Highlights innovative modeling procedures as a means of increasing the reliability of betting on game outcomes
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014
Combining his knowledge of time series modeling with his interests in sports and sports gambling markets, author William Mallios reveals his publication, “Sports Metric Forecasting” (published by Xlibris). The book highlights innovative modeling procedures as a means of increasing the reliability of betting on game outcomes.
Throughout the sports world, forecasts of game outcomes are commonplace in the news media. The forecasting procedure in this book enhances such forecasting through analyses of sport’s “big data.” According to Mallios, there is a natural propensity for people to gamble and for sports enthusiasts to bet on game outcomes. He analyzes the major league baseball, basketball and football teams that comprise America's favorite pastimes and make possible the multi-billion dollar sports gambling markets, covering the period from 1990s to the present. His analyses are based on adaptive drift modeling procedures that can benefit the participants in the fantasy sports and sports gambling markets, modeling analysts of “sports big data bases and coaches/managers employing statistical analyses in devising game strategies.
“Sports Metric Forecasting” paves the way for readers to beat the sports gambling markets in the absence of insider information. It is only a matter of innovative mathematical modeling.
“Sports Metric Forecasting”
By William Mallios
Hardcover | 6x9in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499042726
Softcover | 6x9in | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499042733
E-Book | 148 pages | ISBN 9781499042719
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
William Mallios is a professor Emeritus of Decision Sciences, Craig School of Business, California State University Fresno (1982-2007). He was the director of Economic Development Programs in Belarus, Russia, Armenia (1989-1999) and Gouzhou Province, China (2000-2002). He is the author of “Forecasting in financial and sports gambling markets: Adaptive drift modeling (Wiley & Sons, 2011). He may be reached through his website: http://www.malliosassociates.com.
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