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    Playoffs: team jdub Wins Against Throwballers

    Week 15

    • team jdub
    • 11-3
    • Weekly Grade: A
    • 169.54
    • Throwballers
    • 7-7
    • Weekly Grade: B-
    • 139.34

    team jdub took advantage of the highest player point total in the league this week from Odell Beckham Jr. (45.88) and defeated Throwballers 169.54 to 139.34. This win makes it three in a row for team jdub versus Throwballers, including a 189.07 to 181.59 win in Week 14, the last time they met. Throwballers ended the regular season in fourth place with a record of 7-7. When considering points per game, they ranked slightly better (third with 143.70). Throwballers was bounced early this postseason, losing in their only playoff matchup. This season, Throwballers had the league's best average scoring margin, defeating opponents by 58.15 points per game.

    Top Players

      • Odell Beckham Jr.
      • 45.88
      • Baltimore Ravens Defense
      • 33.00
      • Antonio Brown
      • 25.38
      • Julian Edelman
      • 24.60

    Smooth Moves by team jdub

    • Odell Beckham Jr. had the 11th-most points in the league this season with 45.88, leading the league in points for the week.
    • Expect to see some trade offers for Antonio Brown. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 25.38 points.
    • 7 of the 9 starters on team jdub exceeded their projected points.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Julian Edelman posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 24.60 points.
    • Eddie Lacy put the team on his back with 19.08 points, the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Remember that thing Throwballers did instead of reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame? Shouldn't have done that. 
    • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 17.75 points scored by Owen Daniels on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 139.2%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
    • The WRs on Throwballers let them down, resulting in a 95.86 - 37.63 difference at the position.
    • With 4.95 points against a projected 10.39, Isaiah Crowell did not meet his projection for the third straight game.
    • 5 of the starters on Throwballers scored less than their projected points.

    What If

    • team jdub would be 10-5 if they played Throwballers every week.
    • team jdub would have beaten five other teams besides Throwballers this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? team jdub would have defeated Throwballers 189.07 - 181.59 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Throwballers, team jdub would be 8-4.
    • team jdub would be 92-41 if they played every team every week.
    • Besides team jdub, Throwballers would have been defeated by three other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as team jdub, Throwballers would be 7-5.
    • If they played every team every week, Throwballers would be 73-60.

    Game Notes

    • Luck has not been with Throwballers, as six of their eight losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • The 95.86 points by the WRs on team jdub was the season-high for combined points from the position.
    • team jdub overachieved in the win, improving to 9-0 when beating their projected points this season, while Throwballers falls to 1-7 when scoring below their projected points.
    • The margin of victory was the second-largest in the league this week.
    • team jdub had the second-highest point total in the league this week.
    • In the loss, the Baltimore Ravens Defense ranked third in the league in scoring, beating their scoring projection by 87.7%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
    • team jdub won without much help from Aaron Rodgers, who had season lows in both points scored and in scoring only 30.1% of his projected point total.
    • Marshawn Lynch was a bright spot for Throwballers in the loss with 16.98 points, the fifth-highest RB score in the league this week.
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