To meet everyone’s MLB DFS needs in 2021, we put out a ton of DFS content each and every day from the world’s #1 ranked player’s rankings and ownership projections, to articles and cheat sheets detailing our experts’ favorite picks and pivots, to videos giving you access to the most up-to-date late breaking news and lineup advice in the minutes before lock, and so much more. But given the abundance of DFS content we realize it can be overwhelming to navigate the site and make sense of it all. That’s where this content schedule comes in. Below is a brief description and link to each piece of content, including whether it’s free or premium (each is posted/streamed daily unless otherwise indicated).
New Data and Tools for 2021
The Boom Bust Tool (premium): Boom Bust Tool – Alex Baker breaks down the probabilities that each player will hit a target score or not make value based on their salary and volatility. This will help you identify the best one-offs to pair with your stacks.
Ownership Rankings (premium): We rank each player on the slate from highest to lowest in terms of what percentage of lineups will have them, to help you find the perfect balance of solid value plays and contrarian sleepers. Sign up for an Express Package to access.
The Awesemo Player Prop Tool: Coming Soon
MLB Daily Fantasy Articles
Spotlight Pitchers (by Chris Giordani): Based on Alex Baker’s Top Pitcher’s Tool, Chris Giordiani gives out a few free options every day of a pitcher’s value and their likelihood to be a top-two play on the slate, relative to their ownership.
Spotlight Hitters & Stacks (by EMac): EMac breaks down his favorite individual hitters and stacks for the day based off of Awesemo’s premium Top Stacks tool that higlight’s the odds of a stack being one of the top-two on a slate vs. their ownership.
MLB DFS Tournament Strategy (Terry McBride): Looking for some in depth strategy for your MLB DFS tournaments on DraftKings and FanDuel? Terry McBride delves team into leverage plays, top stacks, his home run model and much, much more, every day of the week.
DraftKings, FanDuel and SuperDraft Cheat Sheets: Based of Awesemo’s industry leading projections, our cheat sheets off a free sample of some of the top projected plays and value plays for the upcoming slate.
MLB Podcasts & Videos
The MLB DFS First Look (FREE) (posted on iTunes and YouTube by 10 pm ET the night before): featuring EMac and Harish “Goudsaab” Goud: Our first-look at the MLB slate from some of the best minds in DFS. The guys discuss which players and games you’ll need to target based on the early data. Comes out the night before the slate, every Monday through Thursday.
The MLB DFS Strategy Show: (Airing most days at 11 am ET): featuring Josh Engleman, Alex Baker, Dave “Loughy” Loughran, Adam “Shipmymoney” Scherer and Eric “EMac” MacPherson, Greg Ehrenberg, Terry McBride, Anthony Gundacker, Harish Goud and more! Brought to you by a rotating cast of our top MLB analysts, the MLB strategy show delves into the intricacies of DFS analysis breaking down almost every DFS-relevant player. The show focuses not only on identifying “plays-of-the-day” but also on strategies on how to approach DFS that are applicable to each and every slate. Engage with the hosts and some of the most knowledgeable and impassioned DFS players around in our premium Slack chat or free YouTube chat.
The Deeper Dive: (On hiatus until the end of NBA season) (streams during 2nd hour before lock typically 5 pm until 6 pm ET) featuring Dave “Loughy” Loughran and Adam “Shipmymoney” Scherer: The companion YouTube stream to our popular “Deep Dive” article, Loughy and Adam dive into the stats, taking into account all of the most up-to-date information in the hour before lock. Come prepared to discuss your favorite plays of the in premium Slack chat or free YouTube chat or just sit back and soak up all that our community of top-DFS players has to offer.
Live Before Lock: (typically streams three hours before lock, during NBA season) featuring Josh Engleman, Anthony Gundacker, Harish Goud, Greg Ehrenberg, TerryMcBride, Chris Spags and more! Our flagship YouTube show, this stream will impact your ROI unlike any other. We bring you not only the late-breaking news and information but also what it means for your lineups and how to react and adapt as effectively as possible. The guys will also help with last-minute lineups decisions to bring your questions to premium Slack chat or free YouTube chat. Stick around after lock for a first look at contests, some general DFS strategy discussion, as well as post-lock news (including pivots) for those playing on late-swap sites.
