# Tag: statistics

### Hard Numbers: UFN Bader vs. St. Preux

Note: This series is supplemented with a second series called Fighting Chance where I explain the entire design of this model, as well as considerations that should go into gambling, such as...

### Fighting Chance: What are we doing here? -- Well if this makes money, why are you telling us about it? (Part 4 of 4)

So as the inaugural post to Fighting Chance, I wanted to cover an explanation of who I am, my personal experiences with placing wagers, and my view on gambling in general. This is a four part...

### Fighting Chance: What are we doing here? -- Can you make money? Or more importantly, have YOU made money? (Part 3 of 4)

Yes. This is not to say that I haven’t had bad days, and I definitely have suffered while I learned how to properly interpret the model. I began writing the model in December of 2012, and had...

### Fighting Chance: What are we doing here? -- Gambling requires more skill and has more honor than the Stock Market (Part 2 of 4)

So as the inaugural post to Fighting Chance, I wanted to cover an explanation of who I am, my personal experiences with placing wagers, and my view on gambling in general. This is a four part...

### Fighting Chance: What are we doing here? -- Gambling is a Dirty Word (Part 1 of 4)

So as the inaugural post to Fighting Chance, I wanted to cover an explanation of who I am, my personal experiences with placing wagers, and my view on gambling in general. This is a four part...

### Hard Numbers: UFC 176 (R.I.P.)

Note: This series is supplemented with a second series called Fighting Chance where I explain the entire design of this model, as well as considerations that should go into gambling, such as...

### Hard Numbers: Interpreting the Model

via i60.tinypic.com This is an explanation of the figures that the model I developed uses to communicate that background of a fight. I use these figures to summarize the "narrative" that the...

### What is dCorsi?

An introduction to dCorsi - a statistical measure of individual possession that attempts to control for context and usage.

### Analysis: Plus/Minus Sucks

Demonstrating through use cases why plus/minus is the worst statistic in hockey, and maybe pro sports.

### Fiorentina Overview and Statistics Week 24

Damato had to go and prove me wrong. Statistics do lie when referees practice their favorite hobby of making the wrong call or ignoring the right one.

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