What Would Wall Street Do?: Clarifying NFL Team Rankings

Matt MoscardiAnalyst INovember 16, 2007

Hopefully this will serve as a useful explanation for how to use some of the financial rankings.

Let me repost the financial rankings side by side with the statistical rankings to better clarify how to use and read them both. I've highlighted the NO v. HOU game, a game in which the Box chooses NO ATS and suggests a double bet.

 

  

  Stat Sharpe Alpha Beta
  Ranking Rank Rank Rank
ARI 17 15 13 3
ATL 25 30 32 30
BAL 20 27 19 11
BUF 18 28 30 7
CAR 27 25 11 18
CHI 28 22 28 32
CIN 16 9 5 13
CLE 14 5 7 26
DAL 3 2 1 31
DEN 19 26 25 2
DET 22 8 6 22
GB 5 6 12 12
HOU 23 12 10 1
IND 2 3 3 25
JAC 7 16 27 23
KC 24 29 31 29
MIA 26 19 15 21
MIN 15 20 17 10
NE 1 1 2 4
NO 21 11 24 24
NYG 11 7 4 27
NYJ 29 24 14 14
OAK 31 23 9 6
PHI 12 14 22 20
PIT 4 4 8 17
SD 9 10 18 28
SEA 10 13 16 9
SF 32 32 23 15
STL 30 31 29 5
TB 6 21 26 19
TEN 8 17 20 16
WAS 13 18 21 8

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