12 O'clock Boys Beats BetterThanLastYear for Third in a Row

Week 9

  • 12 O'clock Boys
  • 4-5
  • Weekly Grade: A+
  • 169.95
  • BetterThanLastYear
  • 6-3
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 131.99

Not only did 12 O'clock Boys keep their momentum alive, but they did so in a decisive fashion. They were the fourth-highest score of the season, which aided them to their third win in a row after they beat BetterThanLastYear 169.95 to 131.99. Going streaking usually draws attention to yourself, but not in positive way. Not in this case. Since starting their win streak in Week 7, 12 O'clock Boys has moved from 11th place to seventh. They're doing it by scoring a lot of points and they own the fourth-highest overall point total in the league, averaging 126.98 points per matchup. BetterThanLastYear stays in second place with a 6-3 record. 12 O'clock Boys has now knocked over Ned's Nice Team (124.51 to 98.15) and Dead Cat Bounce (147.92 to 133.99).

Top Players

    • Cam Newton
    • 34.58
    • Jeremy Langford
    • 23.70
    • Adrian Peterson
    • 21.30
    • Allen Hurns
    • 20.70

Smooth Moves by 12 O'clock Boys

  • The 34.58 points scored by Cam Newton was the highest QB score of the week and is the fifth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • 12 O'clock Boys is either a fortune teller or really knows their stuff. Jeremy Langford, who was picked up by 12 O'clock Boys, scored 23.70 points against a projected 13.74, topping his projection by 72.5%.
  • The 14.00 points scored by Graham Gano, who 12 O'clock Boys picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 7.35 by 90.5%.
  • Adrian Peterson put the team on his back with 21.30 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Allen Hurns have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 20.70 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Tough week, BetterThanLastYear. We can only assume that all your starters were on bye this week.
  • BetterThanLastYear picked up Heath Miller, who then fell short of his 8.68-point projection by scoring 4.70 points.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Tom Brady scored a season-low 18.86 points, 84.3% of his projected 22.38, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • 6 of the 10 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • Dion Lewis could not reach his projected point total, scoring only 55.6% of his 13.12-point projection with 7.30 points.

What If

  • If 12 O'clock Boys played BetterThanLastYear every week, they would be 4-5 this season.
  • 12 O'clock Boys would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? 12 O'clock Boys would have defeated BetterThanLastYear 147.92 - 119.34 had they played each other last week.
  • 12 O'clock Boys would be 4-4 if they played the same schedule as BetterThanLastYear.
  • 12 O'clock Boys would be 57-42 if they played every team every week.
  • BetterThanLastYear would have lost to just three other teams besides 12 O'clock Boys this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as 12 O'clock Boys, BetterThanLastYear would be 4-4.
  • If they played every team every week, BetterThanLastYear would be 71-28.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for BetterThanLastYear this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • The top players for 12 O'clock Boys were elite in the matchup, as four of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for BetterThanLastYear.
  • Although BetterThanLastYear lost, they did put up the fifth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • 12 O'clock Boys has won three straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • The 169.95 points scored by 12 O'clock Boys was the highest in the league this week and the fourth-highest in the league this season.
  • This is the biggest margin of defeat of the season for BetterThanLastYear.
  • With 63.40 points, 12 O'clock Boys got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • The margin of victory of 37.96 points was the second-highest margin in the league this week.
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