Author Archives: Travis

The Effect of Rebounding on Team Strength

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Fantasy Basketball – Solver for Draft Optimization

In the last post, I shared my rankings and how they were derived. Great, but the question remains, what is the best team money can buy in an auction draft? Excel and Open Office come with a Solver tool, it’s … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Rankings

I realize I never made a post on ranking Fantasy Football players. This post shows how to use a player’s past seasons to project their points in the upcoming season. Step 1: Weighing past seasons I took the top draft-worthy … Continue reading

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Fantasy Team Optimization Using Linear Solver

For fantasy baseball drafts, leagues have a choice between a traditional draft in which teams choose players in order, or an auction draft so that each team can bid on every player. With a $260 budget, the goal is to … Continue reading

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