Chicago Fire Playoff Chances 2012 50/50

Did not play, average seed unchanged at 4
57 points   17-6-11

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

How we did last week and who we should root for this week.   Explain

Week of 10/17None
Week of 10/20100.0*Average seed
New England 1 Fire 0 -0.5
DC United 3 Crew 2 -0.2
Week of 10/28None
Chance Will Make Playoffs