Greg Butyn

Stats Insider data analyst. All-around nice guy. Lover of all dogs, including greyhounds and the Western Bulldogs. Usually can be found stalking the lobbies at Draftstars and Moneyball on any given day.

Articles by Greg Butyn
2020 Brownlow Medal: Who was snubbed, and who got lucky in the votes?
In 2020, Stats Insider's Brownlow Medal model agreed with the umpires on - and correctly predicted - the #1 player on the field in 53.6% of all games this season, while our top ranked player for each game received at least 1 Brownlow vote 85.6%...
Greg Butyn - 20 October 2020
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The Brownlow Model: Predicting an Umpire's Perspective
Tackling the problem of modelling the AFL Brownlow Medal is unique in sports prediction. How does one predict an umpires' perception?
Greg Butyn - 13 October 2020
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Hawthorn FC: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
With eight finals, four grand final appearances, two minor premierships and a hat-trick of Premierships (2013, 2014, 2015), Hawthorn FC are the #1 ranked team of the last decade (2010-19) as per the Stats Insider rankings.
Greg Butyn - 28 April 2020
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Geelong FC: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
We're down to our final two in our 'Team of the Decade' countdown. With nine finals appearances, finishing six times in the top-2 on the ladder, one minor premiership and winning the 2011 Premiership, Geelong FC are ranked second on our list.
Greg Butyn - 27 April 2020
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Sydney Swans: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
Number three on our 'Team of the Decade' countdown are the Sydney Swans. With nine consecutive finals appearances, three Grand final appearances and the 2012 Premiership, the Swans have been one of the most consistent sides over the last 10 seasons.
Greg Butyn - 24 April 2020
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Collingwood FC: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
The 2018 Premiers, West Coast Eagles, ranked #5 on our 'Team of the Decade' countdown followed by Collingwood FC who started the decade by winning the 2010 Premiership along with consecutive minor premierships in 2010 and 2011.
Greg Butyn - 23 April 2020
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West Coast Eagles: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
The reigning Premiers Richmond FC ranked #6 on our 'Team of the Decade' countdown. They are followed by the West Coast Eagles have missed the finals only 3 times in the last decade and the cherry on the cake being the 2018 Premiership win.
Greg Butyn - 21 April 2020
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Richmond FC: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
From the 2017 grand finalists Adelaide Crows who occupied the #7 spot on our 'Team of the Decade' countdown, we move to the team that beat them in that final and went on to claim the 2017 AFL Premiership, the Richmond Tigers.
Greg Butyn - 21 April 2020
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Adelaide Crows: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
North Melbourne claimed the #8 spot on our 'Team of the Decade' series. Next up, the 2017 grand finalists Adelaide Crows come in at #7. Based on data over the last decade (2010-19), we’ve also ranked each team according to their win%.
Greg Butyn - 20 April 2020
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North Melbourne FC: Team of the Decade (2010-2019)
Based on data over the last decade (2010-19), we’ve also ranked each team according to their win%. Following Fremantle Dockers, who were ranked #9 on our 'Team of the Decade' countdown, we have North Melbourne at the #8 spot.
Greg Butyn - 18 April 2020
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