Football: Football Perspective writes The Bucs Are Still Completion Percentage And Interception Outliers. Football Perspective’s Week 13 Passing Stats: Mahomes Shines While Other Star QBs Flop. FiveThirtyEight says The Patriots Aren’t Quite Their Usual Dominant Selves This Year.
Baseball: Baseball Prospectus Introduces Deserved Runs Created Plus (DRC+), Why DRC+, The Performance Case for DRC+, Trout vs. Cabrera, and Aging with DRC+ and Comparing DRC+, OPS+, and wRC+. Daren Willman documents the fields of the CSV export from the Statcast Search. Jay Jaffe’s schedule of Hall of Fame Profiles. Beyond the Box Score profiles What a typical 2018 starting pitcher looks like. The Sports Information Solutions blog’s Stat of the Week: Adrian Beltre’s Excellence.
Basketball: Nylon Calculus examines Freedom of movement and stoppage of play. Justin Jacobs’ post on Rule-Based Modeling the Pass in Tracking Data. Nylon Calculus Revisits the limits of usage and efficiency. FiveThirtyEight’s Projections Now Reflect Injuries And Lineup Changes. Justin Jacobs offers A Look into Spacing and Putting Bigs on Skates.
Hockey: RJ Weise takes an alternate look at NHL Powerplay efficiency (with code).
Your moment of R: BaseballWithR’s Distances Traveled on Balls in Play – Part II.
Conferences: MIT’s Twitter Chat on sports analytics and basketball IQ is December 6th at Noon. Keynote speech from the Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting.