DraftKings NASCAR Daytona
24 Feb 2017

DraftKings NASCAR Daytona 500 Picks and Model Projections

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Nick Giffen, AKA @RotoDoc is a Ph.D in mathematics, a two-time qualifier for the DraftKings NASCAR Main Event, and placed 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 7th in the $125k DFS tournament for The Clash at Daytona, one year after placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in

NASCAR DFS Picks
23 Feb 2017

NASCAR DFS Picks: Can-Am Duels at Daytona

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The Duels at Daytona are two qualifying races that set the starting lineup for the Daytona 500. There are varying agendas during these races, with some drivers trying to race their way in, other drivers locked in and preserving equipment, and several drivers racing to get points under NASCAR’s new

NASCAR DFS
20 Feb 2017

NASCAR DFS: Analyzing My GPP Winning Lineup from The Clash

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I feel like this is a bit of deja vu. Last year I took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in $100k NASCAR DFS slate for The Clash (then called the Sprint Unlimited). This year? 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 7th in the same slate (which had a $125k prize pool

NASCAR DFS Picks
18 Feb 2017

NASCAR DFS Picks and Projections: The Clash at Daytona

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The Clash at Daytona is this Saturday, and with qualifying all set (by a random draw), it’s time to give NASCAR DFS picks and two kinds of projections for Saturday’s slate. Hopefully I can help you all in this same slate where I finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

NASCAR DFS Strategy
16 Feb 2017

NASCAR DFS Strategy: The Clash at Daytona

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The first race of the 20176 NASCAR season is almost here! DraftKings has released a NASCAR DFS slate for The Clash at Daytona. I’m hoping to repeat last year’s success, where I finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the $100k GPP for this very

NASCAR DFS
13 Feb 2017

The 2017 NASCAR DFS Season Primer – Ford Drivers

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Here’s your 2017 NASCAR DFS season preview for the Ford drivers. I’ll touch on their strengths, weaknesses, and expected range of outcomes, along with a pointer or two here or there for when to use these drivers in certain DFS contests. There’s also a table at the end with the

DraftKings NASCAR Kansas
09 Feb 2017

The 2017 NASCAR DFS Season Primer – Toyota Drivers

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Here’s your 2017 NASCAR DFS season preview for the Toyota drivers. I’ll touch on their strengths, weaknesses, and expected range of outcomes, along with a pointer or two here or there for when to use these drivers in certain DFS contests. There’s also a table at the end with the

Pythagorean wins
08 Feb 2017

Pythagorean Wins: Who Got Lucky in 2016

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Although NFL sabermetrics aren’t nearly on the same level as MLB sabermetrics, one useful metric is Pythagorean wins. Pythagorean wins are used to determine the number of games a team “should have won” based off of their points for and points against. I’m going to look at which teams won

2017 NASCAR DFS
02 Feb 2017

The 2017 NASCAR DFS Season Primer – Chevrolet Drivers

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Here’s your 2017 NASCAR DFS season preview for the Chevrolet drivers. I’ll touch on their strengths, weaknesses, and expected range of outcomes, along with a pointer or two here or there for when to use these drivers in certain DFS contests. There’s also a table at the end with the

NASCAR DFS 2017
25 Jan 2017

NASCAR DFS: Does NASCAR’s New Race Format Impact Strategy?

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NASCAR announced a major overhaul to both its points system as well as to the race format for the 2017 season. The goal is muli-purposed: to encourage racing throughout the race, to reward both consistency and winning, to provide a cushion for the season’s best drivers in the playoffs