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

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    • 4.8 • 150 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.

    Death, eternal life and the 2023 bracket analysis

    Death, eternal life and the 2023 bracket analysis

    The Region of Death is stacked with top teams in the 2023 NCAA tournament. In contrast, the Region of Eternal Life keeps giving poor teams an opportunity to advance. With help from analytics and the markets, Ed Feng breaks down the 2023 bracket.

    • 12 min
    3 insights into winning your 2023 March Madness pool

    3 insights into winning your 2023 March Madness pool

    You want to win your March Madness pool. The money is nice, but the bragging rights are even better. In this episode, I discuss three topics for the 2023 NCAA tournament: 1. The one thing you must get right to win, even before you use analytics (0:46) 2. Tennessee and their title chances (3:43) 3. How to predict March Madness upsets (6:54)
    The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get the free sports betting newsletter, click here:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    Support the podcast:
    https://www.patreon.com/footballanalytics

    • 12 min
    Evan Miyakawa on college basketball analytics, 2023 NCAA tournament

    Evan Miyakawa on college basketball analytics, 2023 NCAA tournament

    Evan Miyakawa, a statistics Ph.D. and founder of the college basketball analytics site evanmiya.com, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: His college basketball analytics for teams and players (12:11). Player level analytics with play by play data (19:50). Julian Phillips of Tennessee (24:00). Jaylen Clark of UCLA (26:45). Zakai Zeigler and Tennessee's chances without him (27:54). The use of preseason priors in March (34:22). Houston (38:56). Gonzaga (41:57). Connecticut (46:17). The public favorite (50:07).
    The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get the free sports betting newsletter, click here:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    Support the podcast:
    https://www.patreon.com/footballanalytics

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Andy Molitor on college basketball betting

    Andy Molitor on college basketball betting

    Andy Molitor, the Director of Content at Betsperts, joins the show for a wide ranging conversations. Highlights include: His contrarian take on college basketball in March (4:28). His data driven process for betting college basketball (10:30). General outlook for the NCAA tournament (26:25). Purdue (29:14). Gonzaga (34:30). Can a defense get better in the NCAA tournament by sheer effort? (38:15). North Carolina (41:04). Alabama (47:22).
    The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get the free sports betting newsletter, click here:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    Support the podcast:
    https://www.patreon.com/footballanalytics

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The secret edge in Super Bowl LVII between Kansas City and Philadelphia

    The secret edge in Super Bowl LVII between Kansas City and Philadelphia

    On the surface, it seems like Jalen Hurts is better at not throwing interceptions than Patrick Mahomes. For the 2022 season, Hurts has thrown 6 picks compared to 12 for Mahomes.
    However, randomness plays a big role in interceptions. This episode looks at the data behind this statement and reveals a better way to predict picks.
    Finally, I look at the numbers for the two Super Bowl quarterbacks to reveal which team has an edge.

    • 18 min
    Hitman on NFL betting, Super Bowl LVII

    Hitman on NFL betting, Super Bowl LVII

    Hitman, a professional NFL bettor, joins the show for a wide ranging conversation. Highlights include: His evolution as a professional bettor (8:50). Getting bets down, then and now (12:12). His process for betting NFL spreads and totals (19:50). Super Bowl spread bet (27:57). His process for betting NFL player props (33:16). Two Super Bowl props he likes (36:30). More thoughts on the Super Bowl game script (41:34). Why he sells picks (46:07).
    The Football Analytics Show is presented by The Power Rank, a site devoted to predictive analytics for football betting. To get the free sports betting newsletter, click here:
    https://thepowerrank.com/
    Support the podcast:
    https://www.patreon.com/footballanalytics

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 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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