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Daily Archive January 28th, 2013

Football geeks: your 10,705 field goals are ready

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We looked at NFL punts before on Decision Science News. That’s old news. Field goals are the new hotness, and Super Bowl Sunday is coming up, so let’s look at a kicker’s chances.

We’ve taken the same data set and looked at a kicker’s chances of getting the ball through the uprights depending on the yard line the kick is from. The result is above.