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    NRL Fantasy 2021 Part 30 - Where the points are made up.

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    Post by rhinoceroo Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:51 am

    @Harviginald wrote:Any interest in Doueihi? Seems to be kicking goals and getting kick metres, couple of tries might be inflating his average? could get DPP if he keeps playing in the halves though

    He could be a great DPP 18/19 to have at the end of the season, but seems to be better options now in WFB, which is the only place he's available at the moment. Don't hate it after Rnd 6 though.
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    Post by Milchcow Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:51 am

    Quick point based on LAM discussion last thread.

    Who is the better pick.

    A player who started at $600k, now priced at $450k who has just come into a starting prop role where he might average mid 40’s for the medium term future.

    Or a player who started at $350k, now priced at $450k who has just come into a starting prop role where he might average mid 40’s for the medium term future.


    If you answered anything other than 'they are the same' you are doing it wrong
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    Post by easytiger Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:53 am

    @bigbruno wrote:Time for the weekly standard captaincy query!

    Options:

    1. Cleary - Still the gold standard
    2. Papy - Can he back it up vs a weak Bulldogs?
    3. DFifi - Seemingly scores 60 pts for fun now, banner due?
    4. Angus - Was unlucky not to score a try or two last week.. is this week his week?
    5. Brailey - Average of 77... is he soon going to challenge Cleary for the captaincy?!

    Own $1,040,000 player...
    think...

    Maybe I should Captain someone else who isn't averaging 91?

    Seriously, I think you know what you should do Wink
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    Post by bigbruno Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:57 am

    @easytiger wrote:

    Own $1,040,000 player...
    think...

    Maybe I should Captain someone else who isn't averaging 91?

    Seriously, I think you know what you should do Wink

    Not just for me mate! Not everyone owns Cleary, and for some owners that do, it's a tough game vs the Raiders
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    Post by WT Winfield Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:58 am

    Cleary averaging 50 vs. Raiders from 7 games. Just some food for thought for the captain rouletters Cool
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    Post by Archer Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:00 am

    @WT Winfield wrote:Cleary averaging 50 vs. Raiders from 7 games. Just some food for thought for the captain rouletters Cool
    Yesss Yeeeeesss, Non Cleary owners, embrace the green side, let the clap flow through you!
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    Post by mattnz Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:01 am

    @easytiger wrote:

    Yeah, like the interchange bench behind lpap, or... maybe even nowhere...
    Matterson is almost certain to have more HIA issues this season, one of them will end up taking his spot, the other will be the big minute middle.
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    Post by SoylentGreen Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:01 am

    @bigbruno wrote:

    Not just for me mate! Not everyone owns Cleary, and for some owners that do, it's a tough game vs the Raiders

    I've got Cleary, and as long as he's playing (and not under an injury cloud or somesuch) he's my captain. You could try jumping on someone else this week thinking he might have a lower score against the Raiders, but what if he doesnt? You've missed his score, and you'll probably get his 1 bad score when it comes unexpectedly against someone like the Bulldogs.
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    Post by Rapture_NRL Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:01 am

    @bigbruno wrote:Time for the weekly standard captaincy query!

    Options:

    1. Cleary - Still the gold standard
    2. Papy - Can he back it up vs a weak Bulldogs?
    3. DFifi - Seemingly scores 60 pts for fun now, banner due?
    4. Angus - Was unlucky not to score a try or two last week.. is this week his week?
    5. Brailey - Average of 77... is he soon going to challenge Cleary for the captaincy?!
    Hope everybody captains pappy
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:02 am

    @Archer wrote:
    Embrace the green side, let the clap flow through you!


    *may cause infertility
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    Post by SoylentGreen Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:03 am

    @Archer wrote:
    Yesss Yeeeeesss, Non Cleary owners, embrace the green side, let the clap flow through you!

    Syphilis is no joking matter.
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    Post by Slug Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:05 am

    First. Cheers Slug.
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    Post by multiple.scoregasms Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:11 am

    @Milchcow wrote:Quick point based on LAM discussion last thread.

    Who is the better pick.

    A player who started at $600k, now priced at $450k who has just come into a starting prop role where he might average mid 40’s for the medium term future.

    Or a player who started at $350k, now priced at $450k who has just come into a starting prop role where he might average mid 40’s for the medium term future.


    If you answered anything other than 'they are the same' you are doing it wrong

    Player B might actually be a better pick due a likely lower breakeven
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    Post by Snatchpato Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:13 am

    @Slug wrote:First. Cheers Slug.
    This is by far my favourite thing you do Slug.
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    Post by easytiger Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:14 am

    I need to trade in a Centre, so that I can shift Niu into NPR as dual cover.

    I have $566k to spend (oh how I'd like to just grab Tino and sure up my MID with $5k spend - must resist...)

    So, hopefully this also helps anyone else deciding on drafting a Centre.

