Divisional Round NFL Picks Using Statistical Formula

Photo Credit: NFL / NerdWallet (featured image), ESPN (team logos)

These picks were made by a formula that is 20% based on winning percentage, 25% based on home/road winning percentage, 15% based on winning percentage against common opponents, 10% based on points scored-points allowed ratio, 7.5% based on standings Rating Percentage Index (RPI) ranking, 7.5% based on standings RPI, 5% based on points RPI ranking, 5% based on points RPI, 2.5% based on power ranking, and 2.5% based on winning percentage over the last five games.

NOTE: All percentages are rounded to the hundredths place.

Wild Card Weekend Record: 3-1
2016 Playoffs Record: 3-1

Saturday, January 14th, 2017, 4:35 PM ET

ATL #2 Atlanta Falcons (11-5) have a 56.72% chance to defeat the SEA #3 Seattle Seahawks, (11-5-1)

 

Saturday, January 14th, 2017, 8:15 PM ET

NE #1 New England Patriots (14-2) have a 66.80% chance to defeat theHOU #4 Houston Texans, (10-7) 

 

Sunday, January 15th, 2017, 1:05 PM ET

KC #2 Kansas City Chiefs (12-4) have a 51.56% chance to defeat the PIT #3 Pittsburgh Steelers, (12-5)

 

Sunday, January 15th, 2017, 4:40 PM ET

DAL #1 Dallas Cowboys (13-3) have a 54.92% chance to defeat the GB #4 Green Bay Packers, (11-6)

 

Bye: N/A

 

-Asher Fair

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