Tag Archives: Power Rankings

Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 3

  Round 2 was interesting for my system due to all the draws, basically I got most games only half right. Of the the eight games that were played there were 2 Wins, 1 Loss, and 5 Draw. Since a draw counts as half a win (because both teams get a point), the system ended with a success rate of 88% for …

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Predictions and Power Rankings – Round 1

  Near the end of the 2013 MLS season, I came across some information about the ELO ranking system. Basically, there is a formula that is used to try to predict the winner of a match. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that basically tries to predict the chance that a …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Week 36

  These are our predictions and power ranks for week 36. There are several games that have close odds, especially PHI v SK which are even at 50-50. In cases like this, we default to the home team, but this final MLS week has a lot on the line for many teams so anything could happen. If you are curious …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Week 35

  These are our predictions and power ranks for week 35. There are a few chances for upsets (especially with the Dallas v Seattle game) but we feel pretty good about them overall. If you are curious about the Elo system, take a look at this article the explains it all. If you want to see more, keep reading after the …

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KFC’s Predictions & Power Rankings – Week 34

  Here is the followup to last weeks Elo ranking article. Also, I’ve included some power rankings based on the Elo numbers. If you are curious about the Elo system, take a look at this article the explains it all. If you want to see more, keep reading after the break.

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