Thad Houston

NBA & NFL Analyst      

Despite nine live final appearances and counting, Thad still considers himself a work in progress. After capturing the NBA championships on DraftStreet in 2014 and Fantasy Aces in 2015 he has set his sights on adding NFL and MLB championships to his DFS resumé. Thad has been able to express his unique take on daily fantasy sports as a webcast host on RotoGrinders and frequent guest on Sirius XM Fantasy.


 Thad's NBA GPP Plays - 12/15
Posted by Thad Houston on Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 17:30

Derrick Rose (MIN) @ $5.8 K on FD/$6.0 K on DK: Rose hasn’t exactly been “boom or bust” lately, but he’s either exceed value by a fair amount or he’s fallen short just enough to make it annoying (20.7, 45.1, 39.6 and 26.2 fantasy points in his last four games). Today he gets one of the best point guard matchups on the board when he takes on the Phoenix Suns (ranked 24th against point guards and ranked 28th in overall defensive efficiency). While I like his teammate, Jeff Teague as more of a “solid floor guy”, I’ll consider rostering Rose for his ceiling.


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 Thad's DST Breakdown - Week 15
Posted by Thad Houston on Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 13:47

What’s up y’all? It’s Week 15 of the NFL season! The bye weeks are all done, so you know what that means? There are lots of defensive units for us to choose from. As always, let’s go over the “boxes” we’re looking to “check” with our team defense:

•home favorites

•facing an opponent with an implied run total less than 18.0


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 Fantasy Draft Plays - NFL Week 15
Posted by Thad Houston on Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:15

Even though a lot of what you read in this article can be used across multiple sites, I’m going to focus on how to come up with the “secret sauce” on Fantasy Draft. NEVER TRIED Fantasy Draft? Try it here!

“Big Ben” is playing at home this weekend (averaging 25.88 Fantasy Draft points per game at home, as compared to 23.71 Fantasy Draft points per game on the road). What? You want more? Well, he faces the New England Patriots (ranked...


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 RadThad's NBA Rundown - 12/13
Posted by Thad Houston on Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 16:00

Top Stud (over $8K on FD)LeBron James in cash, and in tournaments...


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 Thad's NBA GPP Plays - 12/11
Posted by Thad Houston on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 17:00

Damian Lillard (POR) @10.2K on FD/ $9.7K on DK: Lillard is a legitimate stud option tonight (30.4% usage rate), however, roster construction will find him bumped for the likes of James Harden and Kawhi Leonard...


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