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Soccermetrics: Science of Soccer Statistics

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781439884201

ISBN10:
143988420X
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
5/15/2015
Publisher(s):
CRC Press

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/15/2015.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

This book presents a comprehensive treatment of pricing and hedging football betting contracts using the modern techniques of probability, statistics, finance, and portfolio management. It introduces betting in general and then addresses the probabilistic intuition needed in the more complex world of football betting. The author presents an innovative perspective by thinking about betting odds in terms of the expected number of goals of both teams. In addition, when the betting market is in play, the book treats betting before the game and during the game separately.


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