How Sharks Approach Daily Fantasy Sports

We’ve been writing a lot of Millionaire Maker Recap Articles and are starting a new series focusing on the strategies of professional players like Jonathan Bales, Saahil Sud, Peter Jennings, and Charles Chon.

  • Jonathan Bales — bales
  • Saahil Sud — saahilsud
  • Peter Jennings — CSURAM88
  • Charles Chon — CONDIA
  • Tommy G — tommyg1979

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Position Analysis


Tommyg1979 commonly selects a QB with a stack in mind. He’ll even go as far as to create 3+ player groups with a QB at the helm. On the other hand, CONDIA will create a mix of QB-WR stacks around 7% utilization.

Read the full Quarterback Analysis Article

Defense and Special Teams

Saahil Sud takes bigger risks on 3-7 DST’s throughout his 150 lineups whereas Charles Chon will play half the defenses each week. Surprisingly, in spite of backup QB’s starting on terrible offenses, no professionals have used defensive locks so far in 2017.

Read the full Defense and Special Teams Analysis

Coming Soon

  • Running Backs — coming soon
  • Wide Receivers — coming soon
  • Tight Ends — coming soon
  • FLEX — coming soon


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Matteo Hoch

Matteo Hoch is the founder of Sports Data Direct and maintains a personal blog called Ergo Sum where he writes about data visualization and coding. You can generally find him in the DraftKings Sunday $3 early only contests under username mhoch2

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