ANY1BUTHILARY Ekes Out Win Against Luis's Legit Team, Drops Them into 10th Place

Week 5

  • 3-2
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 87.74
  • Luis's Legit Team
  • 1-4
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 85.24

Andy Dalton, whose 28.04 points were the third-highest point total by a player this week, carried ANY1BUTHILARY past Luis's Legit Team 87.74 to 85.24. This one just as easily could have been decided by a coin flip. The 2.50-point margin of vicroty was the second-smallest in the league this season. Luis's Legit Team could not make the most of an increase in scoring compared to last week's 80.72 to 56.96 loss against Da Bears. If Luis's Legit Team didn't have both LeSean McCoy and Greg Olsen put up zeros, things could have been different. Luis's Legit Team (1-4, 417.04 points) sinks into the cellar and ANY1BUTHILARY (3-2, 449.82 points) remains in fifth place.

Top Players

    • Andy Dalton
    • 28.04
    • Justin Forsett
    • 23.00
    • Julian Edelman
    • 18.00
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 17.54

Smooth Moves by ANY1BUTHILARY

  • The 28.04 points scored by Andy Dalton was the second-highest QB score of the week and is the eighth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • The 16.90 points scored by Matt Forte was the sixth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • The Arizona Cardinals Defense overachieved by 55.6%, scoring 14.00 points against a projected 9.00.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. ANY1BUTHILARY won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Losing is a proven way not to win a game. For a more successful season, try not losing.
  • With 0.50 points against a projected 5.26, Nelson Agholor was last in the matchup in scoring and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • Golden Tate has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 6.20 points against a projected 8.12 this week.
  • Luis's Legit Team was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 6.00 points for Justin Tucker this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 68.1% of a projected point total of 8.81.

What If

  • If ANY1BUTHILARY played Luis's Legit Team every week, they'd be 4-1 this season.
  • Besides Luis's Legit Team, ANY1BUTHILARY would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? ANY1BUTHILARY would have defeated Luis's Legit Team 59.60 - 56.96 had they played each other last week.
  • ANY1BUTHILARY would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Luis's Legit Team.
  • If ANY1BUTHILARY had played every team in the league each week, they would be 19-25-1.
  • Luis's Legit Team would have lost to four other teams besides ANY1BUTHILARY this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as ANY1BUTHILARY, Luis's Legit Team would be 3-1.
  • If they played every team every week, Luis's Legit Team would be 15-30.

Game Notes

  • ANY1BUTHILARY won but failed to cover the 19.02-point spread, winning by 2.50 points.
  • ANY1BUTHILARY was able to win with little help from Jordan Matthews, who had a season-low 4.40 points and is on a three-week underperforming streak.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 18.60 total points by the WRs on ANY1BUTHILARY was their lowest WR output this season.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Luis's Legit Team got a combined 23.00 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • Although ANY1BUTHILARY won, it was no thanks to Eddie Lacy, who scored 3.50 points and has now scored below his projection in four straight weeks.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Michael Crabtree scored 5.40 points against a projected 8.08 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • With the win, ANY1BUTHILARY improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • Luis's Legit Team remains winless in close games this season, falling to 0-2.
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