Week 11 had some great matchups on slate, and it delivered. Not only were some of the day games tremendous, including two overtime games, but the primetime games were fantastic. Personally, I believe the Chiefs-Raiders game on Sunday Night Football was the game of the year, while Cardinals-Seahawks and Bucs-Rams also came down to the wire! With that, let us examine my model’s projections for … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 12 Game-By-Game Model Projections
Due to an interesting scheduling quirk, we had SIX late afternoon games in Week 10, and the slate delivered! Not only were some of the early games better than expected, but the late games provided us with plenty of entertainment, including an incredible Hail Mary! Additionally, both the Sunday night game and Monday night game were decided by one score, meaning that we were able … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 11 Game-By-Game Model Projections
They may not be on fantasy football rosters, but it is impossible to overstate the impact NFL head coaches have. After all, the players on said rosters can be talented, yet if they aren’t being put in a position to succeed, it may not matter at the end. We have seen plenty of talented teams underperform, compared to teams that appear to overachieve. That is … Continue reading NFL Team Building: What Should Teams Be Looking For When Hiring a Head Coach?
The MLB offseason is filled with a lot of player movement, but something that always tends to fly under the radar is the hiring of new coaches. There is a reason why manager hires aren’t extremely exciting; the perception is that they aren’t important in today’s MLB. With front offices more involved in-game decision making, as well as baseball being more of a “three true … Continue reading MLB Team Building: What Should Teams Be Looking For When Hiring a Manager?
Free agency is an exciting time for MLB fans. With so many well-known players on the move, it is understandable that they want their team to do whatever it takes to sign them; the perception of free agents are generally boosted incredibly based on all the rumors and buzz surrounding them. Thus, general managers are praised when they are aggressive when it comes to signing … Continue reading MLB Team Building: Why Relying on Free Agency Can Be Fatal
Talk about a week of surprises! Just when you thought that we knew who the top teams in the NFL were, the Chiefs, Seahawks, Bucs, Steelers, Ravens, and other Super Bowl contenders failed to impress in Week 9. That leaves a lot of questions to be answered which Week 10, which also adds to the intrigue. With that, I am happy to announce some exciting … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 10 Game-By-Game Model Projections
Recently, we took a look at trends from the first eight weeks of the NFL season, and compared it to what generally correlates to success in a normal season. Well, why not do the same for baseball? After all, similar to our NFL study, we’re dealing with a small sample in a 60-game season, and with all the ramifications from the atypical nature of a … Continue reading 2020 MLB 60-Game Season Review: Analyzing Trends/Lucky Teams
The MLB offseason is a very fun time for the baseball world; with so many rumors and players switching teams, it arguably provides more entertainment than the actual season itself! As free agency starts, content creators will move quickly to publish their “free agency rankings”. However, I do not find this incredibly useful when it comes to analyzing team-building. Unlike the draft, where organizations are … Continue reading Analyzing The Entire 2020 MLB Free Agency Class: Where Is The Value?
During the offseason, we looked at what wins NFL games, using Pro Football Focus grades to look at what correlates to overall success. Now that we are the mid-season point, why not do the same? In this article, we will attempt to answer three questions: What has correlated to success in 2020? How does this differ from the past? Which teams have been the most/least … Continue reading 2020 NFL Midseason Review: Analyzing Early Trends/Lucky Teams
The Steelers remain undefeated! The rookie quarterbacks continue to shine! Several upsets! Whatever you wanted from Week 8, it likely delivered. Now, it is time to shift our attention to Week 9. Once again, it appears as though we have more questions than answers regarding each team’s outlook. Luckily, there are plenty of intriguing matchups this week the should help with us . All projections … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 9 Game-By-Game Model Projections