Football is the only sport with the biggest fan base around the world. People just love playing and watching soccer. Then there is a group of haters who describe it a "boring sport." Am pretty sure they don't know the true meaning of football even if it stood black and white right in front of their faces.

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If you are into Betway88 Thailand, you would know just how popular football betting is today. It is what drives in the fan expectations - but we need to ask ourselves as to how much is too much to expect?

People who love football have their own reasons. And thus it is not without a doubt an addict will tell you the in and out of their favourite football team. Then there are instances when fans take it higher and bet. This means they try and predict the outcome of a game. Well, one thing for sure, to win a bet requires a great mastery of the game itself.

How much do you know about your team? How sure are you about your favourite team's next game prediction?  What if I told you there is a new database in the US which knows more about your team than you actually do. Sounds ridiculous, but just continue reading and you will get my point.

FiveThirtyEight.com is the website which uses the database in question. it was founded by statistician Nate Silver. He is best known to have written the book The Signal And The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail, But Some Don't. It was published back in 2012. Silver is best known to be the master predictor in elections and sports events. He uses statistics, data and probability.

FiveThirtyEight uses statistics to try and predict the outcome if matches of a thousand teams. It will then assign each team a chance of success in terms of percentage. For instance, Real Madrid has a 44% chance of winning the première league.

The website has risen and grown beyond what many could imagine. When you look at their going in January 2017, FiveThirtyEight was only able to predict six leagues. However, they have risen beyond their ranks. Currently, they can predict 34 leagues in four different continents. This includes both the Champions League and the Europa Leagues.

FiveThirtyEight has been able to successfully predict the few matches which have been played in the Premier League. For instance, it has forecasted strike in the middle chances ranging between 30%-40%. In the few games which have been played the current strike in the middle rate is 32%.

The best part about the whole thing is that the information is given for free.  It is a database which has all the nitty-gritty stuff involved with football.

The analysis of predicting games is getting better. It is giving fans a more realistic outcome because many betting sites predict less than 50% chances of a team to win. FiveThirtyEight is what football fans have been waiting for.