XN Sports http://xnsports.com Sports News, Stats, Opinion, Daily Fantasy advice and more. Sat, 28 May 2016 13:49:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 MLB DFS Plays for 5/28/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/28/mlb-dfs-plays-52816/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/28/mlb-dfs-plays-52816/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 13:49:03 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=65004 Saturday brings another full day of baseball, highlighted by the return of Texas’ Yu Darvish, a potential pitcher’s duel in New York, and Madison Bumgarner throwing in Colorado. In addition to the storylines, there are more than enough options to fill Saturady’s contests. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/28/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/28/mlb-dfs-plays-52816/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/27/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/27/mlb-dfs-plays-52716/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/27/mlb-dfs-plays-52716/#respond Fri, 27 May 2016 14:42:02 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64993 Friday’s full slate begins with a single afternoon game and the remaining 28 teams following at night. There will certainly be enough pitching options to consider, but the must-watch player of the day – regardless of fantasy implications – is Julio Urias in his first career Major League Baseball start. Currently, we are using xFIP

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/27/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/27/mlb-dfs-plays-52716/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/26/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/26/mlb-dfs-plays-52616/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/26/mlb-dfs-plays-52616/#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 14:31:37 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64980 With only half of the league’s teams in action, Thursday features one of the lightest slates of the week. There are still a few afternoon matchups – making multiple daily fantasy slates a possibility – but there is a noticeable split where pitchers should dominate the day games and hitters thrive at night. Currently, we

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/26/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/26/mlb-dfs-plays-52616/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/25/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/25/mlb-dfs-plays-52516/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/25/mlb-dfs-plays-52516/#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 14:28:13 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64974 A full slate of games fills Wednesday with a nearly perfect split between the afternoon and night contests. The scale tends to lean towards pitchers in the day games, with hitters potentially owning the night. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters.

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/25/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/25/mlb-dfs-plays-52516/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/24/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52416/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52416/#respond Tue, 24 May 2016 17:02:28 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64960 Monday’s article included some changes to how we present our picks for the day. Please read Monday’s introduction for a full understanding. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using these numbers for calculation. To help with some calculations, we

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/24/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52416/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/23/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52316/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52316/#respond Tue, 24 May 2016 16:03:49 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64956 With one-quarter of the 2016 Major League Baseball season – and, with it, the daily fantasy baseball season – behind us, we will be revising the structure of this column. The general path taken to identify some of the top players of the day began with identifying the games that are projected to be higher

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/23/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/24/mlb-dfs-plays-52316/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/22/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/22/mlb-dfs-plays-52216/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/22/mlb-dfs-plays-52216/#respond Sun, 22 May 2016 12:42:00 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64944 Another week draws to a close with all thirty teams in action. In addition to the series conclusions, Sunday also brings a few ‘top’ aces with both lopsided and head-to-head matchups. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against opposite-handed hitters. We aren’t using these

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/22/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/22/mlb-dfs-plays-52216/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/21/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/21/mlb-dfs-plays-52116/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/21/mlb-dfs-plays-52116/#respond Sat, 21 May 2016 18:31:30 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64931 Saturday features the typical full slate of games, but rain is threatening a few contests. For those that will play without a hitch, some of the perceived better pitching matchups carry a slightly elevated level of risk. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially against

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/21/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/21/mlb-dfs-plays-52116/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/20/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/20/mlb-dfs-plays-52016/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/20/mlb-dfs-plays-52016/#respond Fri, 20 May 2016 15:41:30 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64920 A full night of baseball is ahead, with a few ‘aces’ toeing the rubber. Thankfully, there will be no shortage of options, as there are more than a few top matchups for both pitchers and hitters on Friday. Currently, we are using xFIP and wOBA simply to compare one pitcher’s performance against another – especially

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/20/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/20/mlb-dfs-plays-52016/feed/ 0
MLB DFS Plays for 5/19/16 http://xnsports.com/2016/05/19/mlb-dfs-plays-51916/ http://xnsports.com/2016/05/19/mlb-dfs-plays-51916/#respond Thu, 19 May 2016 15:39:49 +0000 http://xnsports.com/?p=64908 Thursday’s lighter slate of games – beginning in the early afternoon – features the conclusion of most series with a few new matchups sprinkled in. Oddly enough, many of the best pitchers of the day will be facing off against one another, limiting their win potential but allowing hitters to thrive in other games. Currently,

The post MLB DFS Plays for 5/19/16 appeared first on XN Sports.

]]>
http://xnsports.com/2016/05/19/mlb-dfs-plays-51916/feed/ 0