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English Premier League: Territory % vs % of Shots

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I wondered earlier if team territory percentage was a significant predictor of winning percentage - obviously, it should be, but there's no guarantee that the data is collected correctly. At any rate, the answer is yes:


I'm comparing territorial control to the percentage of shots taken by a given team [=SF/(SF+SA)], which is itself a good proxy for goal differential and winning percentage. The four points up at the top right are, not surprisingly, Chelsea, Man United, Liverpool and Arsenal.