Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Vikings Wire – USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Conference Championships AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #1 New England Patriots   NFC  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #1 Philadelphia Eagles     Super Bowl LI  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars     Super Bowl LII Champion  #2 Minnesota Vikings     -Asher Fair Continue reading Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round   AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (12-6) @  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers (13-4)  Score:  Jaguars win, 45-42    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-8) @  #1 New England Patriots (14-3) Score:  Patriots win, 35-14   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-7) @  #1 Philadelphia Eagles (13-4) Score:  Eagles win, 15-10    #4 New Orleans Saints (12-6) @  #2 Minnesota Vikings (14-3) Score:  Vikings win, 29-24     … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Scores

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round   AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6) @  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Prediction:  Jaguars win, 20-17    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-7) @  #1 New England Patriots (13-3) Prediction:  Titans win, 24-23   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-6) @  #1 Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) Prediction:  Falcons win, 24-13    #4 New Orleans Saints (12-5) @  #2 Minnesota Vikings (13-3) Prediction: … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Predictions

Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Newsday (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round AFC  #5 Tennessee Titans over  #1 New England Patriots  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons over  #1 Philadelphia Eagles  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #4 New Orleans Saints      Conference Championships AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #5 Tennessee Titans   NFC  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #6 Atlanta Falcons     Super Bowl LI … Continue reading Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Wild Card Weekend   AFC  #6 Buffalo Bills (9-8) @  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6) Score:  Jaguars win, 10-3    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-7) @  #4 Kansas City Chiefs (10-7) Score:  Titans win, 22-21   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-6) @  #3 Los Angeles Rams (11-6)  Prediction:  Falcons win, 26-13    #5 Carolina Panthers (11-6) @  #4 New Orleans Saints (12-5) Prediction:  Saints win, 31-26 … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Scores

2017-2018 NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (5-2, .714 win percentage)  Philadelphia Eagles (2-1, .667 win percentage)  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Minnesota Vikings (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Los Angeles Rams (3-2, .600 win percentage)  New Orleans Saints (4-4, .500 win percentage)  Carolina Panthers (4-4, .500 win percentage)  Kansas City Chiefs (2-2, .500 win percentage)  Tennessee Titans (2-2, .500 win percentage)  Buffalo Bills (2-4, … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

2017-2018 NFL Playoff Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)  Los Angeles Rams (11-5)  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)  New Orleans Saints (11-5)  Carolina Panthers (11-5)  Atlanta Falcons (10-6)  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)  Tennessee Titans (9-7)  Buffalo Bills (9-7)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Team Power Rankings

2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Wikipedia (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West Champion  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Arizona Diamondbacks, NL West (Wild Card #1)  Colorado Rockies, NL West (Wild Card #2)     National League Wild Card Game  #5 Colorado Rockies @  #4 Arizona Diamondbacks  Series:  Diamondbacks win, 1-0 (best of 1 series)     National … Continue reading 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Wikipedia (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West Champion  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Colorado Rockies, NL West (Wild Card #1)  Arizona Diamondbacks, NL West (Wild Card #2)     National League Wild Card Game  #5 Arizona Diamondbacks @  #4 Colorado Rockies  Series:  Rockies win, 1-0 (best of 1 series)   … Continue reading Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

NHL Stanley Cup Final Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo) NOTE: This list includes each team’s regular season record, regular season points, and postseason record.  Nashville Predators (41-29-12, 94 points, 12-3)  Pittsburgh Penguins (50-21-11, 111 points, 12-7)   Biggest Improver N/A (-)   -Asher Fair Continue reading NHL Stanley Cup Final Team Power Rankings

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Casino (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs. #2 Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #2 San Antonio Spurs Prediction:  Warriors in 6 games       2017 NBA FINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction:  Warriors in 5 games       2017 NBA CHAMPIONS … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Ottawa Citizen (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins vs.  (A2) Ottawa Senators Prediction:  Senators in 7 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  (WC2) Nashville Predators vs.  (P1) Anaheim Ducks Prediction:  Predators in 6 games       2017 STANLEY CUP FINALS (A2) Ottawa Senators vs.  (WC2) Nashville Predators Prediction:  Predators in 6 games     … Continue reading Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

