Tuesday, September 29, 2009

2009 Week 3 NFL Ratings/Rankings and Summary

Week 3 of the NFL season is complete and it resulted in some changes in the ratings.  The ratings are below but can always be found at http://sites.google.com/site/computerratings/nfl-football/nfl-ratings.

New Orleans extends the ratings lead cementing their hold on #1 with over a 6 point advantage over #2 Baltimore and #3 New York Jets.  Denver does make a big jump to #4 after a second convincing win in 2 weeks.  Minnesota also moves into the top-5.

These moves were at the expense of the Giants and Eagles who both dropped a few spots, but interestingly the Giants didn't lose ratings points, they just got passed by other teams that improved their ratings more.  Philly suffered a bit by having previous opponent Carolina not do so well against a 1-loss Dallas team last night.

The computer did very well picking games this week going 12-4 against the spread and 11-5 picking winners too.  That puts the computer at a very good 30-17-1 against the spread for the season.

Rank
Team
Rating
Record
Schedule
Change
Rank
Team
Rating
Record
Schedule
Change
1
New Orleans
95.099
3-0
82.543
+0, +4.745
2
Baltimore
88.873
3-0
75.633
+0, +0.228
3
NY Jets
88.816
3-0
79.846
+0, +0.822
4
Denver
87.905
3-0
78.565
+8, +4.549
5
Minnesota
87.487
3-0
79.822
+2, +1.501
6
San Francisco
87.323
2-1
83.600
+0, +1.253
7
NY Giants
87.271
3-0
78.962
-3, +0.192
8
Indianapolis
86.074
3-0
80.117
+5, +3.023
9
Philadelphia
86.036
2-1
80.160
-4, -0.959
10
New England
85.079
2-1
83.503
+4, +2.430
11
Dallas
84.571
2-1
77.462
-2, -0.734
12
San Diego
83.198
2-1
79.776
-1, -0.403
13
Buffalo
82.763
1-2
83.433
+4, +0.326
14
Pittsburgh
82.536
1-2
82.400
-4, -2.441
15
Cincinnati
82.485
2-1
82.565
+8, +3.539
16
Chicago
82.016
2-1
81.488
+2, +1.175
17
Atlanta
81.929
2-1
77.876
-9, -3.707
18
Arizona
81.641
1-2
83.183
-3, -0.996
19
Green Bay
80.255
2-1
76.883
+2, +0.681
20
Tennessee
79.698
0-3
84.037
-4, -2.776
21
Jacksonville
79.152
1-2
82.825
+6, +1.577
22
Seattle
78.673
1-2
78.496
-3, -1.861
23
Houston
77.760
1-2
81.555
-3, -1.895
24
Oakland
76.898
1-2
80.498
+2, -1.047
25
Miami
76.558
0-3
84.734
-1, -1.456
26
Washington
76.194
1-2
78.417
-4, -2.904
27
Detroit
75.831
1-2
85.260
+4, +3.259
28
Carolina
74.992
0-3
85.179
-3, -2.971
29
Kansas City
73.389
0-3
84.935
+0, -1.106
30
Cleveland
73.311
0-3
89.088
+0, +0.187
31
Tampa Bay
73.123
0-3
83.868
-3, -2.396
32
St Louis
69.149
0-3
79.374
+0, -1.890