Statistical Strategery: Weekly Matchups

Week 15 Starts and Sits

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet!   It’s semifinals week in fantasy football, but unfortunately, there will be no video for the Week 15 starts and sits.  I’ve chosen to be present when the force wakes up on Thursday night.  Like a squadron of rebel pilots with names less cool than “Skywalker,” ...

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Week 14 Starts and Sits

Jim Mora doubted in could be done, but we’ve done it.  We’ve arrived at the fake football playoffs.  With a full slate of games each week and a handful of ...

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Week 13 Starts and Sits

The Week 13 Starts and Sits video below kicks off with a review of last week’s picks.  It’s not particularly pretty.  Matthew Stafford and Sammy Watkins as sits, for example, ...

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Week 11 Starts and Sits

I’m not going to lie, I went a little overboard with the Week 11 Starts and Sits video.  I’ll try to rein it in and keep future videos a little ...

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Week 7 Starts and Sits

  The Week 7 Starts and Sits feature a new-look Game Flowbotics spreadsheet.  In addition to overall offensive and defensive DVOA rankings, I’m now including data specific to match-ups between offensive and defensive ...

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Week 6 Starts and Sits

  Welcome back, fake footballers, for the Week 6 Starts and Sits.  The intro is going to be short and sweet this week.  The burden of my Tyrod Taylor grief weighs heavy ...

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Week 5 Starts and Sits

  Welcome back, fake footballers, for Week 5’s installment of starts and sits.  Despite a compressed production schedule in Week 4, I had a good feel for the games and I ...

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Week 4 Starts and Sits

  Another week, another installment of fantasy football start and sit recommendations from yours truly!  As in previous iterations, the Week 4 Starts and Sits aim to take advantage of good ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 16

  Do you have what it takes to be a champion of fake football? This is the week you will find out. Find consolation in the fact that even if you ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 15

  The semifinals are anything but semi-exciting in fake football. We are at Excitement Level: Pointer Sisters* for Week 15 because these games determine who goes to the big neutron dance ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 14

  If you’re still reading this deep into the fake football season, you’ve presumably made the playoffs in your league or are still alive to do so. Congratulations! You have survived ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 13

  Between Monday’s weather-induced double shot and Thursday’s turkey-themed trifecta of NFL games, the pressure is on to cram extra fake football analysis into the early part of the week. Here ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 12

  Not many, myself included, expected an Oakland victory on Thursday night, but either Latavius Murray really liked Interstellar or he’s secretly a fan of Welsh poetry. He couldn’t, wouldn’t, and ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 8

  It’s been a couple of weeks, but I have returned, triumphant and adorned with left-hand jewelry, to deliver this newest dose of game flow-based analysis. I have regularly asked for ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 6

  Greetings, fake football humanoids. Let the robotic binary bliss of flowbotics scrub away your lineup decision fears like a firm steel-bristled brush dripping with solvent. This week’s installment of cold, ...

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Game Flowbotics – Week 5 Test Run

  Here is our Week 5 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check out Spreadsheet Sports powerful projection and optimal lineup tool and get $5 off by going through ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 1

Fake Footballers: It is time to shift gears! Draft season is coming to an end and the official fantasy season is about to begin!  To help you along the way, I ...

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The Fake Football Matchup Machine

Good day The Fake Footballers! We once again are on the precipice of the NFL season and soon we will be diving into weekly matchups and that is where our ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 15 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 15 of the Fantasy Football Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 14 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 14 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Week 14 Wide Receiver Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for the wide receiver defensive matchups for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most ...

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Week 14 Running Back Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against running backs for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most of ...

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Week 14 Quarterback Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against quarterbacks for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most of the ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 13 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 12 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 13

Here are the defensive stats vs. individual positions. This week I’m only using stats from week 5 on. I figure it takes teams a few weeks to jellify and also ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 12 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 12 of the Fantasy Football Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. ...

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Fantasy Football Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 12

Hello everyone. We’ve got to hunker down this Thanksgiving week and get our lineups set to optimal positions. The playoffs are at stake! So here are the stats for defenses ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 10 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 10 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 9 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 9 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 8 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 7 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Defenses vs Tight Ends: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses against tight ends. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Wide Receivers under those hyperlinks. Check out how well defenses play ...

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Defenses vs Wide Receivers: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses vs wide receivers. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Tight Ends under those hyperlinks. Check out how well defenses play ...

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Defenses vs Quarterbacks: Week 8

Check out how well defenses play against quarterbacks in the table below. You can check out the Defenses vs Running Backs,  Wide Receivers and Tight Ends under those hyperlinks. FO – Football ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 7 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 7 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 6 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 6 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 3 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 3 of the Matchup  Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved highly effective ...

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Defensive Statistics vs QB, RB, WR, TE

I thought we could take a look at how defenses are stacking up against each offensive position so far this season. It’s always tough to know how much a defense ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 2 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 2 of the Matchup  Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved highly effective ...

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Week 1 Target Breakdown

Hello patrons of the football world.  I’m Jones and I’m here to help you earn respect for your unceasing and uncanny prowess of all things immaterial, most notably fantasy football.  ...

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Matchup Machine: Week 1 Fantasy Football

This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved highly effective for us on the NBA side ...

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Fake Football Matchups: A Prelude To Statistical Strategery

If you know me from my Razzball days, you’ll know that I love stats and especially matchups stats. So while working on The Fake Basketball I discovered the stat EFF. ...

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