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Can a Google Expert please weigh in? Data doesn't match GA

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Hello,

 

I'm having some difficulties with scorecard charts showing the wrong data. Here's what I'm comparing:

 

Google Analytics 

  • Behavior/Site content/All pages report
  • Search for the specific page in the search box (/Pagename.aspx)
  • Click through to the navigation page to see next page paths
    • /newsarticle.aspx?id=5 has 21 pageviews
    • /newsarticle.aspx?id=6 has 18 pageviews

Data Studio

  • I'm looking at it slightly differently but it should be the same end result
  • Scorecard with pageviews as the metric and the same date range as selected in GA
  • Scorecard filters 
    • (Previous page path) equal to /Pagename.aspx
    • (Page) equals /newsarticle.aspx?id=5 (I've also tried contains id=5)
  • The results I get in Data Studio are different from GA:
    • /newsarticle.aspx?id=5 has 13 pageviews
    • /newsarticle.aspx?id=6 has no data

Help?

Data doesn't match Google Analytics

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I've also looked in Google Analytics at the news article navigation paths and it shows 21 pageviews for the previous page path for the pagename page. Since that's the way I'm looking at it in Data Studio, that should be the same number that feeds through...but it isn't...

Data doesn't match Google Analytics

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# 3
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 I've also checked whether GA is showing me sampled data, and it says it's showing 100%. Does Data Studio sample without telling me?

Can a Google Expert please weigh in? Data doesn't match GA

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Trying again...this is a pretty important issue as I'm concerned about the data's integrity. Thanks!

Can a Google Expert please weigh in? Data doesn't match GA

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# 5
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Any ideas? Why might Data Studio be showing different numbers than GA if the filters are the same?