DFS Prediction Models – Part 5: Wrap Up
The previous four parts of this series dissected the quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs, and tight ends’ 2014 PFF Signature Stats, and presented their predictive values for players’ following-week fantasy points. In summation of the previous four articles, this article details some ideas on how to best use this information.
To start, the predictive models should not be expected to precisely predict players’ future fantasy scores. To expect that would be simple-minded. After all, the models are based on retrospective analyses of only one season’s outcomes. Simply put, the models are not crystal balls.