Week 9 Matchups: Lineup Setting Confidence Heat Map
Week 9's Beer to Start:
Louie's Demise - Milwaukee (MKE) Brewing (Milwaukee, WI)
"This medium bodied amber ale starts with a rich malt flourish that’s kept in perfect balance by a smooth hop finish. This MBC original is similar to a German style alt beer."
Now that you're properly hydrated, let's get to business...
How to use the Confidence Heat Map:
Below is my Week 9 Confidence Heat Map, which is exactly what it sounds like; how confident I am (or I'm not) that each player will produce satisfactory numbers in relation to what we normally expect from them. Complete with commentary for every single player (over 200 of them), all you need to do is hover over their name!
I use this when setting both my DFS and season-long lineups every single week.
Each player is placed into one of 5 columns:
Column A: Week Winners. These are the players that are most likely to erupt this week. I want as many of these guys in my lineup as I can get, as they're set up for an elite, week-winning performance.
Column B: Solid Plays. These are guys I'd feel good about having in my lineup. SOMETHING is preventing them from being in the elite tier, but they're still set up for a pleasing performance.
Column C: Meh. These are guys that I'm just fine with. I don't feel strongly about them in either direction. They're just fine.
Column D: Gross. The name says it all. These are players I'd feel gross about having in my lineup.
Column F: Uck No. These are players I'm not even considering in any of my lineups. However, a lot of these guys should be on your radar as potential waiver claims or pick ups.
Important notes and additional explanations on how to navigate the Heat Map can be found in the legend on the top left (please be sure to read all of it before consuming!), but if you have more questions, please hit me up on twitter or email!
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Without further ado, this brew's for you! The Week 9 Confidence Heat Map!
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