Predict-o-matic™ NFL picks

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  1. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    I don't know if any of you remember the Predict-o-matic last year but basically it was a program I created that would try to calculate which teams were going to win each week. It did quite poorly and I think the thread sank like a rock.

    However, due to some adjustments and some funding from outside investors, I now present to you a new and improved Predict-o-matic™ for 2003! This model takes a more detailed look at a team's offenses and defenses than the previous Predict-o-matic™.

    So here are the winners are for Week 3 in the NFL:

    Indianapolis Colts [​IMG]
    Kansas City Chiefs [​IMG]
    Minnesota Vikings [​IMG]
    New Orleans Saints [​IMG]
    New England Patriots [​IMG]
    Cincinnati Bengals [​IMG]
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers [​IMG]
    Arizona Cardinals [​IMG]
    Washington Redskins [​IMG]
    Seattle Seahawks [​IMG]
    Baltimore Ravens [​IMG]
    San Francisco 49ers [​IMG]
    Miami Dolphins [​IMG]
    Denver Broncos [​IMG]


    **DISCLAIMER: The Predict-o-matic™ is for entertainment purposes only.
     
  2. Philip_T

    Philip_T Supporting Actor

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    Dave,
    If both Cincinnati & Arizona win this week, I'll be checking your P-o-M every week. That is, if there is still an earth left after hell freezes over. [​IMG]
     
  3. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    Yeah the POM hung for a moment on those picks as it was calculating the weather forcasts and any gravitational anomalies due to the location of the sun and moon at kickoff.

    However, the POM has spoken! As much as I would like Green Bay to win over Arizona this weekend...
     
  4. Lowell_B

    Lowell_B Second Unit

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    I'm with Philip. [​IMG]

    Of course you do have New England winning, so maybe you're on to something...
     
  5. Scott Merryfield

    Scott Merryfield Executive Producer

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    Any program that picks the Cardinals to win a game must be infected with a virus. [​IMG]
     
  6. Noah Gottula

    Noah Gottula Stunt Coordinator

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    You damn right seahawks are gonna win, 3-0 baby here we come.
     
  7. JustinCleveland

    JustinCleveland Cinematographer

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    Same reason the BCS computers are flawed... there are too many human variables in football (and most sports) that a computer just can't feel.

    That having been said, I'm with Philip [​IMG]
     
  8. Shane Martin

    Shane Martin Producer

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    Interestingly enough, Chris Berman of ESPN just picked the Lions over the Vikings...then again he isn't dumb enough to pick Arizona [​IMG]
     
  9. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    Well, admittedly, the POM shows the Arizona game will be a close one. However, it says Minnesota will trounce Detroit... so, I don't know what sort of chicken bones Berman is using.
     
  10. Philip_T

    Philip_T Supporting Actor

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    Hmm, aside from a few slip ups, the POM did call the Arizona win, interesting. Did it just start getting a little colder??
     
  11. Bryan X

    Bryan X Producer

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    I just got back from the Steelers game and fortunately the Predict-O-matic was wrong and my Steelers won!

    Even the Predict-O-Matic should know not to predict a Bengals win. [​IMG]
     
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    Damn, I see this thread AFTER I started Bledsoe instead of Hassleback. And to make matters worst for me, I also had Travis Henry going, for a combined total of 6 points for me.
     
  13. Ric Bagoly

    Ric Bagoly Producer

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    Predict-o-matic my ass (See yours truly picks in the NFL thread) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  14. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    I've moved the POM's picks to the already existing NFL discussion found HERE. It makes more sense there.
     

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