Sports Analytics Video – Spatial Data Analysis

In this second video of Victor Holman’s Sports Analytics 3 Minute Drill, Victor explains spatial data analysis. Spatial analysis or spatial statistics includes any of the formal techniques which study entities using their topological, geometric, or geographic properties. Spatial analysis includes a variety of techniques, many still in their early development, using different analytic approaches.…

Sports Analytics - Multiple Least Squares Regression Lagged Dependent Variable

Sports Analytics – Multiple Least Squares Regression w a Lagged Dependent Variable

This is a review of the NBA research conducted by James Tarlow, applying multiple least square regression, including a lagged dependent variable. Within sports, it is always assumed that experience improves a team and leads to championships. This is especially true in the NBA. Teams made up of younger players are viewed negatively for their…