Friday, April 27, 2018

2018 NFL Draft First Round Results Analysis

The first round of this years draft was full of some surprises just like every draft seems to be.  Some teams hit with their picks, while some not so much.  Nonetheless, here is my analysis for each pick of the first round. 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

2018 MLB Playoff Matchup Predictions

Based on my division standing predictions, here would be the first round matchups for the 2018 MLB Playoffs.


2018 MLB Predictions - NL West

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The Dodgers won a league best 104 games last year, but I don't see that happening again. Will they even win the West this year?

2018 MLB Predictions - NL Central

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Barring any injury setbacks or an outright collapse, the Chicago Cubs should win the NL Central once again.  Those pesky Cardinals will probably hang around and may challenge for the win but I think the Cubs hold on. 

NL Central
  1. Chicago Cubs  94-68
  2. St Louis Cardinals  90-72

2018 MLB Predictions - NL East

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 The Nationals once again are projected to win the East, and are also potential World Series contenders, but my big surprise pick to win a division comes out of the East.  

2018 MLB Predictions - AL West

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The defending World Series Champions might get challenged for a little while this season, but I think the Astros eventually run away with the division.   

AL West

  1.  Houston Astros 98-64

2018 MLB Predictions - AL Central

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Here are my predictions for the AL Central.  Most people probably think the Indians will run away with the division again, but I think another team may hang around and keep it close most of the season. 

2018 MLB Predictions - AL East

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The start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season is upon us so here are my final standing predictions for this season.   Up first, the AL East, which should be a battle between two teams all season. 

AL East
  1. New York Yankees 98-64

Friday, March 9, 2018

Barkley to the Browns?

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The Cleveland Browns have to take Saquon Barkley number one overall in this year's draft.  They can't pass up on what could be the next big running back in the NFL.  His combine numbers are off the charts, and he was an explosive playmaker at Penn State.  If the Browns pass on him or trade out of the first pick I think they are making a huge mistake.  Picking Barkley could finally turn their franchise around.  Even better for the Browns is the fact that they also have the fourth pick in the draft.  That means that if they take Barkley at number one, they should also be able to get one of the top three quarterbacks in this years class; Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, or Josh Rosen.  If the Browns manage to avoid somehow screwing these two picks up, they could get a franchise quarterback and running back all within the first four picks of the draft.  If they do go with Barkley and one of those three quarterbacks and those players pan out, the Browns could become a serious threat in the AFC, especially with the talent they already have on their team.  

Friday, December 15, 2017

2017-18 Bowl Predictions

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Bowl season is here, with the first game kicking off on Saturday, December 16 at noon.  Below our my predictions for all 38 games (picking both the opening spread and final score predictions), as well as the college football playoff.