2018 - Team Ratings After Round 22

In the same way that accuracy can be a poor estimator of a forecaster's ability, raw wins, draws and losses can be a poor estimator of a team's ability, so it always amuses at this time of year how readily some commentators will conflate where a team sits of the ladder with how well they've played across the season. There really are such things as lucky wins and unfortunate losses, and sometimes the less able team wins and the better able one loses.

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