The crowd is off to a great start this week! The crowd predicted the winner (the underdog), the spread, and the total. On the other hand, we just had two predictions, so that’s just random chance for now, but sometimes you take your wins when they come. One follow-up from the KC-New England game last…… Continue reading 2017 Week 2, Game 1 – 3-for-3 Thursday
Week 1 results are in. The question we have to ask: when is a crowd a crowd?
The summary: the crowd was wrong on the winner, against the spread, and on the over/under. (If I were to draw a silver lining, I’d say, “Hey, the crowd was one point off of New England’s actual total!) This is a concern since we’d like the crowd to be right all the time, but there…… Continue reading 2017 Week 1, Game 1 – A Brief Study
What is the Wisdom of the Crowd? How can it work with sports?
Saturday: The crowd went 4-2 across the spread, game totals, and straight-up winners. Sunday: The crowd went 5-1 across the spread, game totals, and straight-up winners. Game Spread Total Crowd (Odds) Actual Crowd (Odds) Actual OAK (15.6)-HOU (17.2) -1.6 (-4) -13 32.8 (36.5) 41 DET (12.75)-SEA (27.25) -14.5 (-8) -20 40 (43) 32 MIA(13.67)-PIT (29)…… Continue reading Wild Card CPR
The week 14 CPR results are in!
[Editor’s note: I’m trying to add as many acronyms into the headline as possible.] A quick data analysis of the Raiders @ Chiefs Week 14 game: The crowd swung over to the Raiders close to kickoff. Looking at the data, we had just five total predictions, and two came in on Thursday. One predicted a…… Continue reading Week 14 TNF CPR