Episode 27 - A Closer Look into "Elo Ratings"

It’s the age-old question. How can you reliably work out which team is better than another? You might say whoever has more points in the league, sure, but what if you wanted to compare teams between leagues? In Episode 27, we dig into exactly how to assess team strength using the Elo rating system. We explore how the system works, why it is useful, and we even throw in a game for you! Inter Milan vs. Borussia Dortmund - which team is stronger? Have a listen to find out! Remember you can follow us on Twitter at @Fanalyticspod or email us at fanalytics.pod@gmail.com Bio links: Club Elo: http://clubelo.com/

Om Podcasten

The Football Fanalytics Podcast is the show where two football fans, Ryan Bailey (TV Producer) and Mark Carey (Data Analyst at The Athletic), combine their love of the game with their knowledge of football statistics and data analytics. Join us as we break down some of football’s key concepts, explore the ever-growing world of football analytics, and get the views from a whole host of guests across the game. With access to the Twenty3 Content Toolbox, we will also bring you up-to-date analytics on players and teams across the continent. But this is not just about the numbers, we will be looking at all of the above from the fan's point of view. Twitter: @FanalyticsPod and @Twenty3sport; Instagram: @fanalyticspod Email: fanalytics.pod@gmail.com