Reading Time: 13 minutes It’s time for another basketball analytics tutorial! This is for beginners and intermediate sports analytics enthusiasts. I will show you how to extract and prepare NBA data from basketball-reference.com and create a graph with a player’s career stats.
Reading Time: 18 minutes It’s time for basketball analytics, folks, with a focus on the NBA! This tutorial is for beginners and intermediate sports analytics enthusiasts. I will show you how to extract and prepare NBA data, create basic plots, and run two clustering algorithms.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Bill K from SweepSportsAnalytics.com presents Soccer Analytics for Beginners: An R Tutorial with EURO 2020 Data – Web Scraping & Radar Plots.
Step 1: Download R Studio
Step 2: Install packages
Step 3: Load libraries
Step 4: Read fbref.com URLs
Step 5: Read a single pair of tables for a single game
Step 6: Read all tables for all games
Step 7: Create summary data frame
Step 8: Select players
Step 9: Create the radar plots
Step 10: Make the graph presentable
Step 11: Interpret the graph
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Group of Death turned out to be even more exciting than expected. All four teams have a chance to make it to the next round. Every goal counts as the 3rd place may lead to the next round as well.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Spain absolutely needs a win against Slovakia. The Spaniards are strong favorites, with 80% chances of winning. Slovakia will work hard to at least get a draw that would see them qualify to the round of 16. Poland and Sweden have similar chances of winning, with the Central European team having a slight edge. With a draw, the Scandinavians would clinch at least 2nd place and may even finish 1st if the other group match ends as a tie too.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Both Austria and Ukraine will qualify with a draw, but chances are that Ukraine won’t risk conceding a late goal. The Netherlands have qualified and North Macedonia have already exited the tournament.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Belgium are the obvious favorites in their match against Finland. Russia against Denmark is a much expected game against two sides that play different styles of football.