Web-scraping an online virtual football league site to correctly predict patterns


#1

I am new to web-scraping & I was curious is it possible to webscrap an online virtual football league site then use ML algorithm to accurately predict the results pattern?


#2

Yes, we can scrape. ( If you name the site, I could tell you what kind of scraping is required. Scraping is of many types. :-

  • Plain HTML scraping.
  • Parsing Ajax responses ( mostly this would be the case here ).
  • Using testing frameworks like Selenium/PhantomJs to parse HTML.