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NFL 2017 Week 19 (Division Playoffs) Predictions – Zoltar Says Flip a Coin

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #19 (the Division Playoff games) of the 2017 NFL season: … Continue reading

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NFL 2017 Week 18 (Wild Card) Predictions – Zoltar Likes Underdogs Falcons and Bills

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #18 (the Wild Card games) of the 2017 NFL season: … Continue reading

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NFL 2017 Week 17 Predictions – Zoltar Likes Four Underdogs in Last Regular Season Week

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #17 of the 2017 NFL season: Zoltar: lions by 5 … Continue reading

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NFL 2017 Week 16 Predictions – Zoltar Likes Five Underdogs

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #16 of the 2017 NFL season: Zoltar: ravens by 10 … Continue reading

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Predicting Sports Scores using LSTM Recurrent Networks

Last week I gave a very short, informal talk titled “Predicting Sports Scores using LSTM Recurrent Networks”. The title of the talk may be slightly misleading, because I haven’t actually implemented such a system. Instead I explained what LSTMs are … Continue reading

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NFL 2017 Week 15 Predictions – Zoltar Likes Favorites Lions, Chiefs, Ravens, Seahawks

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #15 of the 2017 NFL season: Zoltar: broncos by 0 … Continue reading

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NFL 2017 Week 14 Predictions – Zoltar Likes Two Favorites and One Dog

Zoltar is my NFL football machine learning prediction system. It’s a hybrid system that uses a custom reinforcement learning algorithm plus a neural network. Here are Zoltar’s predictions for week #14 of the 2017 NFL season: Zoltar: falcons by 2 … Continue reading

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