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The Backpass Rule · Dec 7, 2017

What’s Wrong with Stuart Armstrong?

Celtic fans opinions on Stuart Armstrong have seemed to turned negative this season, but does he deserve it?

The Backpass Rule · Dec 7, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Sep 21, 2017

Alfredo Morelos: Some Quick Praise from a Small Sample

Alfredo Morelos has been a huge improvement at striker for Rangers six matches in...

The Backpass Rule · Sep 21, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Aug 4, 2017

Using Data from Leagues Around Europe to Improve xG for the SPFL

Expected goals are having a moment right now. The stat most associated with advanced stats in football has recently gotten think-pieces from outlets like The Guardian, The Telegraph, Goal...

The Backpass Rule · Aug 4, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jul 25, 2017

A Statistical Preview of Celtic’s Champions League Opponent Rosenborg

Check out the preview of Celtic from a Rosenborg perspective at our sister site, KroneBall...

The Backpass Rule · Jul 25, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jul 4, 2017

Identifying Possible Break-Out Players By Making League-Wide Comparisons

As I am writing this, Barrie McKay is being sold to Nottingham Forrest and former boss Mark Warburton for a rumored £500,000...

The Backpass Rule · Jul 4, 2017
The Backpass Rule · May 10, 2017

Bringing the Age Curve to the SPFL

The parallels between analytics in football and where analytics in Baseball was years ago are uncanny...

The Backpass Rule · May 10, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Apr 30, 2017

What Type of Voodoo is Tommy Wright Working at St. Johnstone?

On Saturday St. Johnstone beat Aberdeen 2-0 despite being outshot 13-8 and the xG being in favor of Aberdeen 1...

The Backpass Rule · Apr 30, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jan 27, 2017

When Losing a Defender Hurts Your Attack: What Will Happen to Hearts Without Callum Paterson?

It would be fair to say that noted laptop enthusiast Ian Cathro has had a rocky start to his managing career...

The Backpass Rule · Jan 27, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Jan 14, 2017

Mailbag: Set Pieces, Transfers, xG, and Who in the SPFL Would Make the Best Bachelor?

Welcome to the first in a possible reoccurring series of posts where I take questions from you, the reader interested in some combination of Scottish football and stats in football...

The Backpass Rule · Jan 14, 2017
The Backpass Rule · Oct 28, 2016

Conversion Rates in the SPFL Premiership

The football analytics community most recent civil war with itself has been on the subject on finishing skill...

The Backpass Rule · Oct 28, 2016
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90 Minute Cynic · Nov 13

Cel Tic-N-Our Pod Cast

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Chris Boud and Christian Wulff.

90 Minute Cynic · Nov 13

Paddy McCourt with A Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was recently named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards...

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 12 8 2 2 27 6 21 26
2 Hearts 13 8 2 3 19 13 6 26
3 “Rangers” 12 7 3 2 32 11 21 24
4 Kilmarnock 13 7 3 3 19 12 7 24
5 St Johnstone 13 7 2 4 16 18 -2 23
6 Aberdeen 12 6 3 3 16 10 6 21
7 Livingston 12 5 4 3 12 7 5 19
8 Hibernian 12 5 3 4 21 12 9 18
9 Motherwell 12 3 2 7 12 22 -10 11
10 Hamilton Academical 13 3 1 9 9 28 -19 10
11 St Mirren 13 1 2 10 6 26 -20 5
12 Dundee 13 1 1 11 6 30 -24 4

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