The task: Using the stats from 2012 through 2017, predict how the 2018 season will finish out. Any and all modeling methods can be used, but the final solutions must perform the best on the 2018 season.
Those three tables are included, as well as a JSL script to download the data yourself. Additionally, there is an FAQ list included in the Word Document.
The questions to answer are the following…
Closest Order of Final Team Standings, as ranked by percentage of wins, by the end of the 2018 regular season, with a tie breaker being the closest to having the correct winning percentages.
Closest Order of Final Player Standings, as ranked by average points per game, by the end of 2018 regular season, with a tie breaker being the closest to having the correct PPG values
Best Visualization created with the data, voted on by the User Group community at the meeting. If you aren’t a data junky, this is your chance to shine. What is the neatest, coolest, most interesting graph/chart/etc. that you can come up with?