There are many tough decisions, but not many are tougher than whether you should start or fade a player for DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports). This article will make these decisions easier than harder. Read up and enjoy three fantasy football stats to know about for each NFL Week 13 game!
3 Key Fantasy Football Stats for Every Week 13 Matchup
Buffalo Bills vs New England Patriots
Since the bye week, Josh Allen has finished as a QB3 or higher in two games, despite throwing an interception in four of those five games. In two of the three divisional games the Patriots have played this season, the opposing QB did not throw an interception.
In four of his last five games, Rhamondre Stevenson has more receiving yards than rushing yards in a game, which has helped paved his way to an average of 19.1 points in PPR scoring. In the last two games, the Bills have allowed no RB to score more than 12.6 points in PPR scoring.
In the three divisional games, Mac Jones has played in this season, he is averaging 217.6 passing yards, 0.6 touchdowns, 0.6 interceptions, and 10.7 fantasy points. In the two divisional games the Bills have played in this season, the opposing QB has not scored more than 11.4 in fantasy.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Atlanta Falcons
The Steelers have allowed four 100-yard WRs in the last seven games. Although no Falcons WR has surpassed 100 yards yet, Drake London is the only Falcons WR to surpass 70 yards in two games this season for the Falcons.
In Kenny Pickett’s last three starts, he has not thrown an interception. The Falcons are tied for seventh-most with ten interceptions this year, with four of them coming in the last five weeks.
In the last three weeks, no Falcons RB has gone over 75 total yards or scored a touchdown of any sort. In the last two games, the Steelers have allowed an RB to have over 75 total yards to score a touchdown in both games.
Denver Broncos vs Baltimore Ravens
In three of their last four games, the Ravens have not allowed a TE to have over 25 receiving yards or score a touchdown. In Greg Dulcich’s last three games, he has not gone over 31 receiving yards or scored a touchdown.
In Courtland Sutton’s two career games against the Ravens, he averages 2.5 receptions for 42 yards. In the last eight games, the Ravens have allowed five touchdowns, all of those WRs who scored a touchdown were held under 42 yards.
In Mark Andrews’ two career games against the Broncos, he averages 3.5 receptions for 63 yards. In the last 28 games, the Broncos have allowed only two TEs to have over 60 receiving yards, with one of them being Mark Andrews.
Green Bay Packers vs Chicago Bears
In two of his last three games, Aaron Jones has 99 or more total yards and scored a touchdown. The Bears have not allowed an RB to have 99 or more total yards and score a touchdown in the past four weeks.
In three of the last five games, the Bears have allowed a TE to have more than 40 receiving yards and seven fantasy points in PPR scoring. In the last four weeks, Robert Tonyan has not eclipsed seven fantasy points in PPR scoring.
In the four games as a Chicago Bear, Chase Claypool is averaging 1.7 receptions on four targets for 20.7 receiving yards and 3.9 fantasy points in PPR scoring. In the last two games, the Packers have not allowed five out of six WRs who was targeted four or more times to score less than 4.5 points in PPR fantasy football stats.
Jacksonville Jaguars vs Detroit Lions
Trevor Lawrence has gone back-to-back games of throwing over 250 yards, multiple touchdowns, and no interceptions, whilst finishing as QB10 or higher. The Lions have gone four straight games of having an interception, but in that same span, have allowed three quarterbacks to throw for over 250 yards.
In three of his last five games, Zay Jones has seen 10 or more targets, but last Sunday was the first time this season, he went over 100 receiving yards in a game. The Lions have gone back-to-back games with allowing two different WRs to be targeted 10 or more times, with three of those four being held under 99 receiving yards.
In four of his last five games, Jamaal Williams has not gone over 75 rushing yards. Although, in all of those games, he scored a touchdown. The Jaguars have allowed the eight least rushing yards to RBs this season with 891, but have allowed eight rushing touchdowns to RBs this season, which would be tied for 15th most.
Cleveland Browns vs Houston Texans
In David Njoku’s nine games this season, he has scored over 10 points in PPR leagues, five times. In two of their last four games, the Texans have allowed a TE to score over 10 points in PPR leagues.
Since Week 7, the Texans have allowed the most total touchdowns to RBs with nine. Nick Chubb has scored five total touchdowns in that span, which is tied for the seventh-most.
In every road game this season, the Browns have allowed more than 21 points. Including in their last four road games, to allow 160 or more total rushing yards. Dameon Pierce has two games this season, where he rushed for over 100 yards, with both of those games being at home.
New York Jets vs Minnesota Vikings
Mike White in two of his five career starts, has thrown over 300 yards and three touchdowns. Since the bye week, the Vikings have allowed three QBs to throw for over 300 yards, and four QBs to throw for multiple touchdowns.
Justin Jefferson averages seven receptions for 103.6 yards. 0.5 touchdowns, and 20.3 PPR fantasy points at home this season. But three of his four non-100-yard receiving games this season has been at home. The Jets are currently on a seven-game streak of not allowing a 100-yard WR.
Garrett Wilson averages 5.7 receptions for 77.2 yards, one touchdown and 19.4 fantasy points in PPR scoring when Zach Wilson isn’t starting. In their last five games, the Vikings have allowed three WRs to have over five receptions and 78 receiving yards to score a touchdown.
