2020 SuperContest Standings Week 16: ‘ODBMG2’ Lands in First with Bills Cover
In the 2020 Las Vegas SuperContest, the race for the $435,623 first-place prize is creating quite a bit of drama. Entering Week 16 in the NFL, ‘ODBMG2’ had a 3-point lead. Following Sunday’s action, ‘Yugo77’ jumped into the top spot, but then the Buffalo Bills on Monday Night Football covered the point spread and allowed ‘ODBMG2’ to retake the lead.
When Sunday was over, ‘Yugo77’ was sitting at a perfect 5-0 and ‘ODBMG2’ was 1-2-1, giving ‘Yugo77’ a half-point lead over ‘ODBMG2.’ ‘ODBMG2’ still had the Buffalo Bills (-7) remaining. With a dominating 38-9 win over the New England Patriots, the Bills pushed ‘ODBMG2’ back into the SuperContest lead.
SuperContest Top 10 After Week 16
1. ODBMG2: 51-24-5 (53.5 points)
2. Yugo77: 52-26-2 (53 points)
T3. Tribe Ojibwa: 48-28-4 (50 points)
T3. Invisible: 48-28-4 (50 points)
T3. Dixon_Cider: 48-28-4 (50 points)
T3. Chazman: 49-28-2 (50 points)
T3. Capenj: 49-28-2 (50 points)
T8. Oophie 69: 47-28-5 (49.5 points)
T8. Dfleming 221: 48-29-3 (49.5 points)
T10. WalterFootball.com: 48-30-2 (49 points)
T10. CosmoKramer: 48-30-2 (49 points)
T10. 3rd Ward Cougars: 47-29-4 (49 points)
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It wasn’t the best of weeks for ‘ODBMG2,’ but it was enough to have him in first place atop the SuperContest standings when it was all said and done. ‘ODBMG2’ finished Week 16 at 2-2-1 to move to an overall record of 51-24-5, which is good for 53.5 points. ‘ODBMG2’ is now a half of a point ahead of ‘Yugo77.’
Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs, and Zack Moss were the players who stood out for the Bills. Allen threw for 320 yards and 4 touchdowns before being pulled from the game with around 13 minutes remaining. He had a passing yards player prop of over/under 278 yards, so Allen easily cleared the over with plenty of time to spare.
Diggs hauled in 9 receptions for 145 yards and 3 touchdowns. Diggs’ receiving yards player prop was 84.5 yards and he nearly doubled that total. Moss had a rushing yards player prop set at 40.5 yards. Moss was also +220 to score a touchdown. With 57 yards and 1 touchdown on 12 carries, Moss came through big for the Bills and bettors of the over on those props.
In addition to taking the Bills (-7), ‘ODBMG2’ had the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-9.5), Los Angeles Chargers (-3), Cleveland Browns (-9.5), and Indianapolis Colts (-1.5) on his SuperContest card for Week 16. Since getting to the top of the SuperContest leaderboard following Week 3, ‘ODBMG2’ has stayed in first place ever since.
What’s more is that ‘ODBMG2’ is the same contestant leading the Circa Sports Million, where there is a $1,000,000 first-place prize up for grabs. In the Circa Sports Million, ‘ODBMG2’ has the team name ‘ODBMG-2’ and is in first place by a half of a point entering Week 17.
In Week 16, ‘Yugo77’ was able to go a perfect 5-0 thanks to picking the Las Vegas Raiders (+3), New York Jets (+9.5), Pittsburgh Steelers (+1.5), Seattle Seahawks (-1.5), and Green Bay Packers (-3).
Behind ‘ODBMG2’ and ‘Yugo77’ in the SuperContest standings are five contestants tied for third place. One of those five contestants, ‘Invisible,’ had the opportunity to improve his standing with the result of Monday Night Football between the Bills and Patriots. ‘Invisible’ had the Patriots (+7) as his final pick of the week, but New England failed to cover the spread, so ‘Invisible’ remained tied with the others.
The SuperContest is hosted by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. There is $1,177,360 up for grabs from the 2020 Las Vegas SuperContest prize pool, thanks to a field of 1,172 entries. Up top is a first-place prize of $435,623, and then second place is $117,736. That’s a difference of more than $300,000 between first and second, so get ready for an electric Week 17. Third place is $58,868, and the top 100 places will be paid. Coming in 100th place will score a contestant a $588 payout, which is less than the $1,500 buy-in.
In addition to the overall leaderboard prizes, the SuperContest has Quarter Prizes up for grabs. There are $135,000 in Quarter Prizes available each quarter, with the quarter’s best performer getting $100,000, second place earning $25,000, and third place receiving $10,000. The final quarter runs Week 13 through Week 17.