Analysis, data, NFL

A Quick Look into Fantasy Football Team Stats

Earlier in the month, I posted a picture on social media comparing fantasy football team points compared with their draft position. Would you believe 4th pick is the worst spot in a fantasy football draft? Early data I’m acquiring is painting that picture #fantasyfootball pic.twitter.com/z8z7Zebgiv — Person (@ergosum_person) July 24, 2017 I thought I found… Read More A Quick Look into Fantasy Football Team Stats

algorithms, Analysis, code, data, Home Page, NBA, sports

Replicating Nate Silver’s NBA Elo Algorithm

Before diving into how exactly Nate Silver’s Elo algorithm works I want to tell you a little about Nate Silver. Nate Silver first became famous from his MLB player projection tool PECOTA and managing Baseball Prospectus, a website devoted to baseball “sabermetrics”. Nate became publicly famous for predicting 49/50 states in the 2008 presidential election and was named… Read More Replicating Nate Silver’s NBA Elo Algorithm