Powered by Automated Insights Gladiators Scrapes By BS, Takes Top Spot in League
Gladiators benefited from the third-highest score of the week from Cam Newton on the way to their third win in a row when they stole one from BS 118.15 - 114.00. BS got zero points from Isaac Redman, which might have made the difference in the outcome. BS climbs to 11th place with a 0-3 record. Gladiators remains unbeaten and in first place having also run over Team MAC-Orkle (121.05 - 118.50) and Tha Hard Knockzzz (156.75 - 117.95).
Smooth Moves by Gladiators
- The 45.15 points scored by Cam Newton ranked third in the league in scoring this week and second for any player on Gladiators this season.
- Sat BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who scored 6.90 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
- Gladiators was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
- The 18.60 points scored by Ahmad Bradshaw was the sixth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
- Gladiators won even though both of their WRs scored below their projected points.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by BS
- The New York Giants Defense scored a matchup-low 1.00 point against a projected 6.78 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
- Should have started LeSean McCoy, who beat his scoring projection with 28.80 points against a projected 16.73.
- Mike Nugent had a season-low 1.00 point against a projected 8.06 and underachieved for the second time this season.
- With a season-low 4.60 points versus a projected 10.52, Rashard Mendenhall failed to meet his projection for the second time this season.
- Philip Rivers had a season-low 24.30 points against a projected 29.89 and scored below his projection for the first time this season.
- Gladiators would be 3-0 if they played BS every week.
- Gladiators would have beaten six other teams besides BS this week.
- Gladiators would have defeated BS 156.75 - 113.85 had they played each other last week.
- If they played the same schedule as BS, Gladiators would be 1-1.
- If Gladiators had played every team in the league each week, they would be 22-11.
- BS would have lost to four other teams besides Gladiators this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Gladiators, BS would be 0-2.
- If they played every team every week, BS would be 8-25.
- It was a tough loss for BS, which put up the eighth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
- Doug Martin scored 11.80 points against a projected 16.91 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
- Despite being on the winning team, Chris Johnson scored 9.60 points against a projected 14.11 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
- The 4.15-point margin of victory was the smallest in the league this week.
- Gladiators remains undefeated in close games this season, improving to 2-0.
- With 53.70 points, BS got the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
- Gladiators underachieved in the win, recording 93.2% of their projected 126.79, while BS performed better than expected, beating their 99.25-point projection by 14.9%.
- With 40.00 points, Gladiators got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
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