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- 2:30 pm: SC Freiburg vs. Hertha BSC Berlin
- 2:30 pm: Union Berlin vs. SC Paderborn
- 2:30 pm: Werder Bremen vs. Bayern Munich
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Joshua Kimmich, BAY at SVW ($7,800): For all the times we saw Kimmich as a $6,000 defender and said "I'd play him if he was an $8,000 midfielder," well, it's time to put our money where our mouths were. Kimmich has finally been moved to midfield because he's consistently playing as a defensive midfielder, but it's done little to affect his extremely high floor, especially because he takes almost all of Bayern Munich's set pieces. That position makes him extremely valuable for cash games, with Bayern the biggest favorite on the slate with the highest implied goal total, and they can win the Bundesliga title with three points. As if set pieces for Bayern wasn't enough, Kimmich is facing a Werder Bremen side that's allowed the most crosses and second-most chances created in the Bundesliga this season, which will easily make him the highest-owned player in cash games and very highly owned in GPPs.
Christian Gunter, SCF v. BSC ($6,200): Occupying Kimmich's old spot as the most expensive defender on the slate, Gunter is still likely to be highly owned in cash games because of his excellent crossing floor, one that should maintain its level against a Hertha Berlin side that's allowed the third-most crosses in the