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NFL Predictions

Thursday, September 20, 2018


The Kansas City Chiefs are off to a hot start, as are some of you who are participating in FiveThirtyEight’s NFL forecasting game.

Week 3 is now upon us: The Jets and the Browns face off tonight at 8:20 p.m. Eastern time. It’s time to take a break and submit your picks.

Play the Game

Here’s where things stand after Week 2:

ЁЯЩМ Alexandre Augusto da Rocha was at the top of our Week 2 leaderboard, coming in at second place with 170.0 points (his was the highest score among players who have shared their names publicly on our leaderboards).

ЁЯПЖ Alexandre, with 222.6 total points, is also second on our overall leaderboard. FiveThirtyEight’s Elo model is in 1,793rd place with 44.7 points.

ЁЯУИ Our Elo model beat 64 percent of you last week. You picked up the most points betting against the Bills, but lost the most when the Titans squeaked out a win against the Texans. Here’s a breakdown:

Elo’s dumbest (and smartest) picks of Week 2

Happy forecasting,