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Ryan Collinsworth is the Action Network's Senior Editor for College Sports, which includes college football, college basketball and college baseball. He quit his job as a capital markets futures analyst in May 2018 due to the Supreme Court's landmark decision to overturn PASPA and subsequently joined the Action Network within two weeks. Ryan originally started as a college sports and fantasy football writer and now oversees all of our college sports content.
Ryan is Action's college sports senior editor, supervising all college football and basketball content across our team of over 30 betting analysts. He graduated from Campbell University with a BS in Psychology and has spent many years working in various industries, including stations as a pastor, musician, audio engineer, capital markets analyst, CFB DFS specialist, fantasy football writer and more. Ryan's most prominent contributions to the industry include his NCAA Tournament 'Cinderella' Model, College Football moneyline round robin arbitrage betting system and Passing Revolution fantasy football article series. He joined the Action Network in May 2018.
Ryan graduated from Campbell University with a bachelor's of science degree in Psychology.
College Basketball Teams Shoot Worse in Football Stadiums, But Don’t Rush to Bet Final Four Unders
The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four has been held in football stadiums every year since the 1999-2000 season. That’s not the standard college hoops venue, obviously. These
NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Model: Best Bets to Survive This Weekend, Based on Historical Profiles
Last week, I published an article highlighting potential First Round upsets to target. I built a model that predicts the types of mid-majors that win in the first round —
NCAA Tournament ‘Cinderella’ Model: The Formula for an Upset and 2019’s Matches
In the past month, I have been meticulously pouring through historical data to try to build a mid-major Cinderella statistical model. I analyzed every NCAA Tournament team since the 2001-02
Every College Basketball Team That Can Still Make the Final Four, Based on Statistical Precedent
A couple months ago, I introduced a way to identify college basketball teams that fit the statistical profile of a national champion. In the final update to this column, I&
Our Staff’s 5 Favorite National Title Value Bets Before Major Conference Tournaments Begin
Before the high-major conferences begin conference tournament play, we want to highlight the best value bets in the college basketball futures market. Rather than selecting individual teams to discuss, we’
College Basketball National Championship Contenders: Michigan Sneaks Back Into the Party
Seven weeks ago, I introduced a way to identify college basketball teams that fit the statistical profile of a national champion. After another intense week of conference play, we have
Final Four Dark Horse Candidates: Buffalo Surging, Auburn Bouncing Back
A couple weeks ago, I launched this Final Four dark horse candidates column as a companion piece to our national championship contenders column. Another week of conference play has illuminated
College Basketball National Championship Contenders: Can You Still Buy Virginia Tech?
A couple weeks ago, I introduced a way to identify college basketball teams that fit the statistical profile of a national champion. After another intense week of conference play, we
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