Powered by Automated Insights Gladiators Blasts BS to Grab Fifth Place
Gladiators demolished BS 125.10 - 48.30 to remain undefeated against them in two matchups. They also earned a playoff berth in the process. Cam Newton was unstoppable, getting 33.30 points this week, less than his 45.15 points the last time these teams met. To make matters worse, BS got goose eggs from both Isaac Redman and Mike Nugent. Gladiators won 118.15 - 114.00 in Week 3, and now has a 40.48-point average margin of victory over BS.
Smooth Moves by Gladiators
- Danny Woodhead scored 21.00 points, which ranked fifth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
- Jason Witten scored 17.70 points to rank third among TEs in the league this week.
- The 33.30 points scored by Cam Newton led the team, the sixth time that's happened this season.
- 5 of 9 players in the starting lineup for Gladiators topped their projected points.
- Greg Olsen exceeded scoring projections by 36.0%, with 11.90 points against a projected 8.75.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by BS
- Left Philip Rivers on the bench, where he ranked second in the league in scoring with 51.20 points.
- BS lost despite having only 1 of their 6 starters score less than their projected points.
- BS tried to fight through 2 of their 6 starters getting zeros, but could not overcome it.
- The RBs for BS got outscored 30.60 - 14.30 by the RBs for Gladiators.
- Alshon Jeffery fell short of his scoring projection with 6.60 points, just 49.2% of his projected 13.41.
- Gladiators would be 10-2 if they played BS every week.
- Besides BS, Gladiators would have defeated seven other teams this week.
- Had they played each other last week, Gladiators would have defeated BS 107.85 - 84.10.
- Gladiators would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as BS.
- Gladiators would be 69-63 if they played every team every week.
- BS would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
- BS would be 0-10 if they played the same schedule as Gladiators.
- BS would be 20-112 if they played every team every week.
- Of the losses BS has had, eight were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
- With the loss, BS has the longest losing streak in the league, stretching back seven straight games.
- It was the eighth time this season that BS has had the lowest score in the league.
- BS topped their point expectations for the sixth week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the 10th time.
- BS had 55.9% of their total score come from the WR position (27.00 points).
- The 76.80-point margin of victory was the biggest of the season for Gladiators and eighth-largest in the league this season.
- After scoring 7.00 points against a projected 3.19, the New York Giants Defense has now exceeded their projection in five straight weeks.
- Gladiators beat BS at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for BS.
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