Notes From The Sports Nerds

Badgers Stunned, Pac-12 Playoff Hopes Rise — College Football Rankings & Projections Update (2019)

Wisconsin suffered a massive upset at Illinois, while Oregon and Utah could be on a collision course for the Pac-12 title game as we head to Week 9.

Separation Day in NFC North + Week 8 Preview (2019)

Green Bay and Minnesota took hold of the NFC North while Detroit and Chicago faltered, as we head to Week 8. Plus, a preview of the upcoming best matchups.

NFL Underdogs are Outperforming Expectations in Close Games

NFL Underdogs are winning close games at a higher rate than expected so far, and that largely explains why betting favorites are performing poorly.

Survivor Pool Picks For NFL Week 7: Advice For Eliminator & Knockout Pools (2019)

For NFL Week 7 survivor picks, Buffalo is being picked by about two-thirds of the public. What other teams should you be considering?

NBA Preseason Predictions 2019-20: Review & Highlights

NBA preseason predictions for the 2019-20 regular season with win totals, playoff odds, division winners, and NBA champion odds projections.

NBA Preseason Rankings For The 2019-20 Season

Our NBA preseason rankings and predictive ratings (with in-line season projections) for the 2019-20 season.

How TeamRankings Makes NBA Preseason Rankings

Want to know what goes into our NBA preseason rankings? Here's an explanation of the methodology for how we generate the preseason ratings and rankings.

Texans, 49ers, Steelers Do Work — NFL Week 7 Rankings & Projections (2019)

San Francisco, Houston, and Pittsburgh had big, unexpected wins last week. Here are our Week 7 NFL rankings and projections updates.

Pick’em Advice For NFL Week 7: Five Value Picks for Football Office Pools (2019)

The Chiefs, Chargers and Rams are all on losing streaks entering Week 7, but the public thinks they can turn it around in pick'em contests.

On Wisconsin, Off Georgia — College Football Rankings & Projections Update (2019)

Wisconsin surges into the Top 4 of our college football rankings, while Georgia takes a tumble after a home loss to South Carolina.