Hoopscritic DFS: 11/22 Slate Breakdown

Welcome back to the HoopsCritic Breakdown article for this 4-game Tuesday slate. I usually try and avoid playing much volume on short slates, but this one seems to be pretty balanced for both tournaments and cash games. We have a couple stars to pay up for (Davis and Westbrook), we have a lot of really good mid-range options (Melo, Porzingis, Butler, Lillard, McCollum, etc) and all 4 games have pretty solid totals and spreads with …

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Hoopscritic DFS: 11/4 Slate Breakdown

Welcome back to this solid 9-game slate. These are my favorite because we have the opportunity to go in several different directions in both our cash game and tournament builds. The big news of the day is what happens in the Brooklyn backcourt. Jeremy Lin will be out and we have to figure out where to allocate his 25% USG rate and 27 MPG. Vazquez was already ruled out for this game and if Foye …

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Hoopscritic DFS: 10/31 Slate Breakdown

Welcome back to another year of NBA DFS at Hoopscritic.com! I’m excited to get into this NBA season and hopefully make you readers some money along the way. The plan is to be far more consistent with daily slate articles every Monday, Wednesday and Friday while sprinkling in other content throughout the year. This season, I want to focus in on a smaller player pool to choose from both cash games and GPP’s and having …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Tips For Developing a Cash Strategy

One of the big keys to becoming a successful DFS player, no matter the sport, is to have a repeatable process when building lineups for the day. It takes time to find what sort of games you excel at, (cash, GPP’s, etc.) but once you have a process you like down, it greatly reduces the amount of time and more importantly, the guesswork put into researching the slate. I’ll go through some of my process …

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Hoopscritic DFS: Taking Advantage of Mid-Range Value

Slates like tonight are the most fun because there are so many different directions we can go. There isn’t a lot of value we can turn to and there are quite a few projected blow-outs in the super-star games. I think the better approach today is to build a more balanced roster and capitalize on some of the mid-range plays in great match-ups. Let’s get right into it.   Elite Plays of the Day: Paul …

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