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Pool Stats: Rack Difficultly Level (RD)

Rack Difficulty Level (RDL): Understanding the complexity of a rack after the break

It is our pleasure to make an official announcement of a new metric we have devised, through mathematical analysis, called Rack Difficulty Level or RDL. We are always busy here at Pool Stats, creating charts, graphs, gauges, and other data visualizations to comprehend the inner workings of the game of pool. Every so often we […]

Pool Stats Mosconi Cup Prediction

Two Mosconi Cup Match-up Predictions

Here are the two models we had time to run with data we felt comfortable with for two probable match-ups during the 2020 Mosconi Cup.  If you’ve followed our previous posts then you may be aware of these metrics we have created. Nevertheless, an overview of the Metrics to Consider are as follows DSR: Defensive […]

Michigan Pool Stats

Michigan Leagues Get FREE Access

We know, here in Michigan, with the pandemic causing leagues to shut down for the year that this promotion will not get much traction at the moment. That is why we are making this a multi-year promotion in hopes that leagues in Michigan resume play in 2021. So what access do leagues get if they […]

Pool Stats Loyalty Program

Introducing our Loyalty Program

We are pleased to announce the full rollout of our new loyalty program. What this does for our app users is reward them for uploading game matches, recorded with Pool Stats Pro, to our servers. Each shot recorded and uploaded counts for 1 point. These points are good to buy stickers, swag (coming soon), and […]

Chalk is Cheap Interviews Vincent Rusnell of Pool Stats

Pool Stats Co-Founder Interviewed on the Podcast Chalk is Cheap

Join us for 50 minutes into a journey that dives deep into what Pool Stats is doing and where they hope to go. Chalk is Cheap is a free podcast that can be found on http://chalkischeappod.com iHeartRadio, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. We discuss the current phase of Pool Stats, from our online metrics […]

Pool Stats Pro v1.2.0

We’ve changed some colors, improved the Clutch Shooting Percentage algorithm and added a 3-month breakout in the stats section. This enhancement will better allow users to analyze their pool games over time by viewing their stats collected with the app in 3-month blocks.

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Clutch Shooting Percent: Formal White Paper

http://poolst.at/pdf2 Abstract The aim of this paper is to describe and list a new Pool Stats metric, which we call a sabermetric, after the notion that was introduced to the sport of baseball by Bill James. We define ‘clutch’ to mean a player’s performance in executing the shots needed to seal a victory throughout the […]

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Shot Aptitude White Paper

Today we are announcing the formal release of our mathematical analysis and description of Shot Aptitude, a new pool game sabermetric. You’ll find the formal paper at the link below: http://poolst.at/pdf1

A Word on Shot Aptitude

There has been minor controversy surrounding this stat. Mainly gauging a player’s ability with regards to time. It is true that while time is a major factor in these equations, it’s not the only factor at hand. More goes into these equations than simply time. Time is a weight, like any other measure. Also, since […]

Shot Aptitude (Pool Sambermetric)

Shot Aptitude: A New Pool Game Sabermetric

http://poolst.at/sa We are proud to announce the release of a new pool metric (sabermetric): Shot Aptitude. It measures a player’s ability in decisive action and execution in shooting the ball. It takes in the factors of, time to shoot, shot difficulty, miss or made or foul or defense. The main contributor to this metric is […]

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