MLB All-Star game came and went to the tune of lower ratings than normal. Is Ohtani getting traded? Will he sign with the Mariners? Intriguing questions that have no relevance to this week's lineup.

Women's World Cup starts in less than a week, and two articles dive into it from a group preview and biggest wins vantage point. Looking to get started in soccer analytics? A GitHub repo has you covered. Next, Wimbledon is in full swing and we have some odd fun facts to look through. Last, if you won your MLB division last year, what's the chacne you win it the next year?

I am interested in sports-related data science opportunities within the betting or DFS space. Know someone I should chat with? I'll buy you a coffee.

Self Promotion

I recently created SP K Prediction, which identifies positive expected value in MLB starting pitcher strikeout bets and automatically updates each morning. Additionally, it creates market odds for which pitcher will have the most strikeouts that day based on 10k simulations. Check it out, I think it's rad.

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