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Notorious' Guide to Favorable Matchups in NBA DFS (Video)

Notorious’ Guide to Favorable Matchups in NBA DFS is a video course (hosted by Notorious with JMToWin) that breaks down the factors Notorious analyzes to find exploitable situations in daily fantasy basketball. Many people tend to lean on Defense vs. Position (DvP) statistics, but there is so much more that goes into breaking down matchups, both for individual players and teams as a whole.

In this course, Noto and JM cover:

• Vegas lines
• Pace of play
• Team and Individual matchups
• Roster construction and game stacks

5 lessons

  1. 1

    Introduction: Putting It All Together

    The four factors that go into breaking down a matchup

  2. 2

    Lesson 1: Analyzing Vegas Lines and Team Totals

    What to know about Vegas lines and team totals

  3. 3

    Lesson 2: Importance of Pace of Play in NBA DFS

    Pace: The ignored factor in daily fantasy basketball

  4. 4

    Lesson 3: How to Break DownTeam and Individual Matchups

    Team and individual matchups: The crucial stats that everyone overlooks

  5. 5

    Lesson 4: How to Construct Team and Game Stacks

    Game Stacks: Getting low


Notorious' Guide to Favorable Matchups in NBA DFS (Video)

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Derek Farnsworth

Derek Farnsworth, aka Notorious, is one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of DFS, thanks in large part to the great advice he gives on a daily basis in’s Grind Down for NBA and MLB as well as the First Look column that gives a preview of the day’s games from a DFS perspective. Before joining the RotoGrinders team, Derek received a Masters Degree from the University of Utah. When he’s not busy providing content, he’s dominating the industry as evidenced by his consistent top rankings in multiple sports. Farnsworth provides expert analysis for RotoGrinders Premium members on a daily basis during the NBA season and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards. 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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