However, the Playbook Method is to assess each opponent’s season win totals for the upcoming season and tally the accumulative amount of wins. Using this NFL Strength of Schedule metric vis-a-vis last year’s season win totals, it’s my contention that this represents a truer methodology.
After all, which is more relevant: knowing how an opponent fared in last year’s battles, or the expected degree of difficulty awaiting them this year? By this method the Houston Texans will face the league’s most difficult schedule in 2019, with the New England Patriots taking on the softest. See PLAYBOOK for more…
Today’s Scorecard: MLB History Book
Washington: Strasburg 12-0 $ vs. Miami, and 11-1 $ home vs. Marlins … Cubs: Darvish 1-7 $ in July … Dodgers: Buehler 7-0 $ vs. NL West this season … Boston: Sale 6-0 $ in July … Baltimore: 1-12 Wednesdays this season … Texas: Lynn 12-2 $ in July … St. Louis: Wainwright 12-2 $ in July.
Grinding Out the Profits
Kansas City hurler Danny Duffy is 0-9 in his last nine team-starts against Cleveland. The Tribe’s Mike Clevinger is 7-2 in his career team-start against the Royals. Look for the Indians to improve to 9-1 in their last 10 division games tonight.