Articles tagged "Game Stats"
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore-San Francisco (-4)
The Cold, Hard Football Facts have been money since 2009 and we're riding a monster hot streak late in the year, including a 7-3 mark ATS in the postseason. We break down a statistically compelling Super Bowl XLVII as only we can.
Baltimore at New England (-8): AFC's Best Rivals Fight For Super Bowl
Baltimore has proven over the years that it has the nuggets to punch above its statistical weight class.New England is the same ruthlessly efficient team we’ve come to expect over the years: forcing turnovers and almost always capitalizing behind the surgical precision of Tom Brady.
San Francisco (-4.5) at Atlanta: The 49ers Wow! Factor
The San Francisco 49ers roll into Atlanta as heavy road favorites in an arena where the home team rarely loses. Makes perfect sense based upon San Francisco’s recent “Wow!” factor – the kind that forced us to drink crow this week.
Houston at New England (-9.5): Rematches A Bitch For Patriots
You all know the story: the Patriots humiliated the Texans with an Alabama-Notre Dame-esque 42-14 nationally televised beating just a few weeks ago. But file this one under: past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Seattle at Atlanta (-2.5): Seahawks Bandwagon Keeps A-Rollin'
The Cold, Hard Football Facts have been riding the Seahawks harder than Bear Bryant rode the Aggies in “The Junction Boys.” And we were on the Russell Wilson bandwagon back when it was just us and an overweight tuba player from Wisconsin.
Green Bay at San Francisco (-3): QB Decision Will Haunt 49ers
Green Bay-San Francisco is the great heavyweight battle of the divisional round, at least as measured by Passer Rating Differential. The 49ers won the Week 1 meeting behind a command performance by Alex Smith, who is now on the bench.
Baltimore at Denver (-10): The Real And Spectacular Pick
The Ravens visit Denver to kick off the divisional playoffs Saturday afternoon. The Broncos are clearly better, but any enthusiasm in Denver should be tempered by Peyton Manning's brutal postseason struggles: 9-10 SU and ATS.
Seattle (-3) at Washington: Sexy Meeting Of Two Red-Hot Teams
Seahawks-Redskins is the near perfect playoff game and, for our money, the most exciting of the 2012 wildcard round: two red-hot teams led by red-hot rookie quarterbacks square off in a suddenly-sexy cross-country showdown in D.C.
Indianapolis at Baltimore (-7): We Break It Down With 20 Quality Stats
The Colts visit the Ravens in a battle of two teams heading in opposite directions down the stretch. But Indy has punched above its statistical weight class and struggled on the road against good teams; Baltimore could be poised to win big.
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