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Fantasy Rankings - 2014 NFL Preview
Based on 50,000 simulations of the upcoming season, see rankings and projections for the top 400 players for the 2014 Fantasy Football season.
Fantasy Rankings
Power Rankings
NFL QB Value

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MLB Picks - 8/20/2014
The Predictalator has played today's MLB games 50,000 times to analyze chances of each team winning each game relative to the money line and total. See Kansas City Royals @ Colorado Rockies and more.

Braxton Miller Injury - Big Ten Impact
How does Braxton Miller's injury impact the Big Ten race and what does a season in Columbus look like with a backup quarterback?

Win Total Picks - 2014 College Preview
Over/Under Season Win Total picks are now available for over 70 FBS teams.

Fantasy Sleepers
2014 fantasy football sleepers, busts and breakout players.

Best Draft Position
Preparing for a fantasy football draft? Which draft position produces the best team? View the top projected scorers by fantasy draft position.

Projected Scores - 2014 NFL Preview
The Predictalator has played every 2014 NFL game 50,000 times before it's actually played. Based on that analysis, we present projected results from EVERY game.

Power Rankings - 2014 NFL Preview
We played all 32 NFL teams against each other to come with the ultimate NFL Power Rankings as well as offensive and defensive, run and pass efficiency rankings.

Props, Props, Props
Props, props, props…a little something extra to hold you over until the start of the NFL season.

Win Total Picks - 2014 NFL Preview
Over/Under Season Win Total picks are now available for all 32 NFL teams.

MLB Rest of Season - 8/20/2014
Updating daily, we simulate rest of 2014 MLB regular season 50,000 times to project final records and standings for every team.

Site Redesign - NEW Features
See notes from GM Paul Bessire on the recent site redesign and new products - the Trend Machine and Fantasy Football Draft Machine.

Featured Products

Live ScoreCaster
View current scores and play-by-play as well as updating projections from 50,000 simulations of the basketball, football and baseball games with free Live ScoreCaster.

ResultsFinder Highlights
All-time in College Football, this technology is over 65% ATS Locks of the Week (31-14, 69% ATS), including going 14-2 (88% ATS) for the 2013 season. Highlighted, "normal" or better College Football Over/Under game picks are 245-168 (59% O/U) all-time.

This technology is over 60% against-the-spread with NFL Locks of the Week (52-32 ATS) all-time and 55% ATS (551-442 ATS) picking all NFL games. Last season, picking every NFL game, the Predictalator hit 57.4% ATS, then went 9-1-1 (90% ATS) in the postseason. And finally, the Predictalator is now 35-9 against-the-spread in NFL playoff games.

Trend Machine - NEW Feature
Understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios for over 35 years and 9,000 games is a tremendous supplement to any analysis of an upcoming matchup.

The PM Blog
A one-stop destination for analytically driven general sports, fantasy and betting insights, the blog offers a unique look behind the numbers.

Insight into the world of sports predictions, fantasy and gambling for football, baseball, basketball and hockey using an analytical perspective.

Fantasy Draft Machine - NEW Feature
Dominate your fantasy draft day! Build mock drafts or utilize this innovative evaluation process to instantly know which players to select and which teams are drafting well or poorly as the draft is happening.

The Predictalator
The Predictalator is the most advanced sports forecasting software available today, playing every game 50,000 times before it's actually played.

Play Analyzer
Getting a different line? Use Play Analyzer to have the most up-to-dateinformation at all times by playing games at current consensus or customized lines.

Tutorial Videos
Watch Tutorial Videos to see how to get the most out of's information.

Halftime Picks
As soon as an NFL, college football, college basketball or NBA games reach halftime, we simulate second half 50,000 times to exploit line inefficiencies created during the game.

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What is PredictionMachine? strives to be the most accurate and trusted source for predicting sports outcomes straight-up and against-the-spread.

The state-of-the-art and unbiased Predictalator ("the Prediction Machine") was built by Paul Bessire, a statistician and veteran sports journalist, who offers his unique takes through his blog posts and his matchup breakdowns in his in-depth analysis. finds the angle that you need to win with accuracy that stems from the Predictalator, which plays the game 50,000 times before it's actually played to provide confidence picks straight-up, against-the-spread and over/under as well as player projections for fantasy players and props.

The Predictalator is the most advanced sports forecasting software available today because it has the ability to account for all of the relevant statistical interactions of the players (playing or not playing/injured), coaches, officials, fans (homefield advantage) and weather in each game.