Category Archives: League 1

What’s still possible: 22 April 2018

Here’s the weekly update of what’s still mathematically possible – and likely – this season. The way the graphics work is pretty straightforward – I just took the version I created a few years ago, which have a bar stretching between each club’s highest and lowest possible finishes, and nested a minimalist chart of my latest model predictions inside each bar.

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League 1 previews, 19-21 Apr 2018

Below are the individual preview graphics for each game in the forthcoming round of fixtures. These smash together minimalist versions of two visualisations: each club’s E Ratings and their relative positions on the attack and defence scatter graphics. I’ve explained them fully here, but in summary they’re intended as a simple pre-match comparison of two teams using high-level performance data. The graphic

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Midweek timelines, 17 Apr 2018

Here are the individual timeline graphics for the latest round of matches. There’s a full explanation of these here for anyone who’s not seen them before. League 1 Bradford recorded a rare win against a highly-rated Portsmouth side and look to have earned it. There were slow starts at both Rochdale and Wigan, with Dale ultimately frustrated despite doing enough to net a couple

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What’s still possible: 17 April 2018

Here’s the weekly update of what’s still mathematically possible – and likely – this season. The way the graphics work is pretty straightforward – I just took the version I created a few years ago, which have a bar stretching between each club’s highest and lowest possible finishes, and nested a minimalist chart of my latest model predictions inside each bar.

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