Justin Verlander, who held the top spot in the last computer rankings of AL starting pitchers as calculated by Bias Free Sports, fell five spots to number six, as Jake Peavy took over as king of the hill this week, followed closely by Jered Weaver of the Angels, Colby Lewis of the Rangers, and Jason Hammel of the Orioles. The Orioles, long dormant in the AL East, have two pitchers in the top 20, with Wei-Yin Chen pulling in at 17.
Matt Kemp continues to leave everyone else in the dust as the goes on a rampage against National League pitchers in the latest computer rankings by Bias Free Sports of the top NL hitters. To see the complete computer rankings, as well updated rankings for AL hitters and starters and relievers for both leagues, visit us at www.biasfreerankings.com.
Here are the computer rankings for all 30 NBA teams as of the end of the regular season, according to Bias Free Sports, which will provide predictions for upcoming playoff games. See the continuing ratings for the NBA, MLB, NFL and other sports by going to www.biasfreerankings.com.
Here are the ratings and projections for the upcoming NBA today based on the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports:
Note: ratings include home court advantage
Current lines have Chicago and Indiana favored by 9, the Heat by 8 1/2, and the Thunder by 7 1/2. All the ratings above except the Thunder game would indicate going with the underdog. The difference in the Thunder game would actually round up to equal the Vegas line. For complete ratings for the NBA, MLB, NFL and more, go to www.biasfreerankings.com.
Yankees Curtis Granderson and Nick Swisher are starting to fade rapidly from their previously lofty spots in the Bias Free Sports latest computer rankings of the top hitters in the American League, with Swisher dropping 7 spots down to number 11. The formula which determines the rating takes into account the hitters’ batting average, home runs, RBI’s, stolen bases, runs scored and OPS (on base percentage plus slugging percentage). To see the full ratings list for both National League and American League hitters, go to www.biasfreerankings.com.
The Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals continue to lead the pack in the latest computer rankings from Bias Free Sports. The Rangers are far and away the top team, leading the 2nd rated Cardinals by almost half a point (a large amount in these ratings). You can see the full ratings list by going to www.biasfreerankings.com, and get player ratings for the leaders for pitchers and hitters in both the American and National League as well.
Josh Hamilton is tearing it up to begin the 2012 season and far outpaces the competition in the latest BFS computer rankings of the top American League hitters. To see the complete list, as well as ratings for National League hitters, and rankings for starters and relievers in both leagues, go to www.biasfreesports.com (completely free–not a subscription service!).