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Week 3 Matchups

 

 

 

Favorable Matchups:

 

NE vs MIA:

Miami ranks as the second weakest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the fourth weakest fantasy group against the quarterback position. They have allowed the second most yards at 433, or 216 yards allowed per game on average, to the position. They have allowed the most touchdowns to the position, in fact all five of the touchdowns they have allowed, have gone to the receiver position.

Miami has allowed a touchdown reception on 26% of converted receptions or every 3.8 receptions on average to the receiver position. They have allowed an average of 2.5 touchdowns per game to the position.

 

SF vs DET:

Detroit ranks as the third weakest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the fifth weakest fantasy group against the quarterback position. They have allowed the fourth most yards at 393, or 196 yards allowed per game on average, to the position. They are tied with the second most touchdowns allowed at four, to the receiver position.

Detroit has allowed a touchdown reception on 19% of converted receptions or every 5.25 receptions on average to the receiver position. They have allowed an average of 2 touchdowns per game to the position.

 

NO @ DEN:

Denver ranks as the seventh weakest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the third weakest fantasy group against the quarterback position. While they have only allowed 246 yards, or 123 yards allowed on average per game to the position, they are tied with the second most touchdowns allowed at four, to the receiver position.

Denver has allowed a touchdown reception on 22% of converted receptions or every 4.5 receptions on average to the receiver position. They have allowed an average of 2 touchdowns per game to the position.

New Orleans defense is riddled with injuries and this game has the potential to turn into a shootout quickly.

 

Unfavorable Matchups:

 

JAC @ IND:

Indianapolis ranks as the strongest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the second strongest fantasy group against the quarterback position. They have allowed the least amount of yards at 129, or 64 yards allowed on average per game to the position. They have only allowed 11 receptions or 5.5 per game and no touchdown receptions to the receiver position.

Jacksonville’s offense line is riddled with injuries as well.

 

WAS vs ARI:

Arizona ranks as the fourth strongest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the third strongest fantasy group against the quarterback position. They have allowed the ninth least amount of yards at 186, or 93 yards allowed on average per game to the position. They have only allowed 14 receptions or 7 per game and no touchdown receptions to the receiver position.

 

HOU vs TEN:

Tennessee ranks as the fifth strongest fantasy group against the receiver position on a per game basis. They also rank as the fifth strongest fantasy group against the quarterback position. They have allowed the twelfth least amount of yards at 206, or 103 yards allowed on average per game to the position. They have allowed 21 receptions or 10.5 per game to the position, but they have not allowed any touchdown receptions to the receiver position.

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