Hey Now – welcome to my March 2019 NBA Power rankings. The top 4 from last month hold on to their spots although, each came back to the pack slightly however. The 5th team represents one of the biggest movers – the Houston Rockets are up 4 spots to number 5.
Now that the NFL Scouting Combine hype machine has come to a close, I thought it would be a good time to send out my scrapy agents to gather mock draft opinions from across the web. I collected a variety of 2019 NFL mock draft lists from dozens of sources, well known and otherwise. I… Continue reading NFL 2019 Meta Mock Draft
As my bots continue to bring me data from all across the interwebs I am constantly thinking about interesting questions to ask it. As I have been focused on numbers generated by various sports leagues I began to wonder about the popularity of these various leagues themselves…
I have recently been inspired to write code of interest to the legal sports book industry again. Disclaimer – I have nothing to do with placing bets, taking bets, money exchanges for bets, or anything else to do with actual betting. What I am almost obsessed with is sports betting odds, probabilities, rankings, etc. Of… Continue reading NBA Power Rankings February 2019
The other day I re-wrote my NBA player ranking algorithm so that it was more commiserate with my current Python skills. While my coding is significantly better, the basic idea was the same: take the available advanced analytics and determine who really are the most effective players in the NBA. While I am more confident… Continue reading The NBA PPR – Money Ball Edition
Last year I wrote my first Python algorithm to evaluate NBA Player effectiveness. I decided enough games had been played this year to update my code and feed it some new data…
There have been 16,116 NFL games played all time as of this writing. As best I can tell anyway… There seems to be some disagreement about the exact total. There are also some games that were played from which there is no recorded info. That being said there is still allot of data available –… Continue reading The History of NFL Scores