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The Odds and Ends of NBA DFS: Using Vegas

The Odds and Ends of NBA DFS: Using Vegas is a course that will dive deep into how to properly interpret Vegas lines when selecting your NBA DFS lineups. There are multiple studies conducted, from how players perform as favorites and underdogs in a variety of differently-paced games.

In this course, you’ll learn:

• Introduction and Why Vegas Matters for NBA DFS
• What Data Really Matters in Understanding Vegas
• How to Deal With Favorites
• How to Deal With Underdogs
• How to Deal with Bench Players

5 lessons

  1. 1


    Introduction to the course and why Vegas lines matter so much in NBA DFS.

  2. 2

    Introducing the Data

    What is the correlation between Vegas totals and fantasy points?

  3. 3

    Targeting Players from Favored Teams

    How do players perform as favorites, both in high and low-total games?

  4. 4

    Targeting Players From Underdogs

    What does the data say about selecting players from underdogs?

  5. 5

    Targeting Bench Players

    How to handle bench players and course conclusion.


The Odds and Ends of NBA DFS: Using Vegas

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Hesh Hambazaza

At the intersection of sports and mathematics you’ll find Hesh Hambazaza as a staunch believer that numbers really can explain everything. Along with working as a RotoGrinders editor, Hambazaza contributes to RotoGrinders in Soccer coverage as well as a contributor to RotoAcademy highlighting Vegas as a useful tool. When he’s not devoting countless hours to DFS a week, Hambazaza can be found working as a father, husband and electrical engineer on various NASA projects. 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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