2012 Strength of Schedule

A quick look at teams’ strength-of-schedule this season. Below we’ve simply averaged the end-of-season MP rating for each team’s 16 opponents. Playoff teams are highlighted in red. A few observations: Most playoff teams come from the easier half of the distribution. While tempting to believe that is because of the easier schedule, these scheduling differences can’t explain…

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Wildcard Picks

Last week we were 2-0, including one “Big Play”, making our overall YTD 50-43-2 (53.8%). We were also 2-0 in the WSJ, pushing the YTD to 33-26-1 (55.9%). No action this week! We are in close agreement with Vegas on these 4 games. Our biggest edge, though still not what we’d consider a pick at…

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Week-17 Picks

Last week we were 3-3, including 2-1 on “Big Plays”, making our overall YTD 48-43-2 (52.7%). We were 4-2 in the WSJ, pushing the YTD to 31-26-1 (54.4%). (Week 15, previously unreported, we were 3-2). Strange week, this one. For 11 of the 13 games on the board, our line is within 1 of the…

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Week-15 Picks

Last week we were 2-2, making our YTD 39-38-2 (50.6%). We were also 2-2 in the WSJ we were 3-2, pushing the YTD to 24-22-1 (52.2%). More familiar faces here. As a buddy put it this morning, “Jets! Cowboys! Bills! And the only reason you’re not shorting the Giants is because you guys hate the…

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