Texas Rangers Playoff Chances 50/50

Beat Athletics 3-1, playoff odds up 24.7 to 42.8%
1-1   .500

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Week of 4/5100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series100.0*Average seed
Athletics 8 Rangers 0 -25.0
-2.7
-2.6
Athletics 1 Rangers 3 +18.1
+1.4
+3.0
Mariners 0 Angels 2 +2.6
+0.5
Phillies 0 Red Sox 8 -1.2
-0.2
Rays 5 Orioles 6 +1.0
+0.1
+0.2
Astros 2 Indians 0 -0.4
Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Lottery

Ye of little faith, already thinking about next year. Here are the big games and what ifs for draft seeds.

Big Games

Week of 4/5100.0*Lottery seed
Athletics 1 Rangers 3 -8.4
Athletics 8 Rangers 0 +6.2
Brewers 2 Rockies 5 -0.2
Rays 5 Orioles 6 -0.1
Dodgers 3 Padres 7 +0.1
Diamondbacks 7 Giants 6 +0.1
Marlins 2 Braves 12 -0.1
Mariners 0 Angels 2 -0.1