Just a quick grab of numbers this week, good luck to all the Grand Final teams & those at the top of Overall Ranking.
With only 1 week remaining in the H&A season and opinions narrowly focused in on match-ups for Round 23 it is time to fade the obvious article and take a look at teams that improved & regressed compared to last year.
Best Team Average Disposal Differential
+32.8 Gold Coast
The Suns averaged 408.5 Disposals between Rounds 1-15 but have fallen away sharply to average 348.9 Disposals between Rounds 16-22, overall the No.1 improved team compared to last year.
The Lions started from a low base averaging 337.5 Disposals last year, under new coach Chris Fagan they have improved in retaining the ball and should do so again in 2018.
The Magpies have the equal number of 400+ Disposal games this year with 12, between Rounds 9-20 they recorded 400+ Disposals in 81.8% of games.
Worst Team Average Disposal Differential
Most of the damage done here on the Swans was between Rounds 1-6 when they averaged 354.0 Disposals per game, since then they have averaged 382.7 Disposals per game.
-20.7 Western Bulldogs
The Bulldogs average 414.1 Disposals last year recording 400+ Disposals in 13 games, they were on track for similar numbers again this year but have only recorded 2 400+ Disposal games since Round 14 (Season: 9).
The Blues regressed a little in 2017 after a flat spot between Rounds 17-21 averaging just 330.4 Disposals per game, they have recorded the 2nd least 400+ Disposal games this season with 3.
*Comparison between 2016 H&A season (Full) & 2017 H&A season (Rounds 21-22)
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Round 22 Highest Scoring Teams
1. Richmond 1894
2. Essendon 1814
3. St Kilda 1776
Round 22 Lowest Scoring Teams
18. Fremantle 1309
17. Gold Coast 1437
16. West Coast 1491
Season Highest Scoring Teams
1. Collingwood 1724.5
2. Adelaide 1687.1
3. Essendon 1673.6
Last 4 Weeks Highest Scoring Teams
1. Collingwood 1749.3
2. Adelaide 1736.8
3. St Kilda 1679.3
Season Lowest Scoring Teams
18. Fremantle 1534.4
17. Nth Melbourne 1543.5
16. Richmond 1550.0
Last 4 Weeks Lowest Scoring Teams
18. Gold Coast 1472.5
17. Fremantle 1474.0
16. West Coast 1488.3
Season Lowest Teams AGA
1. GWS Giants 1540.0
2. Adelaide 1577.0
3. Geelong 1582.3
Last 4 Weeks Lowest Teams AGA
1. Richmond 1465.8
2. Geelong 1517.0
3. St Kilda 1522.5
Season Highest Teams AGA
18. Fremantle 1703.2
17. Hawthorn 1683.9
16. Nth Melbourne 1653.4
Last 4 Weeks Highest Teams AGA
18. Nth Melbourne 1734.5
17. Fremantle 1710.0
16. West Coast 1702.0
Rory Sloane scored a game high 153pts in Round 22, he has averaged 124.7pts from his last 3 games
Josh Kennedy scored a season high 130pts in Round 22, he has scored 100pts or more in 55.6% of games this season
Jack Macrae scored a game high 149pts in Round 22, he has averaged 111.4pts from his last 9 games
Travis Boak scored a team high 133pts in Round 22, he has averaged 106.3pts from his last 3 games
Taylor Adams scored an equal game high 132pts in Round 22, he has averaged 133.8pts from his last 4 games
Sam Menegola scored an equal game high 132pts in Round 22, he has averaged 116.3pts from his last 4 games
Josh Kelly scored a game high 130pts in Round 22, he has averaged 123.7pts from his last 3 games
Matt Priddis scored a season high 127pts in Round 22, he has scored 120pts or more in 13.1% of career games
Aaron Hall scored a team high 110pts in Round 22, he has averaged 102.5pts from his last 2 games
David Zaharakis scored a game high 130pts in Round 22, he has averaged 112.1pts from his last 7 games
Sam Docherty scored an equal game high 143pts in Round 22, he has scored 120pts or more in 47.6% of games this season
Tom Mitchell scored an equal game high 143pts in Round 22, he has scored 120pts or more in 66.7% of games this season
Who Am I?
I am a DEF only
I have never scored 100pts in a game over my career
I have averaged 96.5pts from my last 4 games
I have also averaged 9.5 Marks over my last 4 games
I have played 1 more game than what my jumper number is
Answer: Place your best guess in the comments below
Good Luck in Round 23