NHL Conference Final Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo) NOTE: This list includes each team’s regular season record, regular season points, and postseason record.  Nashville Predators (41-29-12, 94 points, 8-1), +7  Pittsburgh Penguins (50-21-11, 111 points, 8-4)  Anaheim Ducks (46-23-13, 105 points, 8-3)  Ottawa Senators (44-28-10, 98 points, 8-4), +3   Biggest Improver  Nashville Predators (+7)   -Asher Fair Continue reading NHL Conference Final Team Power Rankings

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (May 7th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #4 Washington Wizards, 121,  #1 Boston Celtics, 102 Series: Tied, 2-2    #2 Cleveland Cavaliers, 109,  #3 Toronto Raptors, 102 Series:  Cavaliers win, 4-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #3 Houston Rockets, 125,  #2 San Antonio Spurs, 104 Series: Tied, 2-2     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (May 7th)

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Casino (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs.  #4 Washington Wizards Prediction:  Wizards in 7 games   #2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. #3 Toronto Raptors Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games     FINALS #2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #4 Washington Wizards Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #5 Utah Jazz Prediction: … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

NBA Conference Semifinal Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (71-15)  San Antonio Spurs (65-23)  Houston Rockets (59-28)  Cleveland Cavaliers (55-31), +4  Boston Celtics (57-31), -1  Toronto Raptors (55-33)  Utah Jazz (55-34)  Washington Wizards (53-35), +1   Biggest Improver  Cleveland Cavaliers (+4)   -Asher Fair Continue reading NBA Conference Semifinal Team Power Rankings

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Boston Celtics (57-31) vs.  #4 Washington Wizards (53-35)  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers (55-31) vs.  #3 Toronto Raptors (55-33)      WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors (71-15) vs.  #5 Utah Jazz (55-34)  #2 San Antonio Spurs (65-23) vs.  #3 Houston Rockets (59-28)     -Asher Fair Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 25th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   WESTERN CONFERENCE  #5 Utah Jazz, 96,  #4 Los Angeles Clippers, 92  Series:  Jazz lead, 3-2    #2 San Antonio Spurs, 116,  #7 Memphis Grizzlies, 103  Series:  Spurs lead, 3-2     #3 Houston Rockets, 105,  #6 Oklahoma City Thunder, 99 Series:  Rockets win, 4-1     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 25th)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 24th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #5 Atlanta Hawks, 111,  #4 Washington Wizards, 101 Series: Tied, 2-2    #3 Toronto Raptors, 118,  #6 Milwaukee Bucks, 93 Series:  Raptors lead, 3-2     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors, 128,  #8 Portland Trailblazers, 103 Series:  Warriors win, 4-0      -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 24th)

Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Edmonton Journal (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  (M1) Washington Capitals vs.  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction:  Capitals in 7 games    (WC1) New York Rangers vs.  (A2) Ottawa Senators Prediction:  Senators in 7 games     FINALS  (M1) Washington Capitals vs.  (A2) Ottawa Senators Prediction:  Capitals in 5 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  (WC2) Nashville Predators vs.  (C3) … Continue reading Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

NHL Conference Semifinal Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo) NOTE: This list includes each team’s regular season record, regular season points, and postseason record.  Washington Capitals (55-19-8, 118 points, 4-2)  Pittsburgh Penguins (50-21-11, 111 points, 4-1), +6  Anaheim Ducks (46-23-13, 105 points, 4-0)  St. Louis Blues (46-29-7, 99 points, 4-1), +1  Edmonton Oilers (47-26-9, 103 points, 4-2), -3  New York Rangers (48-28-6, 102 … Continue reading NHL Conference Semifinal Team Power Rankings

Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Bracket

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M1) Washington Capitals vs.  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins  (WC1) New York Rangers vs.  (A2) Ottawa Senators     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Nashville Predators vs.  (C3) St. Louis Blues   (P1) Anaheim Ducks vs.  (P2) Edmonton Oilers     -Asher Fair Continue reading Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Bracket

