By: Edward Egros

Forecasting MLB World Champions Using Data Mining

Major League Baseball features an abundance of statistics and metrics used to measure how well players and teams perform during a season. Not only do those in the sport keep finding additional analytics means to determine success, but also more recently, data scientists have used this evolving information to try and forecast certain things within the sport.

It might be possible to find the right combination of measurements that will forecast which team is the likeliest to win the World Series, an event often tougher to predict than the larger regular season.


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