World Cup Referees Route to the Final

Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson did not get a game in the quarter finals of the World Cup in Brazil. I got into a discussion on Twitter if he has refereed his last game in the tournament and decided to take a look in the last five World Cups played. What I came up with is…

Panel discussion II: Predictive sports betting analytics

The second panel discussion from MIT Sloan’s sports analytics conference I listened to was about analytics in betting and sports prediction. The soccer analystics discussion I listened to first was interesting! The discussion about predictive sports betting was interesting even though nothing new really came out. Participating were Jeff Ma (Moderator), member of the famous…

Soccer analytics panel discussion

MIT Sloan holds a very interesting sport analytics conference each year. The 2013 conference was held a couple of months back and I have started to dig into the extensive range of video conferences available on their website. Here is a very interesting panel discussion about football (soccer) analytics, featuring Chris Anderson, the great football (or…