FIFA World Cup 2022
Will AI outperform the octopus' predictions ?
Thirty-two of the world’s top footballing nations will compete for honors over 29 days, with just one of them taking home the prestigious trophy after the final on December 18 – Qatar National Day.
Some animals have entered the fray in recent World Cup games, providing some of the most remarkable foresight. Still, none of them could compete with Paul the Octopus.
Predictions have gone a long way in the last 12 years. Rather than relying on a hunch, the other foresight are based on mountains of data and supercomputer studies.
Developed by epidemiologists at Oxford University, this AI correctly predicted Italy’s Euro 2020 victory over England and six of the eight quarter-finalists.
Oxford AI predicts Belgium to be victorious
with a 13.88% chance of winning
EA Sports announces Argentina as the winner in FIFA 23.
These predictions are based on match simulations performed on FIFA 23.