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FIFA World Cup Winner Poll


 
  

FIFA World Cup 2010 Who will win
2010 FIFA World Cup?
[350 votes total]

Germany (105)  30.0%
Brazil (68)  19.4%
Spain (61)  17.4%
Argentina (55)  15.7%
Nederlands (51)  14.6%
Uruguay (4)  1.1%
Ghana (4)  1.1%
Paraguay (2)  0.6%

KDnuggets readers were better fans than predictors, since only 17% correctly predicted Spain as the eventual winner of the FIFA World Cup.

Ask the Octopus In this case, data mining and bayesian forecasting were beaten by "Paul", the German Octopus who correctly predicted all games by Germany and the World Cup Final victory for Spain.

There is now even an iPhone app for asking "Paul" for other predictions.


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