How to Create a Winning Soccer Bracket with Analytics

You know analytics is invaluable for business, but did you know it can predict soccer outcomes too? It’s used by teams around the world.

Now you can join them and create your own soccer bracket for the upcoming championship tournament. It’s fun, and makes this fast-paced, internationally popular sport even more exciting.

Together we’ll take a deep dive into:

  • Factors that make a winning team – and how we can spot them with data
  • How to transform raw data about this year’s professional soccer teams and transform it into a winning prediction – using boosted regression tree model, random forest, and neural network methods
  • How to develop a model to predict a match’s outcome, in this live work-along

If you’re a fan, you’ll learn how the pro soccer analysts do it. If you’re not, you’ll become one before we’re through.


Speaker Info

Curtis Burkhalter

Product Manager, Alteryx, Inc.

Monica Cisneros

Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Alteryx

Mona Aghaee

Sr. Data Scientist, Alteryx


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