Favourite longshot bias

Favourite Longshot Bias: Don’t discount the favourites

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Favourite and Longshot Bias: Don’t discount the favourites The Favourite Longshot bias is the phenomena where bettors tend to overvalue ‘longshots’, and undervalue favourites. Here, bettors are believed to express risk-seeking value towards long-shots, whilst expressing risk aversion towards the favourites, and that the non-linear probability weights that they apply in formulating these specific utility […]

FaZe vs Cloud 9 – IEM Oakland 2017

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FaZe vs Cloud 9 – IEM Oakland 2017 Semi final 2/2 for the night of IEM Oakland and boy is it a good one. FaZe goes up against Cloud 9 in a best of three thats surely to be an interesting matchup. Both teams have been a bit on and off this tournament, performing exceptionally […]

SK vs NiP – IEM Oakland 2017

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SK vs NiP – IEM Oakland 2017 We haven’t really seen any consistent matchup’s between these two teams since 2016 aside from this years IEM Oakland which handed NiP a narrow 16-13 loss and funny enough last years IEM Oakland which had two very different lineups. In terms of performance we’ve seen NiP progress through […]

G2 vs Optic – IEM Oakland 2017

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G2 vs Optic – IEM Oakland 2017 We have already mentioned the various flaws for Optic Gaming coming into this match. Their poor performance against Faze notwithstanding, we do not expect the team to do well on Day 2 either. The team has been making progress, but it has been a slow uptake. With the […]

Renegades vs Gambit – IEM Oakland 2017

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Renegades va Gambit – IEM Oakland 2017 Renegades vs Gambit Renegades have come alive during IEM Oakland 2017. The team has had such close results against some of the top teams on Day 1 including Faze. Renegades also won their match against G2, which was not even a close contest. The team looks well practised […]