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About Seth I. Finkelstein - RotoBaller

Seth was born in New York and currently resides there. He is a fan of the New York Yankees, New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Knicks. Seth is also a big fan of the St. John's Red Storm.

Seth I. Finkelstein - RotoBaller has written 253 articles so far, you can find them below.


March Madness: A Guide to Filling Out Winning Brackets

What's up RotoBallers! March Madness is officially here, and RotoBaller will be bringing you a full breakdown on the NCAA tournament. I'm here to give you a tournament strategy guide and important things to know before filling out your brackets. Before we get into the gist of the article, two major notes on the upcoming NCAA... Read More

11 months ago

East Region Picks: March Madness Bracket Predictions

March Madness is officially here, so let's fill out some winning brackets! RotoBaller will be bringing you a full breakdown on each tournament region, including some potential sleepers and busts. Today we'll be taking a look at the East Region and my bracket picks. I'm here to tell you some teams that I believe in to... Read More

11 months ago

South Region Picks: March Madness Bracket Predictions

March Madness is officially here, so let's fill out some winning brackets! RotoBaller will be bringing you a full breakdown on each tournament region, including some potential sleepers and busts. Today we'll be taking a look at the South Region and my bracket picks. I'm here to tell you some teams that I believe in to... Read More

11 months ago

Midwest Region Picks: March Madness Bracket Predictions

March Madness is officially here, so let's fill out some winning brackets! RotoBaller will be bringing you a full breakdown on each tournament region, including some potential sleepers and busts. Today we'll be taking a look at the Midwest Region and my bracket picks. I'm here to tell you some teams that I believe in to... Read More

11 months ago

West Region Picks: March Madness Bracket Predictions

March Madness is officially here, so let's fill out some winning brackets! RotoBaller will be bringing you a full breakdown on each tournament region, including some potential sleepers and busts. Today we'll be taking a look at the West Region and my bracket picks. I'm here to tell you some teams that I believe in to... Read More

11 months ago


Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): THE PLAYERS Championship

Welcome back RotoBallers! Francesco Molinari (-12) captured the Arnold Palmer Invitational thanks to a Sunday surge that saw him shoot an 8-under 64. In this article, I will be providing you with my  DraftKings PGA DFS lineup picks for the THE PLAYERS Championship. My goal as always is to help put together your optimal daily fantasy golf lineups. You can... Read More

12 months ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): Arnold Palmer Invitational

Welcome back RotoBallers! Unknown Keith Mitchell won the Honda Classic (-9) edging out Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler. It was the 27-year-old's first PGA Tour victory. In this article, I will be providing you with my  DraftKings PGA DFS lineup picks for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. My goal as always is to help put together your optimal... Read More

12 months ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): Honda Classic

Welcome back RotoBallers! Dustin Johnson dominated at the WGC-Mexico Championship (-21) winning by five strokes. Rory McIlroy finished runner-up (-16) and then there were three guys at -11. This was Johnson's 20th career victory. The win puts him an elite history as he now joins Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Phil Mickelson, and Johnny Miller as... Read More

12 months ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): WGC-Mexico Championship

Welcome back RotoBallers! J.B. Holmes, the slowest golfer, was there to win the Genesis Open (-14) when Justin Thomas (-13) faltered in the final round. It was the 36-year-old's fifth PGA Tour win and first since 2015. In this article, I will be providing you with my  DraftKings PGA DFS lineup picks for the World Golf... Read More

1 year ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): Genesis Open

Welcome back RotoBallers! Phil Mickelson (-19) captured his fifth AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am by three strokes over Paul Casey. Mickelson opened up the tourney with a 65 and closed out with a 65. With the U.S. Open be played at Pebble, it'll be interesting to see if he can finally capture that one elusive championship... Read More

1 year ago


Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Welcome back RotoBallers! Rickie Fowler won the Phoenix Open (-15) by two strokes over Brandon Grace. It was a roller-coaster of a final-round for Fowler. He blew a five-shot lead in ten minutes, but battled back and won. For a player that's struggled in the past closing tournaments, this win was enormous. He's struggled his... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Prop Bet Picks - Super Bowl Predictions

The biggest game of the football season is upon us, but it's a melancholy game. We all are excited to watch it and find out who wins, but as each second passes, the quarters go by, the closer we are to not watching a meaningful football game for seven months. That's why you need to... Read More

1 year ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks (PGA DFS): Waste Management Phoenix Open

Welcome back RotoBallers! Justin Rose (-21) captured the Farmers Insurance Open by two strokes over Adam Scott. Rosey shot 60's in all four rounds strengthening his lead as world number one. In this article, I will be providing you with my  DraftKings PGA DFS lineup picks for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. My goal as always is... Read More

1 year ago

Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks: Farmers Insurance Open

Welcome back RotoBallers! While most of America was watching nail-biting finishes in the AFC and NFC Championship games, Adam Long was firing a 7-under 65 leaping Phil Mickelson to capture the Desert Classic. In this article, I will be providing you with my Farmers Insurance Open PGA DFS lineup picks for DraftKings. My goal as always is... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Prop Bets Picks - Conference Championship Predictions

