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2022 NBA Finals Preview from an Elias Expert

It’s just gotta be feeling like the ultimate revenge tour for the Celtics – they had a shot to knock out all three teams to eliminate them from the playoffs in the previous three years. Boston led wire-to-wire in their Game 7 victory, making coach Ime Udoka the first rookie coach to win multiple Game 7s.

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MLB: Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
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MLB Power Rankings: What is the Elo Ratings System

These Elo power rankings are purely quantitative and objective, unlike power rankings from other sites. There will be zero subjectivity in the ranking of these teams; the Elo power rankings are based purely on each team’s performance and strength of schedule.

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Modeling March Madness: The Final Four

The Elite Eight happened, and my model accurately predicted the results of all four games, sending me into the Final Four at 44/60 overall with my initial National Championship winners still alive. That said, let’s take a look at what’s going on down in New Orleans.

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Saint Peter's players celebrate around head coach Shaheen Holloway
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Modeling March Madness: The Elite Eight

Saint Peter’s beat the odds for the third game in a row, though again Shaheen Holloway is the only person on the planet that had them here. I warned that the homecourt advantage of the Houston Cougars could come into play in spite of my model’s prediction, and I was right: the Cougars basically played a home game in their victory over Arizona.

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