University of Houston Professor Wayne Winston discusses with Paul and Brien about the benefits of using analytics in the NFL.The NFL is steadily adapting the “Moneyball” mindset established in the MLB and recently adopted in the NBA. Dr. Winston uses an analytical approach to justify the drafting of Johnny Manziel with the number one overall pick. He believes NFL teams can create data sets to analyze the worth of players and to determine their position in the upcoming draft.
Director of Analytics of the Cavaliers, Ben Alamar, joined MaD Radio to talk about how analytics are impacting the NBA and the Rockets.
University of Houston Professor Dr. Wayne Winston joined Ted Johnson and Brien Straw to talk about using analytics in determining which players would be a good fit for the Rockets as the trade deadline approaches. Dr. Winston places a special emphasis on statistical analysis in determining the worth of Rockets players on the court and in trades.