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World's best dog interviews people that she finds interesting in sports analytics

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    Ep 57 - @PlusEVAnalytics Sports Betting, Touts, Strategy

    Ep 57 - @PlusEVAnalytics Sports Betting, Touts, Strategy

    @PlusEVAnalytics is a trained actuary, sports betting educator.

    We talk about his journey into sports betting, why you shouldn't trust tipsters and if he was to build a model for another sport tips and tricks.

    • 33 min
    Ep 56 - #GrindingtheMocks Benjamin Robinson - NFL mock draft analysis

    Ep 56 - #GrindingtheMocks Benjamin Robinson - NFL mock draft analysis

    Benjamin Robinson collects and analyzes mock draft data to try to predict the outcome of the NFL Draft and to gain a better understanding of the draft process through data analysis. Follow along with his Grinding the Mocks project using the #GrindingtheMocks hashtag or website/shiny application: http://grindingthemocks.com.

    • 36 min
    Ep 55 @MeghanMHall - Hockey writer, analyst, fan

    Ep 55 @MeghanMHall - Hockey writer, analyst, fan

    Meghan Hall does amazing work utilising hockey data for fans through tutorials using #rstats. She also has created compelling visuals about the penalty kill and to help people answer if they should be pulling the keeper earlier.

    Check out her links below.
    https://hockey-graphs.com/author/meghanhall6/

    https://meghan.rbind.io/

    https://public.tableau.com/profile/balls.and.sticks#!/

    • 29 min
    Ep 54 Caio Brighenti Big Data Bowl Finalist

    Ep 54 Caio Brighenti Big Data Bowl Finalist

    Caio Brighenti, is a Detroit Lions fans, Caio has a fantastic lions edge newsletter which has a strong analytics driving it. Which you can sign up for here

    https://lionsedge.substack.com/

    He was also a finalist in the student competition for the big data bowl. You can read about his entry here.

    https://caiobrighenti.github.io/nfl-data-bowl.html

    Here we discuss how he got interested in analytics, his previous experiences analysing sports and an exciting idea he has for fourth down decision making.

    You can find him on twitter here

    https://twitter.com/CaioBrighenti2

    • 35 min
    Ep 53 Thompson Bliss - Did so well as an NFL intern they had to give him a job

    Ep 53 Thompson Bliss - Did so well as an NFL intern they had to give him a job

    Thompson Bliss has completed a masters in data science at the University of Columbia, he was also lucky enough to work with Michael Lopez at the NFL on a live win probability model. He has done so well the NFL just had to offer him a full time job.

    We discuss his journey into the analytics space, and some of the more interesting posts on his blog which you can check out here

    https://www.datawithbliss.com/

    • 31 min
    Ep 52 NFL Big Data Bowl Winning Team

    Ep 52 NFL Big Data Bowl Winning Team

    After the success of the first Big Data Bowl, the NFL came back and ran another, this time asking participants to predict the yards a running back will run at the moment of handoff using GPS and event level data.

    This competition, run on Kaggle was won by Philipp and Dmitry. We talk about their winning Kaggle entry, how they first got started entering Kaggle competitions and tips on doing data analysis.


    Check out their Kaggle profiles
    https://www.kaggle.com/dott1718

    https://www.kaggle.com/philippsinger

    • 37 min

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