WEEK TEN RESULTS

WEEK TEN RESULTS

  • WEEK TEN WINNER:  Mitch Lied.  Weeks Eight and Nine saw a combined 27 people go 6-0.  This week?  One.  Mitch Lied.
  • The best week of the year was followed by one of the worst.  The overall winning percentage was bad (41.5%).  The lock percentage was worse (39.3%).
  • Only 10 people scored at least 100 points, which beat out Week Three for the lowest total of the year.
  • Despite the low scores, we only had 7 people go 0-6.  However, 13 people went 0-5-1…..so 20 people failed to win a game.
  • The Duke vs Miami game was the least popular game of the year, beating out Miami vs North Carolina in Week 4.  Through the years, ACC and Big Ten games get less interest than the Big 12, SEC and Pac-12.
  • Week Ten also had the biggest loser of the year.  93% of the participants that picked the Ohio State vs Nebraska game lost.  The picks were in favor of Ohio State 179-13.
  • The group majority was only 4-10-1.
  • Only 5 people locked the Stanford vs Washington game.
  • 5 teams only received one lock!  They combined to go 3-0-1.
  • The most popular pick of the week, West Virginia, scored in the final seconds against Texas to cover the spread and win the game.
  • The next six most popular picks were all ATS losers.
  • Herb Grover regained his spot atop the leaderboard.
  • The gap between 1st and 10th place (94 points) is the same as the gap between 10th and 85th.
  • Christopher McIntosh leads the lock race at 9-1.
  • John Mellish has scored more than 100 points for three straight weeks.  After Week Seven, he was in 191st place.  He is 18th now.
  • Of the 32 people that were alive in the Elimination Bracket, Michael Patton was the only person to score over 100 points.
  • Jeff Parks scored 86 points, which was the 3rd highest score of the Bracket contestants.  Unfortunately, he was matched up against Michael Patton.
  • Lauren Donaldson advanced in the Bracket despite scoring only 20 points.

 

WEEK NINE RESULTS

WEEK NINE RESULTS

  • WEEK NINE WINNER:  Rocky Hollingsworth.  13 people went 6-0 this week!  Rocky led the way with 132 points, which moved him to an even .500 for the year.
  • The lock winning percentage was good (55.3%).
  • The overall winning percentage was fantastic (60.3%), historic actually.  It was the first time since Week 9 of 2014 that the 60% threshold was been broken!
  • Over the last two weeks, we’ve seen 27 people go 6-0, and only 2 people go 0-6.
  • 91 people scored 100 or more points.  91 people!
  • The average scored was 77.4.  Another crazy number.  Makes my 1-5 sting a little more.
  • The group majority got 12 of the 15 picks correct.
  • All these great stats, and the most popular pick of the week, Texas, was a loser.
  • However, the next 5 most popular picks all covered the spread.
  • Underdogs were surprisingly popular last week.  The majority of the picks went in favor of the underdog in 7 of the 15 games.  That is very rare.
  • Texas received twice as many locks as any other team.
  • Mike Stovall (“Dad” as I like to call him) has taken over the top spot.
  • Mike Stovall, Jayme Ross and Cody Miller have gone 6-0 in back-to-back weeks.  The bad news is that none of them won a week.  The good news is that they are all in the Top 6 in the rankings.
  • Jayme Ross’ record the last 3 weeks?: 17-1.
  • Three people are leading the lock race with an 8-1 record:  Jayme Ross, Christopher McIntosh and Tony Juan.
  • Doug Reigle and Justin Darr are sporting an 0-9 lock record.

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS

  • WEEK EIGHT WINNER:  Iven Stevenson.  14 people went 6-0 this week!  Iven led the way with 130 points.
  • The worst week of the year was followed by the best week of the year.  The winning percentage was 56.5%.  The lock percentage was even better, 65.3%!
  • Adrian Franco was the only person to go 0-6.
  • 65 people scored more than 100 points, which ties the highest total of the year.
  • The average score was 70.6 points, the season’s best.
  • The TCU vs OU game was the most popular pick of the week,  For most, it was a winner.
  • 233 people picked OU, making it the biggest winning side of the year.
  • Favorites were 11-4 ATS.  Single-digit favorites were 8-1.
  • The three most popular underdogs (NC State, Oregon and Michigan State) were all ATS losers.
  • Herb Grover took over the top spot in the standings.  He is also tied for the lock lead.
  • Six people are tied with a 7-1 lock record.  Despite Tony Juan’s 7-1 lock record, he is in 351st place overall.
  • Katie Shapiro is the only person in the Top 20 with a losing lock record.
  • Jayme Ross and Bill Johnston have made big moves over the last two weeks.  Jayme moved from 136th place to 9th place.  Bill jumped from 211th to 29th.

WEEK SEVEN RESULTS

WEEK SEVEN RESULTS

  • WEEK SEVEN WINNER:  Justin Walters.  Only two people manged to go 6-0:  Justin Walters and Justin Tubbs.  Justin outscored the other Justin by 1.
  • This was by far the worst week of the year.  The group and lock winning percentages were  38.8% and 27.1%, respectively.
  • While only two people went 6-0, 21 people went 0-6.
  • Only 14 people went 5-1.  81 people went 1-5.
  • Home Underdogs went 6-2.
  • 11 teams received 100+ picks.  9 of those 11 were Against The Spread losers.
  • Central Florida and West Virginia were by far the most popular locks.  Both failed to cover the spread.
  • Seven teams received 20+ lock selections.  Florida was the only one of the seven to cover the spread, and it took a late field goal to do so.
  • The “75% Majority” now has a season record of only 10-19-2.
  • Only eight people have managed to score at least 60 points every week of the season.
  • Linda Smith and Kirk Shelton have scored 100+ points four times this year.  241 people haven’t even scored 100+ points once.
  • Eight people are tied with a 6-1 lock record.
  • Five people are tied with an 0-7 lock record. Yikes.
  • Greg Delano was the last person into the Elimination Bracket.
  • Andrew Rolan was the last person out.

WEEK SIX RESULTS

WEEK SIX RESULTS

  • WEEK SIX WINNER:  Annie Tran.  Annie was the only person to go 6-0 this week.   Not only did she win the week, she now occupies the top spot in the rankings.
  • 13 people went 0-6 this week, which is the second highest number of the year.
  • The group and lock winning percentages were terrible:  40.0% and 38.8%, respectively.  That’s easily the worst group winning percentage of the year.
  • The “75% Majority” (games where at least 75% of the group picked one side) was 0-6-1!
  • Kentucky was the only underdog to receive more picks than the favorite.  They failed to cover the spread.
  • Of the 409 lock picks, only 71 went for the underdog.
  • LSU was the most popular pick and lock:  Loser, loser.
  • The top two spots in the PP6 rankings are occupied by women:  Annie Tran and Linda Smith.
  • After week four, Bryant Barnes was ranked 76th.  He is now in 4th place.
  • Danny Payne is the only person with a 6-0 lock record.  24 people have 5 wins.
  • Six people have an 0-6 lock record.