Statisticians bet on sport analytics

Statisticians at Rice

Statistics and sport management departments at Rice look at how computational tools and big data change fan experiences through gambling.

Statisticians at Rice

Clark Haptonstall, chair and professor in the practice of sport management, is featured in this article discussing the important role analytics is playing in sport management.

“Analytics is widely integrated into decision making by coaches, athletes and front offices,” Haptonstall said. “It has become increasingly important to the business operations of many teams. In the sport analytics program, students will have chances to explore the business side of the sport industry through the lens of analytics.”