Experts/Opinions

Trends Analysis: The numbers don’t lie – which teams will leak the most points

As Jhye Richardson, Alex Carey and/or Alex Hales’ performances can attest in Round 11, nailing your captain in the single game rounds can make or break your round. So we’ve done some sums for you.

Confused by the Test players’ availability? Player-by-player movements explained

Are you confused by the availability of Australia’s Test players when it comes to the BBL? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, so we’ve gone through each individually from a SuperCoach BBL perspective.

Expert Q&A: SuperCoach BBL|09 11th finisher Blake Young on chasing gun all-rounders

Melbourne-based gym manager Blake Young came within a whisker of last year’s SuperCoach BBL top 10 and the elusive $1,000 cash prize, falling short in 11th. He explains how he did and what went wrong at the end.

Expert Panel: 3 burning questions for R10 & beyond, double must-haves, what to do with Rash & Mitch?

Round 10 starts on Friday with the Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers having the final doubles of the season, while 40% and 28% of SuperCoaches respectively will be looking to offload Rashid Khan and Mitch Marsh.

Trends Analysis: We reveal the best captaincy options for Round 9 & 10

With no doubles or byes in Round 9, nailing your captain or vice-captain looms as a critical decision. Monday’s first-up game offers three enticing VC options but who will you pick if they don’t come off?

Expert Panel: SuperCoach guns discuss Round 8 must-haves & rain factor

Round 8 starts on Thursday with dilemmas galore for SuperCoaches thanks to the Heat and Thunder doubles combined with the looming forecast for Thursday’s Gold Coast game and Daniel Sams’ concussion.

Expert Q&A: SuperCoach BBL|09 runner-up says ‘it’s all about planning’

Port Macquarie-based Mathew Broom almost swept up the top prize in SuperCoach BBL|09, but in the end he fell marginally short to Thommo Aitken, settling for the generous runners-up consolation prize of $5,000.

Trends Analysis: Form & momentum, which Heat & Thunder players to target for DGW?

After six rounds, most SuperCoaches will have noted the volatility of SuperCoach BBL scores. While six rounds is a good sample size, the variance means form and momentum must be monitored. As the season goes, player roles change due to needs, injuries or form, teams improve or get worse, players find their groove, the venues

Expert Q&A: Fantasy sports all-rounder Lachlan Hunter reveals his strategy

Last season’s 23rd overall SuperCoach BBL rank Lachlan Hunter is the master of Fantasy sports. He’s finished in the top 10 in AFL SuperCoach, Horse Racing SuperCoach and Real DreamTeam.

Trends Analysis: Captaincy call – which teams are scoring & conceding the most?

We all focus on our three trades each round but one of the most under-rated decisions in SuperCoach is your captain and vice-captain each round. A good or bad captaincy choice can make or break your team.