NFL Media analytics expert Cynthia Frelund and Matt “Money” Smith focus on the most compelling matchups and unique statistical information while projecting how players and teams will perform based on advanced analytics.
NFL Media analytics expert Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith introduce "Game Theory and Money," their new show where each week they break down the most noteworthy matchups from a statistical perspective. Cynthia and Money will provide and discuss projections for how particular players and position groups will perform based on advanced analytics.
In the first ever episode of Game Theory and Money, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund break down week one of the NFL schedule by using Cynthia's predictive analytics model. Cynthia also gave us some info for this weekend's games that we wouldn't expect and asked Money a surprise question about playoff teams for this season.
In the Week 2 edition of Game Theory and Money, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith talked about Week 1 quarterback performances, Cynthia asked her surprise question for Money and their game picks were announced during the "Frelund Four-cast" and "10 games in 10 minutes" segments. Cynthia also explained which teams will score the most in "Points on Points" and which teams she trusted the most in "Confidence Index."
In the Week 3 edition of Game Theory and Money, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith break down a week of home underdogs around the NFL, project whether or not the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos are "pretenders" or "contenders", and give you picks for who will win each of the 15 games played this weekend and on Monday night in Week 3.
Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund use predictive analytics to help separate the contenders from the pretenders in the NFC East and NFC North with a game of "Stat Chat" and pick winners and fantasy football standouts for all 15 games from Sunday and Monday in Week 4 of the NFL season.
Cynthia and Money go through the analytics and tell you which NFL teams have performed differently than expected through the first 4 weeks of the 2017 season before previewing the matchup of the week (Packers vs. Cowboys), tackling the Frelund Four-cast, and giving you insight into each NFL game this weekend.
Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith preview week 6 of the NFL season game-by-game, giving you score projections and a few survivor picks based on predictive analytics. We also dig into what makes the Chiefs so good, which teams are better than their record, and if it's better to have a young QB or old QB leading your franchise.
Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith use predictive analytics to answer questions from Twitter, break down updated NFL playoff odds for teams facing QB injuries, preview a Super Bowl rematch between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons (as well as every other game this week), and rank the NFC East QBs.
With the NFL trade deadline looming, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith preview all of Sunday and Monday's NFL Week 8 action, including a few games that will drastically swing playoff odds in one direction or another.
Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith look back at some big trades that happened in the NFL before the trading deadline and then use predictive analytics to preview all of the Week 9 matchups. Former New York Giants offensive lineman Shaun O'Hara joins the show to talk with Cynthia about the impact of Duane Brown on the Seattle Seahawks.