Is it because some teams are just better? Or because they’re harder at the ball? Or because they get more of the ball?
How many games is your team on pace to win for the year? The early rounds tell us quite a bit.
How much do the early rounds matter?
Commentators raved about Dustin Martin’s first game of the 2017 season. They were right.
Read my first weekly piece on AFL footy for ESPN
Readers of The Arc weighed in with their views about which teams will make the finals in 2017. What did they have to say?
A large proportion of AFL games have a strong favourite, compared to other sports.
Estimating teams’ win probability is good and cool.
The Blues were lucky to make the finals in 2013, but they were unlucky the year before.
North Melbourne are the most consistent team of the AFL era. Is that a good thing?