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We’re all familiar with the standard analysis, commentary, and rankings that go along with fantasy football. I immerse myself in it, and I freely admit that way too often so much of “expert” opinion is more or less conjecture.  So often fantasy owners are looking for validation on a decision or the most minute of morsel to point them in the right direction. There is no expert or magic eight ball that can give us the perfect angle every time.  Sorry, Matthew Berry. However, using advanced metrics and statistical analysis rooted in scientific method is an excellent start. That’s what I love about numberFire.com.

The crew at numberFire have really turned it up a notch so far in 2014 with expert and insightful analysis using hard numbers and analytical grounding. Head over there and check out their articles and various statiscial resources, and for an advanced dive into what they offer you can sign up for a Premium Account to get all the goodies. J.J. Zachariason and the numberFire team really are doing great things. Check it out.

In their own words:

numberFire is the next generation sports analytics platform. We take the unstructured and misleading data that exists all around sports and mine it for unprecedented insight that allows us to predict player and team performance better than any competitor.

The first step of our process involves digging into the box score. We know that it means a lot more to throw for 300 yards against the Steelers than it does against the Browns, so why simply use yards as an indicator for how good a quarterback is? Using a series of mathematical models, we break down the action in order to have a better and more accurate understanding of what teams and players are performing well and which are paper champions.

The next step of process involves using the power of predictive and regressive modeling to more accurately project future performance. Using our advanced metrics combined with state-of-the-art predictive algorithms, we leverage the power of science to come up with the most accurate, data-driven projections around.

We do all the number crunching – all you have to do is win. And win you will: if you used our fantasy projections instead of the platform defaults, you’d have a 30% higher chance of winning your league.

K. Smelser About K. Smelser
Kelly Smelser is Owner/Senior Writer for Punch Drunk Wonderland and PDFantasy Sports. Architect of the PDW fantasy football world and general spinster of NFL and Fantasy Football news and analysis. Long walks on the beach, sunsets, and other such niceties are also fine...