Data Analysis

SciSkill Prognosis: Champions League 2018 Final

25/05/18 | SciSports

The NSK Olimpiejsky is the stage of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool. Real Madrid is able to write history once again as they can become the best team in Europe for three times in a row. Underdog Liverpool aims for a stunt after a great Champions League tournament. We used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the final!

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In the field

Kees Ploegsma: "Data analytics and human perceptions must go hand in hand"

23/05/18 | SciSports

In this item called ‘In the field’ we share insights from domain experts directly from the football industry. The content is all about user cases and interesting developments from the usage of data analytics in the world of football. This month we kick-off with Kees Ploegsma, agent at the Sports Entertainment Group (SEG). SEG’s Football department represents, among others, athletes like Dutch internationals Stefan de Vrij (Lazio Roma), Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyon) and Daley Blind (Manchester United).

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Data Analysis

SciSkill Prognosis: Europa League 2018 final

16/05/18 | SciSports

This evening Parc Olympique Lyonnais will be the stage of the Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atlético de Madrid. Marseille is the first French club to reach the final since the ’03-’04 season (Olympique de Marseille lost 2-0 against Valencia back then). After losing two Champions League finals in the last five years Atlético will do their best to win the Europa League again like they did in the ’11-’12 season with their 3-0 victory over Athletic Club Bilbao. We used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Europa League final!

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Data Analysis

Tech how-to: Build your own expected-goals model

09/05/18 | SciSports

The fact that football is a low-scoring game in which goals are usually a poor indicator of the actual performances of the players and the teams has led to the development of several shot-based performance metrics in recent years. The most widely-adopted metric for shots is their expected-goals value, which reflects a shot's likelihood of resulting in a goal. In this tech how-to, we guide you through the process of building your own expected-goals model!

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SciSports

We are proud to assist the Royal Belgian Football Association towards and during the World Cup in Russia

02/05/18 | SciSports

Enschede, 2 May 2018 – The Royal Belgian Football Association has chosen SciSports to perform and conduct services for the RBFA based on its data intelligence, expertise and knowhow.

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Data Analysis

SciSkill Prognosis: Champions League Semi-Finals Returns

01/05/18 | SciSports

At the end of May the Champions League final will take place, the most important club match in Europe. After the first semi-final matches, Real Madrid and Liverpool seem to be the favorite for progressing to that all-important game in Kiev on the 26th of May. However, as we have seen before this season, it ain’t over till it’s over. Once again, we used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Champions League semi-finals!

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SciSports

KV Mechelen partners with SciSports and adds sports data analytics platform Insight to their recruitment process

27/04/18 | SciSports

Enschede, 27 April 2018 – Belgian football club KV Mechelen and data intelligence company SciSports agreed on cooperation. KV Mechelen will use SciSports expertise and knowledge to enrich their recruitment team.

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Data Analysis

SciSkill Prognosis: Champions League Semi-Finals

24/04/18 | SciSports

The Champions League final 2018 will take place in Kiev next month, but first we’ll see two great semi-finals that will determine which teams will have the honour to play the most important club match of the year. After some big surprises in the quarterfinals, Liverpool and Real Madrid seem to be the favourite for a spot in the final. At SciSports, we used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Champions League semi-finals!

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SciSports

Meet the Product Owners - Part 2: Andrew Shattock

13/04/18 | SciSports

Recently, both Maarten Koster and Andrew Shattock joined SciSports in the role of Product Owner. As a PO they are responsible for combining internal and external knowledge to pinpoint the next steps in the development process of SciSports’ products and services. We talked with them about their backgrounds, job responsibilities and visions. This is part 2 with Andrew Shattock.

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SciSports

Meet the Product Owners - Part 1: Maarten Koster

10/04/18 | SciSports

Recently, both Maarten Koster and Andrew Shattock joined SciSports in the role of Product Owner. As a PO they are responsible for combining internal and external knowledge to pinpoint the next steps in the development process of SciSports’ products and services. We talked with them about their backgrounds, job responsibilities and visions. This is part 1 with Maarten Koster.

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Science supporting football

SciSports makes scientific progress accessible and available for any professional football organization. We advise and build solutions to provide them with the competitive edge they need to maintain or improve their ranking and status.

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