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Daily Fantasy Basketball Game Strategies

This eclectic course will take you through various NBA strategies, from how to play in cash games to how many sites you should play on to how to understand variance in daily fantasy basketball.

6 lessons

  1. 1

    How Many Sites to Play in NBA?

    There are pros and cons to playing more than one site within a given sport. This lesson asks critical questions you should be asking yourself as you decide how many sites you should play on within the NBA.

  2. 2

    3-10 Man NBA Leagues

    This lesson gives an overview of one of the more overlooked game types within daily fantasy sports. It will show you where to find these leagues, what their payout structure looks like, and what kind of strategy you should implement.

  3. 3

    Balancing Leagues: NBA

    As you start to play more contests on a given night, certain questions are certain to arise. This lesson addresses three of the more common questions and provides answers to help you organize your output.

  4. 4

    NBA H2H vs. 50/50 Styles

    While head-to-head games and 50/50’s are largely the same, you should have a different strategy for each. This lesson first shows the similarities in your search for upside before later pointing out the strategy differences between the two games.

  5. 5

    Understanding NBA Variance

    Variance within the NBA is different than it is in the MLB and NFL. This lesson illustrates those differences while also showing when you should embrace the variance.

  6. 6

    Best Sites for Game Types: NBA

    Each site provides different perks and advantages in different game types. This lesson goes through various daily fantasy sites and shows which provide the best type of play within each type of contest.


Daily Fantasy Basketball Game Strategies


Justin Van Zuiden

Justin Van Zuiden, aka stlcardinals84, is a popular RotoGrinders contributor and GrindersLive host who routinely finishes in the top 10 of the TPOY race. He’s appeared in numerous live finals and has logged countless six-figure wins in a host of different sports, including five in PGA. Justin is also a main contributor of sports betting picks at ScoresAndOdds. is the home of the daily fantasy sports community. Our content, rankings, member blogs, promotions and forum discussion all cater to the players that like to create a new fantasy team every day of the week.

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