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python library for interacting with NFL data sourced from nflfastR

Project description

nfl_data_py

nfl_data_py is a Python library for interacting with NFL data sourced from nflfastR (https://github.com/nflverse/nflfastR-data/) and nfldata (https://github.com/nflverse/nfldata/).

Installation

Use the package manager pip to install nfl_data_py.

pip install nfl_data_py

Usage

import nfl_data_py as nfl

Working with play-by-play data

nfl.import_pbp_data(years, columns)

Returns play-by-play data for the years and columns specified

years : required, list of years to pull data for (earliest available is 1999)

columns : optional, list of columns to pull data for

nfl.see_pbp_cols()

returns list of columns available in play-by-play dataset

Working with weekly data

nfl.import_weekly_data(years, columns)

Returns weekly data for the years and columns specified

years : required, list of years to pull data for (earliest available is 1999)

columns : optional, list of columns to pull data for

nfl.see_weekly_cols()

returns list of columns available in weekly dataset

Working with seasonal data

nfl.import_seasonal_data(years)

Returns seasonal data, including various calculated market share stats

years : required, list of years to pull data for (earliest available is 1999)

Additional data imports

nfl.import_rosters(years, columns)

Returns roster information for years and columns specified

years : required, list of years to pull data for (earliest available is 1999)

columns : optional, list of columns to pull data for

nfl.import_win_totals(years)

Returns win total lines for years specified years : optional, list of years to pull

nfl.import_sc_lines(years)

Returns scoring lines for years specified years : optional, list of years to pull

nfl.import_officials(years)

Returns official information by game for the years specified years : optional, list of years to pull

nfl.import_draft_picks()

Returns list of draft picks for the years specified years : optional, list of years to pull

nfl.import_draft_values()

Returns relative values by generic draft pick according to various popular valuation methods

nfl.import_team_desc()

Returns dataframe with color/logo/etc information for all NFL team

nfl.import_schedules(years)

Returns dataframe with schedule information for years specified

years: required, list of years to pull data for (earliest available is 1999)

Additional features

nfl.clean_nfl_data(df)

Runs descriptive data (team name, player name, etc.) through various cleaning processes

df : required, dataframe to be cleaned

Recognition

I'd like to recognize all of Ben Baldwin, Sebastian Carl, and Lee Sharpe for making this data freely available and easy to access. I'd also like to thank Tan Ho, who has been an invaluable resource as I've worked through this project, and Josh Kazan for the resources and assistance he's provided.

Contributing

Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

License

MIT

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