Washington Commanders vs New York Giants
When Carson Wentz was starting, Curtis Samuel was averaging 5.6 receptions for 47.8 yards, 0.3 touchdowns and 13 points per game in PPR scoring, and was WR21 in that span. Ever since Taylor Heinicke has taken over the starting spot, Curtis Samuel is averaging 2.3 receptions for 34.3 yards, 0.1 touchdowns, and 9.7 points per game, and is WR36 in that span. In the last three weeks, the Giants haven’t allowed a WR2 to have six or more receptions for more than 71 yards.
In Taylor Heinicke’s three of his last four starts, he has not gone over 200 total yards. The Giants have only allowed two quarterbacks this season to not have a 200 total-yard game, with the last one being in Week 11.
In Daniel Jones’ five career games against Washington, he is averaging 272 total yards, two total touchdowns, and 0.6 interceptions. The Commanders have gone six straight games of not allowing a QB to have 272 total yards, and are also on a four-game streak of recording an interception.
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Tennessee Titans vs Philadelphia Eagles
The Titans have allowed a QB for 225 total yards and to score a touchdown in the past four games. Jalen Hurts has done a little better than that, by having four straight games of 225 total yards and scoring two touchdowns.
Since Week 10, when Ryan Tannehill and Treylon Burks came back from their injuries, Treylon Burks is averaging 11.5 points per game in PPR fantasy football stats. In that same three-week span, the Eagles have allowed four WRs to score more than 11.5 points in PPR scoring.
In the last three weeks, Ryan Tannehill has the fifth most passing yards per game with 293. The Eagles have not allowed a 293 total yard QB in any game this season, and are currently on a six-game streak of not allowing a QB to over 250 total yards.
Seattle Seahawks vs Los Angeles Rams
You probably know by now, that the Rams haven’t had a 75 total-yard RB in any game this season, but Kyren Williams came very close last week with 70. This might actually be the week that a Rams RB gets past 75, as the Seahawks have allowed an RB to have 105 or more total yards in the past two games.
In every game Kenneth Walker III has 20 or more carries, he has 95 or more rushing yards and scored a touchdown, in every game he has less than 20 carries, he has not gone over 55 rushing yards. In two of the last three games, the Rams have seen two RBs with 20 or more carries, and they both had 69 rushing yards and scored a touchdown.
In Cooper Kupp’s and Allen Robinson’s absence, Van Jefferson had three receptions on seven targets, 29 yards, and a touchdown. The Seahawks have allowed in three straight games, a WR to be held under 55 yards to score a touchdown.
Miami Dolphins vs San Francisco 49ers
Tua Tagovailoa is on a four-game streak of throwing over 280 yards, a touchdown, and no interceptions. In 15 straight games, the 49ers have not allowed a QB to throw for over 280 yards, a touchdown, and have no interceptions.
Christian McCaffrey broke a three-game streak of scoring over 15 fantasy points in PPR leagues. The Cardinals have allowed an RB to score 25 or more fantasy points in PPR leagues, in three of the last five games.
Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle have gone back-to-back games of not having over 90 receiving yards. In two of their last five games, the 49ers have allowed two WRs from the same team to have over 90 receiving yards.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Cincinnati Bengals
Patrick Mahomes leads the league in 300-passing-yard games this season with seven, with him being on a current six-game streak of having a 300-passing-yard game. The Bengals have not allowed a 300-yard passer in the last 13 games, but did come awfully close last Sunday with a 291-yard passer.
Travis Kelce is currently on a three-game streak of having over six targets, 55 receiving yards, and scoring a touchdown. The Bengals have allowed four TEs this season to have over 55 receiving yards this season, with all of them having eight or more targets in a game.
In the last three weeks, Isiah Pacheco has the ninth-most scrimmage yards for a RB with 275. Ever since the Bengals bye in Week 10, the Bengals have allowed a RB with 100 scrimmage yards in both games.
Los Angeles Chargers vs Las Vegas Raiders
In back-to-back games, Josh Jacobs has gone over 160 total yards. Meanwhile, the Chargers have gone back-to-back games with allowing the opposing RB to go over 105 total yards.
Justin Herbert has gone back-to-back games with throwing over 270 yards, multiple touchdowns, and finishing with 20+ fantasy points. On Sunday, the Raiders broke a three-game streak of holding the quarterback under 250 passing yards and less than two passing touchdowns.
Gerald Everett has not surpassed 50 receiving yards or scored a touchdown in his last three games. Ever since the bye week, the Raiders have not allowed a tight end to have over 70 receiving yards and have not allowed a touchdown since.
Indianapolis Colts vs Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys’ defense has the most sacks this season with 45. The Colts have been sacked 43 times this season, which is the most.
Ever since Matt Ryan was re-named the starter, Matt Ryan has not gone for over 265 total yards. The Cowboys have not allowed a 260 total-yard QB in the past six games.
Ever since Ezekiel Elliott has come back from injury, he has averaged 15.5 carries for 67 rushing yards and 1.5 touchdowns to an average of 17.1 fantasy points in PPR fantasy football stats. In the last three weeks, the Colts have allowed two running backs to have more than 60 rushing yards, and they both scored a touchdown.
New Orleans Saints vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tom Brady is currently on a four-game streak of scoring 15 or more points. The Saints have held opposing QBs to under 15 fantasy points in three of their last five games. This does not include Tom Brady’s only game this season where he did not score more than 10 fantasy points, which was against the Saints.
Alvin Kamara has only scored a touchdown in one game this season. The Buccaneers have only allowed four rushing touchdowns this season, which is tied for the third least this season. Although, two of those four touchdowns came in their last five games.
In the last two weeks, no Buccaneers TE has gone over 50 receiving yards, and it’s not looking any better, as the Saints have not allowed a 50-yard TE in any game this season.
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