Tag Archives: World Cup

Vive la France!

  Wow! Everybody got it wrong from the machines to the bookies.   There is hope for us mere humans. The ex-ante MIT Algo had France losing to Brazil in semi-finals.   The humans (bookies) had Brazil taking home the World Cup. … Continue reading

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Allez en France!

I love and grew up dipping my freedom (idjits) French fries in mayonnaise but gotta go with France today.   Would be great to see an England-France final! France wins 2-1.  No stops.    

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Tweet of the Day: Dancing on Dmitry’s Grave

Ouch! That must have hurt. Remember the war between Honduras and El Salvador that, in part, started over a World Cup qualifier?   The “Football War” or “100 Hour War.” Feel bad for Russian player, Mario Fernandes,  who missed the … Continue reading

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Croatia’s New Prophylactic

Good luck sneaking one by that goalie! NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia  — Danijel Subasic saved three penalties, and Croatia’s World Cup hopes. …Subasic is only the second goalkeeper to save three penalties in a shootout at the World Cup. The only other man … Continue reading

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Scheisse!

Angerannt, abgeprallt – und dann abgestraft  – Der Spiegel South Korea eliminating Germany with Titanic music is the best thing you will watch this week. #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/RJtkpGJjQx — World Cup (@FlFAWC2018) June 27, 2018

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Shorts Finally Get Some Love

Isn’t it obvious these guys were short FANG today? The Senegal warm-up is even better with Ducktales music. pic.twitter.com/4VvyxeyOC4 — Kristian (@vonstrenginho) June 25, 2018  

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Best Clutch Goal Of World Cup, So Far

What a great match between Germany and Sweden yesterday.  The Germans won it in last minute with this goal.  Super entertaining!  The best thing you’ll watch all day! pic.twitter.com/pxxKJ1L9CP — FIFA World Cup (@worIdcupfan) June 23, 2018

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Cristiaaaaaaaaaaaaaanooooo!!!!

 

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World Cup Prediction: Spain or Germany?

The machine learning random forest algo predicts Spain is favored over Germany mainly due to the fact that Germany has a comparatively high chance to drop out in the round-of-sixteen. Combining the odds from many different bookmakers puts Brazil as the … Continue reading

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COTD: World Cup & Stock Trading Volume

Hat Tip: @T_Mason_H (COTD = Chart of the Day)

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