Neil Greenberg

Washington, D.C.

Reporter analyzing advanced sports statistics for The Washington Post
Neil Greenberg is a staff writer with The Washington Post whose beat is sports analytics. His analysis and insight can be found in the sports section, where he covers all pro sports, as well as college football and basketball. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and prefers to be called a geek rather than a nerd.
Latest from Neil Greenberg

The lazy person’s guide to picking a men’s NCAA tournament bracket

Don't have time to study all 64 teams that will play NCAA tournament first-round games? This easy guide will help.

March 15, 2023

The perfect NCAA women’s basketball tournament bracket

There are fewer upsets in the women's NCAA tournament, but our perfect bracket has enough surprises to be interesting, and enough favorites to be competitive.

March 14, 2023

Why Alabama is a poor pick to win your March Madness men’s bracket

Alabama is one of the best men's college basketball teams in the country. That doesn't mean the Crimson Tide is a wise pick to win it all.

March 14, 2023

The perfect bracket to win your March Madness men’s pool

Trying to create an NCAA men's tournament bracket with a realistic chance at winning your pool? We're here to help.

March 13, 2023

Picks, props and best bets for the Chiefs-Eagles Super Bowl

There are thousands of ways to bet on Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. Here are some of our favorites.

February 11, 2023

The best and worst Super Bowl squares numbers

Super Bowl Squares are popular and predictable, which doesn't make them any less enjoyable.

February 10, 2023

NFL best bets for Week 13: Trust the Seahawks (and the Bengals’ offense)

The Los Angeles Rams will struggle to stay with Seattle, while the Bengals shouldn't have much trouble scoring against the Kansas City Chiefs.

December 2, 2022

‘Thursday Night Football’ betting predictions for Bills-Patriots

The Bills will be playing their third road game in 11 days, a scheduling anomaly that hasn’t been seen since the early 1990s

December 1, 2022

Thanksgiving NFL picks: Best bets for all three games

There are two big favorites on Thanksgiving Day, and one puzzling underdog. Here are our picks.

November 23, 2022

NFL best bets for Week 12: Keep riding this Commanders wave

Left hand up, then click on the Commanders (to shut down Atlanta's erratic offense).

November 23, 2022