Notes From The Sports Nerds

College Bowl Pick’em Performance: How Our Picks Did In 2016-17

Last year our college bowl pick'em customers won 1st place in their bowl pools 5 times as often as expected, and finished in the money 3.6 times as often. Read more...

Midseason Performance Update: NFL Survivor Picks

With a very low percentage of the public still alive in survivor pools, here's how our NFL Survivor Picks customers are doing so far this year. Read more...

Midseason Performance Update: Football Pool Picks

Here's how our Football Pool Picks customers are doing in NFL and college pick'em pools so far this year, including pools with season and/or weekly prizes. Read more...

Preseason Bracketology: 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Preseason Bracketology: 2018 NCAA Tournament projected bracket, plus odds to make tournament for every team, and #1 seed projections. Read more...

2017-18 College Basketball Preseason Projected Standings & Win Totals

Full 2017-18 college basketball preseason projected standings for all teams, including regular season and conference win-loss records, and conference win odds. Read more...

NFL Week 10 Rankings & Projections Update: Rams Get Playoffs Boost

We recap the biggest changes in our NFL Week 10 rankings and projections, including the odds that the surprise LA Rams actually make the playoffs. Read more...

2017 College Basketball Preseason Rankings & Ratings

2017 College Basketball Preseason Rankings for all 351 Division I teams. 4 teams can make a reasonable case for the #1 ranking, including ... Wichita State?! Read more...

NFL Week 9 Rankings & Projections Update: Bills Closer To Ending Playoff Drought

The Bills are moving closer to making the playoffs for the first time in 18 years. We recap the biggest changes in our NFL Week 9 rankings and projections. Read more...

NFL Week 7 Picks: Can The Bears Pull Off Another Upset?

With no team favored by more than six points, there are a lot of close calls to make with your NFL Week 7 picks. Here are five games of interest. Read more...

NFL Week 7 Rankings & Projections Update: G-Men, Steelers, Vikes Rise

After a week of upsets, the Giants, Steelers, and Vikings were all big beneficiaries in our NFL Week 7 rankings and projections. We recap the biggest moves. Read more...