Using Data Science to Win in Fantasy Football

Jun 22, 2016 · 5 min read

Projected Scores vs. Rankings

Creating Tiers Based on Projections

Comparison of Methods

QB    RB    WR    TE    K     DST
63.4% 70.2% 72.5% 65.5% 46.1% 62.0%
QB    RB    WR    TE    K     DST 
65.2% 75.5% 75.1% 71.1% 50.2% 62.2%


QB    RB    WR    TE    K     DST 
54.0% 53.6% 57.5% 47.5% 46.9% 37.9%

Combining Models

Going Forward

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