Where Sports and Statistics Clash
I thought that my first blog post would be about something that is often overlooked as far as “serious” sports topics: fantasy. However, I recently attended an academic sports conference in Chicago and it seems that this attitude is evolving. There were more fantasy topics than ever at this conference. Attendees at this conference that played fantasy sports were very excited about my work with regards to predicting fantasy scores. I will go through that model in great detail over the next few weeks. For today however, I would like to present to you the schedule-free wins statistic in the link below. This statistic can be used as a metric to determine the “luckiness” of a fantasy team.
CLICK to open: Schedule Free Wins