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By Jesse Asido, 12/04/17, 1:15PM EST


At the end, it has come down to what most people had predicted from the start of the season:  a Final matchup between the top two seeds: Grind Time vs. Crane TO.

In their two regular season meetings, each team took a win by blowout decision. These heavyweights met in the Week 1 in a lopsided blowout win for Grind Time without Crane TO's superstar Kareem Jackson. Later in the season, Crane TO left a stain on Grind Time's then-perfect record late in the season with their own blowout victory to hand Grind Time their first and only loss of the season. In this matchup, it should be noted that Crane TO and Grind Time were both missing star swingmen Shane Bennett and Garey Drummond, respectively.

It's hard to decide who the favourite is when you consider it  a very even match-up between both teams and neither team had a full lineup in their prior meetings. I believe it will come down to how the supporting casts of each team perform. I think we all know what to expect from rookie standout Jackson Wells and Kareem "The Villain" Jackson, but what type of production can each team get from their supporting cast.

There are multiple subplots in this winner-take-all game: the division's top two rookies in Bennett and Wells will meet once again while co-workers and rival coaches Clayton Conway and Willy Phan will also go head-to-head once again for the championship.