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Injuries are still happening far too often at Etihad Stadium Updated injury counts for 2016

Posted in Trends and Historic Analysis

A broken leg to Levi Casboult has spurred me to post a quick update to an article from a few weeks back on the increased amount…

Are injuries more likely at Etihad? Recorded injuries by ground

Posted in Trends and Historic Analysis

The discussion on whether the surface at Etihad Stadium is unsafe is sure to be in the media again this week after Bulldog Matt Suckling…

2015 Tipping Performances of Fans, Experts and Analysts Do footy pundits tip matches better than regular fans?

Posted in Tipping

Around this time of the year, offices around Australia get swept into fierce competition by the vicarious challenge that is footy tipping. While Janice from…

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.