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Can anyone really predict a Premier League season?

This is a guest post by David Sumpter who is currently writing Soccermatics, which will come out on May 5th 2016 with Bloomsbury Books.  This blog post is part of one of the book chapters on “Betting against the masses”. … Continue reading

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Prediction Analysis by Steve Lawrence

With 8 rounds to go in the Premiership and 6 rounds to go in the Eredivisie this is my penultimate blog for the Scoreboard Journalism Challenge. Points and place predictions were invited from prominent media, stats modellers, fans and online … Continue reading

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Guest post: A prediction update from Steve Lawrence

The Scoreboard Journalism challenge for points and place predictions from prominent media, stats modellers, fans and online publishers for both the Eredivisie and the Premier League has attracted considerable interest and the original posts can be found at: https://scoreboardjournalism.wordpress.com/2014/08/22/48-forecasts-the-eredivisie-predicted/ & … Continue reading

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Guest post: Steve Lawrence assesses the Premier League predictions

The Scoreboard Journalism challenge for points and place predictions from prominent media, stats modellers, fans and online publishers for both the Eredivisie and the Premier League has attracted considerable interest and @JamesWGrayson has been publishing regular assessments of how the … Continue reading

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Predicting the Premier League

At the beginning of last season, I collected 26 pre-season predictions for the Premier League with one half coming from a variety of statistical models and one half from the experts in the media. As expected, the statistical models came … Continue reading

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