By: Edward Egros

College

2018 College Football Preview

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If you've been keeping up with our website for some time, you know about our college football prediction model. Though this model uses primarily data within the season, there is information that can be gathered prior to Week 1, including recruiting rankings and scheduling. I used this data to forecast who would perform well in the Power 5 conferences and who has a legitimate chance to make the College Football Playoff. I discussed my findings and analysis with Marty Coleman in this podcast.

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College Football Preview

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College football teams have begun their preparations for the upcoming season, and with it, dreams of winning the National Championship. Metrics for predicting who has a chance to reach the four-team playoff have improved over time, and while parity still exists and seasons are often determined by one fluke play, there are standards for success that withstand the unpredictable. To discuss these metrics, I spoke with Phil Steele of Phil Steele's College Football Preview magazine.

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@philsteele042 or go to his website: philsteele.com.

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The Art of Projecting the NCAA Tournament Field

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IMG_1689To predict the field for college basketball's NCAA Tournament properly, you have to watch a lot of games and keep up with a lot of teams. You also have to determine which metrics most accurately reflect the tournament committee's decisions for inclusion and seeding. One bracketologist who crunches the numbers throughout the season is Shelby Mast. You can read his projections in USA Today, on his website, bracketwag.com and you can follow him on Twitter @BracketWAG.

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