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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…

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 - Geelong v Sydney (Guest Post) Attacking/Defensive Heatmaps and Contested Marks

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, and Guest Post

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

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…