Sports and Probability: A Bayesian Analysis

In a previous post, I did an exploration on the use of probabilitic models to predict sport results. The motivation was simple: using 20 minutes of data from a handball match, try to predict the final result with the simplest model. To this end, I’ve used a binomial model.…

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Simple Probability Model for Predicting Sports Results

In a Machine Learning meetup a few years back, we were talking about applying probability to sports. The question was that football has a small amount of goals which makes it hard for prediction. On the other hand, sports like Handball or Basketball have a large amount of goals, letting…

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