Optimal DFS lineups: Filling in around the bargain locks in FanDuel

Deciding where you want to save helps you figure out where you can spend. Brandon Marianne Lee takes that approach this week.

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Optimal DFS lineups: Filling in around the bargain locks in FanDuel


Week 1 of the 2016 season is in the books. We learned quite a bit in one week and although I’m not comfortable calling any player an official bust or superstar based on one showing, certain team dynamics and the distribution of playing time gave us a good idea of what’s ahead.

This week I decided to use our DFS Optimizer Tool to create a singular lineup and to plug in bargain players before letting the tool optimize for the highest projected score.

I cover all of my bargain plays earlier Friday, but here are the cheaper players that I decided to use as the key pieces while building my lineup:

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And here is why:

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Brandon Marianne Lee is a PFF Fantasy contributor, a SiriusXM host, co-founder of Her Fantasy Football and was a finalist for FSWA's Newcomer of the Year in 2014.

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