Okay, here's the situation. This is a 10 team money league with some friends. I'm winning the game 92.04 to 90.36. I have Portis left, he has no one. It's 1 point for every 10 yards rushing and receving, with 6 points for TD's. Fumbles are -2 points. We're both 1-1 and this win would push me to 2-1, but there are several other teams that are 2-1 and a couple more that are 3-0. Only four teams make the playoffs.
So I can either play Portis tonight against Dallas at home or bench him and take the win. If I play him, then I have a great chance of picking up a few more points that would help greatly in the standings because the tiebreaker when it comes to record is overall points scored. Also, you never know when Yahoo! will do a scoring change that would affect the results. And what are the chances Portis will get -2 points anyway?
On the other hand, I could bench Portis, take the win, and hope Yahoo! doesn't change the score. This way, I would automatically get the win, but my place in the standings may suffer because I may not have as many overall points as some of the other 2-1 teams.
I've been debating this decision since last time, what should I do?
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