Sports Analytics Blog

Weekly Roundups

Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – November 26th, 2019

Football: EdjSports debuts their coach’s ranking. The Athletic’s Sheil Kapadia with Analytical edge: How John Harbaugh and Ravens have gained an advantage with fourth-down aggressiveness. The Extra Point blog points out that Aaron Rodgers Takes Advantage of Free Plays Better Than Anyone. Michael Chiang answers How Do You Find Good NFL Defenders? By Measuring What’s Not There. Football Perspective’s Pythagenpat Ratings Through 10 Games. Football Outsiders’ Week 11 DVOA Ratings. The SIS blog examines Which QB is best at throwing the intermediate pass. FiveThirtyEight asks Is Dak Prescott The MVP?

College Football: FiveThirtyEight says Unsportsmanlike Penalties Are Still College Football’s Calling Card. Bill Connelly investigates Can you throw out the records during college football Rivalry Week?

Baseball: FanGraphs with Take Me Out to the Ballgame? Mapping the New MiLB Landscape. Mike Petriello on the value of Yasmani Grandal and catcher framing. FanGraphs Takes a Look at Spin Mirroring. Baseball Prospectus Flu-Like Symptoms: The Basics of Historical Baseball Data Analysis, Part 1. Phil Birnbaum on Why you can’t calculate aging trajectories with a standard regression. FanGraphs ponders How Much Did the Astros Really Benefit from Sign-Stealing?

Basketball: FiveThirtyEight points out We Haven’t Seen Anyone Like Luka Dončić Since LeBron James. Nylon Calculus: Could James Harden break Curry’s 3-point record? The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective says The 3-Point Line is Broken. Let’s Fix It.

College Basketball: Jordan Sperber’s Hoop Vision Weekly: Tourneys > Turkeys (HV Weekly: 11/22/2019).

Soccer: American Soccer Analysis:You Play to Win The Game.

Your Moment of R: BaseballWithR introduces Multilevel Modeling of OBP Trajectories. Luke Benz added line-imputation for 2019-20 games in ncaahoopR.

Conferences: The United Kingdom Sports Analytics Conference is November 29th in London.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *