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Go big or go home, August 30th Predictions

Just a quick post tonight as I have to go to a mate’s 21st in approximately 44 minutes. Tonight however, I have made an important decision with the model, as you will be able to see there is potential for a large accumulator tonight, instead of staking 1 unit I shall be staking 3. 208 more words


Taking a breather and 29th August

Taken a quick 2 day break from predictions, sometimes it can be healthy to just step away from the game for a couple of days and come back refreshed; that’s what I am to do. 187 more words


Gut Feelings as Probabilities

From Sabermetrics to Nate Silver, the past decade has become the decade of probabilities as headlines. Serious baseball fans don’t just study the box scores in the paper anymore – they turn to Fangraphs and other websites to see how their analysts have projected probabilities of everything from a team making the post-season to winning the World Series. 2,329 more words

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Sabremetrics and the fallacy of one metric

This post is more about giving Yunel the green light on a 3-0 count. But it highlights the problem of putting too much stock in one metric. 258 more words


Slowly does it and 26th August Predictions

The recovery is coming on slowly, but nicely. An above average night last night, by no means stunning but at the level of consistency we are looking for. 396 more words


Back on track and 25th August Predictions

Last night we needed a recovery, and we certainly got one. The model returned 5 out of 6 correct predictions, with the Arizona and St Louis game becoming void due to the Diamondbacks change in starting pitching. 228 more words


Sabermetrically Analyzing the 2015 Rookie of the Year Candidates

The 2015 MLB season is winding down. This season has seen one of the best rookie classes in years. The years to come will tell us how all these young bucks measure up to the legends of yore but as for right now, things look really promising. 1,075 more words