TidyX 47: NHL Win Probability, R optimizer, & gt tables

This week, Ellis Hughes and I discuss using an optimization algorithm in R to find team strength ratings for the NHL 2019-2020 season. We show how to then use the results from these ratings to forecast the probability that one team wins over another while accounting for the home ice edge. Finally, we output the team strength ratings into a {gt} table.

To watch the screen cast, CLICK HERE.

To access our code, CLICK HERE.