Nick Kostos, sports betting personality at Sports Illustrated, joins me to discuss the Super Bowl. He begins with his journey from writing articles at Bleacher Report to CBS to videos at Sports Illustrated. Then we break down the Super Bowl match up between San Francisco and Kansas City. Nick also shares his thoughts on social media, food, books and the important things in life.
Host Ed Feng breaks down the Super Bowl between San Francisco and Kansas City. He uses snap data to analyze match ups in this game, and discusses an important factor that could swing the game. He ends with a prediction based on his analytics at ThePowerRank.com.
Bob Stoll, a pioneer in using football analytics for betting, joins me to talk NFL analytics. He describes his model and how he incorporates statistics like air yards and QB pressures. Then Bob tells us about the surprising resource he uses for injury adjustments. Finally, we discuss the conference championship games: Tennessee at Kansas City and Green Bay at San Francisco.
JJ Zachariason, content guru at FanDuel and numberFire, joins me to talk analytics and the NFL Divisional Playoffs. He tells us about the surprising statistic for college running backs that he uses to project NFL performance. Then we get into the 4 playoff games. Among other insights, he discusses the situation that makes San Francisco even more potent and the truth about Kansas City's defense.
New Orleans might be the most complete NFL team on both sides of the ball. Host Ed Feng breaks down this team and their odds to win the Super Bowl.