Who Should I Start? - Week 15

Chris Carson or Marlon Mack

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
vs. DAL, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 27-
Best Rank# 8# 16-
Worst Rank# 17# 32-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SF vs. DAL-
Matchup Rank1529-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att21.219.5
Rush Yds87.670.6
Rush TD0.60.4
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total118.1110.6-
Avg Game10.712.3-
Avg Projection12.49.4-
Week 1415.09.3-
    
Misc 
    
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Weather61 F, Light RainIndoor-
    
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  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
7 rush, 51 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
Week 2 at CHI
6 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
at WAS
10 rush, 34 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. DAL
32 rush, 102 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
at PHI
Week 4 at ARI
vs. HOU
Week 5 vs. LAR
19 rush, 116 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at NE
Week 6 at OAK
14 rush, 59 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
12 rush, 89 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. BUF
19 rush, 126 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 33 yds, 1 td
Week 8 at DET
25 rush, 105 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
at OAK
25 rush, 132 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. LAC
8 rush, 40 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10 at LAR
vs. JAC
12 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. GB
17 rush, 83 yds, 1 td
vs. TEN
16 rush, 61 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at CAR
16 rush, 55 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
15 rush, 85 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. SF
13 rush, 69 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 39 yds, 0 td
at JAC
8 rush, 27 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. MIN
22 rush, 90 yds, 1 td
at HOU
14 rush, 33 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at SF vs. DAL
Week 16 vs. KC vs. NYG
Week 17 vs. ARI at TEN
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
vs. DAL, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts16.614.1
Rush Yards71.656.3
Rush TDs0.60.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions1.92.0
Rec Yards15.815.2
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.49.4
   
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
2018 Points 
Week 15.9
Week 22.43.6
Week 318.4
Week 4
Week 512.7
Week 65.99.3
Week 729.9
Week 818.426.9
Week 94.0
Week 105.8
Week 1112.312.9
Week 1212.39.6
Week 1310.83.3
Week 1415.09.3
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
2018 Targets 
Week 15
Week 212
Week 32
Week 4
Week 51
Week 602
Week 73
Week 824
Week 90
Week 102
Week 1102
Week 1222
Week 1341
Week 1401
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
vs. DAL, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Mack is no longer offering anywhere close to the 20 touches per game we saw mid-season. Rather, he has been mediocre for nearly two months now, and a tough matchup versus the Cowboys certainly doesn't help matters. He is a desperate flex play this weekend.
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
 Mack struggled to find any running room against Houston's swarming defense last week, but did score. Mack has consistently produced good rushing totals against bad defenses, and bad rushing totals against good ones. In other words, whether he's an RB2 or an RB3/flex really depends on the matchup - consider him the latter for a rough matchup with Dallas this week.
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Unrelenting physical style leads to quality Fantasy totals againDAL has allowed one rush TD and no 70 yard RB in last 5
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Starting at running back for the team leading the NFL in rushes has its perks. Carson has handled 68 carries in four games since returning from a hip injury. The accompanying 344 total yards and three touchdowns make him the RB10 during that stretch. The 49ers, who rank 12th against the run, were the only one of those four opponents to hold him out of the end zone. Yet he should again see a heavy workload as the considerable favorite, so play him with confidence as a top-shelf RB2. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 Mack has now totaled 39 yards or less in four of his last five games and will now play against an ascending Cowboys defense. There's been just three top-12 running backs against them all season and each one of them racked-up at least 23 touches. Mack has 23 touches over the last two weeks combined. The Cowboys only see an average of 18.6 carries and 67.6 rushing yards per game, which both rank as the fourth-fewest in football. They've also allowed just two rushing touchdowns over their last nine games. With Mack seeing no more than two targets in a game since way back in Week 8, he's no longer a must-start. Of the last five Cowboys opponents, none of them have carried the ball more than 18 times, which is a problem for a running back who's not involved in the passing-game and plays just 38-60 percent of the snaps. He should be considered a mediocre RB3 option for this game who likely gets the nudge in a tough start/sit decision because of the offense he plays in.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The 49ers are 17th against fantasy running backs, Carson should be a RB2 on the road this week against an opponent that he shredded for 108 yards from scrimmage in Week 13. Dallas is 5th against fantasy running backs, Mack is a low-upside flex option this week.