Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Streaming Defenses - Week 15



Well, my season is over, friends. I can't say I'm all that surprised as my fantasy football efforts weren't terribly high this year, but it's always a bit alarming to be done this early. Here's hoping many of you are still in and fighting your way to a championship. Bob is here to keep things rolling for the DST streamers. Best of luck!
Wow, what a difference a week can make. Last week the streamers were terrible due to no good matchups. This week the streamers had the matchups and it showed. Aside from SEA, the highly did as expected. Even PHI showed up to make some points, but don’t chase the points there, PHI is still terrible. The streamers did great with only DET disappointing. And CAR and ATL probably won some playoff games for you. Even without ATL and CAR, the streamers averaged 11 points, not too shabby.

Week 14 Highly Owned
Team
Opp
% Owned
Proj Pts
Actual
DEN
@TEN
99%
8
8
SEA
@GB
98%
12/6
3
NEP
BAL
97%
13
10
MIN
@JAC
95%
14
8
KCC
OAK
93%
12/6
14
ARI
@MIA
91%
8
9
PHI
WAS
82%
4
12
  Avg



9.14
Streams for Week 14
CIN
@CLE
33%
12
11
DET
CHI
9%
9
6
WAS
@PHI
12%
8
11
CAR
SDC
70%
8
22
MIA
ARI
63%
8
16
TEN
DEN
11%
10/6
12
ATL
@LAR
16%
6
30
  Avg



15.43

This week we continue our match through the playoffs. I only like 5 of the 7 highly owned this week. Beware of starting DEN. And why do people still own the Eagles? Since week 9, here are the DEF pts for PHI: 7, 8, 1, 1, 4, 12.

Lots of targets for the streamers this week. And watch for teams with games that they need for the playoff run. The top 4 streamers this week have a path to the playoffs, and will play like it. With only 5 highly owned recommended, this week I give you 7 great streamers.
Week 15 Highly Owned
Team
Opp
% Owned
Proj Pts
Comment
MIN
IND
98%
14
MIN at home and IND without an off line, I like this as the 1st best highly owned.
DEN
NE
98%
4
This is a nightmare matchup for the Broncos, I would look elsewhere.
SEA
LAR
98%
12
SEA didn't look good against GB, but LAR is not GB. Expect a good return as the 3rd best start.
NEP
@DEN
97%
13
DEN Off is bad right now without a ground game, and NE will key in on those pesky receivers. 2nd best start this week.
KCC
TEN
94%
11
Don't know why this one isn't rated higher, but I like the Chiefs this week. 4th best start.
ARI
NO
93%
10
ARI will score some points this week against a weak offensive line, start with confidence.
PHI
@BAL
72%
2
A lot of experts like this matchup. I don't, the Eagles' Def is terrible now, look elsewhere.
Streams for Week 15
BAL
PHI
62%
12
Conversely (see above), BAL will take PHI apart. I don't know why BAL isn't more highly owned, but that's good for streamers. 1st best stream this week.
MIA
@NYJ
55%
10
I missed two weeks ago, but got it right last week. This week the #1 target, expect big things. 2nd best stream.
ATL
SF
43%
9
ATL stuck it to LAR last week and this week they get yet another great target. 3rd best stream.
OAK
@SD
45%
9
I really like this one. OAK is avging 11 pts/game in last four starts. SD is a great target, so expect a nice return. 4th best start.
NO
@ARI
14%
8
ARI is still a great target with Palmer doing everything except move the ball. Even lowly NO will score against this off. 5th best start.
NYJ
MIA
25%
8
I hate to give the Jets any credit on DEF, but MIA will be without their QB and the Jets are best against the run. This is a good start this week.
BUF
CLE
62%
8
And how can we overlook the best target in the league. BUF may get a lift this week on a coaching change and renew their DEF. A good start this week.
NYG
DET
29%
8
This one is a bonus. At home the Giants are looking great on DEF, and the Lions have a hampered QB. Start if you don't have any other options.

Good luck on the playoffs.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting. The Miami stream got me back on track last week.

B. said...

Am I missing something, no Houston vs Jax?

Sean McPhisto said...

Nope, don't believe in Texans defense. Averaging only 7 pts/gm ove last four weeks. Even though JAC is still a target, they only gave up 6 and 8 points to the Bills and Vikings respectively. Although they did give up 18 to the Broncos. Texans are not the Broncos. They can be started, but temper expectations. And there are too many other teams I would pick first.