If only one could predict the future by simply crunching some numbers. Fantasy football, a true numbers game, would be so much easier that way.
Take for example many of the major fantasy football Web sites. They now offer weekly projections of what they predict players will do against a given matchup on any given Sunday.
Mathematicians have actually developed formulas to project which players or defensive teams are the most likely to succeed. However, fantasy football, many have learned, is not an exact science in the least.