It may be Mid-November with the Ashes not far away, but that’s no excuse to stop Supercoaching. Last week the Daily Telegraph revealed some possible scoring categories for the 2018 season, with Supercoaches voting on which one they’d like to see included. If you haven’t seen them, the proposed changes are available here, with the… Continue reading Examining potential NRL Supercoach scoring changes
Preface: this was written in early 2018 for NRL SupercoachTalk An (alleged) wise man once said, “Damnation awaits those who chase last week’s points”. The rule of thumb in Supercoach is that you don’t trade in a player after a huge game expecting the big scores to continue. The chances of the mid-price CTW who… Continue reading NRL Supercoach: Why you don’t chase last week’s points
Preface: this was written in early 2018 for NRL SupercoachTalk How much is a win worth? If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent many hours – usually on a Thursday or Friday evening – pouring over information when trying to decide who to play or who to captain for an upcoming round. There’s many things… Continue reading NRL Supercoach: value of a win?
Preface: this was posted on NRL SupercoachTalk in early 2019. Part of the allure of NRL Supercoach for many, including myself, is the fact it is number based. You can’t argue with numbers, unless you’re one of those obsessives who complain about review scores (ONLY AN 8.8!?). Thanks to this, we can unequivocally state that… Continue reading Expected Value for NRL Supercoach
Preface: this was written in early 2018 for NRL SupercoachTalk but seems to have fallen off the face of the internet. I’ve reposted it here as the underlying trends are still relevant even if the specific player data is slightly outdated, especially with the news about Cameron Murray moving to an edge role for Souths… Continue reading NRL Supercoach: Does position matter?