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Category: Team Metrics

An Early Look at the Best and Worst Defences How Playing Style Dictates Where Scores are Conceded

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, Team Analysis, Team Metrics, and xScore

As seems to happen more often than not these days, the frantic, high scoring pace of the first couple of rounds has started to wear…

The Secret Weapon of the AFL's Best Forward-line The Art of the Big Boot

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Shot Quality, Team Analysis, and Team Metrics

Player skills can be tough to compare. How do we work out the best player the league at taking the ball out of a pack?…

Your Club's Most Important Avenue to Goal: Score Involvements in 2016 The Four Styles of Scoring Team

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Score Involvements, and Team Metrics

Over the last few years some new stats terms have crept into the footy fan's lexicon. It's unlikely at the start of the decade you…

Grand Final Preview (Part 3) - Do Dogs Have the Structure to Kick a Winning Score?

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

In the lead-up to Saturday's Grand Final I'll be posting a new article each day previewing the big match. These articles will use some of the…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - GWS v Western Bulldogs (Guest Post) Scoring Chains and Ball Movement from Defence

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

For a change of pace this week, I have handed over the reins of the Figuring Footy stallion (colt?) to some other amateur footy writers. I'm interested to see what…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Sydney v Adelaide Time in Possession and Backmen Score Involvements

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 - Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs Animated Ages and Age Performance Profiles

Posted in Age Profile, Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, Team Metrics, 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…