As we go to the polls once again; why are opinion polls so bad? How can we make better predictions about elections? Is the betting market a better guide? Who will win the 2017 UK General Election? And will it be decided by the Invisible Hand?
Looking at how betting markets can tell us what is going to happen
This is the abstract submission I put together for the 2016 OPTA Pro analytics conference. Would you have been interested to hear the presentation?
99% of people who bet on sport lose money over a long-term. Finding an edge to consistently beat the bookmakers is tough. Models can help.
Asian Handicaps – what are they, why are they popular, and how have they changed the football betting landscape?
3 people who could do well working for a betting syndicate, and 3 who wouldn’t…
Like hedge-funds, betting syndicates are private organisations who share little about themselves with the outside world. Here’s a handy guide to what really do.
In what ways are Bookmaker and Syndicates similar? How do they differ?
If tipsters are so good why are the bookies not all skint?