Today neuhier continues his Expected Results series, discussing a method for determining how many of each basic land you should play in your limited deck to fight against color screw. He also provides a link to a web app to help you crunch the relevant numbers quickly and easily!
For his second piece for MTGO Academy, Sebastian breaks down limited mana bases with statistics, illustrating — with a number of charts and graphs — the risks and rewards of running too many or too few lands. If you’ve ever been anxious about land counts in your draft decks, this is the piece for you!
If you want to draft as much as possible, but don’t always care which set you’re drafting, which one should you pick? Sebastian does some math and shows you what is currently the optimal set to draft from a financial perspective (independent of prize pack winnings).