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The Football Analytics Show by The Power Rank and Ed Feng

The Football Analytics Show uses data and analytics to make predictions on games and break down match ups. The show covers both college football and the NFL.
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Dec 28, 2023

Kelley Ford, the founder of the popular college football analytics site kfordratings.com, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: 3 big analytics takeaways from the 2023 season (1:47). How his college football rating work (7:38). Michigan vs Alabama (14:20). Texas vs Washington (23:02). 2 book recommendations (30:48).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Dec 14, 2023

Ryan Noonan, the Sports Betting Manager at 4for4 and cohost of the Move the Line podcast, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Handicapping NFL tackle props (5:09). Tackle prop on Jacksonville safety (13:29). Tackle prop on Indianapolis interior lineman (15:50). Tackle prop on Chicago linebacker (18:01). Ryan's story of getting in sports betting (24:17).

Ryan was very generous in providing bets, and his analysis is excellent.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Dec 6, 2023

Edward Egros, a professor at Pepperdine University and co-host of BetQL Daily, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Why NFL offenses suck this season (0:54). Defenses that play light boxes and what that means (7:12). A bet on Jacksonville at Cleveland (10:46). College football playoff semi-final games (17:38). A bet on Buffalo at Kansas City (26:25). The sign of value in a market (31:41).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Nov 29, 2023

Ben Brown, football analytics expert and contributor at Pinnacle sports book, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: A bet on San Francisco at Philadelphia, NFL Week 13 (2:25). Jalen Hurts as a passer (6:15). Georgia vs Alabama, SEC Championship game (14:37). Atlanta at New York Jets, making a prediction on Tim Boyle (20:06).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Nov 22, 2023

The Game. Ohio State and Michigan are undefeated. Again. This episode previews the game based on what types of models are better at predicting college football outcomes.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Nov 15, 2023

What is home advantage for an NFL team in a division game? How does this change in an out of division game?

This questions gets more difficult in college football, as out of conference games can feature teams of vastly different strength.

How much of an edge does a team off a bye week have over a team that played last week? This episode gives the most up to date quantitative answers to these questions in the NFL and college football.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Nov 9, 2023

Kevin Cole, football analytics expert and founder of the Unexpected Points newsletter and podcast, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Adjusted game scores and future predictions (3:45). Will Levis (10:24). How Buffalo at Cincinnati explains his metrics (13:20). Cleveland at Baltimore (20:00). Houston at Cincinnati (29:50). San Francisco at Jacksonville (39:20). Detroit at Los Angeles Chargers (43:02). The best team in the NFL (45:22).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Nov 2, 2023

Eddie Walls, a professional sports bettor who also works with Right Angle Sports, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Explosive plays (4:38). Will Levis at Kentucky (7:40). Running clock changes in college football (14:00). 3 college football bets (15:45). How to find college football value in November (20:30). His NBA betting process (33:27). Advice for someone looking to bet the NBA (41:25). Betting daily sports like the NBA (45:55).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Oct 26, 2023

Connor Allen, the sports betting manager at 4for4 and host of the Move The Line podcast, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: How his NFL handicapping process involves analytics and watching games (6:34). An NFL player receiving yards prop (16:22). A week 8 NFL side (19:58). Desmond Ridder (24:20). Cincinnati at San Francisco (26:22). Houston at Carolina (28:36). Miami's defense (36:25). A surprise NFL prediction (40:00). Kansas City Chiefs (45:38). Seattle Seahawks (46:40).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Oct 18, 2023

After 7 weeks of the season, we now have some robust data with which to evaluate college football teams. This episode looks at whether to trust success rate or yards per play more and then digs into 3 teams. This has big implications for a huge Big Ten game and the future of a conference that will not exist next season.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Oct 12, 2023

Rob Pizzola, a professional sports bettor that uses quantitative methods to bet the NFL, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: The new data Rob and his team work with in 2023 (5:20). NFL player prop betting (9:48). New England at Las Vegas, NFL Week 6 bet (22:26). Minnesota at Chicago, NFL Week 6 bet (23:50). San Francisco destroys Dallas in Week 5, signal or noise? (31:10). Los Angeles Rams (37:43).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Oct 5, 2023

Fabian Sommer, a professional NFL bettor, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Fabian's process for handicapping the NFL (2:17). Evaluating coordinators, Detroit OC Ben Johnson in particular (9:08). A bet on Houston at Atlanta, NFL Week 5 (15:45). If and when to get off your preseason prior (26:37). Cincinnati Bengals (29:00). Indianapolis Colts and Anthony Richardson (34:33). Chicago Bears (36:34). Handicapping rookie QB Aiden O'Connell (40:48). Dallas at San Francisco (43:20). Kansas City (46:09).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Sep 29, 2023

As an analytics person, you know better than to judge based on a small sample size. But do you know why this is so difficult?

