Information on places within USF Library an on the Internet where you can find authoritative statistical information on a variety of subjects.
Last Updated: May 23, 2016
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Statistical analysis in sports
Baseball big data
- Field Of Streams
The article explores the use of statistical analysis in baseball, and how big data plays a role in identifying strategy.
- The Trade Value Column
Baseball statistics and comparisons to other players are used to determine the trade value of 50 MLB players considered most valuable.
- Reality Check
This article explores the performance and trends of some MLB teams for the 2015-2016 season. Topics include: pitching, defense, earned run average, the influence of data on defensive shifts, and forecasts.
The bases are loaded and baseball season is on! Explore some of the resources in this guide to get a better understanding of how statistics and data are used in baseball (or other sports). You can even learn how to calculate some of those averages yourself.
- Ranking Sports Teams in New Ways
Novel techniques for analyzing sports data to rank teams. From the catalog, click Films on Demand to watch. (1m 55s)
- Math Improves March Madness Predictions
A mathematician is using statistics, probabilities, and a sophisticated computer-assisted process to predict the winners in the NCAA men's basketball tournament; he has previously beaten 97 percent of the brackets submitted to the ESPN challenge.
From the catalog, click Films on Demand to watch. (1m 55s)
- Science of Successful Basketball Teams
Mathematicians and scientists analyze what makes a good team great. From the catalog, click Films on Demand to watch. (1m 55s)