100 episodes

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.

    Jim Sannes on motorsports analytics and betting

    Jim Sannes on motorsports analytics and betting

    Jim Sannes, the managing editor of digital media at FanDuel, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation on the Super Bowl weekend of motorsports. Highlights include: Model building for motorsports (1:26). Simulating motorsports results (7:50). The differences between Nascar and Formula 1 (11:20). Coca-Cola 600 (20:20). Monaco Grand Prix (24:55). Indy 500 (29:48).
    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/

    • 33 min
    This NFL team has the easiest 2024 schedule

    This NFL team has the easiest 2024 schedule

    To generate preseason NFL rankings, The Power Rank takes market win totals and backs out a rating for each team. This analysis singles out a single team from the NFC South with by far the easiest schedule for the 2024 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/

    • 13 min
    Arif Hasan on evaluating NFL talent with wisdom of crowds

    Arif Hasan on evaluating NFL talent with wisdom of crowds

    Arif Hasan, owner of the Wide Left NFL substack, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: His composite NFL big board to evaluate talent (:43). How to quantify the accuracy of the consensus big board (7:25). The two people that beat the consensus big board (10:35). Interesting players to watch based on the 2024 big board (15:52). The type of players teams should reach for in the draft (27:45). The steal for the Eagles in the 3rd round (31:10).
    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/

    • 44 min
    Kevin Cole on predicting the 2024 NFL draft

    Kevin Cole on predicting the 2024 NFL draft

    Kevin Cole, football analytics expert and founder of Unexpected Points, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: Are tight ends like Brock Bowers overrated? (1:29). An NFL draft bet (4:10). The trajectory of JJ McCarthy (8:10). Arizona with the 4th pick (12:32). Another NFL draft bet based on wisdom of crowds (18:25). The quarterbacks at the 2nd, 3rd pick (24:00). Los Angeles Charger with the 5th pick (26:02).
    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/

    • 31 min
    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

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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