Powered by Automated Insights magicmatt Puts the Kibosh on Fighting Malteses, Evens Up the Series
- Fighting Malteses
Ray Rice put up 20.80 points and Chris Johnson scored 20.40 as magicmatt got past Fighting Malteses, 98.38 - 88.56. The win was an answer to an 84.76 - 58.98 waxing by Fighting Malteses in Week 2. Fighting Malteses couldn't capitalize on an increase in point total compared to last week's 91.62 - 70.06 loss against Team Awesomeness. If Fighting Malteses didn't have both Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray put up zeroes, the outcome could have gone the other way. Fighting Malteses (3-8, 901.30 points) sinks into ninth place and magicmatt (5-6, 886.98 points) remains in sixth place.
Smooth Moves by magicmatt
- Ray Rice had the third-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 20.80 points.
- Chris Johnson scored 20.40 points, which ranked fourth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
- The 11.60 points scored by Andre Johnson was the ninth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
- The 14.00 points scored by the Chicago Bears Defense outpaced their 9.27-point scoring projection by 51.0%.
- magicmatt was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 8 starters exceeding their projected points.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Fighting Malteses
- Did not start Ben Tate, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 11.70 points against a projected 13.52.
- Even though Fighting Malteses lost, only 2 of their 8 starters scored less than their projected points.
- The RBs on Fighting Malteses let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on magicmatt 41.20 - 10.80.
- Fighting Malteses tried to fight through 2 of their 8 starters getting zeros, but could not overcome it.
- Fighting Malteses got outscored 14.00 - 7.00 by magicmatt at the DEF position.
- If magicmatt played Fighting Malteses every week, they would be 4-7 this season.
- Besides Fighting Malteses, magicmatt would have defeated six other teams this week.
- magicmatt would be 2-7 if they played the same schedule as Fighting Malteses.
- magicmatt would be 44-55 if they played every team every week.
- In addition to magicmatt, Fighting Malteses would have lost to just two other teams this week.
- Had they played each other last week, magicmatt would have lost to Fighting Malteses 70.06 - 66.84.
- Fighting Malteses would be 5-4 if they played the same schedule as magicmatt.
- If they played every team every week, Fighting Malteses would be 46-53.
- Even though Fighting Malteses lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for magicmatt.
- Luck has not been with Fighting Malteses, as six of their eight losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
- It was a tough loss for Fighting Malteses, which put up the 10th-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
- Fighting Malteses has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost six straight games.
- In the loss, Calvin Johnson led the league in scoring and had the 14th-most points in the league this season with 29.90.
- magicmatt was not able to cover the 26.12-point spread in the win.
- magicmatt got a combined 41.20 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
- All of the points for magicmatt this week came from players they drafted.
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Recaps impacted by a stat correction will be updated by Saturday.