The next thing I try to figure out when studying a single game is how many plays each offense is likely to run. More plays means more production! If you look at both teams in a game and their average time of possession divided by their average number of offensive plays per game, you get the number of seconds per offensive play (note: this information can also be found calculated for you through Football Outsiders' pace stats). Then you can look at the time of possession for each team to see if the game is “missing” minutes or has “extra . . .