Fantasy Football Buy Low Sell High
In fantasy football, a good trade can completely change the course of your season. Good fantasy football owners have perfected the art form of knowing when to buy a good player when his value is low due to unusually low performance, and when to sell on a player whose performance has exceeded expectations, but will not last. Will simplify this with the title – Fantasy Football Buy Low Sell High. These articles will help you find the players you should be buying and selling in trades on a weekly basis.
2016 Fantasy Football Buy Low Sell High Articles
What Makes a Good Buy Low Candidate?
There are a few factors that can make a player a good buy low candidate, but they don’t need to have all of these characteristics to be considered a buy low option:
- Experts have had high expectations in the preseason for the player, but they have not been met.
- The player has had below average output in the last 2-3 weeks
- His team is approaching an easy stretch in his schedule
- The player is coming off of a particularly difficult stretch in his schedule
- A teammate of the player’s has either recently gotten hurt, or is just coming back from an injury
What Makes a Good Sell High Candidate?
Conversely, there are factors to look out for that can make a player a good sell high candidate. These can be harder to pull the trigger on at times, because you have to sell a player after they have had a great game, and that can be hard to do without feeling a sense of regret. Here’s what you should look for:
- Playing time (or usage) is abnormally high for a player, and will not last
- The player’s points have come on very unlikely plays, like a 90 yard touchdown in broken coverage
- His team is coming off of a particularly easy stretch of schedule
- Strong fantasy performance has come despite a very low usage rate on his team
- You do not think the player is as talented as his fantasy production makes him seem
These are just some of the factors to look out for when determining fantasy football buy low sell high candidates. We will provide you with our weekly input to help you determine which players you should target and which you should sell in trades. If you have any questions or comments, you can comment below. Or find us in the Fantasy Team Advice Forums or on Twitter @FanTeamAdvice.