STATS vs. Las Vegas: Finding the Most Value in Week 6

STATS vs. Las Vegas: Finding the Most Value in Week 6

Buffalo defensive back Tre’Davious White lining up opposite Houston’s DeAndre Hopkins is only one reason STATS views the Bills-Texans matchup as presenting the most value of this week’s slate based on advanced analytics. A double-digit Las Vegas line in any NFL game is going to stand out. The wheels start turning about which way to […]

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From FitzMagic to Jameis: How Tampa Bay’s Quarterback Switch Affects the Bucs’ Fantasy Stars

From FitzMagic to Jameis: How Tampa Bay’s Quarterback Switch Affects the Bucs’ Fantasy Stars

Ryan Fitzpatrick had success in Jameis Winston’s absence throwing the deep ball. Now that Winston is back as the Buccaneers full-time starter, the value of Tampa Bay’s array of fantasy-relevant skill players could change given the differing tendencies of each quarterback. Remember “FitzMagic?” When a bushy-bearded journeyman took center stage and wooed onlookers with an […]

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Fantasy Flip-Flop: How Jared Goff Evolved into a Matchup-Proof Stud and Russell Wilson Became a Fantasy Liability

Fantasy Flip-Flop: How Jared Goff Evolved into a Matchup-Proof Stud and Russell Wilson Became a Fantasy Liability

Surrounding talent and a brilliant offensive scheme have helped Jared Goff satisfy fantasy owners with big numbers. It’s been quite the opposite for Russell Wilson, who’s gone from fantasy must-play to unreliable option due in large part to a struggling supporting cast. You might remember a time when Russell Wilson threw for nearly 4,000 yards […]

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Fantasy Implications of Jimmy Garoppolo’s Injury

Fantasy Implications of Jimmy Garoppolo’s Injury

Jimmy Garoppolo’s season-ending knee injury affects more than simply fantasy players who own the San Francisco 49ers’ franchise quarterback. STATS uses X-Info advanced analytics to examine the value of Matt Breida, George Kittle and the rest of the Niners’ offense with C.J. Beathard now running the show heading into Sunday’s matchup with an underrated Los […]

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The Ronaldo Effect

The Ronaldo Effect

Yes, we’re seeing a measurable increase in Juventus shirts sold, and Jeep hit the kit sponsorship jackpot in measurable ways with this summer’s biggest move. But Cristiano Ronaldo’s impact on the pitch is also measurable in terms of the attacking style he brings, and more so now with STATS Edge. Let’s assess CR7’s influence heading […]

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Breaking Story: How the Colorado Rockies’ Shortstop Rose from Slumping Sophomore to Feared Slugger in a Year’s Time

Breaking Story: How the Colorado Rockies’ Shortstop Rose from Slumping Sophomore to Feared Slugger in a Year’s Time

Trevor Story’s numbers dipped in 2017 following a breakout rookie season. But his aggressive approach and ability to handle breaking and off-speed pitches with greater efficiency once again has made him one of the most feared hitters in baseball. The collective sigh of relief from Colorado Rockies fans must have created a stiffer breeze than […]

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