Senior Design - Project Report

Project Overview



Project objective is to take the emotion out of building a winning fantasy basketball team for Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) competitions. The ultimate goal is to build a DFS team which will generate the optimal amount of total points for a given day. The team will be built using a statistical and system approach as the foundation. The statiscal element of the project which utilize the player production projections from the basketball monster website. The system element of the project will develop an algorythm in an attempt to solve the knapsack problem; with goal being to develop an algorithm which is effective in filling the "knapsack" with players who will score the optimal amount of points.

Fantasy Sports Overview

DFS Fantasy Basketball

The Knapsack Problem

Texas Wesleyan University 2017