Here’s how you can play fantasy football with me (Plus progress results from “Staking Bales”)
So many of you know that I’m doing a daily fantasy football series called “Staking Bales” at 4for4. The owner of the site, Josh Moore, has staked me $2,000 to show you guys how to grow (and hopefully not lose) a fantasy football bankroll. Well, here are my results from Week 1:
I have to be honest: I was a little worried about Week 1. If you recall from my intro into this “Staking Bales” series, Josh has staked me $2,000 to play on four daily fantasy sites in an effort to show you guys how to build a bankroll. Well, sometimes you lose in daily fantasy football. Even if I’m a long-term winner, there’s no way I can be profitable each and every week. Not even close.
I knew heading into Week 1 that it wouldn’t be a major concern if we lost money, but I still wanted to remain profitable to start the season. There would be nothing worse than just tanking to start the year and losing $500 right off the bat.
But, I had a pretty good week. All told, I was profitable on three of the four sites, netting $334.48. That’s a 16.7 percent increase in bankroll, which is great for one week. Here’s the breakdown:
Site Start Finish Net FanDuel 600.00 747.44 147.44 DraftKings 600.00 768.00 168.00 StarStreet 400.00 438.90 38.90 DraftDay 400.00 380.14 -19.86 334.48
Not a bad start. I wish my tournament lineups didn’t look like they were put together by a third-grader, but other than that, I was pleased with the heads-up results. I actually won nearly 90 percent of my heads-up matches on FanDuel and DraftKings, so that was outstanding.
If you aren’t playing daily fantasy football, you should be. There’s really a lot of money to be made right now. And you can play me a few different ways.
First, I’d DEFINITELY sign up over at DraftKings. I just finished in the top 100 in their Week One $1 Million Kickoff (yes $1 million in one weekend-long league) and took home $1,000 for the effort.
DraftStreet and I have just teamed up and we’re running an awesome promotion through which you can get my weekly projections package AND my daily fantasy book for free. Just sign up with $15 or more over at DraftStreet and you’ll get the weekly package and the book free of charge. Those two items cost $25 on my site, so it’s really an awesome deal.
I’ll also be participating in DraftDay’s Expert Challenge. For just $2.20, you can win a qualifier to play me in a bracket-style challenge with a $1,500 prize pool. OR visit here and enter the code ‘EXPERTNFL’ to play for free.