Western Playoff Chances

Golden State +11.0, Sacramento -12.0
Games Above .500  (Full Screen)
Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)

Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin titleChance will finish regular season at seed
WednesdayGW-LPCTGD%Change%Change123456789101112131415Avg.ChangeRPIStrengthThursday
HoustonWUtah 104-932-01.0002972.1%+8.55.8%+1.2141197987665544326.0+0.902.513Houston Rockets
Golden StateWSacramento 95-7711-01.0001863.9+11.04.5+1.3109910777666655446.9+1.164.508Golden State Warriors
PortlandWOklahoma City 106-8911-01.0001761.4+8.54.3+1.09989777766665547.1+0.904.507Portland Trail Blazers
PhoenixWLA Lakers 119-9911-01.0002061.3+8.54.3+1.19889777766665547.1+0.893.507Phoenix Suns
New Orleans11-01.0001761.0-0.44.3-0.29876987776665547.3-0.084.507New Orleans Hornets
DenverWDetroit 89-7911-01.0001060.1+7.44.1+0.88889777776666547.3+0.794.506Denver Nuggets
MemphisWMinnesota 105-10111-01.000457.5+4.93.6+0.47775887777666657.6+0.484.502Memphis Grizzlies
San Antonio11-01.000155.9-0.73.4-0.27775887777766657.8-0.104.501San Antonio Spurs
LA Clippers20-0052.3-0.63.1-0.16677667777777778.1-0.0716.500Oklahoma CityLos Angeles Clippers
Dallas10-1.000-148.1-0.62.8-0.15554777777778888.6-0.0816.499UtahDallas Mavericks
MinnesotaLMemphis 101-10510-1.000-447.0-5.72.6-0.64567666777788888.6-0.5816.498DetroitMinnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma CityLPortland 89-10610-1.000-1743.3-9.52.2-1.144565667778889109.0-0.9716.493at LA ClippersOklahoma City Thunder
UtahLHouston 93-10410-1.000-1142.5-10.32.2-1.144565667778899109.1-1.051.494at DallasUtah Jazz
SacramentoLGolden State 77-9510-1.000-1840.9-12.02.0-1.234555667778899119.3-1.2516.492Sacramento Kings
LA LakersLPhoenix 99-1190-2.000-3832.6-9.01.4-0.823344556778910121510.1-0.944.485Los Angeles Lakers

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

Wednesday
Sacramento 77 Golden State 95
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Golden State+5.8
+0.4
Sacramento-5.7
-0.4
Utah 93 Houston 104
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Houston+5.3
+0.5
Utah-5.5
-0.4
Portland 106 Oklahoma City 89
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Portland+3.5
+0.2
Oklahoma City-3.5
-0.3
Memphis 105 Minnesota 101
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Memphis+3.5
+0.2
Minnesota-3.5
-0.2
Phoenix 119 LA Lakers 99
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Phoenix+3.5
+0.2
LA Lakers-3.4
-0.2
Denver 89 Detroit 79
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Houston-0.2
Golden State-0.2
Portland-0.3
Phoenix-0.2
New Orleans-0.2
Denver+3.1
+0.2
Memphis-0.2
San Antonio-0.2
LA Clippers-0.2
Dallas-0.2
Minnesota-0.2
Oklahoma City-0.2
Utah-0.3
Sacramento-0.2
LA Lakers-0.2
Thursday
LA Clippers vs Oklahoma CityIf winner is:HomeAway
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
LA Clippers55.746.6
3.32.7
Oklahoma City39.949.1
2.02.5
Dallas vs UtahHomeAway
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Dallas51.542.3
3.02.4
Utah39.148.2
2.02.5
Minnesota vs DetroitHomeAway
100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title
Houston71.972.4
Golden State63.664.3
Portland61.261.8
Phoenix61.161.7
New Orleans60.861.3
Denver59.960.6
Memphis57.357.9
San Antonio55.756.2
LA Clippers52.152.7
Dallas47.848.4
Minnesota50.142.0
2.82.3
Oklahoma City43.143.7
Utah42.342.9
Sacramento40.741.3
LA Lakers32.432.8

First Round Opponents

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

HoustonGolden StatePortlandPhoenixNew OrleansDenverMemphisSan AntonioLA ClippersDallasMinnesotaOklahoma CityUtahSacramentoLA Lakers
Houston6.15.95.96.15.85.85.65.14.94.74.34.34.13.4
Golden State6.15.15.65.35.15.04.94.74.24.03.73.63.72.9
Portland5.95.15.05.15.24.84.74.34.04.03.73.63.42.7
Phoenix5.95.65.05.14.94.84.64.54.03.83.53.53.42.7
New Orleans6.15.35.15.15.04.84.64.33.93.93.53.53.42.6
Denver5.85.15.24.95.04.74.54.23.93.93.63.53.32.6
Memphis5.85.04.84.84.84.74.34.03.73.63.33.23.12.4
San Antonio5.64.94.74.64.64.54.33.93.53.53.23.13.02.4
LA Clippers5.14.74.34.54.34.24.03.93.33.23.02.92.82.1
Dallas4.94.24.04.03.93.93.73.53.32.92.62.62.51.9
Minnesota4.74.04.03.83.93.93.63.53.22.92.62.52.41.9
Oklahoma City4.33.73.73.53.53.63.33.23.02.62.62.32.21.7
Utah4.33.63.63.53.53.53.23.12.92.62.52.32.21.7
Sacramento4.13.73.43.43.43.33.13.02.82.52.42.22.21.5
LA Lakers3.42.92.72.72.62.62.42.42.11.91.91.71.71.5