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Chicago Cubs Playoff Chances

Did not play, playoff odds up 0.5 to 21.4%
18-19   .486

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

How we did yesterday and who we should root for today.   Explain

Monday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series100.0*Average seed
Padres 6 Brewers 5 +0.5
Diamondbacks 7 Mets 3 -0.3
Giants 8 Dodgers 4 +0.2
If winner is:HomeAway
Tuesday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series100.0*Average seed
Cubs vs Reds+2.6-2.5
+0.2-0.2
+0.3-0.2
Padres vs Brewers+0.5-0.3
Cardinals vs Red Sox-0.4+0.4
Twins vs Rockies+0.4-0.3
Diamondbacks vs Mets-0.2+0.3
Giants vs Dodgers+0.2-0.1
Rangers vs Phillies+0.1-0.1

What If

Chances based on how well the Cubs finish out the regular season.   Explain

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-Lplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
110-143In100145,226*
10991-34In1000348
10890-35In1000820
10789-36In10002,014
10688-37In9914,755
10587-38In9820010,713
10486-39In9730023,693
10385-40In9550049,914
10284-41In928000102,013
10183-42In881100199,577
10082-43In8316110378,032
9981-44In7622110692,653
9880-45In67282201,226,514
9779-46100.0%5735530002,094,307
9678-47100.0464185003,462,036
9577-48100.035451280005,530,488
9476-49100.0244518111008,542,641
9375-5099.915422516200012,770,012
9274-5199.69353120400018,450,703
9173-5298.942735249100025,817,978
9072-5396.8218362615300034,942,772
8971-5492.3111342423710045,794,090
8870-5583.80529203014200058,068,243
8769-5670.602221432236000071,336,055
8668-5753.601158303212200084,840,102
8567-5835.60094223722500097,729,088
8466-5920.20052143532111000108,996,231
8365-609.6002072739204000117,758,585
8264-613.7010317383191000123,237,116
8163-621.2000183039183000124,893,701
8062-630.30000319402981000122,634,755
7961-640.100001103238163000116,644,841
7860-650.0000042239277100107,440,445
7759-660.00000112333515300095,869,356
7658-670.000005233826810082,854,121
7557-680.0000021333341630069,352,871
7456-690.00000623372581056,211,104
7355-70Out0002133234153044,105,010
7254-71Out00162337257133,533,373
7153-72Out000314333414224,657,514
7052-73Out00017263923417,563,783
6951-74Out00003173834912,099,061
6850-75Out00193242168,077,158
6749-76Out00052446255,214,506
6648-77Out0021646363,250,223
6547-78Out00011042481,960,959
6446-79Out00535591,144,403
6345-80Out0032869645,124
6244-81Out0012178352,456
6143-82Out011585185,337
6042-83Out00109093,881
5941-84Out079346,621
5840-85Out049622,052
5739-86Out039710,052
5638-87Out2984,273
5537-88Out1991,868
5436-89Out199786
5335-90Out199309
18-52Out100145,198*
Total:21.4%136481114151310743111,751,221,860

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

First Round Opponent What If

First round opponent based on how well the Cubs finish out the regular season.   Explain

If finish:Chance will play in first round
TWW-LWin WSByeNationalsDodgersDiamondbacksRockiesCardinalsBrewersRedsPhilliesMetsBravesMarlinsPiratesGiantsPadres
106-1438.0%Yes
10587-388.11000000
10486-398.4100000000
10385-408.210000000000
10284-418.110000000000
10183-428.0100000000000000
10082-438.09900000000000000
9981-448.09900000000000000
9880-457.99800000000000000
9779-467.89701110000000000
9678-477.79501110100000000
9577-487.69202221110000000
9476-497.48802331210000000
9375-507.18204442210000000
9274-516.87505653321000000
9173-526.46607773421000000
9072-535.95608994531000000
8971-545.34501011115531000000
8870-554.53401012115541100000
8769-563.62401011114531100000
8668-572.61608993431000000
8567-581.7906762221000000
8466-591.0503441110000000
8365-600.5202221100000000
8264-610.2101110000000000
8163-620.1000000000000000
8062-630.0000000000000000
7961-640.0000000000000000
7860-650.0000000000000000
7759-660.000000000000
7658-670.000000000
7557-680.00000
7456-69No0
18-73No
Total:1.2%9.80.12.42.82.61.01.20.80.30.10.10.10.00.00.0
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Lottery

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

Big Games

MondayNone
If winner is:HomeAway
Tuesday100.0*Lottery seed
Cubs vs Reds-0.6+0.5

What If

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
110-143100
10991-34991
10890-35982
10789-36973
10688-379550
10587-389280
10486-398911000
10385-40841510
10284-41772120
10183-426928400
10082-435834710
9981-44474011100
9880-453643183000
9779-462542257100000
9678-471637321320000
9577-4892935206100000
9476-49420342812300000
9375-5021127322071000000
9274-5115173028144100000
9173-5202922302310200100
9072-53003122529197103000
8971-540015152626154171000
8870-55000161625221121420000
8769-56000027162217623610000
8668-5700002715191229143000000
8567-580000261315272410300000
8466-590000161318282110310000
8365-600000288212621114100000
8264-610000329202622125100000
8163-620001028182523146200000
8062-6300000027162424178200000
7961-6400000015132325199310000
7860-6500000001412212621114100000
7759-660000000131020262213510000
7658-6700000013918252314510000
7557-6800000002817252415610000
7456-69000000271725251561000
7355-700000027172625155100
7254-71000002819272514410
7153-7200000392129241130
7052-730000131224302171
6951-74000015162930163
6850-75000282234267
6749-760000314323614
6648-7700017254225
6547-780003174337
6446-790001103949
6345-8000063261
6244-8100032572
6143-820011880
6042-83011387
5941-8400891
5840-850594
5739-860397
5638-87298
5537-88199
5436-89199
5335-90199
18-52100
Total:011223333366666665554433221110