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 23rd)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Boston Celtics, 104,  #8 Chicago Bulls, 95 Series: Tied, 2-2    #2 Cleveland Cavaliers, 106,  #7 Indiana Pacers, 102 Series:  Cavaliers win, 4-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #5 Utah Jazz, 105,  #4 Los Angeles Clippers, 98  Series: Tied, 2-2    #3 Houston Rockets, 113,  #6 Oklahoma City Thunder, 109 Series:  Rockets lead, 3-1     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 23rd)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 22nd)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #5 Atlanta Hawks, 116,  #4 Washington Wizards, 98 Series:  Wizards lead, 2-1    #3 Toronto Raptors, 87,  #6 Milwaukee Bucks, 76 Series: Tied, 2-2     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors, 119,  #8 Portland Trailblazers, 113 Series:  Warriors lead, 3-0     #7 Memphis Grizzlies, 110,  #2 San Antonio Spurs, 108 Series: Tied, 2-2     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 22nd)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 22nd)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (WC1) New York Rangers , 3,  (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 1 Series:  Rangers win, 4-2        WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C3) St. Louis Blues, 4,  (C2) Minnesota Wild, 3  Series:  Blues win, 4-1    (P2) Edmonton Oilers, 3,  (P3) San Jose Sharks, 1  Series:  Oilers win, 4-2      -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 22nd)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 21st)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Boston Celtics, 104,  #8 Chicago Bulls, 87 Series:  Bulls lead, 2-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #4 Los Angeles Clippers, 111,  #5 Utah Jazz, 106 Series:  Clippers lead, 2-1    #6 Oklahoma City Thunder, 115,  #3 Houston Rockets, 113 Series:  Rockets lead, 2-1     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 21st)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 20th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers, 119,  #7 Indiana Pacers, 114 Series:  Cavaliers lead, 3-0    #6 Milwaukee Bucks, 104,  #3 Toronto Raptors, 77 Series:  Bucks lead, 2-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #7 Memphis Grizzlies, 105,  #2 San Antonio Spurs, 94 Series:  Spurs lead, 2-1     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 20th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 20th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins, 5,  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets, 2 Series:  Penguins win, 4-1    (WC1) New York Rangers , 3,  (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 2 Series:  Rangers lead, 3-2      WESTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Nashville Predators, 4,  (C1) Chicago Blackhawks, 1 Series:  Predators win, 4-0    (P2) Edmonton Oilers, 4,  (P3) San Jose Sharks, 3  Series:  Oilers … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 20th)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 19th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #4 Washington Wizards, 109,  #5 Atlanta Hawks, 101 Series:  Wizards lead, 2-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors, 110,  #8 Portland Trailblazers, 81 Series:  Warriors lead, 2-0     #3 Houston Rockets, 115,  #6 Oklahoma City Thunder, 111 Series:  Rockets lead, 2-0     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 19th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 19th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M1) Washington Capitals, 5,  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 Series: Tied, 2-2    (A2) Ottawa Senators, 1,  (W2) Boston Bruins, 0 Series:  Senators lead, 3-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C2) Minnesota Wild, 2,  (C3) St. Louis Blues, 0 Series:  Blues lead, 3-1    (P1) Anaheim Ducks, 3,  (WC1) Calgary Flames, 1 Series:  Ducks win, 4-0     … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 19th)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 18th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #8 Chicago Bulls, 111,  #1 Boston Celtics, 97 Series:  Bulls lead, 2-0    #3 Toronto Raptors, 106,  #6 Milwaukee Bucks, 100 Series: Tied, 1-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #4 Los Angeles Clippers, 99,  #5 Utah Jazz, 91  Series: Tied, 1-1     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 18th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 18th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets, 5,  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 Series:  Penguins lead, 3-1    (WC1) New York Rangers , 2,  (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 1 Series: Tied, 2-2     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (P3) San Jose Sharks, 7,  (P2) Edmonton Oilers, 0  Series: Tied, 2-2      -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 18th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 17th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs, 4,  (M1) Washington Capitals, 3 Series:  Maple Leafs lead, 2-1    (A2) Ottawa Senators, 4,  (W2) Boston Bruins, 3 Series:  Senators lead, 2-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Nashville Predators, 3,  (C1) Chicago Blackhawks, 2 Series:  Predators lead, 3-0    (P1) Anaheim Ducks, 5,  (WC1) Calgary Flames, 4 Series:  Ducks … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 17th)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 16th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos) EASTERN CONFERENCE  #8 Chicago Bulls, 106,  #1 Boston Celtics, 102 Series:  Bulls lead, 1-0    #4 Washington Wizards, 114,  #5 Atlanta Hawks, 107 Series:  Wizards lead, 1-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors, 121,  #8 Portland Trailblazers, 109 Series:  Warriors lead, 1-0    #3 Houston Rockets, 118,  #6 Oklahoma City Thunder, 87 Series:  Rockets lead, 1-0     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 16th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 16th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins, 5,  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets, 4 Series:  Penguins lead, 3-0    (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 3,  (WC1) New York Rangers , 1 Series:  Canadiens lead, 2-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C3) St. Louis Blues, 3,  (C2) Minnesota Wild, 1 Series:  Blues lead, 3-0    (P2) Edmonton Oilers, 1,  (P3) San … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 16th)

