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Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Stack in Cash Games?

In daily fantasy football, stacking can provide your team with extra upside. But can it also give your team a lower floor, making it risky in cash games?

Everything aligned for the Green Bay Packers to have a big offensive output in Week 10 of 2015. They were facing the Detroit Lions, who ranked among the bottom 10 teams in the league both against the pass and the rush. The Packers were at home, they were heavily favored, and the game had a decent over/under. It looked like a relatively safe option.

Things don't always work as they appear on paper.

Even when a situation seems like a slam dunk for fantasy goodness, they don't always work out that way. If you are heavily invested in that situation, it can punch you square in the jaw. That can leave you vulnerable to utter despair if you employ the strategy of stacking. How do we combat this?

Let's take a look at the idea of stacking within your 50/50 and head-to-head lineups to see if this is a strategy you should be employing.

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