Matt's Team lose to Marc's Team in 83.52-80.06 battle
There's no easy way to put it, Matt's Team underperformed, at least according to projections, as Marc's Team came back for an 83.52-80.06 victory. Trailing 80.06-58.52 heading into Monday night, Marc's Team came storming back behind the New England Patriots defense (25 points). Allen Robinson II (10 Rec, 87 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) and Michael Thomas (9 Rec, 131 Rec Yds) carried the flag for Matt's Team in the loss. Marc's Team (5-2) will look to build on their success against ashim's Expert Team, while Matt's Team (6-1) will face off against charles's Crazy Team in an effort to right the ship.
Top Player Comparison
% of total points 83.52
The New England Patriots defense
% of total points 80.06
There were players with highlight-reel moments on both teams on Thursday, after which Matt's Team emerged with an 18.60-13.30 lead. For Marc's Team, Courtland Sutton had a 41-yard catch. Tyreek Hill made the highlight reel for Matt's Team with a 57-yard touchdown catch.
There were players with big-time moments on both teams early Sunday, but after all the points were tallied, Matt's Team had a 41.76-35.82 lead. For Marc's Team, Deshaun Watson had a 45-yard pass and a 41-yard pass. Greg Zuerlein made the highlight reel for Matt's Team with a 55-yard field goal.
Matchup Player of the Week
The Patriots defense overachieved for the seventh time this season, scoring 25 points against their 8.99-point projection. During a 33-0 win over the Jets, they didn't allow any points, surrendered 154 yards, and forced 6 turnovers. The Patriots defense ranks #7 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Browns next week.
The New England Patriots defense
Points By Position
If you blink, you'll miss it. We’re already at the midpoint of the season, meaning it's about time to refresh the Standings.
Marc's Team will be tough to beat as long as they are putting up points at this pace. Averaging 118.30 points per game through seven weeks, 2nd-best in the league, the squad finds itself currently in playoff position.
1952 Pass Yds, 13 Pass TDs, 196 Rush Yds, 5 Rush TDs
6.9 Avg Pts Allowed, 223.1 Avg Yds Allowed, 22 Turnovers
36 Rec, 564 Rec Yds, 3 Rec TDs
This week was the exception, not the rule. Matt's Team have done it all so far this season, averaging a whopping 125.99 points per game through seven weeks, best in the league. That offensive firepower has propelled the team to the best record in the league and a well-deserved spot atop the Standings.
618 Rush Yds, 7 Rush TDs, 305 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs
2170 Pass Yds, 15 Pass TDs
322 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs, 106 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD
Marc's Team would have beaten only two other teams besides Matt's Team this week.
Matt's Team would have lost to six other teams besides Marc's Team this week.
If Marc's Team played Matt's Team every week this season, they'd be 4-3.
Marc's Team would have beaten Matt's Team 160.8-121.74 had they played each other last week.
Marc's Team would be 4-2 if they played the same schedule (excluding head-to-head matchups) as Matt's Team.
If they played the same schedule (excluding head-to-head matchups) as Marc's Team, Matt's Team would be 5-1.
If Marc's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 40-23.
If they played every team every week, Matt's Team would be 45-18.