First off, the average Millionaire Maker winning roster on DraftKings scored 40.29 less fantasy points than the average optimal roster in 2021, clearly indicating that we don’t necessarily need to be building for optimal (and highlighting how difficult it is to achieve nut optimal in a game as complex as daily fantasy football). That said, there are some interesting trends to identify with this data, particularly when we look at the differences between optimal and tournament-winning scores.
There were two pieces of the data that truly stood out to me based on the frequency of . . .