Sports Performance Analytics
This course examines how sports analytics measure and evaluate the performance of players and teams. Statistical, mathematical, and simulation models are used to evaluate the contribution of individual players to team performance in the context of selecting players and building teams. The course shows how analytical methods are used to rate the competitive strength of teams, build winning teams, and predict game outcomes and championships. Game strategies and play calling by coaches and managers are also examined. Prerequisites: STAT 2066 or equivalent course in statistics, SPAD 2037 or permission of the professor. 3 cr. Lec.