2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 15th)

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers, 109,  #7 Indiana Pacers, 108 Series:  Cavaliers lead, 1-0    #6 Milwaukee Bucks, 97,  #3 Toronto Raptors, 83 Series:  Bucks lead, 1-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #5 Utah Jazz, 97,  #4 Los Angeles Clippers, 95  Series:  Jazz lead, 1-0    #2 San Antonio Spurs, 111,  #7 Memphis Grizzlies, 82 Series:  Spurs lead, 1-0     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Scores (April 15th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 15th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs, 4,  (M1) Washington Capitals, 3 Series: Tied, 1-1    (A2) Ottawa Senators, 4,  (W2) Boston Bruins, 3 Series: Tied, 1-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Nashville Predators, 5,  (C1) Chicago Blackhawks, 0 Series:  Predators lead, 2-0    (P1) Anaheim Ducks, 3,  (WC1) Calgary Flames, 2 Series:  Ducks lead, 2-0   … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 15th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 14th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins, 4,  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets, 1 Series:  Penguins lead, 2-0    (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 4,  (WC1) New York Rangers , 3 Series: Tied, 1-1     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C3) St. Louis Blues, 2,  (C2) Minnesota Wild, 1 Series:  Blues lead, 2-0    (P2) Edmonton Oilers, 2,  (P3) San Jose … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 14th)

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 13th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M1) Washington Capitals, 3,  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 Series:  Capitals lead, 1-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (WC2) Nashville Predators, 1,  (C1) Chicago Blackhawks, 0 Series:  Predators lead, 1-0    (P1) Anaheim Ducks, 3,  (WC1) Calgary Flames, 2 Series:  Ducks lead, 1-0     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 13th)

2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Casino (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs.  #8 Chicago Bulls Prediction:  Celtics in 6 games   #2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #7 Indiana Pacers Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games   #3 Toronto Raptors vs.  #6 Milwaukee Bucks Prediction: Raptors in 7 games    #4 Washington Wizards vs. #5 Atlanta Hawks Prediction:  Wizards in 6 games     SEMIFINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs.  #4 Washington Wizards Prediction: … Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Boston Celtics (53-29) vs.  #8 Chicago Bulls (41-41)  #4 Washington Wizards (49-33) vs.  #5 Atlanta Hawks (43-39)    #2 Cleveland Cavaliers (51-31) vs.  #7 Indiana Pacers (42-40)  #3 Toronto Raptors (51-31) vs.  #6 Milwaukee Bucks (42-40)     WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors (67-15) vs.  #8 Portland Trailblazers (41-41)  #4 Los Angeles Clippers (51-31) vs.  #5 Utah Jazz (51-31)    #2 … Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 12th)

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins, 3,  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets, 1 Series:  Penguins lead, 1-0    (WC1) New York Rangers , 2,  (A1) Montreal Canadiens, 0 Series:  Rangers lead, 1-0    (W2) Boston Bruins, 2,  (A2) Ottawa Senators, 1 Series:  Bruins lead, 1-0     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C3) St. Louis Blues, 2,  (C2) … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Scores (April 12th)

2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Edmonton Journal (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS  (M1) Washington Capitals vs.  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction:  Capitals in 5 games    (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins vs.  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets Prediction:  Blue Jackets in 7 games    (A1) Montreal Canadiens vs.  (WC1) New York Rangers Prediction:  Rangers in 6 games    (A2) Ottawa Senators vs.  (W2) Boston Bruins Prediction:  Senators in 7 games   … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

