Monkey Knife Fight Picks: More or Less NBA DFS Picks for Monday

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There are eight games on the NBA schedule for Monday night featuring a hefty bunch of superstar talent gracing the hardwood, which makes for a fun night to play some Monkey Knife Fight!

Here are my top Monkey Knife Fight picks that can hopefully make your Fantasy Basketball night profitable:



Stephen Curry MORE THAN 35.5 POINTS

  • Steph Curry has dropped more than 35.5 points in two of the last four games.

  • He has tallied at least five three-pointers in 42 of 56 contests this year.

  • The Davidson product has scored at least 35 points in 21 games and has produced 50 or more points in three matchups.

Zion Williamson MORE THAN 27.5 POINTS

  • The Duke product has been unguardable the last two games. He has tallied at least 27 points in two straight matchups.

  • He has dropped 27 or more points in 32 of 59 matchups this season.

  • Williamson has recorded at least five free throws in 43 games this year.

  • In his only career matchup versus the Warriors, Zion dropped 28 points.



Damian Lillard MORE THAN 26.5 POINTS

  • Lillard is averaging 28.3 PPG this season.

  • He has scored at least 26 points in two consecutive games and dropped 36 points against the Hawks earlier this season.

  • He has surpassed the 26.5 bucket benchmark in 32 of 58 contests.

Trae Young LESS THAN 25.5 POINTS

  • The former Sooner has scored less than 25.5 points in 27 of 56 matchups.

  • He has been held without a three-pointer in eight tilts this season.

  • Young has produced 20 or less points in 17 matchups.

  • All-time, Young is averaging 28.4 career points versus Portland and dropped 26 on them earlier this season, so expect his total to come close to the line of 25.5.



Julius Randle MORE THAN 23.5 POINTS

  • Julius Randle has tallied at least 31 points in four of the last five games.

  • He’s averaging 24.1 PPG, although his career average is just 14.9 points in 17 games versus the Grizzlies, but Randle is having the best season of his career and has yet to face off against them this season. 

  • The Knicks’ MVP has cashed two or more three-pointers in 38 of 62 matchups.


  • Morant has contributed ten or less points in two of the last three games.

  • He’s recording 19.3 points per contest and is shooting 30.3% from deep.

  • The Knicks are allowing 104.7 PPG and that is ranked first in the NBA.

  • All-time versus the Knicks, the Murray State product is averaging 22 points per game in two outings and dropped 26 on them earlier this season.


*The contests listed in this article are subject to change leading up to tip-off of each respective game*


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Jordan Tomiyama

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