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Despite Defeat Prediction, Anything Is Possible

October 23, 2015 at 3:37 PM

Principa Prediction for South Africa v  New Zealand

Despite our predictive analytics and machine learning predicting a loss for South Africa at this weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, unpredictable variables such as missed penalties, wet weather, referee calls, and player strategy could result in an upset. This time, our team of data scientists hope our algorithms are wrong in their predictions. Read more here about how we came to these predictions.

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