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Houston Rockets Playoff Chances

Lost to LA Clippers 85-102, playoff odds down 6.2 to 82.7%
12-4   .750

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Friday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title100.0*Average seed
Houston 85 LA Clippers 102 -3.3
-0.3
-0.4
Atlanta 100 New Orleans 91 +0.3
Toronto 102 Dallas 106 -0.2
-0.1
San Antonio 112 Sacramento 104 +0.1
Denver 122 Phoenix 97 +0.1
If winner is:HomeAway
Saturday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win title100.0*Average seed
Milwaukee vs Houston-2.3+3.1
-0.2+0.2
-0.2+0.3
Washington vs New Orleans+0.4-0.6
Utah vs LA Clippers+0.3-0.3
Philadelphia vs Dallas+0.2-0.1

What If

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

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-Lplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
62-78In100410*
6149-17In991305
6048-18In991837
5947-19In9641,980
5846-20In91904,309
5745-21In84151008,813
5644-22In742320016,574
5543-23In6034601029,960
5442-24In44411112049,685
5341-25In284321350076,903
5240-26In15372971110110,805
5139-27In625331221300149,743
5038-28In213271732810189,662
4937-29100.0%0517183918300225,621
4836-3099.90171339309100250,469
4735-3199.50027283820500260,894
4634-3297.500215353213200256,168
4533-3390.80016233626810233,908
4432-3476.400111293519400201,754
4331-3554.200316343113200162,819
4230-3631.50017243725600123,329
4129-3714.102123137162087,991
4028-384.900420393060058,844
3927-391.30193241152036,509
3826-400.200320452760021,354
3725-410.00193837142011,867
3624-42Out03254225506,054
3523-43Out011239361112,793
3422-44Out0626402541,345
3321-45Out317373210528
3220-46Out210294415228
3119-47Out129403073
3018-48Out5682722
2917-49Out38638
2816-50Out1003
120-66Out100213
Total:82.7%57961616131185310002,582,780

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

First Round Opponent What If

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

If finish:WinChance will play in first round
TWW-LtitleGolden StatePortlandMemphisDallasSan AntonioLA ClippersSacramentoPhoenixNew OrleansDenverOklahoma CityUtahMinnesotaLA Lakers
7866-011.3%2259101315111910300
6755-11NoYes
6553-13No3367
6452-1426.777277271377
6351-1513.583314811161411113
6250-167.831951120181212513
6149-176.92054111715141792211
6048-187.52148915181714101100
5947-198.32157101518141492100
5846-206.3315791717161391100
5745-217.23157111617141392100
5644-227.23168121617141381100
5543-237.33179121616131281100
5442-246.942810131615121171100
5341-256.55491114151311961100
5240-266.26811131514119851000
5139-275.97131214141297640000
5038-285.59181314141176540000
4937-295.011211314131065330000
4836-304.61321141513954330000
4735-314.31620161612843220000
4634-323.92019171612632110000
4533-333.52218171410521110000
4432-342.9211515128311100000
4331-351.917101185200000000
4230-361.1106753100000000
4129-370.5533210000000
4028-380.2211100000000
3927-390.000000000
3826-400.00000000
3725-41No000
12-36No
Total:4.0%12.814.212.512.010.27.24.53.72.92.20.20.20.00.0
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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

Friday100.0*Lottery seed
Houston 85 LA Clippers 102 +0.8
Toronto 102 Dallas 106 +0.1
If winner is:HomeAway
Portland vs Memphis-0.0+0.1
If winner is:HomeAway
Saturday100.0*Lottery seed
Milwaukee vs Houston+0.5-0.6
Philadelphia vs Dallas-0.1+0.1
Utah vs LA Clippers-0.1+0.1
Washington vs New Orleans-0.0+0.1

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 16 seeds are wrong, just ignore them for now.

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
63-78100
6250-16991
6149-179801
6048-189711
5947-199324
5846-2087490
5745-2178715100
5644-226410230200
5543-2348123406010
5442-24311341011120
5341-2516124212103500
5240-2678362290701110
5139-2724233330120210300
5038-2802103270170320810
4937-29003216118039018300
4836-300001611303803009100
4735-31000116127138020500
4634-3200002114134032013200
4533-330000041221360260810
4432-34000119229135019400
4331-350000211523403113200
4230-3600000522223625700
4129-37001193303617200
4028-380000221636329100
3927-3900162337248200
3826-40000182532229200
3725-410019223023113100
3624-4202819282414410
3523-43001618272615510
3422-4401518282715510
3321-451519272715400
3220-460117202925133
3119-47726362353
3018-489235018
2917-49255025
2816-50100
120-66100
Total:3271806016015013010085311000000000