Statistics: a libero in sports

Looking back at the 2014 World Cup, the dramatic match between Brazil and Germany immediately comes to mind. Within minutes, Brazil conceded three goals. Some fans might wonder if Germany had had a winning streak or a “hot hand” that brought them an enormous amount of luck. For a long time, the uncontested view among … Continue reading Statistics: a libero in sports

Are stars as shiny as they look?

The net expenditure of the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football team was equal to almost 400 million euros over the past three seasons. This amounts to roughly half of the total market valuation of the current team’s players. However, during the last three years, the PSG's winning ratio has increased only from 71% to 79%. Clearly, … Continue reading Are stars as shiny as they look?

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time” or how to upgrade your online sports betting experience

Without a doubt, the only sport that manages to both unite and divide a country must be football. While the World Cup succeeds every four years in attracting careful attention and thrill from a whole nation, the Champions Leagues or Premier League will trigger, every year, the same pride and rivalries. However, football is a … Continue reading “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time” or how to upgrade your online sports betting experience