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About Brad Leibfried - RotoBaller



Brad Leibfried - RotoBaller has written 279 articles so far, you can find them below.


NBA DFS Cheat Sheet & Expert Lineups for December 9th (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet Game of the Day Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets Anytime the high-powered Rockets are on the slate, they figure to be in the... Read More

PREMIUM 1 day ago

NBA DFS Cheat Sheet & Expert Lineups for December 2nd (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet Marcus Morris has been ruled OUT. Kevin Knox is likely to start and is a good GPP play. Dennis Smith Jr and Damyean... Read More

PREMIUM 1 week ago

Daily Fantasy Basketball (DFS) Lineup Picks for November 25th, 2019

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet   Game of the Day Minnesota Timberwolves at Atlanta Hawks This game features two teams who want to run up and down the... Read More

PREMIUM 2 weeks ago

Daily Fantasy Basketball (DFS) Lineup Picks for November 20th, 2019

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet **Josh Richardson has been ruled OUT. Upgrade to Matisse Thybulle.**   Game of the Day San Antonio Spurs at Washington Wizards Not very... Read More

PREMIUM 3 weeks ago

NBA DFS Cheat Sheet & Expert Lineups for November 18th (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet Injury notes: With Malcolm Brogdon and T.J. McConnell out, Aaron Holiday is a lock play on FanDuel, he is a GPP play on... Read More

PREMIUM 3 weeks ago


NBA DFS Cheat Sheet & Expert Lineups for November 11th (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet Game of the Day Houston Rockets at New Orleans Pelicans In a game that features the second and third paced teams in the... Read More

PREMIUM 4 weeks ago

NBA DFS Cheat Sheet & Expert Lineups for November 4th (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard, including our brand new DFS Matchup Ratings with daily player projections.   Premium Research & DFS Lineup Picks DFS Cheat Sheet Injury note* Jaren Jackson Jr. has been ruled OUT.  This should be a big bump for Brandon Clarke who is viable in all... Read More

PREMIUM 1 month ago

Fantasy Basketball Punt Guide: Punting Three-Pointers

Welcome to another part of RotoBaller's NBA punting guide. You can find the first part -- Trevor Crippen's overview of punting -- here, and you can get the second part -- Justin Carter's look at common issues with punting -- here. In the NBA world we live it, it feels almost impossible to punt three-pointers,... Read More

2 months ago

The 2019-20 Don't Draft List for Fantasy Basketball

Every year “Do Not Draft Lists” are published and people are often thrown by the title. For this articles purposes there are a few things to remember: First, “Do not draft” means not that you absolutely should not own that player, but more along the lines of do not draft them at their current average... Read More

2 months ago

Top 10 Rookies in NBA Re-Draft Leagues (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Welcome to RotoBaller's premium draft kit! We're here to help you win big in fantasy basketball this season. As we get into draft season, here are a few rookies you can look at in your re-draft leagues.  There has been a lot of hype... Read More

PREMIUM 2 months ago


Top 10 Rookies in NBA Dynasty Leagues (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Welcome to RotoBaller's premium draft kit! We're here to help you win big in fantasy basketball this season. Unlike re-draft leagues, dynasty basketball often can require a player to patiently wait for their players to hit maximum value.   Top-10 Rookies For Dynasty 1.... Read More

PREMIUM 2 months ago

Brad Leibfried's NBA Draft Sleepers List (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Oh, the fantasy basketball sleeper. It is a term that is often discussed and heavily debated. What makes a sleeper a sleeper, and when do they cross over the threshold from sleeper to overvalued. For me, the term sleeper just means a savvy draft pick who could... Read More

PREMIUM 1 year ago

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Fantasy Basketball Auction Draft Strategy: Stars and Scrubs

Perhaps more than any other professional league in the world, the NBA is based around superstars. These are players you know are going to show up each and every night and produce solid all-around games. That holds even truer for fantasy basketball.  There is no need to look any further than the final per game... Read More

1 year ago

Dewayne Dedmon - Fantasy Basketball Sleeper

Player:  Dewayne Dedmon Position: C Team: Atlanta Hawks Analysis: The Atlanta Hawks cleaned the cupboards this summer with the loss of Paul Millsap, Dwight Howard, and Tim Hardaway Jr.  Because of that the team needed to retool their front line. That group will be anchored, especially on defense, by Dewayne Dedmon.  The former Spur comes over... Read More

2 years ago

Caris LeVert - Fantasy Basketball Sleeper

Player: Caris LeVert Position: SF Team: Brooklyn Nets Analysis: The Brooklyn Nets have been one of the worst teams in the NBA over the last few years, and often times that leads people to forget about some of their fantasy options.  Now with D'Angelo Russell and Jeremy Lin, many people will overlook some of the other young... Read More

2 years ago


When Should You Stash Injured Players in Fantasy Basketball?

