# Stories Tagged with "predictions"

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As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year.
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### The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor

October 23, 2013

Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.
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### Listen to NJIT's Bruce Bukiet on NPR's "Science Friday"

October 11, 2013

Tune in to hear NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet discuss baseball projections and his mathematical model in a live interview on NPR's public radio program “Science Friday.”
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### NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason

October 03, 2013

Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason.
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It looks like 2013 will be a thrilling season for baseball fans as four of the six divisions can be expected to deliver tight races, says baseball guru NJIT Associate Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet. Over the years, Bukiet has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of regular season games each Major League Baseball team should win. Though his expertise is in mathematical modeling, his projections have compared well with those of so-called experts.
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Since the Major League Baseball Division Series and League Championship Series have determined which teams will compete in the World Series, NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet has again analyzed the probability of each team taking the title.
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The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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### NJIT Math Professor Announces Who Deserves the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards; Calls Rangers Solid Favorite for World Series

October 18, 2011

With Major League Baseball's World Series set to begin tomorrow, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the players most deserving of winning baseball's most important awards for the 2011 season. >>

The Major League Baseball Division Series is underway and NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the probability of each team advancing to the World Series.
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Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves will take the wild card slot in the National League (NL), according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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### Texas Rangers Will Take the Series, Says NJIT Math Guru

October 26, 2010

There's a 65 percent chance that the Texas Rangers will beat the San Francisco Giants in the World Series starting tomorrow, said NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.
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So far, so good for NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, who's been calling the cards right when it comes to winning baseball teams. In the first round of the Major League Baseball Division Series last week, Bukiet, an associate professor of mathematics at NJIT, said the Phillies, Rangers, Yanks and Giants would be ahead. And, they are thanks to his mathematical model. >>

### Phillies, Rangers, Yanks, Giants To Win, Says NJIT Math Guru

October 05, 2010

With the Major League Baseball Division Series set to begin, associate math professor Bruce Bukiet at NJIT is performing his analysis of the probability of each team advancing to the League Championship Series. "Going into these series, the Philadelphia Phillies have a 64 percent chance of defeating the Cincinnati Reds in their best of five game series,” he said. “The Texas Rangers, New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants have slight advantages to win series over their opponents, the Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves respectively in the first round Division Series contests.
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### NJIT Math Professor Named 2010 MLB Predictions Champ

October 04, 2010

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**West Orange**, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences who applies mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of run scoring in baseball, has won the 2010 Major League Baseball Predictions contest sponsored by Baseball PhD. >>### NJIT Prof Sees 70 Percent Chance for Yanks to Win the 2009 World Series: Mauer, Hanley Ramirez Deserve MVP; Greinke, Lincecum Deserve Cy Young

October 27, 2009

NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, a mathematician who has applied mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of run scoring in baseball, has computed the probability of the Yankees and Phillies winning the World Series. He also has computed the most deserving of Major League Baseball's prestigious 2009 Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Cy Young awards.
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### NJIT Baseball Guru Says Yankees, Dodgers Should Make World Series

October 14, 2009

With the League Championship Series set to begin tomorrow, NJIT Mathematics Professor Bruce Bukiet has, once again, analyzed the probability of each team winning their post-season series. Bukiet updates his calculations daily during the Major League Baseball post-season. >>

The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Angels should make the playoffs in the American League (AL) in 2009 with most other teams lagging well behind.
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### To Improve Forecasting Earthquakes, NJIT Mathematician Studies Grains

December 22, 2008

A new and better way to predict earthquakes and avalanches may soon be available to forecasters thanks to mathematical research underway at NJIT. Using mathematical modeling, researchers are investigating how forces and pressures propagate through granular materials.
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### Mathematician Foresees Romps for Major League Baseball’s American League and Tight Races in National League in 2008

March 28, 2008

NJIT's indefatigable math professor Bruce Bukiet is once again opining on outcomes for this season's Major League Baseball teams. His picks are based on a mathematical model he developed in 2000. >>

### Bukiet Sees Subway Series a Distinct Possibility in 2007

March 29, 2007

The New York Mets should expect to win about 90 games in 2007 and the Yankees a whopping 110 games to lead their divisions, said Bruce Bukiet, PhD, an associate professor of mathematical sciences at NJIT. Bukiet, who is also an associate dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, offers the expectations for the number of games each major league baseball team should win based on his mathematical model, developed in 2000. >>

### New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor Issues Baseball Playoff Predictions:Red Sox Most Likely to Advance; Yankees and Twins Should Go To the Wire

October 11, 2004

Bruce Bukiet, Ph.D., an associate professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), an expert in numerical methods and mathematical modeling, has issued his baseball playoff predictions for 2004. Bukiet bases his predictions on the 2004 performance of the players on each team, using his mathematical model for run production.
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### NJIT Math Professor Issues Baseball Playoff Predictions

October 08, 2004

Bruce Bukiet, PhD, an associate professor of mathematical sciences at NJIT, has issued his baseball playoff predictions for 2004. The series between the Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees should be the most hotly contested, with the Twins having a slight edge of 51 to 49 percent. “The Twins' edge in pitching makes up for the Yankees' dominance in hitting,” says Bukiet, an expert in numerical methods and mathematical modeling. >>

### MEDIA ADVISORY

October 17, 2003

“The Yankees have a 72.5% chance to beat the Marlins in the World Series, according to Bruce Bukiet. “ It would be fishy if the Marlins were to win,” Bukiet quips, “since the Yankees are overall a better team, with superior hitting and pitching. The Yankees are favored to win all but one game in the series, and even in that game the teams are statistically even.”
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### NJIT Math Professor Predicts Major League Baseball Season

March 24, 2003

Bruce Bukiet, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology who has an expertise in mathematical modeling, has issued his Major League Baseball 2003 analysis.
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