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NFL Predictions

Thursday, January 3, 2019

It’s wild-card week, and it looks like the postseason could be more wild than usual. The FiveThirtyEight NFL prediction game gets a little wilder at this time of year, too: Points are doubled during the playoffs.

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Here’s where things stand after Week 17:

🙌 Jake Horowitz is at the top of our Week 17 leaderboard with 294.2 points.

🏆 Greg Chili Van Hollebeke is still in first place on our overall leaderboard with 1,168.1 points. FiveThirtyEight’s Elo model is in 660th place with 728.7 points.

📈 Our Elo model beat 46 percent of you last week. You picked up the most points when the Colts beat the Titans and lost the most when the Ravens beat the Browns. Here’s a breakdown:

Elo’s dumbest (and smartest) picks of Week 17

Happy forecasting,