To predict the score of a soccer match successfully, bettors need two things; information and a model.
James Tippett looks at the world of expected goals and its growing influence on soccer in The Expected Goals Philosophy.
Expected goals, a newly popular advanced metric, has come under fire from some pundits but how does it work and what is it really useful for?
The expected goals metric has become increasingly popular in all aspects of soccer.
For those that don't know what Expected Goals (xG) are, Expected Goals (xG) is a measure of chance quality; > Shot-based expected goals are an ...
The incredibly awesome new addition will be Expected Goals 2.0---for both teams and players---based on our new formula.
Built by Timeform, Infogol utilises Opta data to drive a bespoke Expected Goals model to provide the very best in football betting analysis, tips and statistics.
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Check out Brad Cunningham's story about how to use expected goals to learn how to bet on soccer for the Bundesliga's return on Saturday, May 16.
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