Archive for May, 2011

  • How many wins does it take to make the finals in AFL?
    With 17 teams in the AFL this year, and only a top 8 available for finals, to make the finals one would have to win by more than the 11 to 12 matches for the year. This year is a little different. With 9 teams missing out, along with supposedly easy beats Gold Coast, perhaps teams will need to win more matches than normal to make the finals and the top4. Gold Coast haven’t...
    by at May 10th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • Late season Super 15s betting results
    The Rugby union Super 15s season is getting to the nitty gritty end of the home and away season. Shown below is how the model has gone based on round number as well as $Profit from that round until the end of season. The theory is that with such a short season and teams changing around, the model takes a little while to get used to the teams. This table ignores the incredibly...
    by at May 2nd, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • Sportpunter’s NBL Season 2000/11 analysis
    New Zealand have won the NBL championship for 2000/2011 defeating Cairns in the 3rd of 3 finals by 18 points. It was a well deserved win after finishing clear on top of the ladder at the end of the home and away season. But how did Sportpunter’s NBL model go? Our totals betting seemed to go very well, picking up from a slump early in the season to finish off with a very...
    by at May 2nd, 2011 at 01:05 pm