The 5-Point Play

Welcome to the Vumero Sports 5-Point Play, where we select 5 interesting articles per week from the world of Sports Analytics and Technology!



Liverpool title charge is down to ‘hidden stats’ driven by Moneyball approach

An expert in football data and analytics says Liverpool’s transformation into serious title contenders is all down to how they crunch the numbers, and especially the way it has improved their transfer dealings. Read Full Article





Which Teams In Each Sport Have The Biggest Home-Field Advantage?

How much do factors such as altitude increase your  chance of winning on your home-field? Michael Lopez from the NFL, Gregory J. Matthews of Loyola Chicago and Benjamin S. Baumer of Smith College have analysed every major North American teams Home-Field advantage. Read Full Article




KPMG, Opta launch football player valuation analytics tool powered by Microsoft

The new digital platform is set to provide financial and sporting insights into stars from 11 top-tier football leagues around the world and help clubs better understand the financial impact of signings. Read Full Article




Virtual reality will transform football, Manchester sports tech expert claims

Development in satellite VR systems mean Premier League incidents could be tracked from space and allow referees to replay the incident from the perspective of a player. Read Full Article




Analytics company Nielsen acquires games intelligence firm SuperData

The analytics company expects the acquisition to help Nielsen “offer unrivaled expertise” on the industry. Nielsen Games and Nielsen Esports offer publishers, developers, console manufacturers, media platforms, esports brands, and industry stakeholders data from consumer research, game tracking, and sponsorship valuation. Read Full Article





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