Sports Analytics - Regression and Classification

Sports Analytics Methods – Regression and Classification in Basketball

It’s a great day in sports analytics! Today we’ll discuss regression and classification and how they are applied in basketball. Game-related statistics that discriminate between winning and losing teams have received plenty of research attention within performance analysis in basketball. Regression and classification has identified consistent key indicators (i.e.. successful 2-point shots, defensive rebounds and…

Sports Analytics - Machine Learning Analysis

Sports Analytics Methods – Machine Learning Analysis

Welcome to another discussion on sports analytics! Today, I will discuss a topic that we’ve touched up on before… machine learning analysis. Machine Learning Analysis can be applied in sports analytics to improve team sporting performance and winning opportunities. DEFINITION Machine-learning analysis for sports analytics involves the use of a data-programmed machine to make analysis. The machines…