spanky
spanky
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April 21st, 2013 at 5:08:38 AM permalink
Hello,

can someone tell me how and where the Total Points column is calculated and what does it reference to?

Thx for the help.











Season Totals

The following table shows total home and away points going back to 1983. The right column shows the average home team win. The lower right cell shows that home teams score 2.94 more points, on average.



Total Points in the NFL


Year

Away Points

Home Points

Total Points

Average Points


-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total Points--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------1983------------4840----------- 5354---------233-------------43.75------------2.21-----------------------------------------------------------
1984 4629 5227 233 42.30 2.57
1985 4430 5533 233 42.76 4.73
1986 4452 5110 233 41.04 2.82
1987 4561 4958 219 43.47 1.81
1988 4359 5042 233 40.35 2.93
1989 4453 5209 233 41.47 3.24
1990 4257 5195 235 40.22 3.99
1991 4043 4888 235 38.00 3.60
1992 4083 4784 235 37.73 2.98
1993 4098 4811 235 37.91 3.03
1994 4572 5016 235 40.8 1.89
1995 5167 5721 251 43.38 2.21
1996 4619 5673 251 41.00 4.20
1997 4816 5553 251 41.31 2.94
1998 4901 5816 251 42.70 3.65
1999 4979 5817 259 41.68 3.24
2000 4928 5715 259 41.09 3.04
2001 4969 5531 259 40.54 2.17
2002 5484 6173 267 43.66 2.58
2003 5100 6058 267 41.79 3.59
2004 5308 6029 265 42.78 2.72
2005 4999 5948 266 41.15 3.57
2006 5408 5676 267 41.51 1.00
Total 113455 130837 5905 41.37 2.94
ThatDonGuy
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April 21st, 2013 at 10:34:52 AM permalink
The columns appear to be, in order:
Year
Total points scored by visiting teams
Total points scored by home teams
Total games played that season (I think - I can't figure out why 2004 has "only" 265 games listed)
Average number of points scored per game by both teams combined (add columns 2 and 3, then divide by column 4)
Average difference per game between home and visiting teams
spanky
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April 23rd, 2013 at 6:05:58 AM permalink
Hello, DonGuy

Thanks, now I assume that includes all of the regular season games and all of the Post Season games combined, is this correct?


Thanks for your time and help.
EdCollins
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April 25th, 2013 at 7:14:05 PM permalink
If it's NFL pointspread and total data you want, take a look a this spreadsheet, that I maintain:

http://www.edcollins.com/nfl_pointspread_data_1992-2013_version_3.2.xlsm

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