NFL

October 4, 2017

Finding Value in NFL Divisional Odds

An article about NFL divisional simulations by Bet Labs came across my Twitter timeline last night, so I decided to check it out. According to it, they ran 10,000 simulations to figure out the probabilities of each team winning their division […]
October 3, 2017

The Update: Week 4

The Update is a series of adjusted statistics used to measure the efficiency of NFL teams relative to the average team. Positive numbers will always mean a good thing for a given team, offensively or defensively, while negative numbers will always mean […]
September 27, 2017

The Update: Week 3

The Update is a series of adjusted statistics used to measure the efficiency of NFL teams relative to the average team. Positive numbers will always mean a good thing for a given team, offensively or defensively, while negative numbers will always mean […]
September 22, 2017

Thursday Bright Football (Week 3): What Would the Rams Have Done on a Hypothetical Fourth Down?

Gambling on NFL games is a pecado, but this is where this question stemmed from. The Los Angeles Rams were 2.5-point favorites at the time of Setting the Edge‘s Week 3 gambling picks. I, unfortunately, decided to side with them […]
September 19, 2017

The Update: Week 2

The Update is a series of adjusted statistics used to measure the efficiency of NFL teams relative to the average team. Positive numbers will always mean a good thing for a given team, offensively or defensively, while negative numbers will always mean […]
September 19, 2017

Philip Rivers and the Chargers Exist in a Living Hell

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is going through a historical stretch of football that we need to embrace. The AFC West Gods put a magic spell on Tim Tebow for his “Tebow Time” stretch, and we see the inverse of the […]
September 15, 2017

Thursday Bright Football (Week 2): It’s Time To Talk About the Cincinnati Bengals

By Derrik Klassen Week 2 of the NFL season kicked off with a slop fest. The Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals squared off in a pseudo-elimination game. Both teams lost their Week 1 game, and Setting the Edge’s very […]
September 14, 2017

Contextualizing the Run: Offensive Run-Game Win Percentage

by Ryan Keiran Running isn’t for chunk plays. Let your passing game do that for you. Analysts and fans love to say that teams “Need to establish the run to set up the pass” and while that’s true, the phrase […]