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Looking At Bama Vs. Dogs Statistically

Looking At Bama Vs. Dogs Statistically

One of the biggest fallacies in sports analysis is comparative scores, i.e. Alabama defeated Missouri 42-10 and Georgia defeated Missouri 41-20, and therefore the Tide is 11 points better than the Bulldogs. No, all that tells us is that Missouri is not very good.

Alabama and Georgia have the same records, 11-1, and the same Southeastern Conference records, 7-1. Bama is ranked second in the nation and the Bulldogs are third. As winners of the SEC West and East, they meet at 4 p.m. EST (3 p.m. central time) Saturday in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the SEC title and for the opportunity to play No. 1 ranked Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game...

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