STATS Fantasy Football Projections Ranked Most Accurate for 2016 and
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–STATS, the world’s leading sports
data and technology company, has been ranked #1 for the accuracy of
its NFL weekly projections by FantasyPros for the second consecutive
FantasyPros’ annual accuracy contest is conducted on behalf of the
Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA). STATS projections for the NFL
were ranked highest for the 2016 and 2015 seasons, as well as placing
second in the 2014 accuracy standings. STATS has been the overall leader
for the last four years combined.
In addition to ranking tops for football, STATS was also ranked by
FantasyPros to have the most accurate fantasy baseball projections for
the 2015 and 2014 season. STATS was also recognized at the FSTA’s annual
winter conference in Las Vegas, winning awards for the accuracy of its
football and baseball projections in a head-to-head competition among
more than 100 industry leaders.
“At STATS, we are proud to have the highest velocity and accuracy of our
fantasy projections and data, which is why we analyze every statistic
and variable in our projections models,” said Sean Koerner, Director of
Predictive Analytics at STATS. “It is an honor to be recognized as
having the most accurate football and baseball fantasy projections over
each of the last two seasons.”
STATS prediction modeling that has been perfected by Koerner and the
STATS Data Science team powers the award-winning fantasy projections and
win probabilities in fan engagement solutions for fantasy platforms,
second-screen experiences, brand activations and more. The STATS Data
Science team, led by Director of Data Science Patrick Lucey, has been
recognized for their work in predicting outcomes in sports including
winning the Grand Prize research paper at the 10th Annual MIT
Sloan Sports Conference.
Meet the STATS fantasy team at the FSTA
Winter Conference in Nashville from January 23-24 to discuss the
biggest topics and trends impacting the industry.
As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers
sports. We are trusted by more than 800 clients around the globe to
enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports
data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and
accuracy. We power sports on and off the field through data feeds, video
analysis, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS
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