RotoAcademy: DFS Strategy Guides

RotoAcademy is an online marketplace for premium daily fantasy sports education. We’ve gathered some of the best DFS writers and analysts to create entire courses of educational daily fantasy sports content. Each premium course is made up of anywhere from four to 12 individual lessons.

You’ll also notice what used to be GrindersU content offered as free courses. RotoAcademy has replaced GrindersU as RotoGrinders’ premium educational source, but you can still read GrindersU content inside the free courses.

Eager to learn? Below you’ll find a number of valuable free-to-read guides to help you on your way to becoming a better DFS player.

General DFS Info

RotoAcademy Orientation – Introduction

Intro to DFS Research

Learning the DFS Game Types

High-Stakes Daily Fantasy Play

Intro to DFS Bankroll Management

Advanced DFS Bankroll Management


An Absolutely Vital Introduction to Daily Fantasy Football

Basic Daily Fantasy Football Research

Advanced Research in Daily Fantasy Football

Leveraging Vegas Lines and Odds in Daily Fantasy Football

Daily Fantasy Football Projections and Values

Understanding Game Variance in Daily Fantasy Football

GPPs and Qualifiers in NFL


Daily Fantasy Basketball Game Strategies

Basic NBA Research

Advanced NBA Research

Creating Daily Fantasy Basketball Spreadsheets

NBA Game Types

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Vegas Lines and Opportunity

Projections and Subjectivity in NBA

Aggregate Projections in Daily Fantasy Basketball

Advanced Daily NBA Game Strategy


Daily Fantasy Game Strategies

Basic Daily Fantasy Baseball Research

Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Building

Stacking in MLB

Advanced Daily Fantasy Pitching Strategy

Advanced Batting Strategy in DFS

Using Vegas Lines in Daily Fantasy Baseball

Don’t forget about our premium courses! There are tons of valuable resources to use to your benefit, and we’ve got you PGA, soccer, NASCAR and League of Legends DFS fans covered too.

Head on over to RotoAcademy and become a more profitable DFS player!

About the Author

  • Jon Bales (JonBales)

  • Jonathan Bales is the founder of RotoAcademy and author of the Fantasy Sports for Smart People book series.

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