Articles written by: Chris Sherman

Chris is a data scientist who was a mediocre left back and center back for the Upper Dublin High School..... JV team. He then got a Computer Science & Business degree from Lehigh University and a Master's' degree from Northwestern University in Predictive Analytics. He likes data and building programs to do his thinking for him.

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 16
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 16

The USA moves on to the quarter-finals, and the U.S. Open Cup makes progress.

Updated Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 13
SEBA Projections

Updated Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 13

A quick update on Gold Cup projections with two matches per team completed

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 9
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 9

Philadelphia keeps pace with expectations, but still needs to over-perform to make a serious push at playoffs. Gold Cup projections are thrown in as a bonus for those interested.

Investigating home field advantage in MLS, Part 3: Scheduling and short rest
Analysis / Statistics

Investigating home field advantage in MLS, Part 3: Scheduling and short rest

Chris Sherman looks at the impact of short rest on performance. He also looks at whether MLS schedules favor home teams with longer rest and if that could impact home field advantage.

Updated SEBA international forecasts through July 3
SEBA Projections

Updated SEBA international forecasts through July 3

Ahead of the Gold Cup, check out the tournament’s projections for the USMNT. Also includes updated World Cup Qualifying projections.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through July 2
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through July 2

New SEBA projections. Union chances improve a little, but power ranking improves a lot, as the model still tries to figure out what to think of Philadelphia.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 24
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 24

Philadelphia’s odds improve, but are still in a deep hole. Chicago stays on top.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 18
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 18

Philadelphia’s playoffs chances continue to crash. Also, the USOC chances get bleak due to unlucky draw.

Updated SEBA international forecasts through June 13
SEBA Projections

Updated SEBA international forecasts through June 13

Updates to USMNT projections after their draw at Azteca; Updates on total world cup picture

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 11
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 11

Despite only a few games this week, Philadelphia’s chances continue to decline a little bit.