    Peachey $544k (pretty much empties the bank with $22k left)
    Should average ~45, so pretty much priced at his average, but unlikely to drop below $500k.
    Has a great injury-free record.
    I'll probably want him for R13 anyway.
    Always a risk to cover in-game injuries in the backline.

    Bird $365k (leaves $201k to play with another week)
    Down on Tackles, TBs, with limited Attacking stats so far, while up on MTs.
    He's actually getting the ball more than he did in 2019 where he averaged 43.
    So should average 40ish? but will be more up & down
    Terrible injury record, but so far so good.
    Higher risk, but could gain money or become close enough to Keeper level.
    Also plays R13 (assuming he's fit to play)

    C Graham $472k ($94k ITB)
    One of last years gun-centres, now $108k cheaper.
    Averaged 44 last year, but needs tries to get there
    Souths don't have the easiest upcoming draw, and also look like they prefer going down Gagai's edge at the moment.
    Misses R13.

    I'm not especially keen on Momirovski or Opacic.

    My gut is leaning towards Bird, but my brain says the less exciting Peachey option makes more sense.
    Thoughts?
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:18 am

    Id grab bird and save the extra cash
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    Post by easytiger Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:18 am

    @mattnz wrote:
    Matterson is almost certain to have more HIA issues this season, one of them will end up taking his spot, the other will be the big minute middle.

    Sorry, I didn't realise that was almost certain.

    He played 43 out of a possible 46 games over the last two years.
    It's probably not the sort of odd's I'd want to bet against, but that's just me. Very Happy
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    Post by Papadontbleach Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:20 am

    @easytiger wrote:I need to trade in a Centre, so that I can shift Niu into NPR as dual cover.

    I have $566k to spend (oh how I'd like to just grab Tino and sure up my MID with $5k spend - must resist...)

    So, hopefully this also helps anyone else deciding on drafting a Centre.

    Peachey $544k (pretty much empties the bank with $22k left)
    Should average ~45, so pretty much priced at his average, but unlikely to drop below $500k.
    Has a great injury-free record.
    I'll probably want him for R13 anyway.
    Always a risk to cover in-game injuries in the backline.

    Bird $365k (leaves $201k to play with another week)
    Down on Tackles, TBs, with limited Attacking stats so far, while up on MTs.
    He's actually getting the ball more than he did in 2019 where he averaged 43.
    So should average 40ish? but will be more up & down
    Terrible injury record, but so far so good.
    Higher risk, but could gain money or become close enough to Keeper level.
    Also plays R13 (assuming he's fit to play)

    C Graham $472k ($94k ITB)
    One of last years gun-centres, now $108k cheaper.
    Averaged 44 last year, but needs tries to get there
    Souths don't have the easiest upcoming draw, and also look like they prefer going down Gagai's edge at the moment.
    Misses R13.

    I'm not especially keen on Momirovski or Opacic.

    My gut is leaning towards Bird, but my brain says the less exciting Peachey option makes more sense.
    Thoughts?

    I think Bird, keep the cash.
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    Post by ytsb Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:23 am

    @easytiger wrote:I need to trade in a Centre, so that I can shift Niu into NPR as dual cover.

    I have $566k to spend (oh how I'd like to just grab Tino and sure up my MID with $5k spend - must resist...)

    So, hopefully this also helps anyone else deciding on drafting a Centre.

    Peachey $544k (pretty much empties the bank with $22k left)
    Should average ~45, so pretty much priced at his average, but unlikely to drop below $500k.
    Has a great injury-free record.
    I'll probably want him for R13 anyway.
    Always a risk to cover in-game injuries in the backline.

    Bird $365k (leaves $201k to play with another week)
    Down on Tackles, TBs, with limited Attacking stats so far, while up on MTs.
    He's actually getting the ball more than he did in 2019 where he averaged 43.
    So should average 40ish? but will be more up & down
    Terrible injury record, but so far so good.
    Higher risk, but could gain money or become close enough to Keeper level.
    Also plays R13 (assuming he's fit to play)

    C Graham $472k ($94k ITB)
    One of last years gun-centres, now $108k cheaper.
    Averaged 44 last year, but needs tries to get there
    Souths don't have the easiest upcoming draw, and also look like they prefer going down Gagai's edge at the moment.
    Misses R13.

    I'm not especially keen on Momirovski or Opacic.

    My gut is leaning towards Bird, but my brain says the less exciting Peachey option makes more sense.
    Thoughts?

    Have you considered running the gauntlet and only pull the trigger if one of your Centres go down? You have enough cash ITB to go cashie/middie (Liddle probably) straight to Moses
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:24 am

    @ytsb wrote:

    Have you considered running the gauntlet and only pull the trigger if one of your Centres go down? You have enough cash ITB to go cashie/middie (Liddle probably) straight to Moses

    I didn't read the original post properly. I prefer this. I wouldn't be grabbing a centre just to have coverage. (i'm playing Niu as it is, don't care)


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