AUEB SAW2021 Short Course on Football Analytics

Short Course on Football Analytics
by I. Ntzoufras, D. Karlis and L. Egidi
26-27-28 May 2021

The event is part of AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2021 (SAW2021) - 24-25 May 2021
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18.15-21.00 Wednesday 26/5/2021  
Lecture 1 by Ioannis Ntzoufras

  • Current topics in Football Analytics
  • Poisson Models Using the Bayesian Approach

18.15-21.00 Thursday 27/5/2021  
Lecture 2 by Leonardo Egidi

  • Bayesian Models for Prediction Using the footbayes R package

18.15-21.00 Friday 28/5/2021  
Lecture 3 by Dimitris Karlis

  • Prediction with Advanced Models
  • Introduction to in-play analytics

Course Details

  • The Course will be available to a limited number of participants. Register here.
  • All participants should have R installed in their computers. Some implementations will be possibly in OpenBUGS, Jags or STAN and footbayes package in R (
  • All course participants will receive a certificate of attendance if they attend in all three sessions.