Just like that the EPL has kicked off and we are already preparing for Week 2! [Read more…] about EPL Week 2 DFS tips
EPL Daily Fantasy
The EPL season has arrived with the first games set to kick-off this evening (Saturday the 13th of August) Australian time.
We thought we’d give you a quick rundown on understanding how to play Moneyball’s EPL Daily Fantasy contests.
Firstly, we recommended everyone takes a look at the odds for all the games to get a feel of how things are expected to shake out in the marketplace.
Secondly, create a Moneyball account and head to the lobby.
Moneyball EPL Daily Fantasy Lobby
As you can see there is a stack of options for EPL fans starting at $2 up to $15 buy-ins. For the
For the purpose of the exercise, we will focus in on the $1,000 GPP ‘EPL ALL OF ROUND SPECIAL’.
See below for the info on all the games that will apply to the $1,000 GPP contest and also most importantly, the scoring system that will be used to calculate the scores of your players.
You can also click the ‘prizes’ tab to find out how the pool will be distributed among the top EPL DFS players for the contest!
The first things that stand out are that along with Goals, clean sheets are very valuable for goalkeepers and defenders.
So, be sure to check the projected amount of goals in each game and perhaps target defensive players with low totals!
Conversely with goals worth 7 points and assists worth 4 points games with high scoring totals seem attractive when picking strikers and midfielders! You may also want to do some research on who takes the penalties for each of the teams.
Minutes played are a small metric (0.02 points per minute) but they will accrue quickly so ensuring your players are starting or at least projected to play a good chunk of minutes is another good thing to tick off.
Finally, red and yellow cards are negative points so those players that run the gauntlet a little bit can be costly!
We hope to see you all in the $1,000 Moneyball EPL GPP tonight,