Week 5

The Mad Scientist
3-2 114.38
101.81
Weekly
Grade
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VS
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Minor Prophets
103.36 2-3
96.51
The Mad Scientist
Minor Prophets
The Mad Scientist hand Minor Prophets third consecutive loss, 114.38-103.36
The Mad Scientist came out on top with a 114.38-103.36 victory to hand Minor Prophets their third straight loss. The Mad Scientist leapt out to a 57.86-point lead early Sunday afternoon behind 52.86 points from Deshaun Watson (359 Pass Yds, 3 Pass TDs, 25 Rush Yds) and the Baltimore Ravens defense (3 Pts Allowed, 205 Yds Allowed, 3 Turnovers) and never looked back. Justin Herbert (27.36 points) and DeAndre Hopkins (19.1) carried the flag for Minor Prophets in the loss. The Mad Scientist (3-2) will look to notch another W against The Phantom Limbs, while Minor Prophets (2-3) will try to get back on track against DeKaylin Zecharius.
Top Player Comparison
The Mad Scientist
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Pts
% of total points 114.38
1
Deshaun Watson
QB
26.86
23.68
23.5%
2
The Baltimore Ravens defense
DEF
26
8.84
22.7%
3
Marquise Brown
WR
13.8
9.4
12.1%
4
Kenyan Drake
RB
12.2
10.54
10.7%
Minor Prophets
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Pts
% of total points 103.36
1
Justin Herbert
QB
27.36
18.44
26.5%
2
DeAndre Hopkins
WR
19.1
13.04
18.5%
3
Dalvin Cook
RB
14.9
16.2
14.4%
4
Devonta Freeman
RB
14.7
8.23
14.2%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
There were players with big-time moments on both teams early Sunday, but it was The Mad Scientist who emerged with the lead, 100.46-42.60. For The Mad Scientist, Deshaun Watson had a 44-yard touchdown pass and a 28-yard touchdown pass. DeAndre Hopkins made the highlight reel for Minor Prophets with a 45-yard catch and a 37-yard touchdown catch.
Monday
Justin Herbert had a 49-yard pass and a 64-yard touchdown pass for Minor Prophets.
Matchup Player of the Week
While allowing only 3 points, surrendering 205 yards, and forcing 3 turnovers against the Bengals, the Ravens defense registered 26 points this week. Their scoring output nearly tripled their 8.84-point projection and was much higher than their 13.8-point season scoring average. The Ravens defense ranks #51 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Eagles next week.
The Baltimore Ravens defense
Points By Position
The Mad Scientist
Minor Prophets
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The Mad Scientist must have eaten their Wheaties this morning. They scored more in this matchup (114.38) than their season average (94.99).
Minor Prophets would be doing great, if the goal was to lose. They've lost three in a row.
"Winning isn't everything" was probably said by someone who lost. The Mad Scientist (3-2) have a better record than Minor Prophets (2-3).
The Mad Scientist are the more resilient squad, with fewer upset losses (0) than Minor Prophets (1).
Well, there’s one stat in favor of Minor Prophets - they’ve made more transactions (6) than The Mad Scientist (0) this week. That didn't seem to help them this time, though.
By position, The Mad Scientist have outscored Minor Prophets at TE, K, and DEF this season.
Hey Minor Prophets, want to see stats that favor your team? Well, try winning for a change, and see what the numbers have to say next week!
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