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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Yes... you going to make a group?
    I believe the one from last year is still active

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    Fanduel has a free MLB contest every day this month for anyone interested. They also have a free NBA contest each day at least 2 games are on.

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    Scooter picked up a cool 71 points in draft kings last night. He was under 1% owned.

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    MLB.com has a free bracket challenge for the home run derby. Chance to win tickets to the world series, or gift certificates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    MLB.com has a free bracket challenge for the home run derby. Chance to win tickets to the world series, or gift certificates.
    Free mlb.com contests are my speciality. twice I've had perfect brackets (and lost in the tiebreak)

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    Free mlb.com contests are my speciality. twice I've had perfect brackets (and lost in the tiebreak)


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    I get an error every time I try to enter my bracket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vdubmvp View Post
    I get an error every time I try to enter my bracket.
    That happened to me when I followed the link that Hurl tweeted. The link on the homepage of MLB.com worked for me, though.

    https://securea.mlb.com/mlb/events/a...rby/challenge/

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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    That happened to me when I followed the link that Hurl tweeted. The link on the homepage of MLB.com worked for me, though.

    https://securea.mlb.com/mlb/events/a...rby/challenge/
    my links don't work anymore...
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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    That happened to me when I followed the link that Hurl tweeted. The link on the homepage of MLB.com worked for me, though.

    https://securea.mlb.com/mlb/events/a...rby/challenge/
    That worked, thank you.

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    I was running some database performance tests, and thought I'd post the early end results here just in case anyone is at all interested.. Keep in mind, these don't take ANYTHING other than the prior x number of games into account, plus what's mentioned. They were meant simply to test performance and find programming bugs. This is for hitters only, and takes into account 2014 through 2017 (a few days ago).

    Games is the number of games to look back.
    FDPA is actual fanduel points. FDPP is predicted fanduel points.

    All Appearances






    Games FDPA FDPP RMSE MAE Sample Size
    1 8.21 8.22 12.5 8.9 183075
    2 8.22 8.23 10.86 7.98 182079
    3 8.23 8.24 7.3 5.36 181089
    4 8.24 8.25 9.97 7.42 180113
    5 8.24 8.26 9.78 7.31 179149
    6 8.25 8.27 9.65 7.23 178193
    7 8.26 8.28 9.56 7.17 177246
    8 8.26 8.29 9.49 7.13 176309
    9 8.27 8.3 9.44 7.1 175390
    10 8.28 8.31 9.4 7.07 174482
    15 8.31 8.35 9.28 7 170145
    20 8.34 8.39 9.22 6.97 166028
    25 8.36 8.42 9.2 6.97 162093
    30 8.39 8.45 9.19 6.96 158307
    40 8.45 8.5 9.2 6.98 151103
    50 8.5 8.55 9.21 6.99 144242
    75 8.62 8.67 9.26 7.05 128468
    100 8.73 8.78 9.33 7.11 114384
    200 9.21 9.13 9.62 7.36 70403
    300 9.73 9.48 9.94 7.62 38818
    400 10.14 9.84 10.12 7.78 16487
    500 10.48 10.37 10.08 7.9 3523
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    Games FDPA FDPP RMSE MAE Sample Size
    1 9.25 9.26 13.1 9.58 155098
    2 9.25 9.27 11.37 8.53 154134
    3 9.26 9.28 10.74 8.12 153189
    4 9.27 9.28 10.41 7.9 152267
    5 9.27 9.29 10.21 7.77 151357
    6 9.28 9.3 10.07 7.68 150468
    7 9.28 9.31 9.98 7.62 149590
    8 9.29 9.32 9.9 7.57 148734
    9 9.3 9.32 9.84 7.53 147899
    10 9.3 9.33 9.79 7.5 147081
    15 9.32 9.36 9.66 7.4 143138
    20 9.34 9.38 9.6 7.36 139399
    25 9.36 9.4 9.57 7.35 135824
    30 9.38 9.42 9.26 7.11 132422
    40 9.44 9.46 9.56 7.34 126053
    50 9.46 9.49 9.56 7.35 119988
    75 9.56 9.56 9.6 7.38 106388
    100 9.64 9.63 9.66 7.42 94425
    200 10.06 9.86 9.92 7.63 57283
    300 10.42 10.11 10.12 7.8 30617
    400 10.71 10.36 10.29 7.95 12379
    500 10.86 10.67 10.23 8 2672
    Full Time Player Starts Only (> 75% appearances)






