Fantasy Football 2021 Running Back Rankings + Projections

After taking a look at the top-40 quarterbacks for the upcoming fantasy football season, it is time to turn our attention to the premium position: running back. As a position that dominates the early rounds of the draft, it is generally imperative that your running back room is at a position of strength. There are only so many players who are guaranteed a high workload, … Continue reading Fantasy Football 2021 Running Back Rankings + Projections

Fantasy Football 2021 Quarterback Rankings + Projections

With free agency and the draft well in the rearview mirror, we’ve reached the “dead period” of the NFL offseason. That is, unless you play fantasy football. Rather than focus on which players are in the “best shape of their lives” and tracking training camp statistics, this is a critical time for the formulation and finalization of rankings. Competitive drafts are already starting to take … Continue reading Fantasy Football 2021 Quarterback Rankings + Projections

Fantasy Football Deep Dive: Correlation + Stability Of Key Metrics

There may be no more difficult task in sports than projecting a player’s statistical output. While fantasy analysts should feel confident in their rankings, the fact of the matter is that there is so much variance within each game, that statistics tend to fluctuate on a yearly basis. However, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try our best to formulate ideal expectations on the value each … Continue reading Fantasy Football Deep Dive: Correlation + Stability Of Key Metrics

MLB xxWins Projection Update: June 11th

Welcome to the first ever update of my new tool to better project team success: xxWins! Looking at a team’s performance on offense, defense, and pitching, we’ll not only be able to project a team’s win total, but their expected run differential. Run differential is useful, but takes more time to stabilize, so this tool can allow us to create more accurate projections sooner! For … Continue reading MLB xxWins Projection Update: June 11th

Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

Recently, I introduced the award index, a tool that will allow us to better project individual success/award winners. However, as mentioned in the piece, baseball is a team game. General managers aren’t trying to make moves to acquire as many award winners as possible. Rather, they’re making various endeavors to do whatever it takes to ultimately compete for a World Series championship, regardless of when … Continue reading Introducing xxWins: A New Way To Forecast MLB Team Success

Introducing The Award Index: A Simple Way To Forecast MLB MVP/Cy Young Voting

Sports are ultimately a team game, and that is incredibly apparent in baseball. As we’ve seen, no one player can single-handedly lead their team to a championship title; after all, Mike Trout has made the playoff just one time in his career! For this reason, most of the attention when it comes to predictions and projections surrounds around the teams. Who will win each division? … Continue reading Introducing The Award Index: A Simple Way To Forecast MLB MVP/Cy Young Voting

MLB Deep Dive: How To Use Expected Stats Properly

“This player is having a good year, but his xwOBA is slightly lower than his wOBA, so he’s going to get worse.” This is a common phrase you’ll hear within the baseball analysis community. To be fair, with the data made available to us, it’s easy to come to conclusions like this. However, it’s not always about the data made available to us, but the … Continue reading MLB Deep Dive: How To Use Expected Stats Properly

2021 Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Top 250 Prospects

It’s great to be back to a normal 162 game season, but something within in baseball that doesn’t get covered enough? The minor leagues are back in full force! This is a major development and relief for the industry as a whole. After all, game experience is still to ultimate way for a player to refine their skills, and not having the 2020 season definitely … Continue reading 2021 Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Top 250 Prospects

2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings

Recently, we have looked at the NFL Draft from a team perspective. Specifically, we examined how teams fared in allocating their resources properly. However, NFL general managers aren’t the only ones who have to make tough decisions right now! For owners of dynasty fantasy football teams, this time of year is a critical spot for team building: rookie drafts! Yes, we can rank players prior … Continue reading 2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings