Rating and not rating North Melbourne

The pundits are, for the moment, right about North Melbourne. For a side sitting two games clear on top of the ladder, they don’t present as an overwhelmingly strong side, and their weak schedule must be factored in when looking at where they sit. This year we’ve been rating teams after

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Post round 8 team ratings – losing well

One of the interesting features of the inside-50 and scoring efficiency based ratings system we’ve been running this season is the way ongoing changes in each team’s opponent strength adjusts their rating. This week we’ve had two sides who lost to more highly fancied opponents rise up in their overall

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