    Games FDPA FDPP RMSE MAE Sample Size
    1 9.5 9.51 13.32 9.77 133465
    2 9.51 9.51 11.56 8.7 132919
    3 9.51 9.52 10.91 8.27 132375
    4 9.51 9.52 10.57 8.04 131836
    5 9.52 9.53 10.37 7.91 131300
    6 9.52 9.53 10.23 7.82 130769
    7 9.52 9.53 10.14 7.75 130243
    8 9.52 9.54 10.05 7.7 129723
    9 9.53 9.54 9.99 7.66 129207
    10 9.53 9.54 9.94 7.62 128698
    15 9.54 9.56 9.8 7.52 126195
    20 9.54 9.57 9.73 7.48 123751
    25 9.55 9.58 9.7 7.46 121373
    30 9.56 9.59 9.67 7.44 119065
    40 9.59 9.6 9.66 7.43 114552
    50 9.6 9.62 9.65 7.43 110113
    75 9.67 9.66 9.67 7.44 99490
    100 9.72 9.7 9.71 7.47 89498
    200 10.1 9.89 9.94 7.64 56131
    300 10.42 10.11 10.13 7.8 30555
    400 10.71 10.36 10.29 7.95 12379
    500 10.86 10.67 10.23 8 2672
    Full Time Player Starts Only (> 90% appearances)






    Games FDPA FDPP RMSE MAE Sample Size
    1 9.88 9.89 13.6 10.02 91359
    2 9.89 9.89 11.78 8.9 91070
    3 9.89 9.89 11.14 8.47 90783
    4 9.89 9.89 10.79 8.23 90499
    5 9.89 9.89 10.58 8.09 90217
    6 9.89 9.9 10.44 7.99 89938
    7 9.89 9.9 10.34 7.93 89660
    8 9.89 9.9 10.25 7.87 89383
    9 9.89 9.9 10.18 7.82 89107
    10 9.89 9.9 10.13 7.79 88833
    15 9.9 9.91 9.99 7.69 87483
    20 9.9 9.91 9.91 7.63 86163
    25 9.9 9.92 9.88 7.61 84860
    30 9.91 9.92 9.85 7.59 83581
    40 9.93 9.92 9.83 7.57 81077
    50 9.93 9.93 9.81 7.57 78607
    75 9.98 9.94 9.82 7.57 72532
    100 10 9.96 9.83 7.58 66694
    200 10.28 10.09 10.01 7.71 45403
    300 10.51 10.22 10.15 7.83 27067
    400 10.73 10.38 10.31 7.96 12118
    500 10.86 10.67 10.23 8 2672

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    Awesome Abom. I don't pretend to know anything about computers or programming, but it looks like you have gotten pretty good results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L54 View Post
    Awesome Abom. I don't pretend to know anything about computers or programming, but it looks like you have gotten pretty good results.
    I know there's at least one bug in the code somewhere (producing the weird result for all games with a look back of 3, and was with a look back of 2 for some other settings I didn't include). I haven't been able to track it down yet. The data appears to be making sense otherwise though, so I think it's probably correct. The interesting part will be incorporating match up data, park, pitch characteristics, etc in.

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    Tomorrow is MLBs beat the streak in a day contest. 5.7 million if you succeed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Tomorrow is MLBs beat the streak in a day contest. 5.7 million if you succeed
    When did you get to 16 Abom? Nice job!
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    Lol.. I'd be willing to bet everything i own in a race vs Bautista. I'm telling you seriously, he has no chance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    When did you get to 16 Abom? Nice job!
    A week or so ago I think it was. Had what I thought were two really nice matchups to extend it, and both put up a goose egg lol.

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