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NFL Survivor Pool Picks 2015

Based on years of research and thousands of computer simulations, our picks give you the best chance to win your NFL survivor or eliminator pool.

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Fast Facts:

Our picks have outlasted at least 95% of Survivor contestants on Yahoo! Sports in 3 of the past 4 years.
The recommended survivor pick from our weekly writeups compiled a 29-week winning streak, including a perfect 17-0 run for the 2011-12 season and a 12-0 start to the 2012-13 season.
We've answered over 3,000 user questions on survivor pool strategy, from the basics to complex topics like playing multiple entries, re-buys, multi-strike pools, and game theory.
The smart pool players use TeamRankings.
Daryl Morey
General Manager, Houston Rockets
Co-founder, MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
TeamRankings customer
The Most Comprehensive Features

No one else comes close to matching what we've built to help you make the best survivor decisions:

  • Weekly Writeup breaks down the week's top pick options
  • Weekly Report Card gives key data on all teams playing
  • Expert Q&A Forum lets you ask us questions about your pool
  • Optimal Path Tool identifies teams you should save for the future
  • Season Planner shows future week win odds for all teams
  • EV Calculator helps you optimize "end game" strategy
How We Deliver An Edge
  • We've developed quantitative computer models that simulate season long NFL Survivor contests
  • These simulations not only forecast game results, but also project the popularity of each team in future weeks
  • Running millions of pool simulations gives us a deep understanding of the best picking strategies in many different scenarios
  • Each week we evaluate every single team for safety, popularity, and future value. In seconds, you know all the overrated "crowd favorites" and all the best under-the-radar sleeper picks.
Our History & Track Record
  • Launched in 2000 from Stanford dorm room
  • Featured in ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Wall St. Journal, New York Times
  • 14 years experience building prediction models for the NFL
  • 10 years experience developing data-driven strategies for office pools
  • Started research and blogging about NFL Survivor picks in 2010
  • Official picks went a perfect 17-0 in the 2011-12 season.
  • Officially launched NFL Survivor product in 2013
  • Last year, our final Report Card Top Option pickset went 15-2
  • Thousands of paying subscribers, growing every year
Won my 30 person survivor pool again this year. Back to back winner thanks to you guys.
- Kevin S.
I would not have won without your strategy tips, which kept me from making a really bad decision.
- Ron C.

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