Notre Dame 34, Virginia 27
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|Basics||Notre Dame||Virginia||Nat'l Avg|
|Close Rate (non-garbage time)||100.0%|
|Avg Starting FP||33.2||21.0||29.7|
|Points Per Opportunity||4.25||5.60||4.80|
* A scoring opportunity occurs when an offense gets a first down inside the opponent's 40 (or scores from outside the 40).
** Leverage Rate = Standard Downs / (Standard Downs + Passing Downs)
*** When using IsoPPP, the S&P formula is (0.8*Success Rate) + (0.2*IsoPPP)
|EqPts (what's this?)||Notre Dame||Virginia|
|Success Rate (what's this?)||Notre Dame||Virginia||Nat'l Avg|
|IsoPPP (what's this?)||Notre Dame||Virginia||Nat'l Avg|
|Line Stats||Notre Dame||Virginia||Nat'l Avg|
|Line Yards/Carry (what's this?)||3.84||2.64||2.80|
|Std. Downs Sack Rt.||0.0%||4.4%||5.1%|
|Pass. Downs Sack Rt.||18.2%||0.0%||6.6%|
|Turnover Points (what's this?)||0.0||3.9|
|Turnover Margin||Notre Dame +1|
|Exp. TO Margin||Notre Dame +0.29|
|TO Luck (Margin vs. Exp. Margin)||Notre Dame +0.71|
|TO Points Margin||Notre Dame +3.9 points|
|1st Down S&P||0.702||0.615|
|2nd Down S&P||0.703||0.703|
|3rd Down S&P||0.796||0.446|
|Projected Scoring Margin: Notre Dame by 8.4|
|Actual Scoring Margin: Notre Dame by 7|
It always cracks me up to take a game with twists and turns and injuries and plot twists and drama and a crazy ending and have the computer basically spit out a response of "Yeah, Notre Dame by 7 was about right."
Poor Virginia. This was a hell of a damn game. A beautiful, painful football game.