Daily Fantasy Sports Course

DFS COURSE: Part 1

DFS COURSE: Part 1

WHAT IS DFS? DFS stands for daily fantasy sports, which is a modified version of the fantasy sports leagues that were very popular through much of the last ten years. Both versions use a scoring system based on real life player performance. The...

DFS Course: Part 2

DFS Course: Part 2

HOW CAN I PLAY DFS? Countless websites offer some variation of the Daily Fantasy Sports model. From that ridiculous amount of websites, there are three that we think are worth playing on. That doesn’t mean that a website that isn’t on this list...

DFS Course: Part 3

DFS Course: Part 3

WHAT CONTESTS SHOULD I ENTER? One of the biggest mistakes DFS players make is selecting contests to play in. It is imperative that you know, understand, and develop a strategy on which contests you are going to enter on a given night. Before you...

DFS Course: Part 4

DFS Course: Part 4

BANKROLL MANAGEMENT Bankroll management will be the single most influential factor when it comes to your success as a DFS player. It will be more important than the contests you choose, the lineups you enter, or even the outcomes you achieve....

DFS Course: Part 5

DFS Course: Part 5

LINEUP CONSTRUCTION Right behind Bankroll Management on the list of importance is lineup construction. The two go hand in hand. You need money to play obviously, but you will not win very often without following good principles of lineup...

DFS Course: Part 6

DFS Course: Part 6

MLB LINEUPS When it comes to picking an MLB lineup, which is one of the more unpredictable DFS sports, it is important to refine your strategy to achieve the best level of success. Many new players will simply shoot for the best projected value...

DFS Course: Part 7

DFS Course: Part 7

NBA LINEUPS NBA lineups for daily fantasy sports can be some of the most reliable. Generally speaking the players score the amount of points that you expect them to, or at least in the same area as their projections say they will. That is not to...

DFS Course: Part 8

DFS Course: Part 8

NFL LINEUPS NFL is probably the most difficult sport to be consistent with when it comes to daily fantasy sports. There is just too much variance in production on a game to game basis. The good players are obviously a safer bet, but the best RB...

DFS Course: Part 9

DFS Course: Part 9

GAME SCRIPTING & STACKING Something crucial to DFS that many players may have a hard time understanding is the use of game stacking and understanding a potential game script.  The NFL is probably the most important sport to understand both...

DFS Course: Part 10

DFS Course: Part 10

DON’T LOSE YOUR SHIRT We cannot possibly stress this enough. Daily Fantasy Sports is GAMBLING. Sure there is some aspect of skill to it, but at its core you are playing a game that is not fully within your control to win. Please, we beg of you,...