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.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 15
SEBA Projections

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 15

Philadelphia picks up point over a playoff rival to put them nearly neck and neck with Montreal for the last MLS-East spot. Bethlehem continues to their slide, putting them outside of probable playoffs.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 8
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MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 8

Philadelphia’s playoffs dipped, falling further behind Montreal and remaining behind Chicago for the last playoff slot. Bethlehem also takes a small decline in their playoff odds.

Money talks when you do it right
Analysis / Statistics

Money talks when you do it right

How much does club spending matter when competing in MLS. Chris Sherman digs into the hard-to-collect data to determine.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 1
SEBA Projections

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through July 1

The Union lose ground on the 6th Eastern playoff spot to Chicago and Montreal. Bethlehem get closer and closer to the playoffs after their impressive win.

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

The Union are almost to probable range of the playoffs. Bethlehem slips a bit.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through June 17
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MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through June 17

The Union are in a precarious position, fighting with Toronto and D.C. for the last playoff slot in the East. Bethlehem continues to progress in a strong playoff position.

World Cup projections
SEBA Projections

World Cup projections

SEBA projects that neither the USA nor Italy will win the World Cup, but that there is 100% chance someone else will. Read ahead to explore who might.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through June 3
SEBA Projections

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through June 3

Some substantial model changes explained and implemented. The Union continue to improve, despite Sorin Stoica’s shenanigans, but still need to push past New England. Bethlehem puts themselves in great position for the playoffs, after a number of good results.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through May 27th
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MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through May 27th

New SEBA projections continues an optimistic Philadelphia trend coming into this compressed schedule of MLS & USOC matches before the World Cup break.

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through May 20th
SEBA Projections

MLS, USL, and NWSL projections through May 20th

Philadelphia moves up in this week’s SEBA projections, but still have a ways to go before playoffs are probable in the difficult Eastern Conference. The Steel, on the other hand, have moved themselves back into position for their playoffs.