This Machine Learning Model Picked Spain to Win the 2018 World Cup

The researchers are so confident, they're literally betting on it

Technische Universitat Dortmund’s model gave Spain a 17.8 percent chance of winning the tournament. Getty Images

Statisticians at German technical university Technische Universitat Dortmund built a model that used machine learning to predict Spain will win the 2018 World Cup.

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