Winning Strategy for ML Baseball Daily Fantasy Sports
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Winning Strategy for ML Baseball Daily Fantasy Sports

How to research to choose winning lineups for Major League Baseball Daily Fantasy Sports
4.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
11 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the Language of Daily Fantasy Sports
  • Understand what the scoring requirements are to win
  • Do research using the internet to choose players that have strong scoring potential
  • Know where to find the information to do the research
  • Know a strategy to choose players to roster in your lineups for Daily Fantasy Sports Baseball
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use the internet and search websites for basic information
  • Have a basic understanding of spreadsheets
Description

This course will take you on a journey to learn and explore Daily Fantasy Baseball.  The course starts out by explaining some of the terms and language you may hear when you participate in the game.  Math exercises are included for key concepts to allow you to gain an understanding of some of the terms used by DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports)  players.   The course then explores some of the differences with playing the game as it relates to other sports games and provides an explanation of the rules and scoring for 2 of the most popular Daily Fantasy Sports sites.  A winning lineup is then analyzed to see what winners need to score to rise to the top. In the last section,  research  of key players for the game of baseball is discussed with demonstrations on where to find this information for pitchers and hitters and explanations of other factors that could effect your score for the game.  


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for the beginning daily fantasy sports player
  • Anyone that wants to learn daily fantasy sports for baseball
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:02:32
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Introduction to the Winning Strategy for ML Baseball DFS Course
1 Lecture 02:42

This lesson introduces the course to the students and overviews what can be expected.

Preview 02:42
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The Language of DFS
4 Lectures 25:34

This lesson introduces the topics of the language of DFS section

Preview 02:35

In this lecture, the student will be able to understand the various types of games including cash games and tournaments or GPP's and the rake.  The student will also be guided to understand and be able to calculate various factors based on entries and rake and the student will understand and calculate the overlay in GPP's.

Preview 06:41

In this lecture, the student will be able to understand the lingo used by DFS players to describe certain situations that may be encountered playing DFS.

Preview 06:53

In this lesson,  the student will be able to understand some of the analytical language used in Daily Fantasy Sports.

The Language of DFS Analytical Language
09:25
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Differences and Rules of Lineup building and Scoring
4 Lectures 13:31

This lesson introduces the section on the differences and rules of Lineup building and scoring.

Introduction to Differences
02:16

In this lecture, the student will be able to understand the scoring rules for Fan Duel.

Fan Duel Scoring Rules
03:54

In this lecture, the student will be able to understand the scoring rules for Draft Kings.

Draft King Scoring Rules
03:15

In this lesson, the student will understand what score it takes to win by analysis of a winning lineup in both GPP tournaments and cash games.

What does it take to Win?
04:06
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Research the important factors in MLB DFS
5 Lectures 20:44

This lesson is an introduction to the section on researching the important factors of MLB DFS

Introduction to Researching the important Factors in MLB DFS
01:29

In this lesson, the student will be able to find information on pitchers by observing a demonstration that shows where to find the information required that is important for daily fantasy sports baseball.

Pitcher information that is important and where to find it
09:28

In this lesson, research on hitters statistics is discussed and a demonstration is shown on where to find the information you need to choose hitters for your lineups that have a high potential to score. 

Hitter Information that is Important and Where to Find It
05:04

In this lesson, other factors are discussed such as weather, ballpark, and handiness splits.  This is the last lecture of this course. Hope you enjoy the journey.

Other information that is important and where to find it
04:26

Skills Activity
00:17
About the Instructor
John Scigliano, Jr.
4.5 Average rating
2 Reviews
11 Students
1 Course
Computer and Information Systems Instructor

I am a retired Navy Chief in the engineering field.  I have 30 experience as an Instructor. I have 15 years with Nova Southeastern University teaching in the Computer and Information field.  I believe we create our own pathway in life and that where you have been does not indicate where you are going but it is a reflection of where you are now.  You create your own reality.  I love baseball, golf, and daily fantasy sports.