Good to see MLB appearing. Who would've thought- the 2013 AFC South!
Love it. And possibly a good idea by the home team to put the review monitor next to the student section
I somewhat agree, and this is an important point. In fact, in my initial post (on my blog), I went through several lists of controversial calls, and showed how the vast majority of these happened to favor the home team. Going through these lists, and seeing how nearly every call favored the home team, spurned the idea… Read more
Will do something at year's end. Football Outsiders still 20 games under 0.500 for the year, including 6-6-3 in week 11
Hah! I wrote the original post after the Red Sox Cardinals game. I have a feeling I'll be able to add to the list again, too.
Like the additions!
Shadetree- Sorry for not being clear there. I wasn't meaning to suggest that there was any correlation: instead, my recollection is that with the 2009-2012 numbers, there wasn't an obvious improvement from the beginning of seasons through the end.
but how did they all manage to do so well in previous years?
I agree, but like you probably know, Accuscore aren't affiliated with Insider anymore. On its own, Accuscore has always seemed to gimicky on its own, and long-term, their results seem to have been about 50-50 (using experience and results of a google search to make that claim)
I feel like there's actually less parity this year, with one team historically bad (Jville) and another historically good (Denver). The injuries component is an important one, as perhaps the statheads can't keep up with all of the people hurt week to week.