I’ve utterly loved joining DLF. Everyone’s been great, I’ve learned a ton and made some great friends. But maybe the best bit about it is securing my entry into the greatest and biggest fantasy league in the known universe, run by our very own Scott Fish. I’ve never played in it before, and it’s already great fun being part of it.
Naturally I’m a little nervous about not being shown up especially given the high calibre opponents in my division. That’s not that unusual, and Twitter has been ablaze with various theories and takes on the scoring system and what it means for strategy. My plight is slightly more urgent as Scott himself is actually in my division – so to do well, I’ve got to find an advantage against the very man who came up with the fiendish new scoring system.
Clearly that’s a tall order, so I’ve gone straight to the data. We’ve got two seasons of scoring against this year’s scoring so I immediately plotted them out by position. I’ll show you in this article how they look and where I think the advantage could be found.
This is the positional curve for 2015, 2016 and the averaged of both seasons: