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UI Professor Gives Tips For Fantasy Football Season Fans

Ever get that sinking feeling during your draft when the last decent starting quarterback goes off the board just before you pick? Mathematics might soon be able to help. JEFFREY OHLMANN, a professor at the University of Iowa, along with Mike Fry and Andrew Lundberg of the University of Cincinnati, developed a model to determine the best available draft pick in each round. It builds on a theory commonly known as value-based drafting and runs a computer algorithm to determine the best immediate pick based on what other players are likely to be taken over the rest of the draft.


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