Notes From The Sports Nerds

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...

101 Customer Reviews Of Our NCAA Bracket Picks

We can blab on and on about algorithms and optimal bracket picking strategy, but sometimes it's better to just let your customers do the talking. Read more...

How Often Should You Expect To Win Your Bracket Pool?

Winning NCAA bracket pools is a total crapshoot, right? Wrong. Here's how a systematic picking strategy generates big profits over the long term. Read more...

How Our NCAA Bracket Pool Picks Did In 2015

Last year we collected data on how our NCAA Bracket Picks performed in over 1,300 different bracket pools that our customers entered. Here's how they did. Read more...

TRFC Week 10 Recap: Dylansdeadly Claims 3 Finals Tickets

Big performances from Jeremy Langford and Antonio Brown helped Dylansdeadly claim all three spots into the TeamRankings Football Championship Week 11 Final. Read more...