Hoopscritic DFS: Russell Westbrook Night?

It’s not often that a lineup will score 289.5 points and produce $0, but that was the kind of night we had on the short-slate. The Kings-Mavericks game lived up to its projected fantasy goodness with a double-OT game while the Bulls and Bucks completely obliterated its team total projection. For our main cash lineup, we were a normal Kosta Koufos 8 point, 7 rebound 1 block game from another profitable evening. Unfortunately, Koufos was …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Starting 2016 The Right Way

Happy 2016! Looking forward to a prosperous year of DFS and making some real money in NBA the next few months. I’ll be changing the format for Hoopscritic DFS and evaluating previous day picks a lot more in-depth and our predictions. I’ll also be adding a “Top fades of the day” portion and go a bit into detail why I’m not on certain players for cash games. The elite-plays of the day will continue in …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Sorting Through a 12-Game Slate

I decided that I’m going to reduce the amount of tournaments I’m playing for a couple of weeks. My ROI has just been awful in tournaments, while my cash game ROI has been great. Simply, it’s just a money decision at this point and one that’s important for all DFS players to be able to distinguish once they have a good sample of cash and tournament entries to look at. Put your money in the …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Where Rondo Costs Me Money

Good ol’ Rajon Rondo. I’ve become a major fan of his in a short-time as he’s played very well with Boogie Cousins and helped the Kings get better. But he basically puts up triple double type numbers for 3 weeks (while I fade him through that entire stretch) and decides to come back to earth the night I roster him as one of my main cash game plays. Frustrating as the rest of my lineup …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Month Two Begins

Finally, the fun part of the NBA DFS season is upon us as November comes to a close. We now have a great understanding of what usage rates and minutes will look like for a majority of players. Sample size is still fairly limited, but we have a pretty good idea of how teams will perform on a nightly basis. The good news is having more statistical data available for this year makes building lineups …

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