Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Joe Mixon or C.J. Anderson

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 8-
Best Rank# 4# 4-
Worst Rank# 19# 18-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at PIT vs. SF-
Matchup Rank2412-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att20.524.7
Rush Yds85.4100.8
Rush TD0.70.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total200.462.4-
Avg Game14.36.9-
Avg Projection13.213.5-
Week 167.822.2-
    
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  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND
17 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
at OAK
7 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. BAL
21 rush, 84 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
3 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CAR
vs. LAC
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 24 yds, 1 td
Week 4 at ATL
vs. MIN
Week 5 vs. MIA
22 rush, 93 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 1 td
at SEA
4 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. PIT
11 rush, 64 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
at DEN
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at KC
13 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
at SF
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. TB
21 rush, 123 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
5 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 9BYE WEEK at NO
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. NO
11 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
2 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at BAL
12 rush, 14 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
Week 12 vs. CLE
14 rush, 89 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 66 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. DEN
12 rush, 82 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
at DET
Week 14 at LAC
26 rush, 111 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
at CHI
Week 15 vs. OAK
27 rush, 129 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
Week 16 at CLE
17 rush, 68 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
at ARI
20 rush, 167 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 1 rec, -5 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at PIT vs. SF
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts17.015.1
Rush Yards69.965.6
Rush TDs0.60.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.42.6
Rec Yards25.320.3
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points13.213.5
   
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
2018 Points 
Week 120.93.5
Week 28.73.1
Week 39.3
Week 4
Week 517.50.9
Week 614.4
Week 75.1
Week 825.82.0
Week 90.1
Week 108.5-0.1
Week 1111.2
Week 1215.5
Week 139.5
Week 1419.8
Week 1525.0
Week 167.822.2
Week 1710.721.4
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
2018 Targets 
Week 170
Week 212
Week 31
Week 4
Week 540
Week 670
Week 750
Week 840
Week 90
Week 1020
Week 113
Week 127
Week 132
Week 146
Week 154
Week 1623
Week 1713
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
C.J. Anderson
RB - LAR
C.J. Anderson
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Now that Todd Gurley is ruled out, you can confidently start Anderson again this week. He might not go for 160 yards again, but he will be a workhorse which should be plenty.
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
 Signed earlier in the week, Anderson annihilated Arizona's NFL-worst rushing defense for 167 yards and a touchdown. (Isn't it funny how running backs are the most important position in fantasy, but actual teams can readily replace even the top guys?) The Rams, who will clinch a first-round bye with a victory, are 10-point favorites over the 49ers. That makes Anderson a must-start with Todd Gurley (knee) sitting again.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Mixon has been a bright spot on this offense, he should close the season on a high-note as a RB1 on the road in a tough matchup. Anderson had a monster game last week and he should keep up his strong play with the Rams needing to have Gurley become healthy for the playoffs.