Home Sweet Home: home field advantage and empty stadiums in The Premier League

August 10, 2020

            The coronavirus pandemic changed the world as we knew it. The sports industry took a hard hit as a result of this change, and leagues across the world had to halt their seasons in order to avoid the spread of the virus. The Premier League, which played their last game before the break on March 9, continued their season again on June 17. It was one of the first…


So You’re Saying There’s a Chance? Poisson World Cup Predictions

June 30, 2018

The game of soccer is an interesting one. A team can outshoot the other and have far better chances, but end up losing. Likewise, a team playing poorly can have one big chance in the whole match and use it to score the game’s only goal. As we have seen so far in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, there have been many outcomes and statistics that we have not expected….