ContinueWe use cookies to ensure that you get the best experience on our website; if you continue without changing your settings - or dismiss this message - we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Forums.Football Web Pages.co.uk

Borochat

Return to front page

Newest article: Re: Wigan by NickToday 08:50Today at 08:50:55view thread

Oldest article: Artell’s programme notes by The Daily Stevenage6/3 10:52Fri Mar 6 10:52:19 2020view thread

MenuSearch

Next thread: Null And Void by Roulette Len23/4 06:58Thu Apr 23 06:58:38 2020view thread

Re: EFL message -UPDATE

By Sev21/4 13:55Tue Apr 21 13:55:14 2020In response to Re: EFL message -UPDATE

Views: 820

PPG really offends me. I have a real issue with it being seen as the obvious or fair solution.

For a start it only actually changes anything where a different number of games have been played. It's just a scaling up so you might as well not even bother.

Where is does impact is when a team has a game in hand. But take our league as an example. Swindon and Cheltenham have a game in hand so would get the equivalent of 1.9 and 1.7 points for that game based in PPG. But what if that game in hand was against each other? In reality one team would get 3 and one none or both share. So it's not realistic to give both side almost 2 points for it.

Thirdly, when a quarter of the games are left it doesn't take into account any sort of form or difficulty of remaining fixtures.

You might as well just say the table stands as it is than use PPG. Both are equally unfair.

I'd take it combined with your other measures though. (Wasn't disagreeing with you, just ranting about PPG alone)

reply to this article | return to the front page

Next article in this thread: Re: EFL message -UPDATE by Jonnym821/4 14:55Tue Apr 21 14:55:42 2020

Previous thread: WATK 68453935 by Tucks21/4 09:05Tue Apr 21 09:05:46 2020view thread