This episode digs into the cognitive science behind your tenuous relationship with randomness. I hope it feels like a short audiobook, but not boring.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Sep 21, 2023

Tanner Buzick, the Director of Analytics at Dr. Bob Sports, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: His quantitative approach to betting the NFL (6:24). Carolina at Seattle (13:22). Nick Chubb, Tennessee at Cleveland (21:40). A surprise prediction and bet for the 2023 NFL season (26:20). Advice for breaking into the betting world (29:20).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

https://thepowerrank.com/

Sep 14, 2023

Mike Craig, a professional sports bettor who also works with Right Angle Sports, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: How to get into sports betting in 2023 (5:35). Handicapping college football (8:02). FBS vs FCS games and whether they matter in handicapping (14:42). A college football bet (20:18). Colorado (23:02). Penn State at Illinois (33:12). A surprising prediction for the 2023 season (38:18). A team to fade (44:03). The state of sports betting (48:18).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Sep 8, 2023

Before the 2022 season, Dan Hanzus of NFL.com had Denver 8th in his power rankings. The Broncos finished the season 5-12.

I used his opinion in my best NFL predictions last year. Even in hindsight, I don't regret it. Let me explain in this episode.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Sep 6, 2023

How to bet the Buffalo Bills in 2023, courtesy of the brilliant software tools at Unabated. The concept of a no hold market plays a critical role in the analysis.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Sep 5, 2023

Adam Chernoff of Right Angle Sports joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: How the NFL preseason impacts his analysis (5:22). Houston Texans (9:00). Las Vegas Raiders (12:15). The Right Angle Sports NFL team (15:05). NFL props (19:17). Week 1 teaser bet (24:55). Atlanta Falcons and total football (28:30). Arizona Cardinals (38:42). Dallas Cowboys (42:10). The Simple Handicap daily podcast (51:44).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Sep 1, 2023

Dr. Eric Eager, Vice President at Sumer Sports and football analytics expert, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Offensive line as a weak link system (5:00). Green Bay Packers (12:04). NFL preseason models (13:53). Buffalo Bills and run pass option (19:22). Minnesota Vikings (24:50). Philadelphia Eagles (29:57). Detroit Lions and receivers (34:35). Denver Broncos (40:45). Houston Texans (45:05). Chicago Bears (48:28). His new book Football Analytics with Python and R (49:39).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Sep 1, 2023

Ohio State starts the season at #3 in the preseason AP poll. That might seem like a stretch after a 45-23 beat down to Michigan. Let's explore.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Aug 31, 2023

It is easy for Michigan fans to dream this season. This episode look at their critical edge over Georgia, Alabama and Ohio State and whether it justifies their #2 rank in the preseason AP poll.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Aug 30, 2023

In 2022, Sonny Dykes led TCU to the national championship game in his first season as the coach. With high expectations for 2023, let's look at how good fortune might have the Horned Frogs overrated.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Aug 25, 2023

Bob Stoll, founder of Dr. Bob Sports and legendary pioneer in using college football analytics for betting, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Math and art in his preseason model (2:35). What has and has not changed in 20 years of college football data (7:00). The impact of rule changes on totals (13:47). Middle Tennessee at Alabama (19:50). The random element in play differential (22:30). Georgia (29:18). Washington (34:05). Passing vs rushing in making predictions (39:48). Notre Dame vs Navy (43:22).

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Aug 25, 2023

The New York Jets are riding the hype train heading into the 2023 season. However, there are some warning signs about this team.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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Aug 23, 2023

Accurate predictions of interceptions require looking beyond only plays in which the defense catches the ball. This episode concludes with a bet on New York Giants QB Daniel Jones.

The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of bets and analytics, sign up for the free newsletter here:

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