Man vs Machine
I suggest a blend of hand-picked lineups and ones generated from an optimizer (also known as lineup generator, I’ll use “opto” for short). Time management is a major factor here so your allocations may differ from mine but I like to end up with 50 handmade and 100 outputs from an optimizer that has been tweaked and re-tweaked to perfection. There are inherent advantages and flaws built in to each method. When creating lineups manually, we tend to gravitate to the same players due to a natural comfort/familiarity bias whereas an optimizer, while . . .