Reach for the stars

Taking risks on draft day can be difference between being competitive and winning it all

Updated: September 30, 2010, 12:45 PM ET
By Tom Carpenter | Special to ESPN.com

Like Texas Hold 'Em, building a fantasy team is mostly a matter of playing the odds. In Hold 'Em, you can follow the traditional conservative standard and play only the safe, high-odds hands (e.g., pocket pairs). However, the top young pros also love to get creative with risky hands like suited connectors (e.g., 6-7 of hearts), because they can manage the risk and when the hands hit, they win big.

In fantasy, you can also be conservative and draft only high-odds, "reliable" players ...

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