Daily Fantasy Football

Im sure alot of our site visitors make a fantasy football team every year over at https://fantasy.premierleague.com/ – I know I do, I have been doing it for years. In the last few years a form of Fantasy Football has exploded in popularity and it’s called Daily Fantasy Football.

It works pretty similar to the season long game only this game is done over a match day. There are a few sites that offer this game and the rules are fairly simple.

Pick 11 players > Enter a tournament > Score points > Easy right!

Of course each site has there own rules when it comes to picking and scoring so make sure and check them out before you play.

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It’s pretty easy to play and lasts just a match day or sometimes weekends. You can win big prizes if you get your selections correct and it brings a touch of extra excitement to the days matches. Below you will find an example of how the scoring works. Make sure to check the site you pick you check there rules!

Example – Daily Fantasy Football Scoring Rules.

  • Each contest requires selecting 11 players totaling 100 million or less in virtual salary.
  • Formations include 4-4-2, 4-3-3, 3-5-2 and others.
  • Usually you are only allowed to pick 3 or 4 players from each team, this can change depending on the number of matches.

Players will accumulate points as follows:

All Positions

Minute (up to 90):0.02
Yellow Card: -2
Red Card: -5
Foul Won: .5
Foul Committed: -.5

Forwards

Goal: 7
Assist: 4
Shot on Target 2
Pass Completed: 0.03
Penalty Kick Missed: -5

Midfielders

Goal: 7
Assist: 4
Shot on Target 2
Pass Completed: 0.05
Penalty Kick Missed: -5
Clean Sheet (if 45 or more minutes played): 2
Single Goal Match (if 45 or more minutes played): 1

Defender

Goal: 7
Assist: 4
Clean sheet (if 45 or more minutes played): 4
Single Goal Match (if 45 or more minutes played): 2
Tackle won: 0.5
Pass Completed: 0.03
Pass Intercepted: 0.25
Penalty Kick Missed: -5

Goalkeeper

Save: 1
Penalty Kick Saved: 7
Tackle Won: 1
Goal Allowed: -2
Clean Sheet (if 45 or more minutes played): 6
Single Goal Match (if 45 or more minutes played): 3