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How Analytic Tools (Ken Pom etc.) See the Gators Preseason

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by potomacgator, Oct 19, 2021.

  1. potomacgator

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    Interesting information. We are all very familiar with the kenpom poll but this is the first that I have heard of the Battorvik. A lot of Florida's opponents seem to be roughly be ranked similarly in capability as the Gators:
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    KP:
    52. Oklahoma
    37. Oklahoma St
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    28. Auburn

    25. Florida
    24. FSU
    19. Alabama
    18. Maryland
    17. Kentucky
    15. Tennessee
    13. Arkansas


    "KenPom predicts the Gators to go 21-9 heading into postseason play, with an 11-7 record in SEC play. "

    That seems to be about the right prediction.
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    The 2nd one seems to give more weightage towards returning players who have produced in major conferences (i.e, Myreon Jones - Penn St, Castleton/Appleby/Duruji - UF) & and less from those who are not (i.e, McKissic/Fleming/Felder & Reeves). Interestingly, Felder did play at Boston College of the ACC.

    That prediction looks completely off to me. I think that many of the new transfers will do much better than what was projected here.