Staturdays Newsletter

College football stats and analytics
Created 19 Jul 2020
  • In-Game Win Probabilities
    11 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Good morning and happy Thursday. There were some crazy games this past weekend. Louisville came within five yards and a better pair of cleats away from beating Clemson LSU took Alabama to the brink bu...
  • Here We Go Again
    04 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Good morning and happy Thursday! Week 10 is already well underway thanks to MACtion, which is way cooler sounding than it is to actually watch. Hope you had a nice Halloween weekend and it wasn’t too ...
  • OT Rules
    28 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Good morning folks and happy Thursday. Sorry I’m a little late—I was still watching the overtimes in that Penn State-Illinois game (🥁). The games are flying by and we’re getting into the best matchup...
  • How Accurate is the AP Poll?
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Good morning and happy Thursday. One glaring aspect of Elo is its stark contrast to the traditional AP Poll rankings. Just look at the two top 25’s: the first from the AP Poll and the second based on ...
  • In Depth: Predicting Spreads
    14 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    That may have been the most exciting college football Saturday so far this season. We saw a thriller at the Cotton Bowl, a brutal, slow-bleed in Iowa, and mayhem in Texas as the #1 ranked team lost to...
  • The Dreaded Spread
    07 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Good morning and happy Thursday again! Two Penn State quarterbacks are 5-0 when at this point last year it seemed like neither would win a football game again. How about that? In total, there are 14 5...
  • You've heard of walk-ons...
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    What’s up, happy Thursday everyone! We’re back at it again already—these weeks are coming fast and furious now. There were some massive upsets in Week 4, headlined by the Big Ten’s very own Minnesota ...
  • Changes are coming...
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Good morning and happy Thursday. What a weekend. From 9 am until well past midnight Saturday, we had uninterrupted college football coverage. There was a closer-than-the-experts-think Alabama-Florida ...
  • "Oh-🦆"– Ryan Day
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Well that just happened… We ended up having some quality college football games—and even better weather—on Saturday. The sun was out, which meant double-TVs on the deck (had to watch the US Open women...
  • I Did A Thing... I Watched a Pac-12 Game
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I did it. I watched a Pac-12 game last weekend. Well, it was a Pac-12 vs. SEC game, so that half-counts. And, ok… well I watched the first half or so and then fell asleep with my laptop still on my be...
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