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An eight-game slate is on tap in the NBA for Monday, and were here to help you win in daily fantasy contests. Hampus Lindholm Jersey .Below youll find players that our experts are building their teams around tonight, as well as some players who will be highly owned but should be faded. Our panel today consists of Renee Miller, Joe Kaiser and Kyle Soppe.Building blockRenee Miller: Blake Griffin, PF, Los Angeles ClippersWhile Chris Paul worries me in easy-matchup, blowout situations, Griffin is quite the opposite. He thrives in these fast-paced, high-scoring games, and should take full advantage of Brooklyns number two ranking in fantasy points allowed to opposing PFs. If youre aiming to create a more balanced lineup than Anthony Davis allows tonight, consider Griffin a solid choice to build around.Joe Kaiser: Joel Embiid, C, Philadelphia 76ersEmbiids price is slowly risking in DFS, but not as fast as it should be. Embiid has scored at least 22 points in two of the last three games, pulled down at least six rebounds in all but one game, and blocked four shots in two of the last four contests. Point is, hes doing it all on the court from one game to another, and that is always great as far as accumulating points in DFS is concerned. Tonight he faces a Rockets team that ranks 27th in the league in defensive efficiency, and also ranks in the bottom half of the league when it comes to allowing DFS points to opposing centers. Im all over Embiid on Monday, and you should be as well.Kyle Soppe: Evan Fournier, SG, Orlando MagicThe Magic-Pacers game is going to be a fun one for fantasy purposes, and Im seeking as much exposure as possible. These are two of the three least efficient defenses through the first couple weeks of the season, and with the Pacers operating at an above-average pace of play, I expect Orlando to pick up their tempo from their typically slow style. In Fournier, you get a player that has been on the court for more than 35 minutes in four of seven games this month, giving him a volume bump over most. He has knocked down multiple trifectas in three straight (and in seven of his past eight games) in addition to totaling at least seven rebounds-plus-assists in half of his games this season. Look for him to put 20 points on the board for a career-best third straight game, and do so in a very efficient manner.FadeRenee Miller: Andre Drummond, C, Detroit PistonsRostering big men against the Oklahoma City Thunder just isnt something I do. The Thunder are among the stingiest in terms of fantasy points allowed -- something that goes back to last season -- and even the elite, like Hassan Whiteside, struggle against them (23 fantasy points last week). Drummonds recent stretch of five consecutive double-doubles could very well end badly tonight, and with so many other guys to pay up for, Drummond is the man out for me.Joe Kaiser: Victor Oladipo, SG, Oklahoma City ThunderToo much of Oladipos DFS value is wrapped up on scoring, thanks to big declines in his assists and steals this season, and that makes him a huge risk on a night when the Thunder head to Detroit to face the leagues fifth-ranked defense. On top of that, the Pistons rank 22nd in the league in pace, which will limit the amount of possessions and opportunity for Oladipo. The Indiana product has been a big fantasy disappointment so far this season, and Im looking elsewhere at shooting guard tonight.Kyle Soppe: Hassan Whiteside, C, Miami HeatIt is easy to look at the nearly 18 points and 15 rebounds that Whiteside is producing per game this season and fall in love, but that production has inflated his price far too much to justify paying up tonight. While Whiteside is great -- and I am on board for season-long leagues -- he faces off against the sixth-most efficient defense this season, a team that has been nothing short of elite in limiting interior fantasy production. Whiteside struggled mightily against a strong front court in the Oklahoma City Thunder (five points and 12 rebounds in 31 minutes of action) and I expect a similar lack of return on investment tonight, with foul trouble being a very real concern. John Gibson Jersey . Here are his mid-season NBA awards.  MVP: (KEVIN DURANT-Thunder) - Has been sensational this season and more importantly, the most consistent player in the league. Considering that his team has been without star guard Russell Westbrook and with the free agent departure of sharpshooter Kevin Martin, hes had to carry the majority of the load to not only keep his team afloat but more importantly, at an elite level. Josh Manson Jersey . "I dont know that were close," said general manager Alex Anthopoulos. "I just think, right now, the acquisition cost just doesnt work for us right now. I dont know if I can quantify how far off or things like that that they might be but I would say we continue to have dialogue. http://www.cheapducksjerseys.com/?tag=adidas-cam-fowler-jersey . -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. Its a little over two weeks until Christmas Day -- just let that feeling sink in for a moment. Usually the final weekends leading up to the big holiday are spent shoulder to shoulder with thousands of others, trying to purchase gifts for loved ones.How can a sports fan be expected to go shopping when the action is reaching boiling point?With only four rounds remaining in the NFL season, teams are trying to lock up