NBA DFS Plays: Monday, Nov. 29

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This article aims to highlight some of the best NBA DFS Plays at every position for your cash game lineups. Keep in mind that the following player write-ups were constructed earlier in the day, and sometimes injury/rest situations can alter the fantasy landscape. Monitoring our NBA News & Headlines Feed throughout the day will keep you in the loop while giving you the subsequent DFS consequences of each information piece.

We’ll take a look at Monday’s nine-game main slate starting at 7:00 ET.


Malcolm Brogdon - Indiana (at Minnesota) - DK: $7,400 / FD: $7,200 / Yahoo: $34

Brogdon has been up and down in recent games, but I’m thinking we’ll see his good side tonight. Minnesota ranks middle-of-the-pack in team defensive efficiency, and they play at a fast clip with the fifth-highest pace in the league. Brogdon has topped 40+ fantasy points in two of his last four, and this is a great spot for him to get back on track. Target the Indiana point guard with confidence.

Also Consider: LaMelo Ball, Kyle Lowry

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Tyrese Maxey - Philadelphia (vs. Orlando) - DK: $7,300 / FD: $7,500 / Yahoo: $30

Embiid returned to the lineup on Saturday, but that didn’t deter Maxey, who came through with 32 fantasy points. That marks eight of his last ten games with at least 32 FP, and he reached 49+ fantasy points in three of those. Tonight’s matchup looks great vs. Orlando, as the Magic rank 20th in defensive efficiency to opposing backcourts.

Also Consider: Donovan Mitchell, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Alex Caruso


DeMar DeRozan - Chicago (vs. Charlotte) - DK: $8,700 / FD: $8,400 / Yahoo: $38

DeRozan is an excellent pick that becomes even better if Zach LaVine (questionable) is out. DeRozan has gone over 37 fantasy points in seven of his last ten, and that includes four outings above 45 FP. The matchup looks great against a Charlotte team that ranks third in pace and 29th in defensive efficiency to small forwards. Keep an eye on the injury news, but DeRozan is a fine DFS lift through all formats regardless.

Also Consider: Kevin Porter Jr., Garrison Mathews


Christian Wood - Houston (vs. Oklahoma City) - DK: $8,200 / FD: $7,400 / Yahoo: $30

Wood was a headline pick on Saturday, and he came through with 62 fantasy points. See what he can do in a competitive game with a good matchup? The same formula holds true tonight as Wood will face an Oklahoma City team that ranks 29th in defensive efficiency to power forwards. I’m looking towards both Wood and teammate Porter Jr. in this well-aligned draw.

Also Consider: P.J. Washington, Tobias Harris


Jakob Poeltl - San Antonio (vs. Washington) - DK: $5,700 / FD: $5,800 / Yahoo: $22

Poeltl is a serviceable bargain filler who is seeing 30-35 minutes per contest. That has translated into back-to-back 30+ FP efforts, which serves as a realistic baseline tonight. Poeltl is a double-double machine with upside in blocked shots, and I believe he’s a strong mid-range DFS asset to round out your lineup.

Also Consider: Daniel Gafford, Karl-Anthony Towns


Jalen Suggs (PG - ORL) still retains value with Cole Anthony sidelined. The rookie has notched 27+ fantasy points in six of his last seven games, and he’s an interesting mid-range value while routinely posting lines in that area.

Garrison Mathews (SF - HOU) will continue to flirt with starter minutes since Jalen Green is still sidelined. In two games with that role, he’s averaging 31 minutes and 26 fantasy points, which is respectable when considering the short salary.

P.J. Washington (PF - CHA) is drastically underpriced. He has returned from injury while seeing 34 minutes (38 FP) in his most recent game. If Washington sees similar playing time tonight, then he’ll blow his conservative price tag out of the water. Facing a Chicago team that ranks dead last in defensive efficiency to power forwards doesn’t hurt.