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Odies orphans Picks Apart Born to Lose, Moves to Fourth Place

Week 5

  • Odies orphans
  • 144.98 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Born to Lose
  • 91.14 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Odies orphans left it all on the field in this one and put up the second-highest point total in the league this week, thumping Born to Lose 144.98 to 91.14. This is the kind of victory the grandchildren will hear about. The 53.84-point margin of victory was the fifth-highest recorded in the league this season. Following a 147.78 to 124.36 win against McDreamin', Born to Lose saw their scoring drop off this week. Odies orphans (3-2, 687.00 points) climbs into fourth place while Born to Lose (1-4, 592.14 points) sinks into 11th place.

Top Players

    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 32.10
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 24.40
    • Derek Carr
    • 22.98
    • Dwayne Allen
    • 17.00

Smooth Moves by Odies orphans

  • Outscoring your opponent is a sure-fire way to win each week. You can thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • Ezekiel Elliott didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 32.10 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the fourth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Benched Matthew Stafford, who had the lowest QB score on the team with 18.80 points.
  • A good team always has a good general and Derek Carr proved that this week. He had the fifth-highest QB score in the league this week with 22.98 points.
  • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Dwayne Allen scored 17.00 points to rank fourth among TEs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Born to Lose and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Jacob Tamme was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.10 points against a projected 9.74 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Did not start Golden Tate, who underachieved but still scored more than any WR on the team with 7.50 points against a projected 12.51.
  • Ryan Tannehill, who Born to Lose picked up this week, scored below his 18.52-point projection with 5.64 points.
  • The WRs on Born to Lose let them down, resulting in a 26.40 - 8.00 difference at the position.

What If

  • If Odies orphans played Born to Lose every week, they would be 3-2 this season.
  • Besides Born to Lose, Odies orphans would have defeated nine other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Born to Lose, Odies orphans would be 1-3.
  • Odies orphans would be 36-19 if they played every team every week.
  • Born to Lose would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Odies orphans would have lost to Born to Lose 147.78 - 108.82.
  • Born to Lose would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Odies orphans.
  • Born to Lose would be 18-37 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Born to Lose has lost four times and three of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • The 53.84-point margin of victory was the largest in the league this week and fifth-biggest in the league this season.
  • This was the second time this season that Born to Lose lost by the week's biggest margin.
  • Odies orphans put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • Look here. We're gonna put any recollection of this week in a box, we're gonna lock it up, and we're gonna toss that thing in the ocean. Born to Lose was last in the league in scoring and had their lowest score of the season with 91.14 points.
  • Odies orphans got a combined 33.30 points from their TEs, the highest combined scoring output from the TE position for any team this season.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 8.00 total points by the WRs on Born to Lose was their lowest WR output this season.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Jordan Matthews needs to step it up! He scored 10.50 points against a projected 16.72 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
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