Podcast: National Championship Recap and 2020 Wrap Up

We wrap up a 2020 College Football season like no other, discuss the National Championship game where Alabama defeated Ohio State, recap our favorite games and moments from this season, and finish off with our final Elo Rankings of the year. Alabama defeats Ohio State in the National Championship (2:55-8:51)2020 Season Highlights and Our Top … Continue reading Podcast: National Championship Recap and 2020 Wrap Up

Podcast: CFB National Championship Stats (Elo, EPA, Success Rates) + Predictions

In our final preview show of the 2020 College Football season, we pick the National Championship game, plus recap the CFP semifinal games and react to the Heisman winner, DeVonta Smith. DeVonta Smith wins the 2020 Heisman Trophy Award (1:20-7:30)Alabama defeats Notre Dame fairly easily (7:30-11:57)Ohio State shocks Clemson with an impressive performance (11:58-20:20)National Championship … Continue reading Podcast: CFB National Championship Stats (Elo, EPA, Success Rates) + Predictions

Podcast: CFB Playoff Semifinal Picks + Rest of NY6 Bowl Games

Our first live show on Twitter brings bowl-season picks using Elo ratings, Expected Points Added, and success rates. Hear our thoughts on all the New Year's Six bowl games, including the two College Football Playoff Semifinals. Liberty's kneeling struggles vs. Coastal Carolina (1:50-7:49)Alabama-Notre Dame (8:15-17:16)Clemson-Ohio State (17:20-23:30)Florida-Oklahoma (23:35-27:22)Georgia-Cincinnati (27:23-31:49)Auburn-Northwestern (31:50-35:37)Texas A&M-UNC (35:38-38:18)Elo Picks (38:19-41:30) Join … Continue reading Podcast: CFB Playoff Semifinal Picks + Rest of NY6 Bowl Games

Podcast: Conference Championship Recap + Heisman Prediction Model

Happy Holidays from the Staturdays crew! We recap the conference championship weekend, our new Heisman prediction model, and our thoughts on the CFB Playoff selection and how it compared to Elo. Thank you to all our listeners (00:00-3:50)Clemson-Notre Dame Round 2 (4:58-11:38)Florida-Alabama SEC Championship (16:38-27:10)College Football Playoff final rankings and selections (27:10-43:05)Heisman Prediction Model and … Continue reading Podcast: Conference Championship Recap + Heisman Prediction Model

Predicting the Heisman Winner After Kyle Trask’s 3-Interception Loss

Kyle Trask was a "shoe"-in for Heisman. Now the shoe is on the other foot (Mac Jones's). The name Kyle had gotten a bad rap in the last year. People think that all we do is drink Monsters and pop wheelies on our ATVs with our cousins at the campground. Kyle Trask was supposed to … Continue reading Predicting the Heisman Winner After Kyle Trask’s 3-Interception Loss

Week 16 Win Probabilities

It's conference championship week. The most closely contested of the conference championship games is projected to be the Notre Dame-Clemson game for the ACC title. Let's check out who Elo likes in all this week's matchups. Please note that Washington was replaced with Oregon for the Pac-12 championship. USC's win probability for that game is … Continue reading Week 16 Win Probabilities

Podcast: The Shoe Throw and Conference Championship Picks

Florida fall a foot short of victory and Kyle Trask is no longer a shoe-in for the Heisman. LSU-Florida and the shoe-toss (3:40-10:45)USC-UCLA (10:45-17:07)Penn State on a three-game win streak (17:08-22:26)Heisman Odds Updated (22:28-31:15)College Football Playoff Rankings (32:05-42:06)Conference Championships Preview (42:18-58:08) Join the conversation on Facebook Live Tuesday nights at 8 PMFollow us on TwitterSubscribe to … Continue reading Podcast: The Shoe Throw and Conference Championship Picks

Week 16 Elo Rankings

Well folks, after 15 weeks that felt like 30 weeks, we finally made it. Conference Championship week is here, and all five Power-5 conferences are hosting games. We'll have those win probabilities up later this week, but for now, let's see how the Elo rankings look after the regular season. For more CFB Playoff analysis, … Continue reading Week 16 Elo Rankings