WEEK NINE RESULTS

WEEK NINE RESULTS

  • WEEK NINE WINNER:  Stephanie Hoisington.  Again.  She also won the first week of the season.  Her 6-0 record allowed her to jump from 33rd place to 4th.
  • The group winning and lock winning percentages were below average:  45.1% and 41.9%, respectively.
  • The group winning percentage has only eclipsed 50% once in the last seven weeks.
  • Only 11 people scored 100 points or more.  That is the lowest total of the year.
  • Minnesota vs Iowa was the least popular game of the year.  Only 43 people made a selection in that game.  For whatever reason, Big Ten games typically see less interest than other conferences.
  • For the first time this year, neither OU nor OSU received the majority of the picks.  However, both teams covered the spread.
  • Only two points separate Brandon Harris (1st place) from Doug Somerholder (2nd place).
  • The gap between 2nd place and 10th place (64 points) is the same as the gap between 10th place and 49th place.
  • Seven people are tied with an 8-1 Lock record.

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS

  • WEEK EIGHT WINNER:  Matt “Pappa Georgio” George.  Four people went 6-0 this week, but Matt captured the week with his 136 points.
  • Although the week as a whole wasn’t bad, the lock percentage was the second worst of the year.  The winning percentage was 49.4%.  The lock percentage was just 38.9%.
  • The 6-0s continue to outpace the 0-6s:  39-33.  It will flip before the end of the year.
  • Favorites were 6-9, marking the third week in a row with a losing record.
  • Week 8 saw the least popular game of the year, Wyoming vs Boise State.  48 people picked the game, 24 picks going to each side.
  • Jeffrey Szul occupies 1st place, but there are a bunch of people within striking distance.
  • Three people entered Week 8 with a perfect lock record.  They all lost.  There is now an 11-way tie for first.
  • Double-digit favorites were only 1-4.
  • The most popular picks of the week were home grown:  OU and OSU.  Both teams won, but neither team covered.

WEEK SEVEN RESULTS

WEEK SEVEN RESULTS

  • WEEK SEVEN WINNER:  Brandon Harris.  For the first time this year, only one person went 6-0, despite it being a pretty decent week for the group.
  • The group winning percentage and lock winning percentages were almost identical to Week 6:  51.3% and 49.3%, respectively.
  • Only 16 people scored 100 points or more.  That is the second lowest total of the year.
  • The “Majority 6” continues to find success:  3-2-1 for the week and 23-17-1 for the year.
  • The two most popular picks were winners:  TCU and West Virginia.
  • The six of the next seven most popular picks were either ATS losers or the game ended in a push.
  • And then there were three.  Only three people have a 6-0 lock record:  Gary Mathews, David Dennis and Aaron Aulgur.
  • The elimination bracket begins in Week 8, with the top 128 participants making the cut.  The following people missed the cut by one point:  Justin Love, Erick Reusser and Brett Moran.  Sorry, guys.

WEEK SIX RECAP AND RESULTS

WEEK SIX RECAP

  • Again, not much time to do a recap, so I’ll leave you with this:

  • The Florida Gators are introducing new alternative uniforms this week.  They appear to have drawn inspiration from a real alligator and a gator halloween costume:

 

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WEEK SIX RESULTS

  • WEEK SIX WINNER:  Cody Miller.  We had 7 people go 6-0.  Cody won the week with his 129 points.
  • The group winning percentage and lock winning percentages were back above 50%:  51.1% and 50.4%, respectively.  It is the third week in a row that the lock winning percentage was worse than the overall winning percentage.
  • 42 people scored 100 points or more, which is the highest total since week 2.
  • The group majority was 10-5.
  • Underdogs received the majority of the picks in three games, and they were all ATS winners:  West Virginia, Texas A&M and Utah.
  • We have a new leader:  Jeffrey Szul.  He jumped from 22nd to 1st.
  • Dane Karr was the only person from the Week Five Top Ten to score at least 80 points.
  • Only four people have a 6-0 lock record:  Tim Andrews, Gary Mathews, David Dennis and Aaron Aulgur.  Tim is the highest ranked player (32nd place).
  • Tony Juan has the worst overall record:  9-27, 0-6.  If he would’ve only faded his own picks, he’d be in 1st place…with a 2 game lead over 2nd.

WEEK FIVE RESULTS

WEEK FIVE RESULTS

    • WEEK FIVE WINNER:  Chelsie Darr.  Four people went 6-0, but Chelsie led the way with 138 points.  She jumped from 177th place to 29th.
    • The group winning and lock winning percentages rebounded this week:  46.0% and 42.6%, respectively.
    • Despite it being a decent week for the group, we saw the most 0-6 records of the year.  9.
    • The group majority was only 5-10.
    • The underdog received the majority of the picks in 4 games.  They were all ATS losers:  Iowa State, Duke, Vanderbilt and Iowa.
    • Two teams earned the maximum bonus points: Georgia and Auburn.  Central Florida would’ve made the list, but Memphis scored a meaningless touchdown as time expired.
    • Nine people have a 5-0 lock record.
    • Two weeks ago, Katherine Taber was in 237th place.  She is in 5th place now.