There’s no question that the daily fantasy sports scene has exploded in popularity the last few years.
Today we’ll cover Draftpot – a new DFS website that features a few really neat differences that the Moxyball team is very excited about.
I was recently browsing the web and came across a brand new daily fantasy sports site called Draftpot (DP). Since we all know how much I love the newer sites that are coming up with innovative ideas to challenge FanDuel (FD) and DraftKings (DK), I decided to sign up. Boy that might have been one of the better decisions I’ve made in quite some time.
Before we jump into all the reasons why I love the site I wanted to give a quick overview of the scoring for the site.
MLB – Hitters
|Home Runs||4 Points|
|Stolen Bases||1.5 Points|
|2 Pts||2 Points|
|3 Pts||3 Points|
|Free Throws||1 Points|
NHL – Skaters
|Penalty Minutes||0.25 Points|
|Powerplay Pts||0.5 Points|
|Shot On Goal||0.4 Points|
NHL – Goalies
|Goals Against||-1 Point|
Now that we have the basics out of the way, let’s get into why this is going to be the site to play on.
Not only that, but Draftpot is featuring Freerolls just about every day.
The way they determine salaries is genius in my opinion.
Have you ever wondered why a player that averaged 32 fantasy points a night cost more than a player who averaged 35? I know I have and there really is not a good answer.
Draftpot has taken the guess-work out of it. The salary of the players is what they actually produce in their respective sports. For example, James Harden is going to cost his DPPG (Draftpot Points Per Game) of 50.45 and my favorite player Zach LaVine will cost his DPPG of 18.93. This way of pricing allows us knowledgeable users to find great value with players that are stepping into bigger roles.
Ever wondered what it would be like to play a lineup of Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, James Harden, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMarcus Cousins? I know I have.
I always wanted to know how high my score would be. Guess what boys and girls – on Draftpot you can play that lineup with their amazing Fan Mode. Draftpot has this really neat feature where they offer two different types of contests.
1. The first is your standard salary cap mode they term GM Mode. This is where you have a set about of DPPG you can spend to build your lineup.
Draftpot decided that mode just was not as fun so they decided to break down the DFS barrier and bring you Fan Mode.
2. In Fan Mode it is exactly what it sounds like. You pick the players you want no matter what. No pesky salary cap to worry about. Just you and your dream line up.
This is by far the most fun I have had playing DFS. Both modes keep you challenged and highly engaged.
Now that I have explained why this site is like eating Steak and Lobster for dinner – take the plunge and sign up.
It’s the perfect time to jump in and try it out with the great Freerolls they are running out right now.