Chicago Cubs Playoff Chances 50/50

Beat Diamondbacks 9-6, playoff odds up 4.3 to 49.7%
24-18   .571

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Saturday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series100.0*Average seed
Brewers 3 Cardinals 5 -0.3
Diamondbacks 1 Pirates 2 -0.3
If winner is:HomeAway
Reds vs Cubs-3.6+3.6
-0.4+0.4
-0.3+0.3
Sunday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win World Series100.0*Average seed
Reds 2 Cubs 5 +3.1
+0.4
+0.3

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
104-143In100250*
10379-40In991146
10278-41In100315
10177-42In1000543
10076-43In99001,004
9975-44In98101,693
9874-45In97212,921
9773-46In953014,627
9672-47In926027,194
9571-48In8880410,771
9470-49In821305015,635
9369-50100.0%7219180021,862
9268-51In6125212029,856
9167-52100.048314160038,806
9066-53100.035357221048,927
8965-5499.82237112740059,790
8864-5599.312331631810070,132
8763-5697.552521331520080,898
8662-5792.6215232924710089,160
8561-5881.00821213115300095,438
8460-5961.3031712302610200098,584
8359-6037.401124203122810099,069
8258-6117.20719253120610094,741
8157-626.4040212273017510088,907
8056-632.00200415293016410080,893
7955-640.710151731281430070,538
7854-650.2000161932271230059,637
7753-660.00002822322592049,294
7652-670.000002112733206138,676
7551-68Out01416313214229,557
7450-69Out0017223627721,801
7349-70Out0021333371515,722
7248-71Out01524442610,845
7147-72Out0021543396,992
7046-73Out001837544,665
6945-74Out00430652,861
6844-75Out00221761,726
6743-76Out115831,018
6642-77Out1991575
6541-78Out595287
6440-79Out100137
6339-80Out59563
24-62Out100164*
Total:49.7%10109111098765543211,356,720

* 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 WSByeCardinalsDodgersNationalsGiantsMetsBravesPiratesDiamondbacksPadresRedsPhilliesRockiesMarlinsBrewers
101-14313.3%Yes
10076-4312.91000000
9975-4412.510000000
9874-4513.09900000000000
9773-4612.899000000000000
9672-4712.39800000000000000
9571-4812.49601010000000000
9470-4912.39501011010000000
9369-5012.29201111111100000
9268-5112.28802121111110000
9167-5211.78412222121111000
9066-5311.07713232222111100
8965-5410.56924343232221111
8864-559.96025454343221111
8763-569.25036565453332111
8662-578.34047575454332211
8561-586.92937575444332211
8460-595.22025464333322111
8359-603.21313242222211111
8258-611.5701111111110000
8157-620.6400000000000000
8056-630.2200000000000000
7955-640.11000000000000
7854-650.0000
76-770.00
24-75No
Total:4.9%28.91.32.62.12.92.11.61.91.51.31.20.80.70.50.5
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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

If winner is:HomeAway
Saturday100.0*Lottery seed
Reds vs Cubs+0.7-0.7
Sunday100.0*Lottery seed
Reds 2 Cubs 5 -0.7

What If

This isn't your lottery pick because it does not factor in ping pong balls.
It's the final seed that gets you the ping pong balls.
The top 10 seeds are wrong, just ignore them for now.

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
104-143100
10379-40982
10278-41991
10177-42991
10076-43973
9975-449460
9874-459190
9773-46851410
9672-47762220
9571-486728400
9470-495535910
9369-503941163000
9268-512640248100
9167-521433321641000
9066-5362232251231000
8965-542112429219310000
8864-5503122427209300100
8763-56014122226201030200
8662-5700131019252111261000
8561-580002716252191251000
8460-590001514231815147200000
8359-60001412211018181151000
8258-610004133101922179310000
8157-6201602715222215731000
8056-630020014101823211462000
7955-6401000151220232012510000
7854-650001271421231893100
7753-6600001391723221562000
7652-67000002614222419103100
7551-680000141120262212410
7450-690001391927241340
7349-700139202925112
7248-71013102332247
7147-7201414313416
7046-73016234128
6945-74002154042
6844-750183457
6743-76032770
6642-77021681
6541-7801090
6440-79595
6339-80595
59-62100
5834-85100
240-119100
Total:455555555534444333333222221111