Round of 16: Colombia – England

In this post we give our prediction for the match Sweden vs. Switzerland in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Colombia has qualified as winner of group H with 6 points, England (6 points) was runner-up of group G behind Belgium (9 points). Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Round of 16: Sweden – Switzerland

In this post we give our prediction for the match Sweden vs. Switzerland in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Sweden has qualified as winner of group F with 6 points, Switzerland (5 points) was runner-up of group E behind Brazil (7 points). Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Round of 16: Belgium – Japan

In this post we give our prediction for the match Belgium vs. Japan in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Belgium has qualified as winner of group G with 9 points, Japan (4 points) was runner-up of group H behind Colombia (6 points) by taking profit of the Fair Play criterion. Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Round of 16: Brazil – Mexico

In this post we give our prediction for the match Brazil vs. Mexico in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2018. While Brazil has qualified as winner of group E with 7 points, Mexico (6 points) was runner-up of group F behind Sweden (6 points).  Since our prediction model is based on the Elo strengths of the participating teams, we have updated our data by incorporating the results of the group phase in order to forecast the matches in the Knockout phase. We are interested which team has better chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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