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48 Forecasts: The Eredivisie predicted

Following on from last year, we have again collected Eredivisie predictions (you can download them all here) but instead of 13 to follow through the season, we now have a total of 48 from online media, fans, statistical models and … Continue reading

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Forget the Eredivisie league table, Feyenoord are outperforming Ajax

Next Sunday at 12.30 (CET) the first “Klassieker” of the 2012/2013 season will take place in Rotterdam when Feyenoord host Ajax. Feyenoord had their best season for 11 years last term when they finished as Eredivisie runners-up behind Ajax and, … Continue reading

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ADO Den Haag and FC Twente amongst the surprise packages

Just under a quarter of this season’s Eredivisie fixtures have now been played and five of last season’s top seven are already sitting pretty in the top five of the league table. This, however, tells us nothing about whether they … Continue reading

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Early candidates for rank journalism – Everton and Vitesse

Both Everton and Vitesse appear to be performing above expectations according to our simple expectations model which was introduced here. However, the season is still young and I thought it might be interesting to compare the results they have achieved … Continue reading

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‘The surprising Utrecht’ but how much better are they performing?

With only six Eredivisie matches played, it is still very early days to be attempting to draw conclusions but Dutch TV described FC Utrecht’s start to the season as surprising and I thought it would be interesting to use my … Continue reading

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Avoiding rank journalism (1): Good start for Vitesse no surprise based on the fixtures

Now that the weekend’s Eredivisie fixtures have been completed, it is worth returning to the expected points table based on the bookmakers’ assessments to see whether there are any clubs over- or underachieving at this stage. As explained in this … Continue reading

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