Are Good Rushing Teams Undervalued in Low Scoring College Football Games?

For a long time I’ve theorized that underdogs with an effective ground game are typically undervalued — especially in low scoring games. The logic behind this hypothesis was simple enough: If teams are able to rush the football effectively then they are able to continually move the chains, eat clock, and stay within striking distance of their opponent. The nation’s top…

Which NFL Head Coaches Are on the Hot Seat?

Sports fans can be a fickle and reactionary bunch — and quite prone to hyperbole. One day a player is your cities savior, the next day they’re a clubhouse cancer that needs to be removed. I think it would be fair to say that the average football fan changes their opinion almost as often as…

2014-15 NBA MVP Odds

On Wednesday (8/13) the NBA released the schedule for the 2014-15 regular season, and there is no shortage of exciting matchups to get excited about. After an exciting off-season that saw LeBron James and (tentatively) Kevin Love take their talents to Cleveland, the Cavaliers will surely be on the must-watch list of every NBA fan. They will…

2014-15 Heisman Odds

Bovada released their first Heisman odds for the 2014-15 College Football season back in January and to nobody’s surprise Florida State QB Jameis Winston was the favorite to repeat as the nation’s most outstanding player. Despite his off-season run-in with the law (Winston was cited for shoplifting crab legs), the 6’4″ gunslinger was not disciplined by…

2014 Fantasy Football: QB Preview

The NFL is back and that brings the welcome return of fantasy football. Over the past two seasons we’ve begun using oddsmakers projections to shed a new light on fantasy rankings, and the results have been categorically successful. Last season we recommended taking Drew Brees ahead of the higher ranked Aaron Rodgers, and Brees outscored…