The regular season in the inaugural Suncorp Super Netball Competition concluded last weekend. The Vixens, Lightning, Giants and Magpies have progressed to the playoffs.
I have been following Champion Data’s coverage of the games played. There were two drawn games in the regular season (Firebirds v Lightning, week 1; Vixens v Swifts, week 3).
My median profiles for winning and losing teams in the remaining 54 games over 14 rounds were:
I used BoxPlotR to visualise some of the data too.
A comparison of Winners and Losers
The data for this visualisation:
These data are available in this GitHub Repository.
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