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Also, at the end of the contract, NBC can buy up to 25% in PointsBet

The agreement provides PointsBet with multimedia and marketing opportunities for a wide range of NBS sporting events, including the NFL, NHL, the Olympic Games and the Premier League, as well as major golf tournaments. Additionally, PointsBet will be integrated into exclusive multimedia game day operations spanning eight NBC Regional Networks (RSN), including various NBA, NHL and MLB teams. PointsBet is currently an Authorized Partner of the NBA, which was launched in the US in January 2019

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NBC and PointsBet Ink’s $ 500 million sports betting partnership

NBC Sports has signed an agreement with Australian sportsbook PointsBet, making them official sports betting partners. The five-year contract makes PointsBet the exclusive provider of trends, accessories and odds for all NBC Sports digital and linear platforms, including NBCSN, Golf Channel and the new service NBCUniversal Steam, Peacock and various NBC sports podcasts as part of the agreement.

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This is a linear regression model with an additional term as a penalty.

Due to the multicollinearity between the independent variables, the traditional linear regression does not give stable results, we use the target_difference function as the target variable. We print the coefficients of the model. The result looks like this: these probabilities for each team can be considered the qualification for each team. The higher the coefficient / rating, the stronger the team.

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The algorithm used to model the ratings is called the plus / minus fitting rating system.

You can find a detailed description of the system here. Or just implement it by following the three steps below. The data contains 640 rows, including the game results from October 2, 2019 to January 3, 2020. It has five variables: date, visitors, visitor destinations, home, and home. The next line records the game on December 6, 2019. The Montreal Canadiens (away team) played the New York Rangers (home team) in a final score of 2-1.

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