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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – November 20th, 2018

Football: Football Perspective finds Bad Passing Teams Now Are Better Than Good Passing Teams 15 Years Ago. Alex Vigderman of Sports Info Solutions introduces Total Points, a tool for player evaluation. Football Perspective says Aaron Rodgers On Pace To Set Interception Record.

College Football: Bill Connelly’s Week 12 Five Factors box scores. Football Perspective’s Week Twelve (2018) College Football SRS Ratings. Football Outsiders’ FEI Week 11 Ratings and Elite Win Margin. Massey-Peabody on The four key questions that could decide the College Football Playoff field. FiveThirtyEight announces Iowa State Is A Contender (Finally). FiveThirtyEight believes UCF Might Not Even Be As Good As Fresno State — Let Alone Georgia Or Michigan.

Baseball: FanGraphs looks Looking for Positional Bias in Prospect Rankings. Baseball Prospectus’ Flu-Like Symptoms: Seven Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About the 2018 Season. The Hardball Times Predicts the 2018 Cy Young Race with Machine Learning. Beyond the Box Score says These players could bounce back in 2019. Daniel Marks at Bill James Online tries to identify starting pitchers but ultimately achieved much greater success after converting full-time to relief. The SIS blog’s visualizations of the range of MLB’s best and worst outfielders in 2018. Tom Tango’s Statcast Lab: RE24 by the Statcast Speed-Angle Batted Balls.

Basketball: Nylon Calculus Week 4 in Review: Jimmy Butler, Deandre Ayton and starting lineups.

College Basketball: Jordan Sperber’s latest podcast covers general scouting framework. FiveThirtyEight writes that Villanova Is Basically Starting From Scratch.

Soccer: Ted Knutson recaps the Barcelona Football Coach Analytics Summit. StatsBomb on The Unique (and Not so Unique) Challenges of Goalkeeping in Women’s Soccer.

Tennis: Stats on the T examines Who Has Experienced the Most and Least Set Pressure this Season.

Conferences: The Sportdata & Performance Forum is November 26-27 in Budapest.

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