Monthly Archives: October 2014

Panthers-Saints and the Power Rankings

Do you remember how people kept complaining about the Thursday night games last year?  Or was that this year?  Or is it every year?  Anyway, tomorrow night we get a rare bird:  two sub-.500 teams playing for first place in … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Results

After a bizarre game in London (but a win is a win!), the Lions have played two games in a row where they won yet failed to cover.  That’s more impressive when you consider they were favored in those games … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Picks

With Detroit and Atlanta kicking off at 9:30 in the morning, it’s extra important to get the picks up today.  With a relatively strong contingent of home underdogs this week, including the Falcons assuming they were actually playing at home, … Continue reading

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Bill Simmons Just Found out About Point Differential

Bill Simmons had some time off due to his suspension from ESPN, but returned with his picks for tomorrow’s games (which I’ll have in my usual picks post later).  But aside from golfing, apparently Simmons spent some time thinking about … Continue reading

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Broncos-Chargers Features the Best Team in Football

The storylines from early in the season are starting to fall apart a bit.  The Patriots started poorly, but now sit at 5-2 (even though they still haven’t been inspiring their old confidence).  The Bengals have failed to win three … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Results

The models had a glowing start to the week.  They all got the Jets to cover against the Pats, and the next three games that the models agreed on (according to the schedule released before the season began) were all … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Picks

The predictions this week start off on a high note, as the Jets managed to keep the game close against the Patriots for a cover.  The models though the Pats were favorites by about the early line of a touchdown, … Continue reading

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Jets-Pats and Week 7 Power Rankings

Tonight’s game should be relatively straightforward.  The Patriots are the better team, especially given their last few outings.  They’re at home.  They started favored by a touchdown and the line has moved closer to 10.  All three models have them … Continue reading

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NFL Week 6 Results

I was traveling for most of the week, so let’s update the model results real quick before I fall too far behind.  Or forget entirely, since I have no idea what happened this past weekend while I was driving.

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NFL Week 6 Picks

As promised, the Thursday night game went against me.  But at least it was a close one this time, with the Texans putting up a good fight in a game they could have given up on after the first quarter. … Continue reading

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