Sports Data Visualizations and Analysis for the Average Sports Fan
You can see though that in recent years the difference between first and second has diminished. Last season, the SEC scored an average of 31.89 points per game, just .27 points less than the Big 12.
The next day however Model 1 and Model 2 went 23-7. They both correctly picked 77% of bets right.
The extremes of the Fenwick measure are some very dominant and very poor teams. The 2014-15 and 2013-14 Buffalo Sabers certainly take the cake for some of the worst teams recently.
There clearly is one large outlier last season. The Tampa Bay Lightning had 62 wins and a Corsi of 236
Given their recent lack of success, Kansas actually outperforms other schools by this measure. Under performing schools include Florida, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Colorado.
The Pac 12 was the worst of the power five conferences and 12th overall allowing 237.52 passing yards per game.
The most extreme angle on either side is from the Chicago Blackhawks whose on wing shots were from a median angle of 22.6.
Teams are running “high-powered” offenses with young quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes or Jared Goff who pass the ball a lot.
It was important to include yards per penalty in this comparison because it speaks to “how bad” the penalty was.
We see Jonathan Quick with a median goal angle of -8.1, meaning most of the goals he allowed last season was on his glove side.
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