Playing FantasyDraft vs DraftKings and FanDuel
Throughout the season, I will be encouraging you to carry some of your play over to FantasyDraft, for three key reasons:
- There is more overlay on FantasyDraft than on DraftKings and FanDuel! Overlay equals free money. Who doesn’t like free money?
- The player pools are weaker! Because FantasyDraft does not yet offer the big high-dollar contests that DraftKings and FanDuel can offer, the sharks do not invest much time and attention into the site. On DraftKings, for example, a tourney with a $10 entry fee might have 20 different pros throwing in 150 lineups apiece. A similar contest on FantasyDraft would likely have none of those players.
- Extra FLEX! — If you are familiar with DraftKings, the transition to FantasyDraft will be easy: same scoring; same salary cap structure (doubled to $100k); and similar (though slightly less constrained) player pricing. The big difference in play comes in the FLEX position: instead of being forced to roster three wide receivers, you get two WR spots and two FLEX spots — allowing you to roster as many as four running backs on weeks when it makes sense to do so.
If you have not yet started playing on FantasyDraft, you should sign up here! It’s definitely a recommended way to increase ROI throughout the season
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