This article is part of our Ask the Shark series.It's a common refrain in DFS that fading highly owned players in GPPs is a legitimate winning strategy. The concept being that when the "chalk" underperforms, you gain a significant boost in placement since the bulk of the field will have these players in their lineups. While this is absolutely true, many of those playing DFS apply this strategy too much in a vacuum. This can often lead to very suboptimal situations, and many will end up failing to do well in GPPs despite utilizing a completely viable strategy on a conceptual level.
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