Here's an excerpt from our latest article -- on the 2017 MLB Playoffs:
Historically, we publish articles for the finals of major sporting events such as the Super Bowl or World Series. Here, we use our research to rank the 2017 MLB playoff contenders.
Our readers will recall that our quant facts are based on factors related to sports psychology. In particular, we study championship factors such as consistency, leadership, confidence, and big game experience. In almost a decade of published articles, our book’s research has correctly predicted the winner of major sporting events almost two-thirds of the time, sometimes picking underdogs.
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Carlton Chin, a graduate of MIT, is a quant researcher focused on portfolio strategy and sports analytics. He has worked with various sports organizations, including the Sacramento Kings on their Analytics Advisory Council — and has been quoted by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and ESPN. Dr. Jay Granat is a psychotherapist and founder of www.stayinthezone.com.
Carlton’s students at a local university contributed to this article.