LOUISVILLE, KY (June 13, 2018) – EdjSports, a data science and prescriptive analytics sports firm, has announced their acquisition of Football Outsiders.
Established in 2003, Football Outsiders has created in-depth NFL and NCAA advanced statistics including their proprietary DVOA and DYAR ratings. Football Outsiders’ editorial staff provides an intelligent viewpoint challenging conventional wisdom about the game and contributes regularly to ESPN Insider, in addition to identifying all-start players within the EA Sports Madden Ultimate Team and EA Sports Madden NFL Mobile games.
Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders’ Founder will remain Editor-in-Chief and oversee the site’s content and staff of writers.
“Football Outsiders pioneered advanced football statistics and we are excited about the innovation and support EdjSports will bring to their team and readers. EdjSports’ best-in-class predictive analytics capabilities combined with Football Outsiders’ statistics and analyses will deliver revolutionary new products and tools for fantasy and market applications,” said Sean O’Leary, CEO of EdjSports.
“I’m really looking forward to being a part of the EdjSports team. EdjSports’ in-game analytics are a perfect complement to Football Outsiders’ general concentration on player and team strengths and weaknesses. Football Outsiders’ readers can feel good that all of their favorite columns and metrics will remain but with new opportunities to expand what we can do with them,” said Aaron Schatz, Football Outsiders’ Editor-in-Chief.
EdjSports empowers smarter decision-making with proven predictive and prescriptive analytical models and custom software solutions in the sports industry. Our game-based approach analyzes pools of data, helping teams make critical call decisions based on the highest probability of achieving their goals. At EdjSports, we assist decision makers and enhance their ability to gain the competitive edge that ultimately impacts the bottom line – winning. For more information, visit www.edjsports.com.