Today we are having an Awesemo.com contest on FanDuel where if you beat Tommienation1, ChrisSpags, JoshEngleman, and Awesemo, you have a shot to receive a free NBA contest ticket.
FanDuel launched their single game product a couple months ago, and now that the NBA is in playoff season, I think the format will really thrive. The format is simple; pick five players and one to be your MVP, earning a 1.5x multiplier on their fantasy points.
In NBA, fantasy outcomes are relatively consistent, so it pays to be extremely chalky in the MVP position. For example, I have Anthony Davis for 56.48 FD FPTs tonight, and Damian Lillard for 45.53. With this assumption, that means that Anthony Davis will outscore Lillard between 75-80% of the time. Based on my projection that Jrue Holiday will score 39.35 FD FPTs, Anthony Davis will outscore Holiday around 90% of the time. Since you need your highest scoring player to be in the MVP slot, it makes sense to pick the top projected player overall. Of course to do so, you’ll need to pick some value players like Ed Davis at 6k.
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