Four Corners: (posted by 3 pm ET on weekdays) featuring Chris Spags: A short form “picks” style video focused on the four key inflection points of the slate and how to approach each. Loaded with relevant data and Chris’s inimitable style, the Four Corners video is a popular short-form companion to our in-depth daily fantasy content.
MLB DFS Data (Premium)
MLB Fantasy Point Projections (Premium) (posted by 9 am ET/updated throughout the day as news breaks): Our fantasy point projections breaks down every element of a player’s projected performance and synthesizes thousands of data points into one easy to use fantasy-point projection for each player that can be used as a reference for hand-building lineups or plugged into an optimizer to create hundreds of lineups within seconds.
MLB Ownership Projections (Premium) (posted by 9 am ET/updated in the hours before lock as news breaks): As the competition becomes increasingly sophisticated, it’s not only important to know who the best plays are but also who the best players are that no one else talking about. Ownership projections provide you insight into where the “field” (other players) will land and how you can pivot away from over-owned players to target under-owned players, giving you the competitive advantage you need to take down large GPPs.
Awesemo’s MLB Rankings (Premium) (posted by 12 pm ET and updated within minutes of news breaking in the hour before lock): The world’s best DFS player releases his letter grade rankings for each and every fantasy-relevant player on the day’s slates. Perfect for hand-building lineups or comparing to your own projections to test for accuracy, these grades are also featured in our Lineup Builder.
Awesemo’s Top Stacks (Premium) (posted by 12 pm ET/Updated within the hours before lock): A hugely valuable tool, Awesemo’s top stacks compared projected ownership with the likelihood that a stack is going to be the highest scoring one on the slate. This gives you the ability to see which stacks are going over/under owned, allowing you to pivot accordingly to the sharpest play.
Data Central (Premium): Your ONE STOP SHOP for all of Awesemo’s important MLB DFS data, including value, fantasy points, rankings, and ownership projections for early and night slates.
Awesemo’s Top Pitchers Tool: (Premium) The Top Pitchers Tool gives you the probabilities that each pitcher will one of the highest-scoring of the night. On DraftKings where you get two pitchers, we give the odds of a pitcher being one of the top 2. The top pitcher % is defined as overall points and the value by top points/$.
NBA DFS Tools
MLB Lineup Builder (Premium): The Lineup Builder is the perfect tool for hand-building lineups. Equipped with Awesemo’s proprietary rankings and ownership projections, as well as Vegas implied totals, matchups and lineup information, this tool aggregates all the information you need to build your best lineup onto a single page. Lineups you build on this page will receive both a GPA based on Awesemo’s rankings and a contrarian percentile ranking for evaluating whether your GPP lineups are too “chalky.”
MLB Fantasy Cruncher optimizer (Premium add-on): The most powerful optimizer in DFS, available as an add-on to Awesemo.com premium members, is updated the night before with all of the day’s slates.
MLB Lineup Study (Premium add-on): Analyze how the top players are building their lineups to take your game to the next level. Every single DraftKings contest is available to be analyzed to see what the pros are doing!
Slack Chat (Premium): featuring all of our analysts and the world’s most passionate DFS community: join us in our MLB slack channel where we’re talking strategy and plays (and sometimes sweating lineups) into the late hours of the night.
Premium Office Hours (Premium) :Join our experts as they answer your questions on anything relating to MLB DFS, once per week in our premium slack chat.
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DraftKings and FanDuel MLB DFS Primer (Updated for 2021)
MLB DFS Ownership Projections: Night Slate
MLB DraftKings Picks Today: Awesemo Cheat Sheet | Monday, 5/10/21
MLB FanDuel Picks Today: Awesemo Cheat Sheet | Monday, 5/10/21
MLB DFS Tournament Strategy: Leverage, Home Runs, Optimal Picks | Today, 5/10/21
📽️ The MLB DFS Deeper Dive for DraftKings and FanDuel with Alex Baker | 5/10/21 at 3 p.m. ET
Spotlight Pitchers: Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for DraftKings & FanDuel with Tyler Mahle | Today, 5/10/21
MLB DFS Main Slate Ownership Projections