Tournament Predictions- QF Edition(and a Tennis Bonus)

Same old story. Early goal by favorite; followed by a relatively uneventful game. Similar story with our predictions. Since this is a world cup of no-surprises(favorites are 12/12 in KO stages) our prediction tables barely moved.

 

Points are awarded on the following basis:
Winner: 100pts;
Runner-up: 75pts;
Lose Semi-Final: 50pts;
Lose Quarter-Final: 25pts;
Last 16: 10pts;
Others: 0pts.

 

Team Elo 538 GI IS SI Live
Argentina 35.3 41.6 22.0 39.5 44.6 71.0
Brazil 61.3 65.1 30.3 48.7 47.5 69.0
Netherlands 17.7 8.9 15.1 14.4 17.2 69.0
Germany 40.7 38.5 29.9 33.8 36.8 66.0

 

538 still leads and will most likely finish top.It has been a close race.

 

1. 538: 341.1

2. Elo: 360.1

2. Sporting Index (pre-tourney): 372.7

4. Infostrada (@SimonGleave): 379.8

5. Goalimpact: 445.4

 

 

What about tennis:

 

I did not like ATP ranking so devised my own low-input system: (Top-5 as of today):

 

I’ll call this dingAce.

 

Djokovic 153.5
Nadal 142.8
Wawrinka 135.4
Federer 134.1
Dimitrov 121.8

 

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