Author Archives: Mark Simon

Using SIS Projections for this Sunday’s Draft Kings games

Using our tools to come up with the best fantasy lineup

Introducing the turnover assist stat

Which players are most helpful to others at securing turnovers? Which teams benefit the most from that help?

New football podcast: Week 17 preview

Listen here Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) take a look at different playoff scenarios and preview the most important games for Week 17 of the NFL season: Eagles at Giants (1:54), Redskins at Cowboys (6:50), Titans at Texans (15:32) […]

Using SIS projections for this Sunday’s DFS possibilities

How can our numbers help you make your DraftKings picks?

Which NFL Teams Are Leading the League in Luck?

Which teams have gotten the fumbles above/below expectations and the most interceptions above/below expectations?

When a sack is not a sack (Part II)

The NCAA rule book can be a little odd when it comes to some plays

Stat of the Week: Walker, Rolen, Abreu & Hall of Fame Worthiness

By Mark Simon This year’s BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is headlined by Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and understandably so, given his excellence in both the regular season and postseason, and his longevity. Jeter is a lock for election, perhaps even joining Mariano Rivera in receiving unanimous support. In the 2019 Bill James Handbook, Bill […]