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Episode 63: “Avocado is the Bacon of the Vegetable World.” Featuring Greg Jewett, Timothy King and Jake Axelrod

This week, Moe Koltun hosts Matt Cott, Matt Schwimmer, Greg Jewett (@gjewett9) and Timothy King (@tking978) to talk about some fantasy baseball topics, discuss the rankings update on RotoAnalysis.com, and answer a ton of fun questions. Also, Moe and Cott brought on their buddy and one of the biggest NBA fans in the world, Jake [...]

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The 2nd Annual RotoAnalysis Fantasy NBA Awards

With the NBA season and fantasy basketball seasons coming to close, it’s officially playoff time and awards season. Here’s my take on MVP, LVP, and ROY to go along with some other awards that I made up (see: “Biggest Bum”). Most Valuable Player: Kevin Durant While LeBron is the clear MVP in reality, for fantasy [...]

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Playoff Advice: Micro-Management

With the first day, or week, of playoffs in the books, it’s time to really buckle down and win the damn thing. If you’re reading the words, congratulations — you probably made it to the big-time. Last time, I identified streaming as a strategy. It covered both sides of the coin, either be one or [...]

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Playoff Advice: Streaming

It is both the best and worst time of the fantasy basketball season: the playoffs. In here, we’ll cover a few things to look out in preparation for one of the more intensive experiences in fantasy sports. Beside fantasy baseball, it is basketball’s micro-management and schedule-intensive playoffs that mark it second-to-none. In addition to the [...]

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Episode 54: “They Weren’t Even Subtle About It.” Featuring Alan Boston

This week, Moe Koltun interviews the outspoken college hoops handicapper Alan Boston to talk about value bets in the first round of the tournament, the scam that is NCAA futures bets, Alan’s approach to handicapping the tournament, and blatant corruption within the NCAA. Then, Moe Koltun and Matt Cott answer the weekly Twenty One Questions. [...]

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Second Half Gems: Isaiah Thomas & Byron Mullens

As the clock ticks away on the second half of the fantasy NBA season, here are two of my favorite players for fantasy whose recent efforts may have gone unnoticed. Isaiah Thomas, Kings PG This was a long time coming — Thomas has been fighting for minutes all season long. For those unfamiliar with the [...]

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A Breakdown of the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

For the second straight year, I was able to venture up to Boston for a weekend to attend the biggest gathering of famous sports minds, ridiculously smart people, and well…nerds that I’ve ever been to. It was in a new location with a record crowd and is really setting the bar high for the advancement [...]

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Category Pickups for the Stretch Run

As we hit the stretch run of the fantasy basketball regular season, all of you in category leagues should have weak spots and strong spots. It’ll be pretty clear on a week-to-week basis whether you’re losing blocks, struggling with turnovers, or simply not getting enough points. Here are some guys available in more than 50% [...]

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