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How the Best(ball) was Won: Player Win Rates in 2016 MFL10s

The following looks at the win rates1 of players drafted in close to 5,000 MFL10 best-ball leagues in 2016. The great thing about the win rate statistic is that it distills the combination of player performance and draft cost into a single number. We know that David Johnson was the top scoring running back this year, but was using a first round pick on him a winning move? (Spoiler: it was.) This data will be an important reference for me as I develop my draft strategy for 2017. Here are some of my observations.

The Early Rounds

  1. Win rate is a ratio defined by the number of times a player was on a first place roster divided by the total number of times that player was drafted. This analysis encompasses players drafted in at least 250 MFL10 leagues.  (back)

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