AFL 2014: Overcoming an End of Third Quarter Deficit

North Melbourne overcame an end of third quarter deficit of 9 points to defeat Essendon in the 2014 play offs. During the regular season there were six occasions when teams overcame a larger deficit. Carlton overcame a 14 point deficit at the end of their third quarter in Round 6 against West Coast. There were … Continue reading AFL 2014: Overcoming an End of Third Quarter Deficit

AFL 2014: Qualifying Final 2 Sydney v Fremantle

Sydney plays Fremantle today in the second preliminary final of the 2014 AFL season. The spectroscope of Sydney’s season is: For Fremantle: The teams met once this year in Round 5 in Sydney. The scoring pattern by quarter was: The data suggest a Sydney win notwithstanding the team’s defeat by Richmond in last week’s final … Continue reading AFL 2014: Qualifying Final 2 Sydney v Fremantle

AFL 2014 Qualifying Final 1: Geelong v Hawthorn

Geelong and Hawthorn meet this evening in the first qualifying final of the 2014 AFL season. The teams have met twice during the regular season. Game 1 Scores By Quarter (Geelong won 106 v 87) Game 2 Scores By Quarter (Hawthorn won 94 v 71) The comparative rhythm of points scoring for both teams during … Continue reading AFL 2014 Qualifying Final 1: Geelong v Hawthorn