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Jay's Marvelous Team Comes Back to Nip Sin's Swell Team for Fourth Straight Win

Week 14

  • Jay's Marvelous Team
  • 60.98 pts, 10-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Sin's Swell Team
  • 59.2 pts, 5-9
  • Weekly Grade

So close, yet so far away for Sin's Swell Team, who fell in a close one, yet again, to Jay's Marvelous Team 60.98 to 59.20. Sin's Swell Team is still a tough matchup for Jay's Marvelous Team, who has a 2.73-point average margin of victory against them. It's a lot thinner than their 16.01-point average margin of victory on the season. Furthermore, Jay's Marvelous Team gets a few breaks against Sin's Swell Team, due to their an 83.73-point average score in the series. This is just 82.1% of their average on the season. DeMarco Murray was the key player, grabbing 15.20 points for Jay's Marvelous Team. The last time these teams met, David Johnson led with 30.50. The outcome could have gone the other way, as Sin's Swell Team had a starter score zero points (Vance McDonald). Jay's Marvelous Team defeated Sin's Swell Team 106.48 to 102.80 in Week 5.

Top Players

    • Lamar Miller
    • 18.20
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 15.20
    • Carson Palmer
    • 12.30
    • David Johnson
    • 12.10

Smooth Moves by Jay's Marvelous Team

  • 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.
  • Sat Devontae Booker, who scored 1.10 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Added Malcolm Mitchell, who beat his scoring projection by a team-leading 28.5%.
  • Jay's Marvelous Team won despite having only 2 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of DeMarco Murray. He had the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 15.20 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Sin's Swell Team, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Left Tyler Eifert on the bench, where he scored 16.80 points, exceeding his scoring projection by 84.9%, the highest percentage in the matchup.
  • Travis Benjamin has now underachieved in four straight games after scoring a matchup-low -0.20 points against a projected 6.02.
  • Should have started Mike Wallace, who underachieved, but still had the most points of any WR on the team with 5.20 against a projected 7.00.
  • Jay's Marvelous Team had their fewest points of the season, but Sin's Swell Team could not pull out the win.

What If

  • Jay's Marvelous Team would be 13-1 if they played Sin's Swell Team every week.
  • Besides Sin's Swell Team, Jay's Marvelous Team would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Jay's Marvelous Team would have defeated Sin's Swell Team 121.40 - 78.30.
  • Jay's Marvelous Team would be 9-3 if they played the same schedule as Sin's Swell Team.
  • If Jay's Marvelous Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 86-40.
  • Sin's Swell Team would have lost to six other teams besides Jay's Marvelous Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jay's Marvelous Team, Sin's Swell Team would be 2-10.
  • Sin's Swell Team would be 37-89 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • The 60.98 points scored by Jay's Marvelous Team is the lowest winning score in the league this season.
  • With the win, Jay's Marvelous Team has a four-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • At 1.78 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • Jay's Marvelous Team is now 3-1 in games that are close, including wins in their last two such contests.
  • Jay's Marvelous Team won even though Sin's Swell Team performed better against their scoring projection. Sin's Swell Team scored 66.6% of their 88.92 projected points, while Jay's Marvelous Team recorded 60.0% of their 101.65-point projection.
  • Sin's Swell Team falls to 0-2 in close games this season, remaining winless.
  • With 59.20 points, Sin's Swell Team ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Lamar Miller performed well in the loss, ranking 10th in the league in scoring with 18.20 points.
Jay's Marvelous Team
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