Western Playoff Chances

New Orleans +40.9, Oklahoma City -40.9
Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin titleChance will finish regular season at seed
WednesdayGW-LPCTGD%Change%Change123456789101112131415Avg.ChangeRPIStrength
Golden StateWDenver 133-12667-15.817828In51.3%+1.91001.01.765Golden State Warriors
HoustonWUtah 117-9156-26.683282In1.8+0.71002.0+2.363.604Houston Rockets
LA Clippers56-26.683540In8.7-0.71003.0-0.144.688Los Angeles Clippers
PortlandLDallas 98-11451-31.622347In2.0-0.21004.08.629Portland Trail Blazers
MemphisWIndiana 95-8355-27.671266In1.3+0.31005.0+0.586.604Memphis Grizzlies
San AntonioLNew Orleans 103-10855-27.671508In6.6-2.31006.0-2.805.684San Antonio Spurs
DallasWPortland 114-9850-32.610238In0.7+0.21007.09.587Dallas Mavericks
New OrleansWSan Antonio 108-10345-37.54965In+40.90.1+0.01008.0+0.4111.525New Orleans Hornets
Oklahoma CityWMinnesota 138-11345-37.549179Out-40.9No-0.11009.0-0.4113.566Oklahoma City Thunder
Phoenix39-43.476-74OutNo10010.015.472Phoenix Suns
UtahLHouston 91-11738-44.46318OutNo10011.016.507Utah Jazz
DenverLGolden State 126-13330-52.366-291OutNo10012.024.394Denver Nuggets
SacramentoWLA Lakers 122-9929-53.354-304OutNo10013.023.389Sacramento Kings
LA LakersLSacramento 99-12221-61.256-561OutNo10014.027.303Los Angeles Lakers
MinnesotaLOklahoma City 113-13816-66.195-721OutNo10015.028.257Minnesota Timberwolves

We use the real NBA tiebreakers.
Adam updates the scores (email errors to adamv at mad dot scientist dot com).

Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Monday
Oklahoma City 101 Portland 90
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
New Orleans-6.7
Oklahoma City+6.7
Minnesota 88 New Orleans 100
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
New OrleansIn
Oklahoma CityOut
No
Charlotte 90 Houston 100
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.1
Houston+0.1
LA Clippers-0.2
Golden State 111 Memphis 107
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.2
Memphis-0.1
LA Clippers 110 Denver 103
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
LA Clippers+0.1
San Antonio-0.1
Tuesday
Phoenix 101 LA Clippers 112
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.3
Houston-0.1
LA Clippers+0.3
Portland+0.1
Memphis-0.1
San Antonio-0.4
Indiana 99 Washington 95
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.1
Wednesday
New Orleans 108 San Antonio 103
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.6
Houston+0.2
LA Clippers+0.5
Portland-0.1
Memphis+0.1
San Antonio-1.4
Dallas+0.1
New Orleans+40.9
Oklahoma City-40.9
No
Minnesota 113 Oklahoma City 138
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State-0.2
New Orleans-16.7
Oklahoma City+16.7
Memphis 95 Indiana 83
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+0.2
LA Clippers-0.3
Houston 117 Utah 91
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Houston+0.2
LA Clippers-0.1
San Antonio-0.2
Brooklyn 101 Orlando 88
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State-0.1

First Round Opponents

Who is going to play who in the first round of the playoffs.   Explain

Golden StateHoustonLA ClippersPortlandMemphisSan AntonioDallasNew OrleansOklahoma City
Golden StateYesNo
HoustonNoNoNoNoYes
LA ClippersNoNoNoYesNo
PortlandNoNoYesNo
MemphisNoNoYesNo
San AntonioNoYesNoNoNo
DallasYesNoNo
New OrleansYes
Oklahoma CityNo