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NBA Power Rankings 2019-20

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A novel application of generalized linear models is in the power rankings of sports teams. This blog will post rankings of all teams throughout the 2019-20 NBA season based on a Bradley-Terry model (with homeground advantage*) using head-to-head results up to the given date.

Disclaimer: Power rankings are for educational purposes only.

*From 17 December 2019 onwards, a Bradley-Terry model with team-specific homeground advantages will be fit. This is based on the extension by Huang & She (2020, to appear).

Western conference teams are in red; Eastern conference teams are in blue.

NBA Power Rankings (13 Feb 2020 All-Star break)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

13Feb2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.4 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (4 Feb 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

4Feb2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.4 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (28 Jan 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

28Jan2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.4 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (21 Jan 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

21Jan2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.4 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (14 Jan 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

14Jan2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (07 Jan 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

7Jan20

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

*Note: the extended model of Huang & She (2020) estimates team-specific homeground advantages for each team.

NBA Power Rankings (04 Jan 2020)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

04Jan2020

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

NBA Power Rankings (31 Dec 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

31Dec19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

NBA Power Rankings (28 Dec 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

28Dec19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

NBA Power Rankings (24 Dec 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

24Dec19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.5 times.

NBA Power Rankings (20 Dec 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

20Dec19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.6 times.

NBA Power Rankings (17 Dec 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

17Dec19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by (an average* of) 1.6 times.

NBA Power Rankings (17 Nov 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

17Nov19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by 1.8 times.

NBA Power Rankings (14 Nov 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

14Nov19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by 1.9 times.

NBA Power Rankings (11 Nov 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

12Nov2019

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by 1.8 times.

NBA Power Rankings (7 Nov 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

07Nov19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by 3.1 times.

NBA Power Rankings (4 Nov 2019)

Power rankings and relative skill ratings:

05Nov19

Homeground advantage is estimated to increase the home team’s odds of winning by 3.6 times.