Notes From The Sports Nerds

New NFL CBA: How It Could Impact Survivor Pool Strategy

The new NFL CBA changes including adding an extra regular season game and expanding the playoffs. We analyze how this could impact survivor pools.

College Basketball Bracket Predictions: Championship Week, Thursday Edition

Predictions for how the bracket could shape up on Selection Sunday, by looking at how teams project over the rest of the season.

2020 NCAA Tournament Could Have Several Over-seeded Top Teams

A lot of the top teams in 2020 are not rated as highly in our predictive power ratings, and that could be a factor in how you should approach your picks.

2020 MLB Projected Standings & Preseason Ratings

The 2020 MLB Projected Standings and Playoffs have the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers on a collision course for the World Series. Who can stop them?

2020 NCAA Tournament Bubble Breakdown

An in-depth look at which teams have clinched a spot, who is on the bubble, and who still has a chance to make the 2020 NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Tournament Bid Thieves: Breaking Down Bubble-Busting Scenarios

Every March, some bubbles could get burst by bid thieves. In this post, we break down the most likely spots where it could happen.

UCLA is a Wildcard at the NCAA Tournament Bubble

UCLA started the year 8-9 but has added a bunch of big wins in the Pac-12, and now will be in the middle of plenty of bubble debates.

Is There More Parity in College Basketball in 2020?

We examine the evidence for parity in college basketball in the 2020 season by looking at our predictive power ratings and comparing them to previous years.

Bracket Reveal Breakdown: Baylor Gets the Top Spot

The Selection Committee released their Early Bracket Reveal for the NCAA Tournament. Here are some thoughts on the decisions made and what they mean.

Super Bowl MVP Odds Breakdown: Patrick Mahomes versus the Field

Super Bowl MVP Odds favor Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to win, but here is some information to consider if you're going to make a bet.

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