Category Archives: Strategy

Why You Need Patience In Fantasy Basketball

Patience is a virtue and that's a fact even in fantasy basketball. There's a reason somebody came up with the adage "good things come to those who wait" because, well, good things come to those who wait. In fantasy basketball, the hardest thing to figure is when to cut bait and when to be patient when your players are under-performing. Or if someone who was predicted to be a breakout candidate couldn't get 20 minutes of playing time. This is a dated reference but remember how Pascal Siakam started Read More

Best Fantasy Basketball Scoring System

If you're new to fantasy basketball this is a question you might ask: What is the best fantasy basketball scoring system? That sounds like a valid question and ODD at the same time. Why? Because ultimately, it all boils down to personal preference. What may seem to be the best fantasy basketball scoring system to me may not be the case for you. Personally, I hold roto leagues close to my heart. That's because I have experienced a lot of success with it. Back when I was still learning the ropes of Read More

Best Players To Draft In Fantasy Basketball

If you could redo the draft all over again, would you have picked the same players or are you ready to move on? Well, just to put it out there, there is no such thing as a perfect draft but I am still doing well in my leagues so the answer would be kind of in the middle. That said, there are certain players who are can't miss, which means if they somehow fall in your lap, you better not take five seconds before you pull the damn trigger. What we are going to do is go through six rounds of drafting Read More

Best Fantasy Basketball Draft Strategy

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, the draft is the foundation of your fantasy basketball success. It doesn't matter if you can pull off spectacular trades in the middle of the season or you beat everybody else to every free agent in the waiver wire, the draft is where you establish your edge. Draft kits and cheat sheets are helpful but they can only get you so far. The draft can be tricky and because it's such a long season, there are certain things that you need to focus on. We Read More

How To Use NBA Betting Odds In Daily Fantasy Basketball?

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) - More specifically Daily Fantasy Basketball is more alchemy than an exact science, but it definitely does not mean you need to rely solely on luck if you want to rake in some easy money. One of the artilleries you can use in these wars is NBA betting odds.

Is this really something that you can rely on moving forward? Again, NBA betting is NOT an exact science but one thing about our guys in the desert is that they are RARELY wrong. EVER. Sure, there could be random Read More

7 Expert Tips On Building A Winning NBA DFS Team

The 2016-17 season is upon us and that means we get to play NBA fantasy basketball as well. One of the fantasy games that gained popularity the past few years is daily fantasy basketball. Not only was this the newest way to strut out fantasy basketball acumen, it's also a pretty good way to earn some dough while playing it. And did I say it was FUN?
Here are some expert advice on daily fantasy basketball advice that you and me should listen to:

1. Playing Time
It's the simplest of eye tests: Read More

Experts Chime In: How To Build A Winning DFS Basketball Team

Winning in Daily Fantasy Basketball requires a lot of skill, a little luck, and some really keen nose for advanced statistics. I have won my fair share but don't take my word for it. Let's get the best advice on how to build a winning DFS basketball team from the experts.
We have curated the insight of some of the most famous names in Daily Fantasy Sports, including Michael Rathburn of Rotowire, Dr. Renee Miller, and Joe Kaiser of ESPN. We'll skip the more basic tips and go right down to the meat Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball: NBA DFS Strategy Tips for Beginners

The NBA season is upon us. More importantly, NBA daily fantasy basketball is back. Here are 3 daily fantasy basketball tips for beginners.
Play Beginner Contests
Most DFS sites allow players to play in beginner contests which include 50/50 cash (double up's) or Head-to-Head.  This can be beneficial as you will be playing against players who are fairly new to the game as opposed to DFS veterans.  The chances of winning these contests are much better than the normal cash game contests Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Strategy: Finding the Rebounds

When setting your daily fantasy basketball lineups on say, FanDuel, you're going to need to identify which power forwards and centers to roster. Sometimes it's easy when you have enough value elsewhere in your lineup to roster Anthony Davis or DeMarcus Cousins, but sometimes you have to dig a little deeper to decide or break the tie between a couple of centers to pick just the right one.

One way you can do this is by trying to identify who has the better floor to begin with. Points scored are Read More

Daily Fantasy Basketball Strategy: Free Throw Rate

For daily fantasy basketball lineup strategy, there are a number of factors that we've shown you so far in this research section that aid in your preparation, but one area I check regularly when finding the best possible matchups and targets to exploit is the area of free throw rate.

Free throw rate is the frequency of fouls occurring, either by the team or the player you are researching.

For example, per StatMuse.com, here is a list of free throw rate leaders for 2014-2015 season, set to a Read More