How to Choose Between Optimal Floor & Median Lineups for Cash Games

How to Choose Between Optimal Floor & Median Lineups for Cash Games

By Kevin Zatloukal (4for4 Contributor), on Oct 5, 2016

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Kevin is a Ph.D. computer scientist. His doctoral work at MIT was focused on quantum algorithms. During the fantasy offseason, he teaches computer science at the University of Washington, his alma mater.

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Each week, in our cash game walkthrough, I discuss two optimal lineups for each DFS site. One lineup is optimal by projected points, and the other is optimal by projected floor. Either one of those properties — more points or a higher floor — will usually increase our odds of winning cash games, but we are left with a decision to make about which one to prefer.

In this article, I will describe in some detail how I make the decision between these two lineups.

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