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Soccermatics: Using Maths to Understand Football

Understanding the great game is relatively easy, however, throw in applied mathematics and you have a whole new outlook.

In one of the latest blogs for Nordicbet, Professor in Applied Mathematics, at Uppsala University, David Sumpter, has explained how using maths allows you to analyse football like never before.

Aren’t football clubs using mathematics already? Yes but they haven’t come far enough, Prof. Sumpter says,“They haven’t come very far yet, but there is ambition. Arsenal and Liverpool are two of the clubs that are in the forefront.

Click on this link to read the first blog post from Prof. Sumpter at NordicBet where you can find out how to calculate just how much of the game is decided by luck!