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A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

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Q&A with Ben Falk, former VP of Basketball Strategy for the Sixers & Basketball Analytics Manager for the Blazers

Hosted on Reddit, this AMA with Ben Falk covers a host of issues across applying data and analytics in an elite sport environment, as well as offering advice to those looking to enter the industry.

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Likelihood and the way humans think

An archive blog post by Vic Ferrari, ostensibly about the NHL. However, the crux of the article can easily be applied when analysing human performance in any environment. One of the best descriptions of the dilemma facing sports data analysts ever written.

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NESSIS talk by Devin Pleuler

The Toronto FC Manager of Analytics delivers a presentation at the New England Symposium, focusing on opposition analysis and providing data driven tactical insight.

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Building a Simple Spatial Analytic: Passing Lane Coverage

@Squared2020 shows how a simple & insightful metric can be built to run live using tracking data

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Swansea 3 – Arsenal 2: A detailed analysis

Dan Barnett uses Opta data to analyse Swansea's famous victory over Aresenal from last season.

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Under pressure

Writing for StatsBomb, Will Gürpinar-Morgan applies a pass probability model to assess the difficulty in completing a pass and compares this to passing outcomes at team level.

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