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Michael Thomas or Kalen Ballage

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

WRNew Orleans Saints NO
Kalen Ballage

Kalen Ballage

RBNew York Jets NYJ
OR
πŸ”“ EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Ballage

 
 
 
 
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Owners starting Ballage over Thomas

 
 
 
 
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Performance Michael Thomas
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REC YDS AVG LONG TD
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

REC YDS AVG LONG TD
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Kalen Ballage
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ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS TD
155.002120
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS TD
13362.81000
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Redzone Touches
Redzone Touches Michael Thomas
REDZONE
WK OPP ATT TAR REC
1 TB πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
9 @LV πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
10 GB πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
11 @DET πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
12 LAC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
13 BYE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
14 CAR πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 @CHI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 @TB πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 SF πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 ATL πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 @DEN πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“

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Redzone Touches Kalen Ballage
REDZONE
WK OPP ATT TAR REC
2 @BUF πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
3 SF πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
4 @IND πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
9 DEN πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
10 ARI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
11 @MIA πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
13 BUF πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
14 @KC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
15 NE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
16 BYE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
17 @LAC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 MIA πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“

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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Michael Thomas
OWN
88%
+1.11 compared to last week
START
30%
+0.38 compared to last week
OWN/START Kalen Ballage
OWN
33%
+0.66 compared to last week
START
 
4%
-0.71 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Michael Thomas
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Kalen Ballage
46th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Michael Thomas

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among WR's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 93rd with 57.20 total points (5.72 avg).
  • Currently 216.8 points behind the leader: Tyreek Hill
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.5 PPG.
  • Receiving Stats

  • Top 75 in receptions, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 71st among WR.
  • Top 100 in targets, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 77th among WR.
  • Rushing Stats

  • Top 100 in rush yards with 1 (0.10 per game), though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 93rd among WR.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 11 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Receptions: +35, Rec Yards: +388 Rec TDs: +1,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
  • Season Outlook

  • REC: 139, REC YDS: 1641, REC TDS: 9
Breakdown Kalen Ballage

    Overview

  • Just about every team utilizies the dreaded 'running backs by comittee' policy. Two solid #1 starters are hard to find.
  • Experts rank this player at 46th among RB's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 117th with 9.70 total points (2.43 avg).
  • Currently 344 points behind the leader: Alvin Kamara
  • He is doing dreadful lately. If he is star player then he should rebound.
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.9 PPG.
  • Receiving Stats

  • Top 35 in receptions and is currently ranked 31st among RB.
  • Top 35 in targets and is currently ranked 35th among RB.
  • Ranked 120th in Rec TDs among RB.
  • Top 35 in red zone targets and is currently ranked 33rd among RB.
  • Rushing Stats

  • Top 75 in rush yards with 290 (36.25 per game), though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 65th among RB.
  • He is top 75 in rush tds with 3 (0.38 per game), though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 53rd among RB.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 11 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Rush Yards: +309, Rush AVG: +3.5 Rush TDs: +3, Receptions: +30, Rec Yards: +165 Rec TDs: EVEN,
  • He is not getting enough touches to make a significant impact on the ground
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
Next Up Health Check
Injury Michael Thomas

ANKLE - Aug 1, 2021

Questionable Ankle Aug 1, 2021
Injury Kalen Ballage

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Michael Thomas

Week 1
New Orleans Saints VS Tampa Bay Bucs

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
23.00392.00112012.69
Compare to same point last season
Matchups Kalen Ballage

Week 1
New York Jets @ Buffalo Bills

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
24.00472.00000014.27
Compare to same point last season
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Michael Thomas
22.55
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Kalen Ballage
1.75
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Michael Thomas
RECEIVING RUSH
YEAR TEAM GP TGTS REC YD AVG TD ATT YD AVG TD
2008 LAR 1 1 1 12 12.0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NO 15 121 92 1137 12.4 9 0 0 0 0
2017 NO 16 155 108 1326 12.3 5 0 0 0 0
2018 NO 16 147 125 1405 11.2 9 0 0 0 0
2019 NO 16 186 149 1725 11.6 9 1 -9 -9 0
2020 NO 7 55 40 438 11.0 0 1 1 1 0
3-YEAR AVG 13 129 105 1189 11.4 6 1 -3 -4 0
Totals 75 672 520 6116 11.8 33 2 -8 -4 0
Career Kalen Ballage
RUSH RECEIVING
YEAR TEAM GP ATT YD AVG TD TGTS REC YD AVG TD
2018 MIA 10 36 191 5.3 1 11 9 56 6.2 0
2019 MIA 12 74 135 1.8 3 24 14 63 4.5 0
2020 NYJ 11 91 303 3.3 3 37 29 166 5.7 0
3-YEAR AVG 11 67 210 3.1 2 24 17 95 5.5 0
Totals 34 202 634 3.1 7 74 54 297 5.5 0
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Matchups

Week 19
BAL @BUF
CLE @KC
LAR @GB
NO vs TB
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
BKN vs MIA 7:30 PM EST
BOS @CHI 9:00 PM EST
CHA @ORL 7:00 PM EST
CLE vs LAL 8:00 PM EST
DAL vs DEN 8:30 PM EST
DET vs PHI 7:00 PM EST
GS vs MIN 10:00 PM EST
IND vs TOR 7:00 PM EST
MEM vs SAC Postponed EST
NO vs SA 9:00 PM EST
OKC @POR 10:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
OTT @VAN 10:00 PM EST