$4,718 — Using Machine Learning to Bet on the NHL

Milton Leung
Aug 27, 2018 · 15 min read
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Alex Ovechkin celebrates a goal with Semin and Laich

Let’s get started

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A very simple diagram of how classification works.

Features

Getting the Data, Processing the Data

Machine Learning

Classification Algorithms

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Confusion Matrix Example I
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Confusion Matrix Example II

Now What?

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Robert De Niro as Sam “Ace” Rothstein, a brilliant bookie (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Vegas

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Michael Mauboussin’s skill-luck diagram (Vox)

Betting

San Jose Sharks 🦈 (-160) vs. Los Angeles Kings 👑 (+140)

Selective Betting

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Bet Based on Teams Performance
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Bets Based on Combined Favourites
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Betting Based on Confidence Difference

Recap

What’s Next?

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Milton Leung

Written by

Coinmonks

Coinmonks

Coinmonks is a non-profit Crypto educational publication. Follow us on Twitter @coinmonks Our other project — https://coincodecap.com

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