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Advanced Football Analytics

AFA Podcast - Jim Pagels (9/24/15)

Advanced Football Analytics
Released on Sep 24, 2015

Jim Pagels (Forbes, FiveThirtyEight, Bloomberg) is on the show to discuss his recent research on NFL TV ratings. Jim explains how overlapping seasons for different sports create a negative crossover effect on viewership and proposes some schedule changes that could fix the issue. He also discusses NFL survivor pool strategy, a new way of using EPA to score your fantasy football league and closes out the episode with a discussion of where to find value in NFL futures bets.