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Smart Stat: Final 2013 Intelligence Index

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 8, 2014

We created the Intelligence Index to quantify the importance of situational football and find a way to break the statistical containment of the Vegas point spread. It proved a rousing success. Here are the final 2013 results for each NFL team.



Intelligence Index: After A 3-0 week, Two More Smart Picks

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 27, 2013

Last week was easy, with three runaway wins. But with most of the league's dumbest teams playing each other, we had to go deeper for this week's two solid selections.



Week 9 Power Rankings: Fear The New Orleans Saints

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 30, 2013

The New Orleans Saints have chopped their way through the statistical defensive doorstop of 2012 and emerged as one of the most frightening forces in football here in 2013, shooting up to No. 2 overall in our Quality Stats Power Rankings. NFL contenders should fear the Saints this year.



Mental Mismatches A Smart Bet Against The Spread

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 29, 2013

The Intelligence Index is a powerful way to consistently win games straight up and ATS. Unbeaten Kansas City is the NFL's smartest team; winless Jacksonville is the dumbest. The "smart" teams in our 16 Mental Mismatches this year have won by an average of 16 PPG.



Fear The Chiefs: Powerful Kansas City AFC's Team To Beat

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 11, 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs top the Cold, Hard Football Facts Quality Stats Power Rankings through Week 6: the best all-around team in football. Here are four reasons Kansas City, and not Denver, is the team to beat in the AFC.



Intelligence Index: Three Week 6 Mental Mismatches

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 9, 2013

The Intelligence Index is a perfect 8-0 against the spread this year, with the average score a 24-point victory, while the four dumbest teams in the league are 0-19 ATS. But that doesn't mean we're picking against all of them this week.



Dumb Houston Texans Blown Out As Mental Mismatches Remain Perfect

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 7, 2013

The dumb Houston Texans were crushed 34-3 by the smart San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, providing yet another blowout victory for the CHFF Intelligence Index. Smart teams in our Mental Mismatches are 8-0 straight up and ATS and have won by an average of 24 PPG.



Star Crossed Tony Romo: Best Performance, Most Points In An NFL Loss

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 7, 2013

The star-crossed legacy of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo added another painful chapter Sunday in the team's 51-48 loss to the Denver Broncos. Romo merely authored what might be the greatest QB performance ever ... in a losing effort.



NFL Bottom Line: Stats That Defined Each Week 5 Game

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 7, 2013

CHFF Insider Justin Henry explains the nuts and bolts of Week 5, including the Cincinnati downpour, the Dallas shootout, and a Saintly streak.



Intelligence Index: Doesn't Take Genius to Understand 7-0 ATS

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 2, 2013

Yes, we are perfect picking games using the Intelligence Index through four weeks. This week, with no obvious mental mismatches, we had to look a little deeper for one perfect pick.



 



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