VIDEO: Jonathan Whitmore presents on behalf of David Quartey at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

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Opta data analyst Jonathan Whitmore presented the key findings of a throw-in project completed by David Quartey at the 2020 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

Using Opta data, the project applied a logistic regression model to highlight the different types of attacking throw-ins used by teams in the final third, and the likelihood of them resulting in goals, shots or big chances against different types of defending.

Click here to view the slides from the presentation.