Tweet to beat bookies
FOOTBALL fans can beat bookmakers and predict results by using Twitter, according to research.
The tone of tweets during a match is a reliable tool to work out when a team is more likely to win – and many bets are mispriced.
Analysis of 14million posts found Twitter was more accurate than Betfair.
Dr Alasdair Brown of East Anglia University said: “The calculation is quite simple with enough people.”