Notes From The Sports Nerds

NFL Preseason Predictions 2016: Projections For All 32 Teams

Our 2016 preseason NFL predictions for all 32 teams, including our Super Bowl odds and projected final standings for every division. Read more...

NFL Preseason Rankings 2016: NFC West Primed For Dominance?

Seattle and Arizona anchor and NFC West heavy top three in our 2016 preseason NFL rankings, while last year's Super Bowl teams on the outside looking in. Read more...

Preseason College Football Predictions For All 128 Teams

We've released our data-driven college football preseason projections for 2015. Here are our projected champions and standings for the 5 power conferences. Read more...

College Football Preseason Rankings 2016: Can Alabama Repeat?

Alabama leads a pack of five teams atop our 2016 college football preseason rankings. Here's how we rank all 128 contenders. Read more...

2016 NCAA Tournament “Points From The Title” Ratings

16-seed Florida Gulf Coast had a better 2016 NCAA tournament than Oklahoma, a Final Four team? If you think about it a certain way, yes. Read more...

2016 MLB Projected Standings & Preseason Ratings

Our 2016 MLB preseason ratings have 5 AL teams at the top, but our 2016 MLB projected standings show 5 NL teams winning the most games. How can that be? Read more...

The 25 Best Teams In The Tournament (Say Stat Geeks)

We compared how some of the best basketball number crunchers ranked every team in the 2016 NCAA tournament. Their consensus Top 25 might shock you. Read more...

The 5 Signs Of Terrible Bracket Picking Advice

99% of bracket picking "help" you're going to get for March Madness 2016 is worthless -- even harmful. Here are 5 quick ways to identify crappy bracket advice. Read more...

Popular Bracket Pool Scoring Systems & What They Mean

Most people have no idea how important the scoring system of their NCAA bracket pool is. We analyze the implications of 5 different bracket scoring systems. Read more...

How Upset Bonuses Impact Bracket Pool Scoring & Strategy

If your NCAA bracket pool features upset bonuses or a seed-based scoring system, you need to understand the significant implications for making good picks. Read more...