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Data Scientist correctly predicts SA vs Wales rugby game results

Last week Data Scientist, Johan van Biljon predicted the score for the Springboks vs Wales match, saying that the Boks would win by 4 points. It turns out that he was right, as Boks defeated Wales by 4 points (23-19) over the weekend!

702's John Robbie spoke to him about how data scientists have used machine learning to predict 99.68% of the results of the Rugby world cup matches using predictive analytics, as well as how this machine has been useful in other fields.


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