2017 NHL Playoff Bracket

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  (M1) Washington Capitals vs.  (WC2) Toronto Maple Leafs  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins vs.  (M3) Columbus Blue Jackets    (A1) Montreal Canadiens vs.  (WC1) New York Rangers   (A2) Ottawa Senators vs.  (W2) Boston Bruins     WESTERN CONFERENCE  (C1) Chicago Blackhawks vs.  (WC2) Nashville Predators  (C2) Minnesota Wild vs.  (C3) St. Louis Blues    (P1) … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoff Bracket

Final 2017 Preseason MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Boston’s Bag of Donuts (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West Champion  St. Louis Cardinals, NL Central (Wild Card #1)  San Francisco Giants, NL West (Wild Card #2)   National League Wild Card Game  #5 San Francisco Giants @  #4 St. Louis Cardinals (best of 1 series, Cardinals win … Continue reading Final 2017 Preseason MLB Playoff Predictions

Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Photo Credit: Hockey’s Future On the same night that the longest streak of consecutive NHL postseason berths was broken (Detroit Red Wings, 25 seasons), which you can read about HERE, the Edmonton Oilers snapped the longest active NHL playoff drought at 10 seasons by clinching a berth in this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Oilers (42-25-9) clinched their first playoff berth since the 2005-2006 season … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Detroit Red Wings Eliminated from Earning NHL Playoff Berth; First Time Since 1990

Photo Credit: Detroit News For the first time since the 1989-1990 season, the Detroit Red Wings are not heading to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With their 4-1 road loss to the Carolina Hurricanes (34-27-14) on Tuesday night, the Red Wings (31-33-12) were still able to clinch a playoff berth this season with six games left to play in the regular season. However, the Boston Bruins (40-30-6) then … Continue reading Detroit Red Wings Eliminated from Earning NHL Playoff Berth; First Time Since 1990

2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Sportsnaut.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions  Cleveland Cavaliers  Boston Celtics  Washington Wizards  Toronto Raptors  Milwaukee Bucks  Atlanta Hawks  Indiana Pacers  Miami Heat  Chicago Bulls  Charlotte Hornets  Detroit Pistons  Philadelphia 76ers  Orlando Magic  New York Knicks  Brooklyn Nets     Playoffs   Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. #8 Miami Heat Prediction:  Cavaliers in 5 games    #2 Boston Celtics vs. … Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Updated 2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions  Cleveland Cavaliers  Boston Celtics  Washington Wizards  Toronto Raptors  Atlanta Hawks  Indiana Pacers  Chicago Bulls  Detroit Pistons  Charlotte Hornets  Miami Heat  Milwaukee Bucks  New York Knicks  Philadelphia 76ers  Orlando Magic  Brooklyn Nets     Playoffs   Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #8 Detroit Pistons Prediction:  Cavaliers in 4 games    #2 Boston Celtics vs.  #7 Chicago … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Oakland Raiders (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   AFC Playoff Teams  New England Patriots – AFC East Division Champion  Oakland Raiders – AFC West Division Champion  Pittsburgh Steelers – AFC North Division Champion  Tennessee Titans – AFC South Division Champion  Kansas City Chiefs – Wild Card from AFC West Division  Denver Broncos – Wild Card from AFC West Division   NFC Playoff Teams  Dallas Cowboys – … Continue reading Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (Points Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s points scored-points allowed ratio as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the points method and movement from last week’s rankings. RPI using the points method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s percentage of total points scored in games, 50% of the percentage of total points scored in games of the opponents of … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (Points Method)

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (Standings Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the standings method and movement from last week’s rankings.  RPI using the standings method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s winning percentage, 50% of the winning percentage of the opponents of each team, and 25% of the winning percentage of the opponents … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (Standings Method)

Super Bowl LI NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.   New England Patriots (17-2)  Atlanta Falcons (13-6)  Green Bay Packers (12-7)  Dallas Cowboys (13-4)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-6)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-5)  Seattle Seahawks (11-6-1)  New York Giants (11-6)  Houston Texans (10-8)  Oakland Raiders (12-5)  Miami Dolphins (10-7)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Detroit … Continue reading Super Bowl LI NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Is the NBA Even Worth Watching Anymore?

