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Carnegie Mellon researchers say Twitter analysis can help gamblers beat the spread on NFL games

September 12, 2013

an image of football and money Analyses of Twitter feeds has been used to track flu epidemics, predict stock market changes and do political polling. Now, research at Carnegie Mellon University suggests that it may also help gamblers beat the spread for National Football League games. Full Story

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