CFB Game Predictions: Tennessee vs. Kentucky, Ohio State vs. Penn State — Upsets Possible? PLUS: Power Ratings and Betting Picks

I’m going to dig into the two biggest matchups of the weekend here and provide a final score prediction for each of them. We’ll start with Kentucky at Tennessee. (19) Kentucky at (3) Tennessee (UT -11.5, o/u 61.0) Reasons Kentucky could pull off the upset: Reasons Tennessee will avoid the upset: So that’s my case… Read More CFB Game Predictions: Tennessee vs. Kentucky, Ohio State vs. Penn State — Upsets Possible? PLUS: Power Ratings and Betting Picks

NFL Week 7 Reactions and Hot Takes: The National Mid League, and a Changing of the Guard

I’m going to do weekly tier rankings from now on. Here’s what I’ve got. Half the league is certified MID: Yes, I think the Rams, Bucs, 49ers, Packers and Ravens are all mid. And the Cowboys, too. And the Chargers (more on them soon). I just have not been wow’d by them at all, but… Read More NFL Week 7 Reactions and Hot Takes: The National Mid League, and a Changing of the Guard

We’re Witnessing the End of Russell Westbrook’s NBA Career

Russell Westbrook may have just played his last NBA game. Seriously. If that game against the Blazers wasn’t his last, it’s close to it—he only has a few more games left before he’s benched, then traded, then bought-out, and then is no longer on an NBA roster. The Lakers lost 106-104 to the Blazers yesterday,… Read More We’re Witnessing the End of Russell Westbrook’s NBA Career

Predictions for Bama vs. Tennessee AND Penn State vs. Michigan

Vegas’s take on the Michigan/Penn State game as of Wednesday: Penn State has not won a road game against a top-5 ranked team since 1994. The team they beat that year was… Michigan. (Penn State was ranked #3 that year and Michigan was #5, and Penn State won the game 31-24). I’ve kind of been… Read More Predictions for Bama vs. Tennessee AND Penn State vs. Michigan

College Football Thoughts & Hot Takes, Week 4: Everyone Is Flawed

Georgia, who we all previously thought to be on a completely different level than everyone else, and in the process of waltzing back to the National Championship Game, surprisingly had some difficulty dispatching of… Kent State? The final score was 39-22. Three turnovers by Georgia certainly gave Kent State some easy points, but they’re not… Read More College Football Thoughts & Hot Takes, Week 4: Everyone Is Flawed

How Would the 12-Team College Football Playoff Have Looked in Past Seasons? Part I: 2014-2021

Because I’m a huge college football nerd who loves “what if” scenarios, and because my curiosity got piqued when I ran through what a hypothetical 12-team playoff in 2021 would’ve looked like. So I wanted to do it for even more prior seasons. A few things: first, I had to re-do all of them after… Read More How Would the 12-Team College Football Playoff Have Looked in Past Seasons? Part I: 2014-2021