Tag Archives: soccer Pythagorean

# Projections for 2014-15 English Premier League (End of Summer transfers)

The summer transfer window is now closed, so it’s a good time to update the projections for this season’s Premier League. (more…)

# Which goals scored/allowed statistics yield Pythagorean points?

When I was evaluating last season’s league projections and creating this season’s with the Pythagorean expectation, I was reminded that I hadn’t really studied which pairs of goals scored and allowed result in a specific expected point total.  In a league competition, it’s possible to reach a point total in various ways, and the combination […]

# Premier League Pythagorean perfectly perplexing

I didn’t do much updating on the ResultsPage site this season so I didn’t track the Pythagorean table as I did in previous seasons.  But now that the 2013-14 English Premier League is over, I want to take a look at the final Pythagorean table to see if the over- and under-performing teams match up […]

# Pythagorean observations at end of 2012-13 European season

The 2012-13 European football season came to an end this weekend, at least in the top flight.  It won’t be officially over until the first of July, but it’s time to take a look back at the season and examine which teams were significant performers (or underperformers) relative to their statistical expectations.  And once again, […]

# Calculate the Soccer Pythagorean from your browser

A few days ago we pushed some updates to the web service that supplies match result data to our ResultsPage app, and we’d like to share one of these new features to you.As you know, ResultsPage calculates various types of league tables on a round-by-round basis, one of them being the Pythagorean table. We’ve isolated […]

# Pythagorean observations at three-quarter mark of 2012-13 European season

It’s the last international break of the 2012-13 European season, so it’s a good time to look at the major European leagues and observe which clubs have been over- or under-performing this season.I don’t need to tell you that the Big Five European leagues are pretty much decided, and have been decided for a while.  […]

# Pythagorean table for French Ligue 1 (2012-11-05)

We conclude our Pythagorean tables for the first quarter of the major European football league season with the table for France’s Ligue 1.  The table is for matches played up to 5 November 2012 and the league Pythagorean exponent is 1.70. (more…)