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PHI at IND: 76ers are on a seven-game win streak.
MIN at TOR: Raptors have won two in a row.
MIA at CHI: Heat are 14-20 on the road.
SAC at WAS: Kings have won two in a row.
GSW at MEM: Warriors are 7-28 on the road.
BOS at UTA: Jazz are 20-13 at home.
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PHI – Jalen McDaniels (hip): Questionable
IND – Tyrese Haliburton (knee), Bennedict Mathurin (ankle), Chris Duarte (ankle): OUT
MIN – Jaylen Nowell (knee), Anthony Edwards (ankle): Questionable / Karl-Anthony Towns (calf): OUT
MIA – Kyle Lowry (knee): Questionable / Cody Zeller (nose): OUT
SAC – Kevin Huerter (knee), Trey Lyles (shoulder): Questionable
GSW – Andre Iguodala (wrist), Andrew Wiggins (personal): OUT
MEM – Steven Adams (knee), Ja Morant (personal): OUT
BOS – Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles): Questionable / Robert Williams (hamstring): OUT
UTA – Jordan Clarkson (finger): Questionable / Collin Sexton (hamstring): OUT
Fred VanVleet, Raptors ($8,800) vs. Timberwolves
VanVleet tallied a high of 59.3 DK points, while averaging 19.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 9.2 assists and 3.0 steals through the last five games. He also recorded 49.8 DK points in his previous encounter with the Timberwolves and should shine again, as they give up the league’s eighth-most points per game to point guards and allow opponents to shoot 37.1 percent from long range.
Desmond Bane, Grizzlies ($7,800) vs. Warriors
Bane generated 50 DK points in the last game, marking the second time he reached 50, averaging 20.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists over 10 outings. He also averages 7.0 three-point attempts per game and has a great chance to excel against the Warriors, who give up the league’s fifth-most threes per game.
Jimmy Butler, Heat ($8,500) at Bulls
Butler surpassed 44 DK points in each of the last eight outings, including three with more than 50, and he is averaging 25.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.6 steals over 13 games since the All-Star break. He amassed 41.5 DK points in his previous encounter with the Bulls this season and should be able to get his offense going again, as they give up the league’s second-most three-pointers per game.
Pascal Siakam, Raptors ($8,500) vs. Timberwolves
Siakam produced 57.5 DK points in the previous outing and is averaging 19.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.1 steals over the last 10. He should continue to thrive against the Timberwolves, who give up the league’s most free throws and sixth-most rebounds per game.
Jakob Poeltl, Raptors ($7,300) vs. Timberwolves
Poeltl recorded three straight double-doubles and is averaging 14.2 points, 10.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.0 steals in the last five games. He should continue to prosper against the Timberwolves, who give up the league’s fourth-most offensive rebounds per game.
Joel Embiid, 76ers ($11,400) at Pacers
Embiid continues to dominate the competition, averaging 37.2 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.6 blocks over the last five games, including a high of 70.5 DK points. He also totaled 57.3 DK points in his last encounter with the Pacers, scoring 42 on 11-of-16 shooting. He should be up for another big night, as the Pacers give up the league’s fifth-most points and third-most rebounds per game.
Alex Caruso, Bulls ($3,400) vs. Heat
Caruso is averaging 6.2 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.2 steals in a starting role through his last 10 appearances. He faces a tough matchup against the Heat but should find an opportunity to get his shot off from long range, as they give up the league’s third-most three-pointers per game.
Corey Kispert, Wizards ($4,300) vs. Kings
Kispert logged a high of 31.8 DK points while averaging 12.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in 30 minutes per game over the last 10. He should continue to make an impact with a favorable matchup against the Kings, who give up the league’s second-most points per game to shooting guards and allow opponents to shoot an average of 37.2 percent from long range.
Caleb Martin, Heat ($4,400) at Bulls
Martin continues to deliver a strong effort off the bench, averaging 10.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals, including a high of 33.5 DK points in his last five appearances. He should pick up added playing time while Cody Zeller remains out.
Santi Aldama, Grizzlies ($4,100) vs. Warriors
Aldama provides a boost off the bench, averaging 8.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists over the last five games, including two with more than 24 DK points. He has a good chance to stand out against the Warriors, who do not have much size coming off their bench, and who also give up the league’s sixth-most free throws per game.
Daniel Gafford, Wizards ($4,800) vs. Kings
Gafford is averaging 6.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks over five games, including a high of 27.5 DK points on two occasions. He faces a tough matchup against the Kings’ frontcourt, but he should also have room to find his rhythm offensively, as they give up the league’s fourth-most points in the paint.
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