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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…

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?…

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…