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Tag: Scoring Map

Who are the Best (and Worst) Kicks in the Comp? Looking at Goalkicking in 3 Different Ways

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Shot Quality, and xScore

For the fourth week in a row, a player has missed a potential match-winning shot with the last kick of the game. Isaac Smith relived…

Are St Kilda a Sleeping Giant? A Look at For and Against xScore Percentages

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

I spend a fair bit of time here developing ratings to compare team quality beyond their simple win/loss record. But I'll let you in on…

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…

Why 2017 Results Are Flattering The Cats A re-introduction to ShotPlots

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

You may have noticed the website has been a bit quiet lately. Along with the usual "life commitments" spiel, the main reason for this lack…

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…

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…

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…