Breaking Story: How the Colorado Rockies’ Shortstop Rose from Slumping Sophomore to Feared Slugger in a Year’s Time

Breaking Story: How the Colorado Rockies’ Shortstop Rose from Slumping Sophomore to Feared Slugger in a Year’s Time

Trevor Story’s numbers dipped in 2017 following a breakout rookie season. But his aggressive approach and ability to handle breaking and off-speed pitches with greater efficiency once again has made him one of the most feared hitters in baseball. The collective sigh of relief from Colorado Rockies fans must have created a stiffer breeze than […]

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NFL Spreads, Week 1: STATS vs. Las Vegas

NFL Spreads, Week 1: STATS vs. Las Vegas

Using STATS advanced analytics, metrics and roster rankings to project NFL favorites vs. the Vegas standard odds The 2018 NFL season kicked off Thursday night when Atlanta Falcons visited the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, a matchup both STATS and Las Vegas predicted would be a very close contest. Sometimes, STATS’ advanced analytics and […]

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STATS MLB Advanced Heat Maps: Cubs vs. Max Scherzer, Nationals vs. Cole Hamels

STATS MLB Advanced Heat Maps: Cubs vs. Max Scherzer, Nationals vs. Cole Hamels

Shortly before the 2018 MLB All-Star Game, STATS unveiled new advanced heat maps that differ from the usual heat map graphics that simply present data on balls put into play. STATS heat maps consider every pitch a hitter has seen this season to paint a more vivid picture of his strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, STATS […]

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Introducing STATS Advanced Heat Maps: Evaluating the 2018 MLB All-Star Game Starters

Introducing STATS Advanced Heat Maps: Evaluating the 2018 MLB All-Star Game Starters

Heat maps have been around the game of baseball for some time now. They’ve been used to summarize location for pitchers, and also to identify hot and cold zones for hitters. While the hitter-specific graphics can be enlightening, they usually don’t tell the whole story. Most of these graphics only contain data from pitches on […]

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STATS Predictive Data Brings Innovation to Sports Gambling Market

STATS Predictive Data Brings Innovation to Sports Gambling Market

The Supreme Court recently overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a federal law that banned sports gambling in nearly every state outside of Nevada. Leaving states to choose their own legal path in regards to sports wagering opens multiple doors within the sports industry, including sports media. The roughly $150 billion wagered illegally […]

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