Home Advantage in Popular Team Sports

Lewis Pledger


This paper investigates whether there is a clear advantage associated with being the home team in the four sports, football, rugby union, T20 cricket and basketball. Data is compiled to back up this idea with a reasoning section which gives some background and possible reasons for the advantage. The outcome of this paper is that there seems to be a clear correlation between the number of wins and the team playing at home.

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