Percentiles are calculated by pouring several past results into a computer model. This model looks at the game table and calculates the chance of advancing in the round. Ultimately, there is still a chance to win the championship.
The computer model gives the Netherlands a 94 percent chance of beating South Africa. If the Netherlands wins over South Africa, it will face Spain. According to Grecinot, that match will be very exciting, but the Netherlands seem to have slightly better credentials in that match. In the beams, the Netherlands lose to the United States in the semi-finals, which then also win the tournament by defeating England.
Gracenote isn’t the only agency doing the forecasting. British data agency Opta also has a computer model. They gave Holland a 7.6 percent chance. According to them, England is the biggest candidate. The team led by Sarina Wegman has a 26 percent chance of winning this prediction. Much more than number two in the United States.
The Netherlands will play South Africa at 4 a.m. on Sunday for a place in the quarter-finals. The Netherlands qualified to the next round as group winners.
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