The first three home teams of the weekend all won and covered the spread, and then the final game looked like the Eagles would flip the narrative of the weekend after jumping out to a 14-0 lead. But the Saints would score 20 unanswered points, winning narrowly yet failing to cover. Now we get the... Read More

1 year ago


Daily Fantasy Golf DraftKings Picks: Desert Classic

Welcome back RotoBallers! Football season is in their conference championships, college basketball will soon be entering madness, and the NBA season is picking up. But it's also golf season. It may not feel like it if you live on East Coast or Midwest, and that's why the PGA Tour doesn't come to the Eastern time... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Prop Bets Preview - Divisional Round Picks and Predictions

There has only been one No. 1 seed to lose in the divisional round the last five seasons (Cowboys in 2016 against Packers). In those nine games (excluding Cowboys loss), the No. 1 seeds have won by an average of 10 points. There were some blowouts that inflated those numbers but here are the winning... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Prop Bets Preview - Wild-Card Round Picks and Predictions

It was a hectic Week 17 that saw playoff hopes gained and lost. The Ravens and Colts clinched the final two spots in the AFC while the Eagles clinched the final spot in the NFC as the Vikings choked away their season. There are many new teams to this year's playoffs as opposed to last... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 17) - Targets and Avoids

The final week of the regular season is here. Fantasy is now over, but survivor pools are still going on. This is the final week of them and if you are still alive, are surely trying to find a winning team for this one last week. Week 17 is usually a week where many teams... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 16) - Targets and Avoids

Underdogs have been the theme recently, and it looked like that trend was coming to and end Sunday with eight of nine favorites winning, but then the Niners and Steelers both won has home dogs. But it wasn't over then as the Eagles shocked the Rams as 13-point dogs. With only two weeks left in... Read More

1 year ago


NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 15) - Targets and Avoids

Another Sunday for the dogs. Texans, Patriots, Broncos, Steelers, and Rams all lost outright. The Chiefs and Chargers both narrowly won, but failed to cover. We've had two straight weeks of underdogs winning. Will that trend continue in Week 15? With nearly all participants in survivor pools eliminated, you may not find a need to... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 14) - Targets and Avoids

Of course last week I write, "It has been one top-heavy year." In Week 13, most of the favorites got it handed to them. Seven underdogs won outright and double-digit favorites like the Titans and Chiefs failed to cover. Some teams just continue to cover like the Patriots. They are a machine. Good teams win,... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 13) - Targets and Avoids

It has been one top-heavy year. Since Week 4, teams favored by more than a touchdown are 28-1 straight up. That is insane. Only five more weeks of the regular season, but at least we finally get a full slate for the first time since Week 3. With nearly all participants in survivor pools eliminated,... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 12) - Targets and Avoids

Week 11 was capped off by one of the greatest offensive showcases in NFL history. Rams-Chiefs looked more like a Big 12 game than an NFL game and it was sure fun to watch. Bill Parcells used to say, Thanksgiving is the time when you find out which teams are for real, and which ones aren't. Now we... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 11) - Targets and Avoids

Week 10 was a gloomy day for the favorites. The Falcons and Patriots were soundly beaten on the road. The Jets were mauled at home while the Eagles were surprisingly beaten. The favorites that did take care of business; the Saints, Rams, Chiefs, Chargers, and Bears. With nearly all participants in survivor pools eliminated, you... Read More

1 year ago


NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 10) - Targets and Avoids

Hard to believe we are already in Week 10. The season is flying by and it's sad to that there are only eight weeks left. Last week, the big favorites took care of business. Each team favored by five or more won. In terms of the spread, underdogs went 7-6. With nearly all participants in... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 9) - Targets and Avoids

Each team favored by four or more in Week 8 took care of business. The Patriots, who went off as 14-point favorites, let the Bills hang around for three quarters before a pick-six sealed the deal. With nearly all participants in survivor pools eliminated, you may not find a need to read this column. However,... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 8) - Targets and Avoids

The two big favorites in Week 7 both cruised on Sunday. The Colts, 10-point favorites, beat the Bills by 32 and the Rams, nine-point favorites, beat the 49ers by 29. If you happened to take the Chargers, you must've really sweated it out, but then had a nice relaxing afternoon. With nearly all participants in... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 7) - Targets and Avoids

Week 6 wrapped up with the Green Bay Packers giving survivor entries a huge scare. It looked like the Packers were done. Their defense was so bad allowing 7.3 yards per play, yet Aaron Rodgers did it again. He should win the MVP. For those of you saying Pat Mahomes should win, they were a... Read More

1 year ago

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 6): Targets and Avoids

The favorites in Week 5 gave many people left in survivor pools a real scare. The Bengals scored 27 unanswered to beat the Dolphins after being down 17-0. The Rams escaped in Seattle to remain undefeated. The Panthers won on a 63-yard field goal. Others weren't so lucky. The Titans lost to the Bills, the... Read More

1 year ago


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