One streak will come to an end next week, as Boomtown Brawlers (7-1) enter Week 9 on a six-match unbeaten stretch, while their upcoming opponent (GreatPlainsDrifters, 5-3), come in as winners of four in a row. Each of these teams has multiple bye weeks to think about in Week 9, as DK Metcalf, Jason Myers, Alex Collins, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense are off for Boomtown Brawlers and Mike Evans and Ronald Jones II are out for GreatPlainsDrifters. Looking at just the last two weeks, Boomtown Brawlers have scored 163.98 points per game, while GreatPlainsDrifters have averaged 189.48 per contest.
A pair of squads sporting matching 5-3 records, fourth-place CHEMDAWGS will now have a date with sixth-place Nightmares next week. Each side has multiple bye weeks to consider in Week 9, as D'Andre Swift, the Washington Football Team defense, and Ryan Succop are off for Nightmares and Adam Humphries and Rob Gronkowski will sit for CHEMDAWGS.