What % of basketball and football games are fixed?

The fraction or number of such games has to be greater than zero, but how much greater? By way of example, do you detect any suspicious patterns or red flags in this box score of the Huskies’s 63-53 Final Four upset victory over the Gators yesterday evening?

You can read much more about various mathematical and statistical techniques (such as selective sampling) to detect cheating in sports herehere, and here too. (Image courtesy of Justin Wolfers.)

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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