With the first round of fixtures complete we can have a first peak of how well our model is doing.
It’s football tournament time, which means it’s football tournament prediction time.
I am a keen player of Fantasy Football. Not only is the game huge fun (and very addictive) it also provides an excellent opportunity to play around with a whole host of mathematics. I posted a controversial thread on Twitter which has been reasonably popular (100k views, 90 retweets, 225 likes, 110 comments on Reddit
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Today everyone celebrates being confused why the 14th March (14/3) is celebrated as Pi Day. Instead let us celebrate what it should really be: Feigenbaum Delta Day.
The TV show “Pointless” is based around correctly guessing obscure answers to questions. Season 5, Episode 48 had a question about England goalkeepers.
My model now gives Brazil odds of >1/3 that they will win the World Cup.
With the end of the group stage of the World Cup we’ve lost half of the teams and it’s time to update our predictions.
Quick update on the World Cup model following the 2nd round of group fixtures.
Following the end of the first round of the World Cup group stage let’s see how the model is doing and how the predictions have changed.
The World Cup is almost upon us and so it’s time to make some predictions…