Predicting the NFL Draft with Combine Results – Linear Regression Analysis for Running Backs

Welcome back to the second part of this series! I plan for this series to cover one more position, but I can certainly do more if they perform well. In addition, I would like to look at results since 2000 and see if we can find if statistics are becoming more relevant and useful inContinue reading “Predicting the NFL Draft with Combine Results – Linear Regression Analysis for Running Backs”

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Predicting the NFL Draft with Combine Results – Linear Regression Analysis for Wide Receivers

How do general managers draft players? What facts do they look at in deciding who to draft? Is it based on numbers, metrics, and statistics? Or is it more closely related to the eye test, college success, or intangibles? In this article, I explore the answer to these questions and how do NFL general managersContinue reading “Predicting the NFL Draft with Combine Results – Linear Regression Analysis for Wide Receivers”

Underrated Expert Fantasy Tips

No matter what fantasy sport games you play, these tips will help you elevate your game to the next level. These tips are fundamental, but they are guaranteed to increase your odds. Tip #1 – Understand the Scoring Settings: Know your leagues scoring settings like the back of your own hand. How can you playContinue reading “Underrated Expert Fantasy Tips”

Math Concepts for Fantasy Sports

While I continue to work on some preliminary analytical research, the easiest way for me to get the blog started is by presenting you alternate fantasy sports strategies and how I use math in fantasy sports. A potential struggle for me in writing this blog is learning how to successfully communicate analytics and statistical probabilityContinue reading “Math Concepts for Fantasy Sports”

The Sports Confidant You’ve Been Searching For

Hey there! Welcome to the Sports Confidant blog! My name is Cody, and I am a grad student studying Business Analytics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I recently graduated from Wisconsin with two degrees in Finance and Real Estate. As you can probably already tell, I have way too many passions to count (sports mostContinue reading “The Sports Confidant You’ve Been Searching For”