MLR Week Five

May 20 2018


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Week 5 of MLR: NOLA Repeat Over Houston: Seattle Seawolves Take Down Utah Warriors: FULL MATCH VIDEO


New Orleans repeated their win over Houston in the local Gulf of Mexico derby. They beat them 35-26 in week one and 24-20 in week four. Houston had won the first preseason match, showing it's not how you start the race that matters, but how you finish it. NOLA goes to 3rd in the standings with a 50% win record, Houston drop to 6th with a 25% win record.

This afternoon it's Seattle Seawolves hosting Utah Warriors. Based on win percentage and the strong hosting advantage in the league, it's pointing to a Seattle win. Utah had a strong outing in their last match at home however crushing Austin Elite 41-22. The game will be on the MLR facebook page for Canadian viewers.

Of interest will be the four Canadians in the lineup and one person has already remarked on the Lasike v Barton matchup at inside centre as one to watch.

Seattle went on to win the match, the full match video is below. George Barton helped set up Seattle's second try and Phil Mack had an outstanding game, scoring a try.

Seattle Seawolves 41 v Utah Warriors 30 - Full Match Video



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Utah


NOLA 24 v Houston 20 - Highlights



NOLA


Houston


BCRN Prediction Rankings

BCRN MLR Preseason rankings
1. Glendale Raptors
2. Houston Sabercats
3. Utah Warriors
4. Seattle Seawolves
5. NOLA Gold
6. San Diego Legion
7. Austin Elite

BCRN MLR Week 1 rankings
1. Glendale Raptors
2. Seattle Seawolves
3. NOLA Gold
4. Utah Warriors
5. Houston Sabercats
6. San Diego Legion
7. Austin Elite

BCRN MLR Week 2 rankings
1. Glendale Raptors
2. Seattle Seawolves
3. NOLA Gold
4. Houston Sabercats
5. San Diego Legion
6. Utah Warriors
7. Austin Elite

BCRN MLR Week 3 rankings (win %)
1. Glendale Raptors 100%
2. Seattle Seawolves 50%
3. San Diego Legion 67% (lost to Seattle)
4. NOLA Gold 50%
5. Houston Sabercats 33%
6. Austin Elite 33%
7. Utah Warriors 0%

BCRN MLR Week 4 rankings
1. Glendale Raptors 100%
2. Seattle Seawolves 67%
3. San Diego Legion 50%
4. NOLA Gold 33%
5. Houston Sabercats 33%
6. Utah Warriors 33%
7. Austin Elite 25%

BCRN MLR Week 5 rankings
1. Glendale Raptors 100%
2. Seattle Seawolves 75%
3. NOLA Gold 50%
4. San Diego Legion 50%
5. Utah Warriors 25%
6. Houston Sabercats 25%
7. Austin Elite 25%

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