Notes From The Sports Nerds

2017 MLB Projected Standings & Preseason Ratings

Our 2017 MLB preseason ratings have 5 AL teams at the top, but our 2017 MLB projected standings show 5 NL teams winning the most games. How can that be? Read more...

Sneak Preview: Our 2017 Bracket Pick Strategy Writeup (Early Edition)

Want a taste of the best bracket pick strategy analysis on the web? Read our 2017 bracket writeup, compiled after a 24-hour number crunching marathon. Read more...

The Best Teams In The 2017 NCAA Tournament, According To Stat Geeks

We compared how some of the best college basketball number crunchers ranked every team in the 2017 NCAA tournament. The consensus Top 25 might shock you. Read more...

The 5 Signs Of Terrible Bracket Picking Advice

99% of bracket pick advice you hear this March Madness is worthless -- even harmful. Here are the 5 things that separate good bracket help from bad. Read more...

Final NCAA Bracketology Projections (Selection Sunday 2017)

A copy of the final NCAA tournament bracketology projections we published, last updated in the early morning of March 12, 2017. Read more...

Bracket Pool Scoring Systems: Why They Matter & How To Exploit Them

Want to win more bracket pools? Optimize your picks for your pool's scoring system, and play in pools with scoring systems that maximize your edge. Read more...

Why Bracket Pools Are A Better Investment Than The Stock Market

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 Picks Customers Did In 2016

After the end of the 2015 NCAA tournament, we asked our bracket picks customers how often they won prizes in pools. Here's what they said. Read more...

3 Games That Should Be On Every College Bowl Picker’s Radar Screen

Winning a bowl pick'em pool is all about hunting for value and balancing risk with reward. These 3 games stand out as great opportunities to get an edge. Read more...

College Bowl Pick’em Performance: How Our Picks Did Last Year

Last year our college bowl pick'em customers won bowl pools more than 3x as often as expected. Here's all the results data, plus an overview of our process. Read more...