Cash game contests provide the most stable way to increase your bankroll. To win in cash games, you need to beat half of the field whether that is one opponent (H2H) or a group of opponents (50/50). In this format, it’s best to target consistent players.
When looking for consistent players, a great place to start is by looking at a player’s floor. We can calculate a player’s floor by taking their season fantasy point average minus one standard deviation. Assuming a normal distribution, we can expect a player to exceed this floor 84% of the time, which makes the floor a very useful method of measuring player consistency.
Looking at a player’s floor, however, isn’t useful by itself because DFS beasts like the Brow, KD, and LeBron would top the list. A better way to approach the problem is to take the player’s price into consideration by calculating the floor ratio (floor divided by price). The higher the floor ratio, the more consistent fantasy points we’re getting per dollar we’re paying.
We’ve provided you with the top rated players per position by floor ratio.
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Kyle Lowry is OUT and being rested.
Jeff Teague is OUT and being rested.
Langston Galloway came through last night after a low scoring and foul plagued first half. Despite playing in a double OT game, Langston saw only 34 minutes and much of that had to do with his foul trouble. Had he not been in foul trouble, Galloway probably would have seen 45+ minutes. Well, he’s priced in the lower 5k’s once again and he’s getting a fair share of the ball handling responsibilities in Calderon’s absence. He’s one of my favorite plays tomorrow since he’ll likely play whether the Knicks are keeping it close or not.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has scored over 29 FP and seen at least 36 minutes of playing time in each of his last 2 games. Heading into the All Star break, the Greek Freak was living up to his potential by filling up the stat sheet and scoring over 34 FP in 5 straight games. While his production has dipped a bit since that stretch, the Alphabet is still capable of insane production with his amount of playing time. His 6.4k price seems a bit modest with his floor and ceiling.
Kawhi Leonard seems to have worked his way out of his momentary funk and has scored above 36 FP in both of his last games while seeing over 35 minutes of playing time in both games as well. His cost is still relatively low compared to his usual upper 7k price tag. On the back end of a back to back, Kawhi may get more run due to his teammates getting Pop’d.
DeMarre Carrol is OUT and being rested.
Paul Pierce is playing coming back from a bruised knee.
Tim Duncan is in danger of being Pop’d on the back end of a back-to-back. Keep an eye out for news from the Spurs.
Kevin Garnett is playing despite being on a back-to-back.
Al Horford is OUT and being rested.
Tyson Chandler is questionable with a hip contusion.
Brook Lopez has scored over 26 FP in 4 of his last 5 games and has seen 12 or more FGA in all 5 of those games. In his last game against the Mavs, Lopez put up 46 FP. He has a relatively high floor for a player with such high potential and the rewards seem to be well worth the risks for BroLo.
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