Known as “Rath” in the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) community, he has helped run operations for two prominent daily fantasy sports startups.
Michael has taken his insider knowledge and expertise in daily fantasy sports to the content side. He was also nominated by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association for Best Baseball Series in 2011.
Fantasy sports articles written by Michael Rathburn
Michael Rathburn is back to help you learn basic DFS Baseball tips, starting off this week with how to start preparing for the season ahead of time, so that you get to know top platoon guys like Ryan Raburn.
Michael Rathburn breaks down the top running back value plays on FanDuel for Week 1 of the NFL season, including the Bucs' Doug Martin, who played very well in the preseason and may be heavily used with a rookie quarterback under center in Tampa.
Michael Rathburn has crunched the numbers and come up with 20 commandments for baseball DFS that will increase your odds of winning, like always using a top-3 pitcher on FanDuel -- but not on DraftKings.
Michael Rathburn surveys the Daily Fantasy Sports landscape and presents his wishlist of changes within the industry, one of which would be to find a way to preserve season-long interests in rapidly improving players like George Springer.