Nobody went 4-0 vs. the spread. Several posters went 3-1...nice job.
I was 2-2 so that's 6-2 for the playoffs. My system is so simple I can do it ahead of time. I'll have San Francisco against Atlanta and no play on Baltimore/New England. If San Francisco wins I'll have them against either AFC team. Otherwise I have no play in the Super Bowl.
A New England/Atlanta matchup would be virtually unwatchable for me anyway.
Regarding historical trends, they are invaluable. Team trends are the ones that can get you in trouble. They don't necessarily line up year to year. But when a logical trend can attach to any team it tends to maintain percentage.
With the Ray Lewis story, I have a feeling the Ravens are a team of destiny... With this being a rematch of last year's AFC Championship Game, and the way that whole thing went down with the Lee Evans drop, I definitely see the Ravens getting their revenge next sunday...
My SuperBowl pick is Ravens vs. 49ers. The Harbaugh Bowl.
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I still remember around September people here were saying the Texans are contenders this year and I was like what the hell? Based on what? Today's game pretty much reflects my thoughts from a few months ago. There's nothing on the Texans 4 months ago or now that ever screamed contender. Hell, they are likely not going to get another division title for another decade and a half now.