Archive for September, 2016

The early goal in Soccer catches the worm ?

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

Some of you may be aware that my focus in terms of football data and analysis over the last few years is the effect of the early goal on accuracy as time decays in a game , and in recent months there has been a surge in interest in that area . A...

Week 7 Premier League Football Betting Podcast Via @PeteNordsted

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

http://www.petenordsted.com/week-7-premier-league-football-betting-podcast/ When I am reading a blog about football or listening to a podcast I want to be intellectually stimulated and the weekly Premier League podcast ( link above ) ticks all...

Sunderland V West Brom Preview Via Early Goal Data and Conceding the Opening Goal Data ( Survival Analysis )

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

Sunderland last 31 at home in the Premier League when conceding the opening goal  1-7-23  Sunderland  lost 74%   West Brom last 32 away in the Premier League when conceding the opening goal 1-9-22  West Brom lost 69% (...

Hull V Chelsea Preview Via Early Goal Data and Conceding the Opening Goal Data ( Survival Analysis )

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

Hull last 31 at home in the Premier League when conceding the opening goal  1-1-29  Hull lost 94%  <> lost last 22 ( 3-3 V West Ham and beat Stoke )    Chelsea last 31 away in the Premier League when conceding the opening...

Swansea V Liverpool Preview Via Early Goal Data and Conceding the Opening Goal Data ( Survival Analysis )

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

Swansea last 32 at home in the Premier League when conceding the opening goal 3-8-21 Swansea lost 66% Liverpool last 30 away in the Premier League when conceding the opening goal  8-5-17 Liverpool lost 57%   Swansea  since...

No better moment for a goal than just before half-time in the Premier League ?

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

"06-06-2016) Ghent University scientists contradict what is generally assumed: if a home team scores just before half-time, then it often scores less after half-time and ends up, averagely speaking, with a lower goal difference. The...

The Effect of the Time of The Opening Goal in the Premier League 2016-2017

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

In the table below I have added all the games this season in the Premier League where the home team opened the scoring ( H ) or the away team opened the scoring ( A) in the first half with the final score shown as well in each one minute time band...

Everton V Crystal Palace Preview Via Early Goal Data and Conceding the Opening Goal Data ( Survival Analysis )

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Jonny Grossmark

30/09/16 PRL Everton 20 : 00 Crystal Palace Everton last 31 at home in the PL when conceding the opening goal  6-9-16 Everton lost  52% Palace last 31 away in the PL when conceding the opening goal  5-5-21 Palace...