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My Playbook League Analyzer: A deeper look at how your team stacks up

by Andy Hahn
Sep 27, 2017

Now that we’re a few weeks into the fantasy football season, it’s always nice to know where you stand in the hunt for a playoff spot. This is the point in the season where I start evaluating my my teams to see which ones are doing well and, more importantly, which ones aren’t. Of the latter, it’s time to start digging in to see how those rosters can be improved by identifying strengths and weaknesses.

This is where our League Analyzer comes in.  It will help you get a pulse on your odds of making the playoffs, the strengths and weaknesses of each team, and help you out on those dreaded bye weeks.

The advanced League Analyzer is available to all premium users (PRO, MVP, and HOF). And, as with nearly all of our premium tools, you can select which experts you want to incorporate in your analysis via the Pick Experts button.

Projected Standings: your odds of making the playoffs

We analyze every match up through the rest of the season using our rankings and projections to create a projected playoff bracket. This gives you an idea of how much work you need to put in on things like waiver wire adds and trades in order to increase your odds of making it through to the championship.

Playoff odds are calculated based on variability in rankings and projections, but basically: the better your team, the greater your chances.

Each week the projected standings are updated with the latest performances and projections so you can see how you’re trending. We display your team’s changed in rankings based on your playoff projected standings from the previous week. 

Rankings: see how you stack up at each position

Dig in to positional rankings to get a better idea of how you can improve your team. This is one of my favorite views because it lets me know where I need to improve. 

Power rankings are calculated with all teams indexed against the best team; in other words, where do teams stand relative to the highest rated team?

You can also compare rankings for the current week and against draft, ROS, and dynasty rankings. It’s a great way to see if your flyer picks you made during the draft are paying off, and if the rookies you drafted for your dynasty league are trending in the right direction.

Bye Week Assistance

Bye weeks suck. You can make those dreaded bye weeks a little less painful with this report. You’ll see exactly who is on bye each week, whether or not that player is a starter, and view continuously updated suggestions on bye week fillers that are currently available in your league.

Looks like week 8 is going to be a rough outing for me. 

Rosters: get an idea of how individual players stack up

This is a great way to see how your individual players stack up to the players on other teams. You can view by Top X players overall, or by position, and also view those rankings based on the current week, rest of season, dynasty, and draft rankings.

Additionally, it’s a good way to spot potential trade targets. Stacked with top WRs? Maybe you can move one for a top RB from another team who is lacking in the WR position.

Check out the League Analyzer today

You can access the premium League Analyzer here. It currently works with leagues hosted with Yahoo!, ESPN, CBS, NFL.com, and MyFantasyLeague.com. It’s available on the web and as part of our My Playbook iOS and Android mobile apps.

If you aren’t a premium user, upgrade now to get immediate access to the League Analyzer along with the complete suite of My Playbook in-season management tools.

If you have any feedback on the League Analyzer, or any ideas for enhancements to the tool, let us know at feedback@fantasypros.com. We’re consistently looking to improve our tools and always take your feedback into account.

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