Who Should I Start? - Week 15

Sony Michel or Joe Mixon

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EST
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 19-
Best Rank# 5# 13-
Worst Rank# 10# 27-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. OAK at PIT-
Matchup Rank825-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att24.319.6
Rush Yds117.478.8
Rush TD0.80.6
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total156.9103.6-
Avg Game14.310.4-
Avg Projection15.711.2-
Week 1419.85.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather47 F, Mostly Cloudy41 F, Overcast-
    
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  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND
17 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
vs. HOU
Week 2 vs. BAL
21 rush, 84 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
at JAC
10 rush, 34 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CAR
at DET
14 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 1 rec, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at ATL
vs. MIA
25 rush, 112 yds, 1 td
Week 5 vs. MIA
22 rush, 93 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 1 td
vs. IND
18 rush, 98 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. PIT
11 rush, 64 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
24 rush, 106 yds, 2 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at KC
13 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
at CHI
4 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. TB
21 rush, 123 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
at BUF
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. GB
Week 10 vs. NO
11 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at TEN
11 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at BAL
12 rush, 14 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. CLE
14 rush, 89 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 66 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
21 rush, 133 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. DEN
12 rush, 82 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
17 rush, 63 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at LAC
26 rush, 111 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
at MIA
20 rush, 57 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. OAK at PIT
Week 16 at CLE vs. BUF
Week 17 at PIT vs. NYJ
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EST
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts17.916.0
Rush Yards79.066.4
Rush TDs0.80.6
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.71.1
Rec Yards29.77.6
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points15.711.2
   
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Points 
Week 120.9
Week 28.74.1
Week 34.9
Week 417.2
Week 517.517.0
Week 614.422.6
Week 75.11.5
Week 825.8
Week 9
Week 108.53.1
Week 1111.2
Week 1215.520.5
Week 139.57.0
Week 1419.85.7
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Targets 
Week 17
Week 212
Week 33
Week 40
Week 541
Week 671
Week 751
Week 84
Week 9
Week 1020
Week 113
Week 1272
Week 1321
Week 1460
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EST
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Mixon had one of his best games of the season last week, piling up 137 scrimmage yards and a touchdown against the Chargers. Mixon out-touched backup Gio Bernard 31-to-five, and will be a strong RB1 play in a beautiful home matchup with the Raiders this week.Michel was a major disappointment in Week 14, managing just 57 yards on 20 carries against a weak Miami defense and once again having a touchdown vultured by James Develin. The mammoth workload was promising, but the presence of Develin and Rex Burkhead is a lingering issue for Michel, who could continue to lose out on goal-line opportunities going forward. He'll just be a low-end RB2 for a fairly challenging matchup with the Steelers this week.
Frank Stampfl
RotoExperts
 PIT has allowed RB rush TD in six straight
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Averages 108.4 rush yards per home gameTough matchup and was disappointment vs. MIA
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Oakland is 25th against fantasy running backs, look for Mixon to have RB1 value at home. Michel has started to slow over the last 2 weeks and he has a tough matchup against the Steelers 9th ranked fantasy running back defense.