first on Excel by Joe.

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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, it will take you all day.  If you use an optimizer, that could sometimes work, but you might […]

The post How to get Bulk Golf or MMA Daily Fantasy Lineups from a Spreadsheet in 11 steps appeared first on Excel by Joe.

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  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 perfect when trying to figure out what players to play in Daily Fantasy Sports. Download Sample file:  There are […]

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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 wins will score more points. So when you pick lineups, you may not want to have both people who face eachother […]

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After you run Solver, all you get are a bunch of 0s and 1s so it doesn’t make it easy to see who is in your lineup. Download Sample file here to follow along in the video: http://optimizelineups.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/FanDuel-NBA-Solver-Summarize-choices-example.xlsx To see how to run Solver for an Optimal Lineup, go to: http://excelbyjoe.com/how-to-use-solver-in-excel-to-create-fantasy-football-lineups/ In order to get the […]

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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 list of add ins you have.  Just put a check next to Solver and click ok. […]

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