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On to the Week 2 grades, class is in session!
Consensus Recap – Week 2
The Consensus stayed consistent with last week. A 2.86 score positioned the Consensus in 17th out of the 24 experts that submitted selections.
Week 2 (Score: 2.86 / Rank 17th out of 24) – Eight of the 36 plays to start the season scored “A” or better. That included six “A+” grades.
Head of the Class – Week 2
Each week I will highlight a few of the top experts for the week. Here are the experts that deserve a “gold star” for Week 2 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week. Overall, the scores were a bit lower than the previous week.
#1) DailyFantasyInsider (Score: 10.00) used JD Spielman to top the list of experts and pick up an “A+” with their only play.
#2) Sports Gambling Podcast (Score: 7.00) made a solid debut with two of their three plays scoring an “A+” grade.
#3) Awesomo (Score: 6.00) is not just the robot from South Park but is our 3rd place expert for Week 2. Four of their six plays scored “A” or better including three “A+” scores.
Head of the Class – Week 2 (By Position)
Sometimes there is just that one class that you excel in. In this section, I will highlight who the top experts were at each position for Week 2.
QB – Fansided, Athlon Sports (10.00) both played Adrian Martinez to pick up “A+” scores with their lone QB selections.
RB – Rotoworld (5.00) scored an “A+” with Maurice Washington and a failing grade with Reggie Corbin on Saturday but that was enough to top the list.
WR – Awesomo, DailyFantasyInsider, Sports Gambling Podcast (10.00) all had perfect weeks. Awesomo was the lone of the group to make more than one WR selection.
Study Time – Week 2
If we are going to give a gold star to the top experts of the week, we also need to determine which experts might need to put in some extra study time to pull up those grades. Here are the Week 2 experts that didn’t make the grade this week.
- NumberFire (Score: 1.00) struggled with a “C” and a failing grade.
- Daily Overlay Single Pick (Score: 0.00) suffered from the Reggie Corbin absence and finished with a failing grade.
Extra Credit – Week 2
In this section, I will look to give some extra credit to experts that received an A+ grade for a player where they were the lone expert to recommend. Week 2 extra credit goes to the following:
A+ – Anthony McFarland Jr. (FullTimeFantasy)
A+ – KD Nixon (FullTimeFantasy)
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 2 of the season. Our in-house Single Pick still tops the list after the regular season.
#1) RG Consensus (Score: 5.68) jumped up a spot to the top of the expert list after Week 2.
#2A) Sporting News (Score: 5.50) vaulted up a couple spots to a 2nd place tie.
#2B) DailyFantasyInsider (Score: 5.50) now has two “A+” grades and two “D” grades through the first two weeks of the season.
#4) Daily Overlay Single Pick (Score: 5.00) fell into 4th with the failing grade last Saturday.
#5) HelloRookie (Score: 4.63) occupies the final spot in the top-5 for the week.
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus starts out in 19th place in the overall standings out of 26 experts with a DO score of 3.29.
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