al's Best Team Beats The Players for Third Consecutive Win

Week 13

  • al's Best Team
  • 101.76 pts, 10-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Players
  • 71.5 pts, 8-5
  • Weekly Grade

What's more likey to happen: Brett Favre's record 297 consecutive starts at QB being broken or The Players beating al's Best Team? The Players is winless this season versus al's Best Team, this time losing by a final score of 101.76 to 71.50. This week, Travis Kelce did the most damage, garnering 21.40 points. That's slightly higher than the Seattle Seahawks Defense, who led all players with 20.00 points the last time these teams met. To make matters worse, as The Players had a starter score zero points (Jordan Reed). This is the closest win for al's Best Team in two head-to-head matchups. They beat The Players 108.32 to 73.64 in Week 4.

Top Players

    • Travis Kelce
    • 21.40
    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 19.00
    • Justin Tucker
    • 17.00
    • Antonio Brown
    • 16.10

Smooth Moves by al's Best Team

  • Congrats, al's Best Team. You outscored your opponent. Next up: outperforming all other Fantasy Football players to get into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • See what happens when you keep the laces out? Justin Tucker scored 17.00 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
  • Travis Kelce ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 21.40 points, his highest output of the season.
  • With 11.00 points versus a projected 6.29, the Seattle Seahawks Defense exceeded their scoring projection by 74.8%.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. al's Best Team won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • When life hands you lemons, say, “What the heck? I thought this was Fantasy Football, not a lemon stand. I want wins instead.” Wisdom from the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs Defense had -4.00 points against a projected 7.21 to finish last in the league in scoring and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Stefon Diggs has now failed to reach his projection for three straight games. This week he scored 3.70 points versus a projected 10.22.
  • Our kicker can beat up your kicker. The Players got outscored 17.00 - 8.00 by al's Best Team at the K position.
  • The Players lost despite having only 3 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • If al's Best Team played The Players every week, they'd be 7-6 this year.
  • Besides The Players, al's Best Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • al's Best Team would be 8-3 if they played the same schedule as The Players.
  • al's Best Team would be 80-37 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides al's Best Team, The Players would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. al's Best Team would have lost to The Players 105.44 - 78.34 had they played each other last week.
  • The Players would be 5-6 if they played the same schedule as al's Best Team.
  • If they played every team every week, The Players would be 56-61.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All five of the losses for The Players this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • al's Best Team won again and is on a three-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • al's Best Team was able to cover the 9.67-point spread in the win.
  • The Players had their three-game win streak snapped in the loss.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Kareem Hunt needs to step it up! He scored 6.30 points against a projected 11.24 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in nine straight games.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Golden Tate scored 6.90 points against a projected 8.86 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • al's Best Team is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 85.9% of their points from players they drafted.
  • al's Best Team outdid their projection in the win, while The Players came in under their point expectation. al's Best Team is now 5-1 when overachieving, while The Players falls to 2-5 when failing to reach their projection.
al's Best Team
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