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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – October 18, 2016

Football: FiveThirtyEight says Buffalo And Washington Are Running Hot. Football Outsiders’ 2016 ALEX: The Early Results. FiveThirtyEight on The NFL’s Most Run-Heavy And Pass-Happy Teams.

College Football: Football Study Hall on Who rules third down in college football.

Baseball: FanGraphs on Javier Baez, the Chicago Cubs, and the Value of Versatility. The Hardball Times looks at the relationship between MLB Revenues, Population and Social Media. Tom Tango on Barrels and launch characteristics, Or, what about Baez v Kershaw? FiveThirtyEight writes that Home Runs Are Taking Over The Playoffs. FanGraphs on Valuing Prospects: The Pros and Cons of a Single Number. Baseball Prospectus Dusts Off a Bill James Postseason Prediction System. FiveThirtyEight lists The Biggest Hits In Division Series History.

Basketball: Nylon Calculus’ 2016-17 NBA Schedule: Team dashboards. FiveThirtyEight says Old LeBron Will Be Different, Might Still Be Great.

Soccer: StatsBomb xCommentary. American Soccer Analysis on NYCFC in 2016: Viera’s New Style. American Soccer Analysis looks at Finishing in MLS Part 2: Is Finishing Real? Heading Towards a Conclusion.

Hockey: Hockey Graphs Digs Into Coaching Numbers. Puck prediction with Some Things to Know about One-Goal Games.

Conferences: Central College hosts he Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting on November 19th.

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