Photo Credit: World Sports News – Live Scores For the past two seasons now, the NBA Finals matchup has been the same, featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers out of the Eastern Conference, and the Golden State Warriors out of the Western Conference. With between about 32 and 37 games to go in the 2016-2017 NBA season for each team, the current #1 seeds in the Eastern … Continue reading Is the NBA Even Worth Watching Anymore?

Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Boston’s Bag of Donuts (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  San Francisco Giants, NL West Champion  St. Louis Cardinals, NL Central (Wild Card #1)  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West (Wild Card #2)   National League Wild Card Game  #5 Los Angeles Dodgers @  #4 St. Louis Cardinals (best of 1 series, … Continue reading Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

2017 NFL Playoff Likelihood Rankings: Non-Playoff Teams from 2016

Photo Credit: NFL Logos (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record from the 2016 NFL season.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Tennessee Titans (9-7)  Carolina Panthers (6-10)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Arizona Cardinals (7-8-1)  Washington Redskins (8-7-1)  Minnesota Vikings (8-8)  Baltimore Ravens (8-8)  Indianapolis Colts (8-8)  Cincinnati Bengals (6-9-1)  New Orleans Saints (7-9)  Philadelphia Eagles (7-9)  Buffalo Bills (7-9)  Jacksonville Jaguars (3-13)  San Diego Chargers … Continue reading 2017 NFL Playoff Likelihood Rankings: Non-Playoff Teams from 2016

2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Photo Credit: The Insightful Blog (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions  Cleveland Cavaliers  Toronto Raptors  Boston Celtics  Atlanta Hawks  Washington Wizards  Charlotte Hornets  Indiana Pacers  Milwaukee Bucks  Chicago Bulls  Detroit Pistons  New York Knicks  Philadelphia 76ers  Orlando Magic  Miami Heat  Brooklyn Nets     Playoffs   Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #8 Milwaukee Bucks Prediction:  Cavaliers in 5 games   #2 Toronto … Continue reading 2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Super Bowl LI NFL Pick 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, … Continue reading Super Bowl LI NFL Pick Using Statistical Formula

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships (Points Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s points scored-points allowed ratio as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the points method and movement from last week’s rankings. RPI using the points method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s percentage of total points scored in games, 50% of the percentage of total points scored in games of the opponents of … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships (Points Method)

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships (Standings Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the standings method and movement from last week’s rankings.  RPI using the standings method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s winning percentage, 50% of the winning percentage of the opponents of each team, and 25% of the winning percentage of the opponents … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships (Standings Method)

NFL Efficiency Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s average points margin each game and movement from last week’s rankings. Efficiency is calculated by subtracting points allowed from points scored and dividing it by 16 games to get the average points margin for each team throughout the season. NOTE: These efficiency numbers are rounded to the hundredths place. In the case of a tie (to … Continue reading NFL Efficiency Rankings & Trends through Conference Championships

Football Cat: Super Bowl LI Pick

Photo Credit: NFL / Wallpapercave (featured image), ESPN (team logos) These selections were made by Shasta the teenaged cat, who chose the winner of each matchup by grabbing the mini helmet of each of her selected winners. Conference Championships Record: 0-2 2016 Playoffs Record: 4-6 Sunday, February 5th, 2017, 6:30 PM ET  #2 Atlanta Falcons (13-5) over  #1 New England Patriots (16-2)   Bye: N/A   -Asher Fair Continue reading Football Cat: Super Bowl LI Pick

Conference Championship NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.   New England Patriots (16-2)  Atlanta Falcons (13-5)  Green Bay Packers (12-7)  Dallas Cowboys (13-4), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-6), -1  Kansas City Chiefs (12-5)  Seattle Seahawks (11-6-1)  New York Giants (11-6)  Houston Texans (10-8)  Oakland Raiders (12-5)  Miami Dolphins (10-7)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers … Continue reading Conference Championship NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Conference Championship NFL Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Conference Championships Record: 1-1 2016 Playoffs Record: 7-3 2016 Season Record: 156-108-2 Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, 3:05 PM ET  #4 Green Bay Packers, (12-7), 21, @  #2 Atlanta Falcons (13-5), 44   Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, 6:40 PM ET  #3 Pittsburgh Steelers, (13-6), 17, @  #1 New England Patriots (16-2), 36   Bye: N/A   -Asher Fair Continue reading Conference Championship NFL Scores