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Odies orphans Gets Victory Against McDreamin', Grabs Fifth Place

Week 9

  • Odies orphans
  • 129.96 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • McDreamin'
  • 120.44 pts, 3-6
  • Weekly Grade

Just like Batman and Robin, Ezekiel Elliott and Antonio Gates were a deadly combo for Odies orphans, leading the way to a 129.96 to 120.44 victory over McDreamin'. They amassed 22.70 and 18.50 points, respectively. While each team fell short of hitting their projections, Odies orphans scored 85.5% of a projected 151.92 points to get the win. Tim Hightower led McDreamin' with 17.20 points while T.J. Yeldon brought in 15.50. Odies orphans (5-4, 1,200.18 points) climbs into fifth place and McDreamin' (3-6, 1,146.80 points) stays in ninth place.

Top Players

    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 22.70
    • Antonio Gates
    • 18.50
    • Tim Hightower
    • 17.20
    • Matthew Stafford
    • 15.76

Smooth Moves by Odies orphans

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Took Derek Carr out of the starting lineup, who scored 7.66 points on the bench, fewer than the starting QB.
  • Odies orphans was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 11 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • With 22.70 points, Ezekiel Elliott ranked fourth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • With 18.50 points, Antonio Gates ranked third in the league this week in scoring among TEs.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • 129.96 seems a lot higher when you're on the losing side of it. And the Toyota Hall of Fame knows you know that.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Marcus Mariota, who scored 27.92 points to rank sixth in the league in scoring.
  • Made a mistake in not starting Jason Witten, who ranked eighth in the league in scoring and topped his scoring projection by 168.4%, the third-highest percentage in the league.
  • With 3.40 points against a projected 13.06, Dennis Pitta was last on the team in scoring and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • The TE position was a letdown for McDreamin', where they were outscored 18.50 - 3.40 by Odies orphans.

What If

  • If Odies orphans played McDreamin' every week, they'd be 5-4 this season.
  • Besides McDreamin', Odies orphans would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Odies orphans would have defeated McDreamin' 158.52 - 107.00 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as McDreamin', Odies orphans would be 5-3.
  • Odies orphans would be 61-38 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Odies orphans, McDreamin' would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Odies orphans, McDreamin' would be 6-2.
  • McDreamin' would be 48-51 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Odies orphans had their lowest winning score of the season with 129.96 points.
  • At 9.52 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • In the loss, Khalil Mack scored 11.00 points against a projected 4.64 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • After scoring 6.50 points against a projected 3.65, Blake Martinez has now exceeded his projection in four straight weeks.
  • Two of the starters for Odies orphans scored higher than the leading scorer for McDreamin'.
  • Odies orphans won even though McDreamin' performed better against their scoring projection. McDreamin' scored 94.0% of their 128.13 projected points, while Odies orphans recorded 85.5% of their 151.92-point projection.
  • Odies orphans got 73.5% of their points from players they drafted.
  • Odies orphans underachieved in the win, improving to 1-4 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while McDreamin' falls to 0-4 when scoring below their projected points.
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