Powered by Automated Insights Playoffs: Mississauga Maulers Comes Back on Tar Stars
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Down 8.00 on Monday night, Mississauga Maulers came back to beat Tar Stars 180.62 - 154.12. Mississauga Maulers took advantage of 34.20 points from Shane Vereen and 31.82 from Tom Brady. Mississauga Maulers goes to 2-1 head-to-head this season against Tar Stars, avenging a Week 10 close loss (138.98 - 135.42) the last time the teams met. Tar Stars ended the regular season with a record of 8-5, good for fourth place. When considering points per game, they ranked slightly worse (fifth with 146.98). This postseason, Tar Stars was one-and-done, losing in their only playoff game.
Smooth Moves by Mississauga Maulers
- Shane Vereen had the best RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season with 34.20 points.
- Tom Brady ranked sixth in the league in scoring with 31.82 points against a projected 24.79 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
- The 14.50 points scored by Julius Thomas was the highest TE score in the league this week.
- Matt Forte ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 30.50 points.
- Took Jason Witten out of the starting lineup, who scored 8.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Tar Stars
- Victor Cruz scored 9.20 points against a projected 15.56 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
- Steven Hauschka scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the second time this season with 5.00 points against a projected 8.23.
- Tar Stars had 6 of their 10 starters score less than their projected points.
- C.J. Spiller fell short of his scoring projection with 5.80 points, just 40.7% of his projected 14.26.
- With 10.00 points versus a projected 12.86, the San Francisco 49ers Defense scored only 77.8% of their projected point total.
- If Mississauga Maulers played Tar Stars every week, they would be 6-8 this season.
- Besides Tar Stars, Mississauga Maulers would have beaten only two other teams this week.
- Had they played each other last week, Mississauga Maulers would have defeated Tar Stars 154.04 - 140.08.
- If they played the same schedule as Tar Stars, Mississauga Maulers would be 6-5.
- If Mississauga Maulers had played every team in the league each week, they would be 65-55.
- In addition to Mississauga Maulers, Tar Stars would have lost to just one other team this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Mississauga Maulers, Tar Stars would be 6-5.
- If they played every team every week, Tar Stars would be 66-54.
- Tar Stars has lost six times and four of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
- Mississauga Maulers led the league in scoring for the second time this season with 180.62 points.
- It was a tough loss for Tar Stars, which put up the ninth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
- Despite being on the winning team, the Chicago Bears Defense scored 4.00 points against a projected 9.37 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
- The highest-scoring group of WRs in the league this week was on Tar Stars, which got 65.60 points from the position.
- The best group of RBs in the league this week was on Mississauga Maulers, which got 67.40 points from the position.
- Mississauga Maulers improves to 2-2 in comeback games this season.
- Tar Stars falls to 3-1 in comeback games this season.
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