Investigating Factors that Impact the Probability of Covering the Spread in NFL Games

Title

Investigating Factors that Impact the Probability of Covering the Spread in NFL Games

Authors

Presenter(s)

Larry J D'Onofrio

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Description

This analysis is to determine if the winner against the spread of NFL regular season games can be probabilistically determined. In order to obtain the results for the analysis, a logistical regression will be run analyzing data from the 2010 – 2015 NFL seasons. The data consists of variables pertaining to team resources, individual games, and Las Vegas closing spreads.

Publication Date

4-5-2017

Project Designation

Capstone Project - Undergraduate

Primary Advisor

Peter W Hovey

Primary Advisor's Department

Mathematics

Keywords

Stander Symposium poster

Investigating Factors that Impact the Probability of Covering the Spread in NFL Games

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