Sports Analytics – Multivariate Statistical Analysis

It’s a great day in sports analytics! Today we’re going to touch on multivariate statistical analysis and it’s application in the world of sports. Many statistical methods can be performed using ordinary pocket calculators. But, this is not the case with multivariate statistical analysis. For its execution, a computer is needed and a statistical program,…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Mathematical Programming

Mathematical programming in sports refers to the use of mathematical models in making tactical, analytical, performance-based or managerial decisions in training sessions, during the field of play, or in management situations. Mathematical programming simply refers to computerizing the planning of activities. Mathematics is pervasive; it is virtually everywhere – around us, in our day-to-day activities…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Non-Parametric Correlation

It’s a great day in sports analytics!  Today I’m going to briefly discuss the use of Non-Parametric Correlation as a method of sports analytics. What is Non-Parametric Correlation? Before we get into how non parametric correlation is used in sports analytics, we first must understand non parametric correlations in a textual concept. Non parametric correlation…

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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…

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