their playoff spots and nail down their game plans before the action really gets going. The leagues top sides are hoping to lock down their spots in Week 14.In the NBA, every team has played effectively a quarter of their schedule and a gap is beginning to show between the genuine contenders and those just making up the numbers.With so many incredible games on this weekend, which ones can you not afford to miss?Oakland Raiders v Kansas City Chiefs - Friday @ 12.15pm live on ESPN The AFC West is on track to be the best division in NFL history. With a current win/loss record of 32-16 and a win percentage of 66.7, it would beat the previous best of 65 percent held by the 2013 NFC West and the 2007 AFC South.For the second time this season the Raiders and Chiefs will square off. They met during Week 6 in Oakland when what began as a tantalizing game in the first half, turned into a one-sided affair with the Chiefs running away 26-10 winners.Derek Carr has led the Raiders to six come-from-behind victories in the fourth quarter and he will need all of that composure against a rampant Chiefs defense. Starting a three-game home stand, the Chiefs will be looking to take top spot in the AFC West from the Raiders.ESPN Pick: Chiefs defense to suffocate Raiders at home. 23-13Odds: Chiefs $1.57 vs Raiders $2.40Pittsburgh Steelers v Buffalo Bills - Monday @ 5am on ESPN RedZone The playoffs hopes remain within reach of both sides and as the end draws nearer, things are heating up. Buffalo run the ball more than any team in the league, leading all with 23 touchdowns and 1,943 yards. But big Ben Rothelesberger prefers to go the aerial route; his connection with Antonio Brown is something to behold. Brown leads all receivers with 11 touchdowns, one ahead of Jordy Nelson and Mike Evans.The Steelers are on a three-game winning streak which has been fuelled by their pass rush defense. Through the opening 10 weeks, the Steelers had a combined 13 sacks. During their win streak, theyve compiled 13 sacks. Watch out, Tyrod Taylor. The Steelers have you in their sights.Can the Bills slow down the Steelers and halt their push towards the playoffs or will Big Ben pick them apart?ESPN Pick: Steelers to get it down and go top of AFC North. 28-14Odds: Steelers $1.77 vs Bills $2.05?Dallas Cowboys v New York Giants - Monday @ 12.15pm live on ESPN The Cowboys are 11-1 so far this season and are as close to perfection as it gets. The only blip on their radar? A Round 1 loss to, you guessed it, New York Giants.The NFC East rivals meet for the second time this season and you best believe the Cowboys will be seeking redemption. League-leading running back EEzekiel Elliott will take on the competitions fifth best rushing defense owned by the Giants. Derek Grant Jersey. Elliot hasnt been able to get over the 100 rush yards for the last three weeks; can the Giants keep a lid on him?Eli Manning threw three TDs in that opening round matchup and with Odell Beckham Jr taking on the Cowboys secondary, we could see another repeat of that effort.ESPN Pick: Giants to upset the rolling Cowboys. 24-21Odds: Cowboys $1.53 vs Giants $2.50Minnesota Timberwolves v Toronto Raptors - Friday @ 11am live on ESPN2 The young Wolves travel north of the border for a showdown with the Raptors. Currently sitting second in the Eastern Conference, the Raptors own the third best offense in the league scoring at an average of 110.9 points per game.This will mark the sixth straight home game for the Raptors who have gone 4-1 throughout their home stand. They have been led by their dynamic backcourt in Kyle Lowry (23.6 points per game) and DeMar DeRozan (21.2 points per game) during this run.The Wolves, on the other hand, have only won one of their last six contests and will look to bounce back after losing at home to the Spurs. With their three young stars all averaging 20+ points a game, the Wolves know theyre on the cusp of greatness.ESPN Pick: Wolves are good, just not good enough. 114-101Odds: Raptors $1.30 vs Wolves $3.55San Antonio Spurs v Chicago Bulls - Friday @ 1.30pm live on ESPN2 Chicago will welcome the Spurs into the United Centre for their first matchup of the season. The Spurs are undefeated on the road, amassing a perfect 13-0 record. Since November 12th, the Spurs have only lost one game and theyll go into Chicago full of confidence behind their enigmatic leader Kawhi Leonard.The Bulls are riding a three-game losing streak and have averaged 94.3 points a game, which would rank second last in the league. Jimmy Butler currently ranks as the ninth highest scorer in the league and after a slow start is finally getting into the groove.Can the Bulls get their things together or will the Spurs road dominance continue?ESPN Pick: Bulls offense simply not good enough against this Spurs defense. 104-87Odds: Spurs $1.62 vs Bulls $2.30Houston Rockets v Oklahoma City Thunder - Saturday @ 12pm live on ESPN James Harden travels back to his old stomping ground for an MVP showdown against triple-double machine, Russell Westbrook. Westbrook has been on an absolute tear of late, recording a triple-double in the last six Thunder games, which makes it no surprise then that the Thunder have a perfect 6-0 record during that time.Hardens numbers might not be as staggering as Westbrooks, but theyre not to be sneezed at either.Both teams have 14 wins and have proved a lot of early season doubters wrong. 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