One of the biggest questions heading into the fantasy basketball season is where to draft already injured NBA stars. Players such as Isaiah Thomas, Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine provide a ton of fantasy value, but will likely begin the season on the injury list. Where you select injured players could either sink your team... Read More

2 years ago

2017-2018 Overvalued Fantasy Basketball Players (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. The best way to lose your fantasy basketball draft is to blow your early round picks on guys who don't perform like early round picks. The following players are going fairly early in drafts, but have no room for upside at their current draft... Read More

PREMIUM 2 years ago

MLB Lineup Optimizer: Using Advanced Stats To Generate Lineups (Part 3)

As many people know, the days of looking at a baseball players batting average or a pitchers ERA as indicators of their performance are out the window. The stats of old have been replaced by several new advanced stats that show a true picture of how the player is actually performing. For batters these stats... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Lineup Optimizer: Usaging Exposure and Projection Models (Part 2)

Last week, we introduced RotoBaller's MLB Lineup Optimizer with some tips on how to best use this great tool.   Today, we're going to continue showing you how to use our industry-leading MLB DFS Lineup Optimizer and Generator tool, which is part of RotoBaller's MLB Premium Subscription. With lots of advanced features, this powerful tool... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Lineup Optimizer: How To Generate Winning Lineups (Part 1)

As part of RotoBaller’s MLB Premium package, we would like to show you how to best use our industry-leading MLB DFS Lineup Optimizer and Generator tool. With lots of advanced features, this powerful tool offers DFS players various options for building winning FanDuel, DraftKings and Yahoo lineups. Over the coming days and weeks we will roll... Read More

3 years ago


Brad Leibfried's Draft Sleepers List (Premium Content)

Oh, the fantasy basketball sleeper. It is a term that is often discussed and heavily debated. What makes a sleeper a sleeper, and when do they cross over the threshold from sleeper to overvalued. For me, the term sleeper just means a savvy draft pick who could be an excellent value where they are currently being drafted. In... Read More

PREMIUM 3 years ago

Brad Leibfried's Early-Round Overvalued List (Premium Content)

The best way to lose your fantasy basketball draft is to blow your early round picks on guys who don't perform like early round picks. The following players are going fairly early in drafts, but have no room for upside at their current draft price, with plenty of room for downside.  I'll be avoiding them... Read More

PREMIUM 3 years ago

Three Undervalued Centers for Fantasy Basketball Drafts

With studs such as Karl-Anthony Towns, DeMarcus Cousins, and Al Horford at the top of the draft, centers are likely to go early in your fantasy draft. However, if you miss out on a stud or do not like the downside to players such as Andre Drummond or DeAndre Jordan, there are a few late... Read More

3 years ago

Players to Target When Punting 3PM in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

In today’s NBA everyone is shooting a ton of three pointers and thus the category has been one of the more difficult ones to punt on.  There are two ways to look at punting the category, if you are able to draft Stephen Curry in round one, you may be able to do a near... Read More

3 years ago

Enes Kanter (C, OKC) - 2016 Fantasy Basketball Sleepers

BALLER MOVE: Draft in Rounds 7-11 CURRENT ADP: 77.8 ANALYSIS: With the loss of Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, everyone is rightly focusing on Russell Westbrook, however Enes Kanter is also in line to see a huge boost in minutes and usage.  Last year Kanter posted a solid stat line of 12.7 points and 8.1 rebounds in just 21... Read More

3 years ago


Robin Lopez (C, CHI) - 2016 Fantasy Basketball Sleepers

BALLER MOVE: Draft in Rounds 8-12 CURRENT ADP: 99.1 ANALYSIS: The reason Robin Lopez has an ADP of 99.1 is because he does nothing that stands out to fantasy players.  He will not wow you with any one statistical area, however where Lopez shines is his incredibly consistent play. Last season, he averaged a solid 10.3 points, 7.3 rebounds... Read More

3 years ago

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Three Overvalued Forwards for Fantasy Basketball Drafts

What's up RotoBallers. Welcome back to another edition of our overvalued players, or guys that you may want to take a longer look at on draft day. Today I will take a look at overvalued forwards for 2016-17 fantasy basketball drafts. Hopefully my analysis helps you make better decisions for your drafts, and pick some... Read More

3 years ago

Five NBA Players Poised to Take a Major Leap

Every year, a few young players take the next step and elevate their games into fantasy stardom.  The hype train will be going full force on many young players, and a lot of them will end up burning you.  If you pick the right young players, though, you'll be vastly rewarded. Let's take a look... Read More

3 years ago

Fantasy Basketball: RotoBaller Writers' League Draft Recap

This past Sunday, RotoBaller's team of NBA junkies experts got together and got down to business.  Eight writers joined up with four regular fantasy players off of Yahoo! and Reddit to tackle a standard 9-category head-to-head league draft. Here are the players, in order of draft slot: Just Having Fun - a Yahoo! user Team... Read More

3 years ago

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Fantasy Basketball Top 100 Rankings

You've spent so much time in the last couple weeks drafting your fantasy football teams and tinkering with your team in advance of the NFL opener.  I hope you had A.J. Green this weekend, like all of my opponents did.  But draft season for fantasy football is over.  It's time to start thinking about your... Read More

3 years ago


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Monday Night Fantasy Football Starts/Sits - Week 14

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Week 14 Chat - Live Fantasy Football Game Day Q&A

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