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The Saturday Edge 2014 College Football Podcast – ...

Here is The Saturday Edge’s week # 6 College Football handicapping podcast. SabertStxVii, Pezgordo and GoSooners discuss several of this week’s key match-ups, including the big SEC game between Alabama and Ole Miss.      You can subscribe to TSE Podcast on iTunes. If you have any questions or comments please leave us a message below. Thanks.  ...

Final Scores That Weren’t Misleading

Surprises That Weren’t Misleading  There were quite a few games this past Saturday that had misleading final scores based on what was actually happening on the field. But, what struck me most emphatically was the handful of surprising results in games involving respected teams that weren’t misleading. Games that missed the market by a few touchdowns featuring statistics that confirmed the final score.  Some quick examples… ...

The Saturday Edge 2014 College Football Podcast – ...

Here is The Saturday Edge’s week # 5 College Football handicapping podcast. SabertStxVii, Pezgordo and GoSooners discuss several of this week’s key match-ups, including the big Pac 12 game between UCLA and Arizona State.      You can subscribe to TSE Podcast on iTunes. If you have any questions or comments please leave us a message below. Thanks.  ...

Missouri Mystery

Missouri Mystery When I was scanning through the boxscores this past weekend, looking for stat summaries that didn’t match the final score…I noticed that Missouri only outgained Central Florida 322-299 in a game the Tigers won big on the scoreboard 38-10. My first thought was…AGAIN?! Missouri’s played three games this season…and all three scoreboard results were much larger than the raw stats would have indicated. Missouri...

Closing Line Value

It seems like the talk of the sports gaming world lately has been about Closing Line Value. The closing line is the line at the sportsbooks when the game is about to start. It is the most accurate line because all of the money has been bet.  Closing line value is determined by comparing the line you bet vs the line that was last available before the game started. Regardless of winning or losing your bet, the overall theory...

The Saturday Edge 2014 College Football Podcast – ...

Here is The Saturday Edge’s week # 4 College Football handicapping podcast. SabertStxVii, Pezgordo and GoSooners discuss several of this week’s key match-ups, including the big ACC game between Clemson and Florida State.      You can subscribe to TSE Podcast on iTunes. If you have any questions or comments please leave us a message below....

The Stats Behind “Black Saturday” in the Big Ten...

The Stats Behind “Black Saturday” in the Big Ten  It was a narrative that started very early Saturday…and kept right on running through the final minutes of prime time television. The Big Ten was suffering a DISASTER of epic proportions. That may seem odd when you’re talking about an 8-5 straight up record (yes, the mislabeled Big “10” now has 14 teams, Indiana was idle). But, when you look at expectations, the scoreboard...

The Saturday Edge 2014 College Football Podcast – ...

Here is The Saturday Edge’s week # 3 College Football handicapping podcast. SabertStxVii, Pezgordo and GoSooners discuss several of this week’s key match-ups, including the big SEC game between Georgia and South Carolina. We also name the four teams we would put in the college football playoff as of this moment.   You can subscribe to TSE Podcast on iTunes. If you have any questions or comments please leave us a message...

Misleading Final Scores – Week 1

Combing College Boxscores for Misleading Finals, Provocative Statements Now that the regular season has arrived, we’ll be devoting the bulk of time and space in this midweek “stat” feature toward developments gleaned from boxscores. Some weeks, that will mean we’ll focus in depth on a misleading final score that painted a very inaccurate picture of what happened on the field. Other times we’ll isolate red flags that seem to...

The Saturday Edge 2014 College Football Podcast – ...

Here is The Saturday Edge’s week # 2 College Football handicapping podcast. SabertStxVii, Pezgordo and GoSooners discuss several of this week’s key match-ups, including two big games out in Pac-12 country. You can subscribe to TSE Podcast on iTunes.   If you have any questions or comments please leave us a message below. Thanks.  ...