Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – December 17th, 2019
Football: Ben Baldwin’s 10 commandments of numbers-based football analysis. Football Perspective notes Lamar Jackson Leads The NFL In Adjusted Passer Rating. The Extra Point blog’s Win Probability Models for Every NFL Team in 2019. Josh Hermsmeyer writes that The NFL Is Obsessed With Passing, But Teams Could Make Runs More Efficient. Football Perspective: Marcus Peters Is Impossible. Timo Riske’s PFF Data Study: Investigating pass protection with survival analysis.
College Football: Football Outsiders’ FEI Week 15 Ratings. The SIS blog’s When a sack is not a sack (Part II).
Baseball: FanGraphs writes that The Home Run Committee’s Latest Report Isn’t the Final Word on Juiced Baseballs. Baseball Prospectus Flu-Like Symptoms: Looking Back on the 2019 Season, Part 1. Neil Paine submits that Anthony Rendon Is Instantly Mike Trout’s Best Teammate. Tom Tango steps through the process to determine How many wins you acn generate over the next 9 years. Beyond the Box Score says The Yankees can single-handedly prevent a work stoppage. FanGraphs shares the news that MLB Outlaws Amateur TrackMan Data Exclusivity. The SIS blog Evaluates Infielder Throwing with the DRS PART System. Travis Sawchik points out Free-Agent Aces Like Gerrit Cole Often Deliver The Championship Goods. FanGraphs’ RosterResource Offseason Transaction Tracker Is Here.
Basketball: FiveThirtyEight’s Neil Paine LeBron And AD Aren’t Just Good Together. They’re Historically Great.
College Basketball: Jordan Sperber’s Hoop Vision Weekly: The Quadrant System Must Go. FiveThirtyEight: The Top Men’s College Basketball Teams Just Keep Losing.
Soccer: StatsBomb on Jorginho: What a difference a year (doesn’t) make.
Hockey: FiveThirtyEight’s Neil Paine:The Colorado Avalanche Went From Worst To First In No Time Flat.
Tennis: Tennis Abstract with A First Look at the Down-the-Line Backhand.
Your Moment of R: Hockey Graphs’ Introduction to R With Hockey Data. BaseballWithR shows you how to Graph Baseball Rates in Bins.