Powered by Automated Insights Lincoln Loons Comes Back to Nip Panhandlers, Streak Now at Four
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Lincoln Loons (6-3, 890.78 points) edged Panhandlers (0-9, 665.22 points) 101.38 - 99.15 in a matchup with four lead changes. They also put up the second-highest point total in the league this week. Panhandlers was the first to put up points and by Sunday was already out in front 9.00 - 0. They lost that advantage after the early Sunday games and trailed 77.68 - 55.80. After the late Sunday games, the lead went back the other way 99.15 - 87.88. Lincoln Loons closed it out with a comeback on Monday night, thanks to 13.50 points from Eddie Lacy.
Smooth Moves by Lincoln Loons
- The second-highest RB score of the week and the sixth-highest RB score of the season came from Chris Johnson, who scored 20.50 points.
- Picked up Nick Folk, who scored 14.00 points, beating his 6.23-point projection by 124.7%.
- With 13.50 points, Eddie Lacy ranked seventh in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
- DeMeco Ryans has now overachieved in four straight games after scoring 10.00 points against a projected 6.36.
- Beat Panhandlers, which had their highest-scoring week of the season.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Panhandlers
- With 0.85 points against a projected 4.22, Vincent Brown was last on the team in scoring and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
- Picked up and started Justin Tucker, who then scored below his 8.08-point projection with 6.00 points.
- Dwayne Bowe scored 3.35 points against a projected 4.56 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
- Panhandlers had no luck at the K position, losing the point battle 14.00 - 6.00 to Lincoln Loons.
- Panhandlers had only 5 of their 13 starters underperform versus their projections, but they still lost.
- Lincoln Loons would be 7-2 if they played Panhandlers every week.
- Lincoln Loons would have beaten seven other teams besides Panhandlers this week.
- Lincoln Loons would have defeated Panhandlers 84.77 - 52.41 had they played each other last week.
- Lincoln Loons would be 4-4 if they played the same schedule as Panhandlers.
- Lincoln Loons would be 51-30 if they played every team every week.
- In addition to Lincoln Loons, Panhandlers would have lost to just two other teams this week.
- Panhandlers would be 2-6 if they played the same schedule as Lincoln Loons.
- Panhandlers would be 18-63 if they played every team every week.
- Of the losses Panhandlers has had, six were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
- Lincoln Loons won again and is on a four-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
- In the loss, Panhandlers had the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season with 99.15 points.
- Despite playing on the losing team, Joe Flacco ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 18.25 points against a projected 10.72 and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
- With a combined 39.50 points from their RBs, Lincoln Loons got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
- At 2.23 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
- Both teams topped their projections, but Panhandlers performed better versus expectations than Lincoln Loons and still lost.
- Lincoln Loons had the second-highest score in the league this week with 101.38 points.
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