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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 6

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 5

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 4

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 3

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Round 2

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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2015 MLS Cup Final Predictions

  Semi Final Recap Out of the 8 games what were played during the semi final rounds, my ELO system successfully predicted the winner in 6 games (including 1 draw), and came up short for two. One of the missed predictions and the draw came during the Portland vs Vancouver series. When we look at the overall regular season performance, I think many …

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2015 Cup Conference Final Leg Two Predictions

  Semi Final Recap Out of the 8 games what were played during the semi final rounds, my ELO system successfully predicted the winner in 6 games (including 1 draw), and came up short for two. One of the missed predictions and the draw came during the Portland vs Vancouver series. When we look at the overall regular season performance, I think many …

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2015 Cup Conference Final Leg One Predictions

  Semi Final Recap Out of the 8 games what were played during the semi final rounds, my ELO system successfully predicted the winner in 6 games (including 1 draw), and came up short for two. One of the missed predictions and the draw came during the Portland vs Vancouver series. When we look at the overall regular season performance, I think many …

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2015 Cup Semis Leg Two Predictions

  Knockout Recap If you’d like to see how my ELO system performed during the leg 1 of the semi finals, take a look my previous article here. After the first round of the conference semifinals, my ELO predictions ended up at 75% (with a draw counting as a partial win). The one miss was DC over New York, but that …

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Final 2015 Regular Season ELO Power Rankings

  It’s taken a little longer than anticipated to calculate these rankings, but better late than never right? Here are my final ELO Power Rankings for the 2015 MLS Regular Season. Keep checking back during the playoffs and I’ll post my final standings after the final. If you’re interested in learning more about how the ELO rating system works, checkout …

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