Alcune annotazioni sul gioco del totocalcio

S. Mignani, A. Montanari & E. Lucchi
In this paper we look for statistical regularities in football pools, a game in which many variables, not all of them random, play an important role. Studing the results of the football matches of the decade 1980-90 we succeed in fitting a multinomial model to the distribution of winning compositions and this may be read as an indicator of a sort of independence in the results of football pools which expresses itself in the invariance...