Chicago – January 19, 2017 – STATS, the world’s leading sports data and technology company, has been ranked #1 for the accuracy of its NFL weekly projections by FantasyPros for the second consecutive year.
FantasyPros’ annual accuracy contest is conducted on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA). STATS projections for the NFL were ranked highest for the 2016 and 2015 seasons, as well as placing second in the 2014 accuracy standings. STATS has been the overall leader for the last four years combined.
In addition to ranking tops for football, STATS was also ranked by FantasyPros to have the most accurate fantasy baseball projections for the 2015 and 2014 season. STATS was also recognized at the FSTA’s annual winter conference in Las Vegas, winning awards for the accuracy of its football and baseball projections in a head-to-head competition among more than 100 industry leaders.
“At STATS, we are proud to have the highest velocity and accuracy of our fantasy projections and data, which is why we analyze every statistic and variable in our projections models,” said Sean Koerner, Director of Predictive Analytics at STATS. “It is an honor to be recognized as having the most accurate football and baseball fantasy projections over each of the last two seasons.”
STATS prediction modeling that has been perfected by Koerner and the STATS Data Science team powers the award-winning fantasy projections and win probabilities in fan engagement solutions for fantasy platforms, second-screen experiences, brand activations and more. The STATS Data Science team, led by Director of Data Science Patrick Lucey, has been recognized for their work in predicting outcomes in sports including winning the Grand Prize research paper at the 10th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Conference.
Meet the STATS fantasy team at the FSTA Winter Conference in Nashville from January 23-24 to discuss the biggest topics and trends impacting the industry.