This Week's Lineup
Don’t running backs matter?
An intro about NHL shootouts, but don't let that deter you from the new Expected Rush Yards metric that came from the 2020 Big Data Bowl.
Examining passing distribution in the NFL since 1970 (Part 2)
Lots of charts show how the distribution of passes to different wideouts and tight ends has changed over the years. WR3!
Barrels and Chances of Batted Ball Outcomes
Learn more about the region of barrel launch variables by use of estimated probabilities of specific batted ball events.
More Fun With Batted Ball Spin Data
Includes Backspin, Sidespin, and Topspin visualizations. Along with showing how batted ball spin impacts distance.
Futures Report: Our Model’s Player Rankings and Comparisons for the 2022 NBA Draft
Uses their NBA Draft model, which is derived from an array of volume- and rate-based statistical inputs, consensus draft rankings, and biographical/anthropometric information to determine where a prospect stands relative to his peers in the class.
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