Monday, July 20, 2020

Will anyone bat .400 during the 2020 MLB Season?

With so much craziness going on in the world, the MLB season may offer a welcome respite to sports fans...

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Carlton Chin holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees from MIT; he is a fund manager and quant researcher focused on portfolio strategy, business intelligence, and sports analytics. A professor at Rowan University and proponent of education, Carlton serves as Regional Chair of MIT’s Educational Council, serves on several non-profit educational boards, and was elected to his town’s Board of Education.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Super Bowl Articles - 2020

Here are links to our 2020 Super Bowl Articles. 

Do you have your Super Bowl Square Pool box yet? The Super Bowl kicks off on an interesting date for number nerds this coming Sunday: on 02/02/2020!

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Over the years, Dr. Jay Granatpsychotherapist, and I have studied championship factors related to sports psychology to predict the winners of major championships. Much of our research has focused on quantifying concepts such as consistency and minimizing errors.

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We'll update our Quant Facts prediction record before March Madness begins!  

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Who Will Win the 2019 World Series?

The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros meet in the 2019 MLB World Series, with some of the best pitching match-ups we have seen in recent baseball history. What do our “championship factors” have to say about the World Series?

While many sports fans are looking forward to pitching match-ups, it is interesting to note that both teams are good at keeping rallies going. 

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Carlton Chin, a graduate of MIT, is an investment manager and portfolio strategist. When not studying downside risk and portfolio construction, he enjoys applying numbers and probability to sports analytics. He worked with various sports organizations, including the Sacramento Kings — and has been quoted by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and ESPN. 
Dr. Jay Granat is a psychotherapist and founder of He has worked with athletes of all levels, including high school athletes and Olympians. He was named one of Golf Digest’s Top Ten Mental Gurus and has been on Good Morning America, the New York Times, and ESPN.