Monthly Archives: November 2013

Recent Performance and Thanksgiving Weekend Predictions

I didn’t post performance results or predictions last week, so I’m posting two weeks’ worth of performance this week. xHPI is falling into a familiar pattern of alternating weeks of strong and weak performance against the spread. Those weeks tend … Continue reading

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Rankings through November 23, 2013

I usually try to make some introductory comments when I post my rankings each week. This week, I thought those comments would be about the the upsets of Oregon and Baylor, or perhaps about the effect of the SEC’s odd … Continue reading

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Rankings through November 16, 2013

We’re now in the part of the season when it becomes increasingly difficult to make a major move in the rankings. However, it’s not impossible, although the biggest moves tend to come in the middle of the rankings. This week, … Continue reading

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11/9 Performance and 11/16 Predictions

Week 11 was a good week for xHPI. Its performance against the spread was the second best of the season, and it was a perfect 5-0 on best bets. For the season, xHPI has correctly predicted 60% of its best … Continue reading

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Rankings through November 9, 2013

This week’s big games caused some interesting movement in the rankings, but perhaps not as much movement as one would have expected. Alabama’s convincing victory over LSU was not enough to return the Crimson Tide to the top spot, but … Continue reading

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11/2 Performance and 11/9 Predictions

Another tough week for xHPI. After two strong weeks, xHPI finished 10 games below .500 in predictions against the spread. However, xHPI also turned in its best performance of the season in straight-up games.   Last Week Cumulative   W-L … Continue reading

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Rare Thursday Night Predictions

Tonight is a rare Thursday night, featuring two marquee games involving four of the top 12 teams in the country: Oklahoma at Baylor, and Oregon at Stanford. Since it’s an unusual event, I thought I’d do something unusual: provide special … Continue reading

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