2018 NFL Wild Card Picks

Big Plays (21-29-3 YTD) Tennessee +8.5 at Kansas City [MP Line: TEN +5.0] Other Plays (23.5-7-0.5 YTD) Buffalo +8.5/+9 at Jacksonville [MP Line: BUF +7.4] Break-Even or Better (unofficial leans) (15.5-12-1.5 YTD) Carolina +6.5 at New Orleans [MP Line: CAR +4.8] In the one remaining game, we make the LA Rams a 6.4-point favorite hosting…

2017 NFL Week 17 Picks

It’s the final week of the regular season, and an unusually large number of playoff-bound teams have little to no incentive to win. Two teams (Kansas City and the LA Rams) have announced that they will be resting their key starters, which makes a lot of sense given their position and that they won’t have…

2017 NFL Week 16 Picks

Big Plays (17-23-2 YTD, 132.5-114.5-8 lifetime) Green Bay +9 vs. Minnesota [MP Line: GB +5.9] Cincinnati +3.5/+4 vs. Detroit [MP Line: CIN -2.1] NY Jets +7 vs. LA Chargers [MP Line: NYJ +4.5] Tennessee +6.5/+7 vs. LA Rams [MP Line: TEN +3.5] New England -11 vs. Buffalo [MP Line: NE -15.5] NY Giants +4 at…

2017 NFL Week 15 Picks

Big Plays (15-21 YTD, 130.5-114.5-7 lifetime) Kansas City +1 vs. LA Chargers [MP Line: KC -3.4] Houston +11 at Jacksonville [MP Line: HOU +7.1] Baltimore -7 at Cleveland [MP Line: BAL -11.3] Tennessee +2 at San Francisco [MP Line: TEN -6.6] Other Plays (20.5-5-0.5 YTD, 171.5-129.5-7 lifetime) Cincinnati +10.5 at Minnesota [MP Line: CIN +8.5]…

2017 NFL Week 14 Picks

Big Plays (15-17-1 YTD, 130.5-109.5-7 lifetime) Cincinnati -6 vs. Chicago [MP Line: CIN -10.0] Houston -2.5/-3 vs. San Francisco [MP Line: HOU -7.3] Washington +6 at LA Chargers [MP Line: WAS +2.7] NY Giants +4 vs. Dallas [MP Line: NYG +0.8] Other Plays (18.5-4-0.5 YTD, 169.5-128.5-7 lifetime) Seattle +2.5 at Jacksonville [MP Line: SEA -0.7]…

NFL Week 13 Game Grades

These individual game grades reflect a team’s performance — controlling for home field and strength of opponent — through the lens of the Massey-Peabody ratings. Percentile rating is normalized relative to historical games, and expected score differential is a team’s expected margin of victory against an average team on a neutral field. # season tm week…

2017 NFL Week 13 Picks

Big Plays (12-17-1 YTD, 127.5-108.5-7 lifetime) Arizona +7 vs. LA Rams [MP Line: ARI +3.7] NY Giants +9 at Oakland [MP Line: NYG +2.5] Seattle +6 vs. Philadelphia [MP Line: SEA -0.6] Cincinnati +5/+5.5 vs. Pittsburgh [MP Line: CIN +1.6] Other Plays (15.5-4-0.5 YTD, 166.5-128.5-7 lifetime) Dallas +1.5 vs. Washington [MP Line: DAL -1.8] Baltimore…

2017 NFL Week 12 Picks

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Thankful for being able to do something I love (sports analytics) for a living, for more than seven years of professional collaboration with Cade, and for you — our audience — who think we have something worthwhile to contribute. Big Plays (11-15-1 YTD, 126.5-106.5-7 lifetime) Dallas +2 vs. LA Chargers [MP Line:…