Wins Contributed by NBA Players

If you are reading this post most probably you know that a lot of work has been done in developing advanced metrics for evaluating players.  The objective of all these metrics is to try an quantify the impact of each player in winning.  There are metrics such as win shares, wins over replacement etc. that […]

In-game win probabilities Part 2: iWinrNFL

In the first part of our dealing with in-game probabilities we made some general comments about issues (or not) with these models. One of the problems with existing models is that they are not open, i.e., very little is known about their mechanics. Here I will present the details and the evaluation of a simple, yet […]