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« on: August 16, 2016, 08:54:29 AM »

How To Play Fantasy Football Pick 'Em Pools

Fantasy football has experienced exponential growth over the past decade. What started as fun way for diehard geeks to manage their own make believe team has morphed into a way for even casual fans to stay engaged throughout the season.

It no secret that Fantasy Football is big business. All the major networks have implemented tickers with running statistical updates on skill players in an effort to increase viewership, knowing that a spectator with vested interests in a specific player performance is much more likely to continue watching a lopsided affair than one only interested in the final outcome. Meanwhile, purists of the game are dismayed by the rising craze and suggest that the focus on fantasy sports puts undo emphasis on the individual player and diverts attention away from what is actually the most important aspect of the battle: the final score.

Today, many online fantasy services are attempting Cheap nhl jerseys to appeal to purists and geeks alike by offering a variety of options from which to participate. Confidence Pools and Survivor Pools have grown in popularity, but the oldest adaptation of all has begun to experience a Coach purses outlet recent renaissance. Pick Pools are as straight forward as gaming gets, and over the course of the year, represent a true test of the participant Coach handbags outlet NFL knowledge.

With a Pick Pool, the object is simply to choose which teams you feel will win or cover the point spread. This is done by either

a)choosing the outright victor

b)choosing the point spread winner

In variation if you correctly choose the winning team, you are awarded a point. In the end, the individual that accrues the highest number of correct selections wins. A simple strategy Nfl jerseys from china would be to just pick the favored teams. Unfortunately, this is a widely used approach within straight up Pick Pools, so you have to mix in a few upsets to differentiate your picks from other pool members.

In variation choosing the right side becomes an even greater challenge. Now you battling wits with the oddsmakers. Points are awarded only when you choose the team that covered the spread. Though it may sound like a conservative figure, if you can somehow manage an accuracy rate of 55%, you have a very good chance of winning your pool.

With fantasy sites now offering to manage your pools for free many may offer alternatives that deviate from the two methods above, including

Pick X Pools the same concept discussed here, but focus on picking your best 5 or 10 games, for example

Double plays where a handful of games are awarded higher values based on your certainty of the outcome

Using Totals these pools add choices for picking the total points (Under/Over) to the choices

Drop Weeks this option allows you to drop your lowest scoring week(s) so your season is not ruined by a few bad choices made during that weekend on campus reliving your college escapades (you will have to face the consequences for certain bad choices as there are no real out of jail free cards)

Regardless of which configuration you end up in, Pick Pools are a great way to create a captivated interest in every game, week in and week out. So if you looking for a good complement to traditional fantasy football, consider the Pick Pool and make the game outcome as relevant as your player performance; thereby satisfying the purist, the gambler and the geek that lives in all of us. He began creating his own football and baseball fantasy leagues at the ripe old age of seven; tracking stats and standings on paper. Bill decided to create a real time fantasy football league website that includes all of the best features and some of which have never been attempted at any other website. Maximum Fantasy Sports offers Free pools and fairly priced Private Fantasy Football leagues as well as Public Leagues with cash payouts.
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