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Auto leagues success: luck or skill?


Auto leagues success: luck or skill?

Hi

I don't go into too many auto leagues but when I do, I get absolutely stuffed. What is the secret to success in the auto leagues?

Cheers
DC

Re: Auto leagues success: luck or skill

The secret is to make sure that you rank players for the supplemental draft. Then right after game three, log on as fast as you can to see what you got from the supplemental draft and then add two more guys from FA to fill out your roster. Then, right after game 6, log on as fast as possible and drop all your bad players and fill your team out with better players from free agency. It basically boils down to the ten minutes after free agency opens up.

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

I'd say it's more the supplemental draft, then FA helps fill in the cracks. It's not really a secret, just being astute in your observations, when FA starts, and when the draft runs

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

Are you talking keeper leagues? Avoid them like the plague. They are much more unfair than non-keepers. Join a non-keeper daily draft league. All owners have an equal chance and it’s a level playing field. Supp Draft and FA don’t matter much and you don’t have to stay up until 4am so you’re first to pick players.

Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

It's more like luck or experience - and you need both ;)

- The Sheik

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

I love keeper leagues.
In fact, I've won two World Series with 1st year teams.
Is likely you'll get a championship team in your first year in a keeper league? No, but it's not impossible.
I go into a Quick-Draft Keeper league expecting to play for year two and beyond, but making the playoffs is not out of the realm of possibility.
You have to make sure you draft right, and be ready to snatch up players as soon as the Sup ends & when Free Agency begins, and your odds of winning are as good as anyone's.
It does take some luck though, as the initial draft can make or break your team.

Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

Last team in - Keeper League:

https://www.pennantchase.com/lgTeam..
- The Sheik

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

Shiek, ya did it again. Had I gotten that roster, I'd have been wondering how I'd win more than 62 games... lol!

Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

trying to learn skill but really hoping for luck in my first teams lol

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

Alycat, here's my advice...
Look beyond Rank and review a player's league history before picking them up.

Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

AlyCat looks like they are off to a great start (quick learner)
Zeedood, you may prefer to use the option “compare across leagues” it’s usually more accurate

Re: Re: Auto leagues success: luck or s

Oh yeah, gotta use both league history and comparative across other leagues. Screwing yourself if ya don't!