These contests are intended to be fun as you’re watching the game. It’s incredibly difficult to get a real edge as there are so few options, and in MME contests, there are often many duplicate lineups. One play or one penalty can change the entire outcome of the game.
The Patriots are 1.5-point favorites on the road in Arizona, and the Over/Under is a relatively low 43.5. This is a matchup between two average teams. Anything can happen. All lineup constructions are on the table.
- Jakobi Meyers OUT
- Rondale Moore OUT
- Damien Harris Questionable
- Cardinals DB Byron Murphy Doubtful
New England Patriots
Mac Jones - Captain/Flex
The offensive play calling in New England from defensive-minded Matt Patricia is a joke, but Mac Jones did just throw for 382 yards and 2 touchdowns just two weeks ago on Thanksgiving night. He would've had a third touchdown if not for a controversial overturn that took away a passing touchdown to Hunter Henry. Jones is capable of taking down a tournament for us at the captain spot, and his matchup is intriguing against a Cardinals defense that ranks 16th in EPA/Play Allowed, 31st in Success Rate, and 13th in Dropback EPA Allowed.
Running Back/Wide Receiver/Tight End
Rhamondre Stevenson - Captain/Flex
Rhamondre Stevenson is the clear #1 choice for the captain spot in this game. Stevenson ranks 12th in the league in opportunities per game (19) and 16th in total yards per game (93.1) this season and will likely exceed his average chances on Monday night since Damien Harris is doubtful to play. Having this backfield to himself should be a dream for Stevenson in an awesome matchup against a Cardinals defense that ranks 16th in EPA/Play Allowed, 31st in Success Rate, and 23rd in Rush EPA Allowed.
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