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

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

Podcast: Michigan-Ohio State Cancelled + Week 15 Preview

The biggest game of the year in the Big Ten is cancelled and the #4 team in the CFB Playoff rankings has been disqualified from competing in the Big Ten Championship game. Michigan–Ohio State is Cancelled (2:24-14:42)Should the CFP open up to more conference champs this year? (15:00-17:05)CFB Playoff Rankings and Thoughts (17:06-20:08)BYU–Coastal Carolina Recap … Continue reading Podcast: Michigan-Ohio State Cancelled + Week 15 Preview

Podcast: Heisman Race Stats + Is Your Team Good After a Bye Week?

Kyle Trask and Mac Jones are the favorites to win this year's Heisman, but Kyle thinks the 'Bama QB isn't getting enough love. We discuss why an extra week of rest and game prep may not be that helpful, and pick Week 14 games. Penn State are 1-0 (this week) (1:31)Other Notable Week 13 Results … Continue reading Podcast: Heisman Race Stats + Is Your Team Good After a Bye Week?

Podcast: Air Yards + Live CFP Ranking Reactions & Week 13

We give our immediate reaction to the first round of College Football Playoff rankings from the committee, talk about Air Yards and the results from Drew charting the Iowa-Penn State game, and pick Week 13 games. 2:05 - College Football Playoff Committee initial rankings 11:42 - Week 12 Recap 22:10 - Passing Charts and Air Yards … Continue reading Podcast: Air Yards + Live CFP Ranking Reactions & Week 13

Podcast: Backwards Big Ten, Betting with Elo + Week 12 Picks

Indiana and Northwestern are 4-0. That's all you need to know about how 2020 is going. We discuss the chaos in the Big Ten, diagnose why Elo struggles against Vegas, and preview some Top 25 matchups. 2:54 - Should Will Levis start over Sean Clifford for PSU?9:09 - Playoff Picture and potential conference championship matchups11:40 … Continue reading Podcast: Backwards Big Ten, Betting with Elo + Week 12 Picks

Podcast: 2OT Thriller, The Hangover Effect + James Franklin = Ted Lasso?

We recap a crazy Clemson-Notre Dame game, talk about the big-win hangover, and discuss Penn State's current issues. 2:20 - Clemson-ND and Ian Book's boring name5:40 - Season sim and rest of the season outlook10:12 - Penn State13:20 - Is James Franklin subscribing to the Ted Lasso coaching philosophy?18:17 - Our mother is harassing Penn … Continue reading Podcast: 2OT Thriller, The Hangover Effect + James Franklin = Ted Lasso?