The Nationwide Soccer League has launched its 2021 common-season schedule, so we now know all of the matchups we’ll be taking a look at throughout the fantasy soccer marketing campaign. Extra importantly, we all know which groups could have the perfect and worst matchups throughout a very powerful time of the 12 months for fantasy managers: The playoffs.
Strength of Schedule by Place: QB | RB | WR | TE
Fantasy Playoff Strength of Schedule by Place: QB | RB | WR | TE
These playoff weeks at the moment are Weeks 15-17 (it had been Weeks 13-16), because the league has expanded to a 17-recreation slate. Utilizing the fantasy factors allowed knowledge (dwelling/highway) from this previous season, listed here are the groups whose gamers could lead on you to a league championship and people whose playoff schedule might price you an opportunity on the title.
Tua Tagovailoa definitely advantages from enjoying towards the Jets and Titans, who allowed the third- and fifth-most fantasy factors to quarterbacks final season, respectively.
Kyler Murray will face two optimistic highway matchups within the fantasy postseason, dealing with the Lions and Cowboys. It is one more reason to make Murray one of the highest quarterbacks drafted.
Whether or not it’s Jimmy Garoppolo or Trey Lance, the Niners subject common will get nice video games towards the Falcons, Titans, and Texans within the ultimate three weeks of the fantasy season.
Carson Wentz might be a hero within the playoffs, as he’ll face the Cardinals in Week 16 and the Raiders in fantasy championship week. Each groups struggled vs. quarterbacks.
Deshaun Watson‘s standing with the Texans (and the league, for that matter) is in query, however he’d face the Jaguars and Chargers amongst his higher matchups.
Ryan Tannehill has a troublesome total schedule and dealing with the formidable Steelers, 49ers, and Dolphins (revenge recreation) defenses do not make him engaging within the playoffs.
Baker Mayfield is an unreliable fantasy quarterback total, and dealing with roadies towards each the Packers and Steelers within the ultimate weeks of the postseason doesn’t bode effectively.
Jalen Hurts is a possible breakout candidate, however dealing with the Soccer Crew twice and the Giants as soon as might make him a danger in your league’s playoffs.
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