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An Introduction to Game Flow in Daily Fantasy Football

Game flow is a crucial factor in daily fantasy football scoring. This piece goes through what game flow is and how you can better predict it.

It's 3:15 pm Eastern time on a Sunday. You've assembled some hot lineups, and things are looking Gucci through the first three quarters of the early game. You're ready to start counting stacks.

One of your running backs is having an efficient day, racking up 70 yards rushing on 15 carries. If you can just get that touchdown, you know that your team will be flirting with a palate-pleasing payday. 

There's only one problem: he's not on the field.

Even though the running back has been efficient, his quarterback threw a pick six, and the defense has been non-existent. They're down by 10, forcing them to go to the air with regularity.

You start to shake with rage. Not even the stuffed Dora the Explorer doll that you stole from your child can cool your jets right now. You don't know what went wrong.

Fret not, compadre. You can often avoid these tilting experiences through having a knowledge of game flow and knowing how to implement that knowledge into your fantasy football decision-making.

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