Methods for Ranking Sports Teams
Eimantas Palionis
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Viktoras Chadyšas
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Published 2015-12-20


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How to Cite

Palionis E. and Chadyšas V. (2015) “Methods for Ranking Sports Teams”, Lithuanian Journal of Statistics, 54(1), pp. 84-91. doi: 10.15388/LJS.2015.13883.


The paper describes various methods that can be applied to the ranking of sports teams. Using the real data of theNational Basketball Association (NBA) from the first half of the 2014–2015 season (from 2014-10-28 to 2015-02-12), teams areranked using different ranking methods. All methods are compared with each other.

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