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- 2:30 pm: Bayer Leverkusen vs. VfL Wolfsburg
- 2:30 pm: Eintracht Frankfurt vs. SC Freiburg
- 2:30 pm: Werder Bremen vs. Mönchengladbach
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Filip Kostic, SGE v. SCF ($10,000): We're going to start with midfielders because this slate is loaded with them, both for cash games and GPPs. Kostic is the most expensive player, but he's also the best floor player in the Bundesliga, scoring by far the most fantasy points excluding goals and assists this season. His floor is so high that despite being tied for 53rd in goals (four) and seventh in assists (eight), only Robert Lewandowski (27 goals and three assists) and Timo Werner (24 goals and seven assists) have more total fantasy points.
Admittedly, he's struggled a bit out of the re-start, scoring just 7.3 fantasy points against Borussia Monchengladbach and then 9.9 against Bayer Leverkusen, but he now faces an SC Freiburg side that's conceded the most shots, most chances created and second-most crosses among teams on the slate. There's really no discussion about whether Kostic is a good play, it's just a matter of whether his high salary is workable, and given some potential values based on rotation, it seems likely that it is. Kostic is certainly the cash play option, but there are likely to be plenty of people who go back to Kai Havertz ($9,400) after he scored two goals in each of the past