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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.

The Football Analytics Show by The Power Rank and Ed Feng Ed Feng, The Power Rank

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 153 Ratings

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.

    Matt Waldman on predicting NFL quarterbacks

    Matt Waldman on predicting NFL quarterbacks

    Matt Waldman, who creates the Rookie Scouting Portfolio based on countless hours of watching film, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: The difficulty in projecting JJ McCarthy (2:34). Why quarterbacks fail in the NFL (14:46). How to improve NFL QB development (24:05). Bryce Young, Jordan Love (29:10). How to tell when an NFL rookie QB will fail (32:08).
    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/

    • 42 min
    Ryan O'Hanlon on Champions League quarterfinals

    Ryan O'Hanlon on Champions League quarterfinals

    Ryan O'Hanlon, the author of the excellent Net Gains: Inside the Beautiful Game's Analytics Revolution and writer for ESPN, joins the show to discuss Champions League. Highlights include: The one thing to take home from Net Gains (0:42). Man City vs Real Madrid (5:39). Bayern Munich vs Arsenal (15:28). Dortmund vs Atletic Madrid (22:26). Barcelona vs PSG (28:05).

    Ryan is a soccer analytics expert, and I highly recommend checking out his book Net Gains.
    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/

    • 33 min
    Aaron Barzilai on women's Final Four, basketball analytics

    Aaron Barzilai on women's Final Four, basketball analytics

    Aaron Barzilai has a Stanford PhD and has worked for multiple NBA teams. He has also founded HerHoopStats.com, a comprehensive site for women's college basketball and WNBA analytics, and joins the show to discuss the 2024 Final Four. Highlights include: South Carolina, coach Dawn Staley vs North Carolina State (0:42). Iowa vs Connecticut (8:50). Offensive, defensive efficiency for Final Four contenders (12:56). Stanford PhD to the NBA (17:34). The origins of HerHoopStats (24:40). The growth in women's basketball (32:32).
    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/

    • 43 min
    Bracket Wisdom #7: The impact of transfers

    Bracket Wisdom #7: The impact of transfers

    With the new rules in college basketball, transfers can make a big impact on a team. Edward Egros explores the data behind transfers and breaks down the impact on teams like Kansas, North Carolina State and Gonzaga.
    Bracket Wisdom is a daily series on The Football Analytics Show to get you ready to win your March Madness pool. To get your free cheat sheet that makes it drop dead easy to fill out your bracket, sign up for The Power Rank's email newsletter:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    You will also get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of sports betting tips and analytics.

    • 10 min
    Bracket Wisdom #6: NCAA tournament upsets

    Bracket Wisdom #6: NCAA tournament upsets

    You love March Madness because of the upsets, the underdog that slays the huge favorite. Edward Egros looks at the last five colossal upsets and spots trends in these games.
    Bracket Wisdom is a daily series on The Football Analytics Show to get you ready to win your March Madness pool. To get your free cheat sheet that makes it drop dead easy to fill out your bracket, sign up for The Power Rank's email newsletter:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    You will also get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of sports betting tips and analytics.

    • 11 min
    Bracket Wisdom #5: Do you make this mistake in filling out your bracket?

    Bracket Wisdom #5: Do you make this mistake in filling out your bracket?

    Data and analytics are very good at predicting the outcome of March Madness. However, you might choose to go against the numbers in your bracket.
    This episode explores the cognitive science behind why you are still considering that 12 over 5 seed upset. Humans are worse than rats in dealing with randomness, and this has consequences in filling out your bracket for the 2024 NCAA tournament.
    Bracket Wisdom is a daily series on The Football Analytics Show to get you ready to win your March Madness pool. To get your free cheat sheet that makes it drop dead easy to fill out your bracket, sign up for The Power Rank's email newsletter:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    You will also get 5-Nugget Saturday, a curated list of sports betting tips and analytics.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
153 Ratings

153 Ratings

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Great stuff

Always a good listen and has some really great guests

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Always the best guests and information

Great listen form those who want to be a better sports better and person.

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Best Analytics Podcast

Ed and his guests discuss the most interesting and contemporary analytics concepts. Perfect for anyone who has a passion for the statistical side of sports.

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