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STATSCORE’s Betting Industry Review 20/09/2021

Who’s the favourite to win the Champions League?  What’s the best way to count ball possession? Let’s find answers with STATSCORE‘s fresh review!

  1. Champions League is back. Who are the favourites?
  2. Sports betting hits record numbers in the US
  3. Premier League to seek $2B for American media rights
  4. Ball possession in football analytics. What’s the best way to count it?
  5. Unvaccinated fans to be barred from sports venues in England

Champions League is back. Who are the favourites?

The world’s top football competition is back with a new season. Who’s going to lift the continent’s biggest trophy?

32 of Europe’s best teams have started the fight for continental supremacy, with Chelsea being the defending champions. After the last transfers on the market, it can be argued that this year there are more contenders to win the competition than ever before! Read more

Sports betting hits record numbers in the US

The first week of the new NFL season brought a record volume of legally placed sports bets, according to GeoComply Solutions, a Canadian tech company.

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58.2 million online transactions took place Thursday (September 8), when the season began, through Sunday (September 12) with sportsbooks in 18 states and the District of Columbia, which is a 126% increase from the same period at the start of the 2020 season. Read more

Premier League to seek $2B for American media rights

The English Premier League is expected to seek bids instead of renewing the current deal with Comcast, according to Bloomberg.

The current agreement, under which Comcast’s NBC broadcasts EPL’s games in the United States, expires at the end of 2021-2022.

“We certainly want to continue our great relationship with the Premier League,” NBC Sports said in a statement. “Now in our ninth season, we have worked together to drive major growth for the sport in the U.S with innovative production and unmatched promotion.” Read more

Ball possession in football analytics. What’s the best way to count it?

Ball possession percentage is one of the key pieces of data used in football analytics. What are the best models to count it?

Learn more about ball possession!

The concept of ball possession may seem quite easy at first sight, but the reality of a football game makes it more complicated than one could expect. In fact, there are various approaches to solving this question. Which one is the best? Read more

Unvaccinated fans to be barred from sports venues in England

Unvaccinated people will not be allowed to attend sports events in England if COVID-19 places pandemic worsens.

The British Government has prepared a plan for the coming months, which include measures to be introduced in the event of the situation in which the pandemic places unsustainable pressure on the NHS.

These will include the vaccine-only certification for any venues with more than 10,000 attendees. Read more


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