We have had some teams putting up low defense teams only to have much higher teams. I see the pros in this but also see the cons. Whats the purpose of this? We’ve seen this twice now and won both. I know it eats up your teams for lower points but is there more?
It’s actually not a super effective strategy, since the total value of all of the teams is the same, and a substantial portion of the points are distributed across teams regardless of strength.
This thread from a few days ago has a lot of discussion of a similar issue of mixed strong/weak teams, albeit with the premise being that it’s based on alliance members jumping between alliances (which proved irrelevant to the point at hand, namely how to beat alliances with wildly varied team strength):
Along with some excellent recommendations on strategy from @Garanwyn: