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A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Sydney v GWS Forward Reliance/Leading Areas and Team Ratings

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Game Analysis, Ratings, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, and Trends and Historic Analysis

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Geelong v Hawthorn Score Involvements and Close Games/SQP

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Game Analysis, Ladder Discussion, Scoring Map, and Team Metrics

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - West Coast v Western Bulldogs Mark/Free Kick Mapping and Player Tracking

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, Player Tracking, Scoring Map, and Team Metrics

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Adelaide v North Some new tools for footy analysis.

Posted in Age Profile, Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, and Team Metrics

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…

The Shots that Made the 2016 Coleman Medal Kennedy is Freakishly Accurate, Buddy is Just a Freak

Posted in ExpScore, Scoring Map, and Shot Quality

The Coleman Medal, for most goals in the H&A season, was won this week by West Coast's Josh Kennedy for the second year running. His 80…

Match Analysis Using Shot Quality A Review of the Melbourne v Hawthorn Game

Posted in ExpScore, Game Analysis, Scoring Map, and Shot Quality

Last week I introduced a model which can be used to calculate the true quality of any scoring shot taken during a match. This basically quantifies…

A Model to Predict and Rate Shots by Quality Formalising and Parametrising Shot Probability

Posted in ExpScore, Game Analysis, Scoring Map, and Trends and Historic Analysis

A little over a month ago I published some empirical Goal Kicking Accuracy maps that looked at the likelihood of kicking a goal from each…

Goal Kicking Accuracy Maps - ExpScore What's a Shot Worth?

Posted in ExpScore, Game Analysis, and Scoring Map

What this early article refers to as "ExpScore" is now known by the snappier "xScore". A key component of my FFSS ratings, which are used…

A Brief Analysis of Scoring Shots in the Grand Final

Posted in Game Analysis, and Scoring Map

I have been playing around with different types of data visualisation lately, particularly visualising scoring shots. I'm hoping to clearly see the quality of chances each team created to get a better idea of the styles they are playing and also their finishing ability. I previously looked at Goal-Kicking Accuracy in a very general sense and found that every team converts at more-or-less the same percentage (Goals/Behinds) in the long run. However, in that post I didn't consider the quality of chances created, which is something I plan to spend much more time on in the future.