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Pythagorean Expectation and Australian Rules Football

Pythagorean expectation, attributed to baseball statistician Bill James is a formula originally used to describe a relationship between the number of runs a baseball team scores and allows, and the team’s winning percentage. The basic formula is… Winning Percentage = (Runs Scored)2/((Runs Scored)2 + (Runs Allowed)2) For example1 , the 2002 New York Yankees scored 897 runs and allowed 697. […]