The Wednesday Watchman: Week 1

The Wednesday Watchman: Week 1
Can you believe another exciting season of NFL action is upon us? So many trades and so much drama in the offseason. So many wagers to bet, lineups to configure, and tournaments to compete in now. With our heads aswirl in statistics and information, I like to pick out something in the data that catches […]

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Between the Lines: Week 1 Edition

Between the Lines: Week 1 Edition
Every Monday during the NFL season, I’ll be comparing game spreads to my own power ratings and giving my perspective on whether I think the betting lines are accurate or not. Paying attention to the NFL market is one the single most important aspects of successful wagering. With all the variance and volatility of pro […]

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Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings
A week from today, nearly everyone interested in NFL football will be talking about how we just witnessed the craziest first week of football ever. Like clockwork, everyone will be amazed how some third-string RB and special-team WR scored three TDs or went for 150-plus yards. Every week, there is tremendous variance in football; we […]

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Do Kickers Underperform in Week 1?

Do Kickers Underperform in Week 1?
Kicking in Week 1 last year was a complete disaster. There were 19 missed field goals, the most missed field goals in the first week of the last decade. The following analysis contains data collected from the past 10 NFL seasons including kickers that have started in at least three opening games and attempts to […]

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