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Questions about the methods of statistical analysis and resulting figures.

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You need to find a useful source of data for your statistics. Pro-football-reference.com is a good one to start with. They have a lot of different statistics available. In your case, you could … look at the box scores for individual games; see this example. Towards the bottom are the drive statistics, which include all of the starting drive positions for both teams. If you need help reading …
answered Sep 29 '14 by Joe
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statistics become complicated is when the defense comes into play. Defensive statistics in baseball are indeed the weakest area of statistical analysis in baseball, to some extent because they're somewhat … more variables you have, the more complicated it is to work out the statistics. 10 or 12 players on the court/ice means that many variables - far more than you really have in any baseball interaction …
answered May 11 '16 by Joe
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bases is 1.55 from the two of them. SLG works well with other statistics, to some extent, this way; you can derive things like isolated power (ISO), which tells you what proportion of their slugging …
answered Oct 14 '16 by Joe
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This query pulls up approximately the desired specifics - Walk-off win, RBI>=1, PA=1, PH position, finished game, didn't play any other position than PH. That's almost always going to be the exact sp …
answered Jan 12 '15 by Joe
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It's unlikely offensive rebound rate would increase by two points all else equal; however, given that, a two point increase in the rate is roughly a standard deviation (probably a bit under). One sta …
answered Dec 23 '15 by Joe
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Largely, because of how sports statistics were created. For a long time, statistics tended to be results oriented. Football statistics came from play by play, which went something like (below is my … run-after-catch and things like that from the total play; you simply get a single number. With the advent of advanced statistics, you get interest in having that additional detail - as you say …
answered Feb 23 '16 by Joe
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My feeling is there is no complete answer for this question unfortunately - that it's just up to the scorer. For exapmle, on Saturday the Blackhawks and Blues played. Adding up the TOI for the bla …
answered Nov 18 '15 by Joe
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Not sure you're going to find a "free" solution that is legitimately usable in the fashion you require and official/guaranteed to persist. That said, MLB does publish an API, and has for years - it's …
answered Sep 24 '15 by Joe
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It is always possible to define a faceoff winner, because the definition of a faceoff win is simply whichever team first has possession of the puck (a brief possession is sufficient, anything longer t …
answered Nov 18 '15 by Joe
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According to Baseball Reference, in 2016 there were 127 plate appearances containing sacrifice Bunt Attempts at-bats with 3rd base occupied and 1 out (precisely). Of those 127, 61 RBIs were recorded …
answered Oct 17 '16 by Joe
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This isn't perfectly answerable, because it's easy to come up with specific things that only occur once if you get complicated enough. However, if you limit it to things that would merit a sports n …
answered Jan 4 '17 by Joe
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Against the Spread tells you how a team plays against the spread - so if you gave them their spread points for each game, what would their record then be? For example (made up numbers): Week 1: CHI …
answered Oct 29 '14 by Joe
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I don't have time to look up specific statistics right now, but will edit them in when I do. However, the general details around this: This will vary by team, in particular based on the financial … . I didn't find raw statistics available, though I suppose someone with sufficient time could comb Baseball Reference box scores. However, Fox Sports posted an article by Baseball Prospectus' Zachary …
answered Oct 29 '14 by Joe
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I do not believe this is explicitly discussed anywhere. However, I think the rules are sufficiently clear: MLB Rules, 5.09(c): Any appeal under this rule must be made before the next pitch, or a …
answered Sep 12 '16 by Joe
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LOC_X and LOC_Y are what you want to look at; those are the location on the floor. X is left-right along the endline with 0 centered at the basket (negative numbers left of the basket if the basket i …
answered May 31 '16 by Joe

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