February 18, 2016: Episode No. 3 of The Daily Fantasy Sports Roundtable, a FantasyLabs Production: There’s more than one way to be a contrarian.

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Matt is joined by Nick, Bryan, and Jonathan, who discuss DFS contrarian strategies. Topics include what contrarianism actually is, how contest format impacts strategy, when and how to stack, and the process of constructing contrarian lineups.

Host: Matthew Freedman (@MattFtheOracle)


Nick Giffen (@RotoDoc): Editor for RotoViz, Cohost of the On The Daily podcast, and Finalist in the 2015 DraftKings Main Event $100,000 King of the Speedway contest

Bryan Mears (@Bryan_Mears): Editor for FantasyLabs and Host of the FantasyLabs Podcast

Jonathan Bales (@BalesFootball): Cofounder of FantasyLabs, Founder of RotoAcademy, DraftKings Analyst, Author of the Fantasy Sports for Smart People books.

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Justin Phan (@jphanned): Managing Director of FantasyLabs and a regular Co-host of the FantasyLabs Podcast

It Happens

Bales, Bryan, and Justin pose for the 2016 FantasyLabs holiday card with a fire in the background.


Theme Music: Matthew Schildt

Introduction: Eden Wales Freedman

Wordsmith: Jonathan Bales, “Heuristics”

About The Show

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