But stats crunching by those who specialize in numbers arcana has also shown a significant correlation between shots, goals and situational circumstances – when trailing, even or in the lead. Teams playing with the lead, according to the sources we consulted, take five shots less per game than those playing catch-up.Thanks for reading SB Nation Rosie! Feel free to set up an account and comment on the posts that give you "inspiration". Or, you know, mention who these 'experts' are that you consulted. I am sure that Gabriel would appreciate the recognition.