Premier League

The Conte-Postecoglou Transition: A Data-Driven Study of Defensive Evolution

Written by Omar Kaddah Graphic by Liban Rizvi Vicario vs Hugo Lloris: Ange Postecoglou has impressed fans with his positive football philosophy, great personality, and desire to always strive for better things. When tapping into what makes Ange Postecoglou’s football so successful, we would need to look at the players that he has utilized and …

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Predicting the Premier League standings through text analytics /March 25, 2021

By Rylen Sampson The Premier League is arguably the most popular soccer league in the world. For that reason, the attention and debate surrounding it is non-stop. Each season, the main point of contention is which team comes out on top after 38 games. In the opening weeks, the Premier League title is anybody’s game, …

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Predicting the Premier League standings through text analytics

The Premier League is arguably the most popular soccer league in the world. Each season, the main point of contention is which team comes out on top after 38 games. In our last article, Learning the soccer transfer market through text analytics, we explored a facet of using text data to provide insights in soccer. This time around, we pivot our research to expand how text data may play a role in an evolving analytics scene. In this article, we use text data to predict the 2020-21 Premier League standings.