Sunday, November 20, 2011

Dave versus the Coin Toss

So, as I returned home from my Saturday night at the gym, I heard a truly novel sports talk segment.  These two cats were comparing their week 10 predictions to the results produced by a random coin toss.  They were embarrassed by the fact that their picks were inferior to the random results of the coin toss.  The coin chose better than they did.

I decided I would conduct the coin toss experiment myself this week, just to see whether I am any better than a quarter.  Heads represented the visiting team.  Tails represented the home team.  I tossed that coin all over my apartment.  The results were as follows: