New Orleans Hornets Playoff Chances

Did not play, playoff odds down 0.5 to 36.6%
12-12   .500

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Wednesday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Charlotte 106 Phoenix 111 -0.8
Denver 111 Houston 115 +0.3
San Antonio 116 Memphis 117 +0.2
Detroit 106 Dallas 117 -0.1
LA Clippers 102 Indiana 100 *-0.1
If winner is:HomeAway
Thursday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Houston vs New Orleans-3.1+5.9
-0.1+0.3
Golden State vs Oklahoma City+0.9-2.1
Sacramento vs Milwaukee-0.5+0.8

* A starred number could be exactly 0 or just really small. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

What If

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

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-Lplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
7058-0In100569
5947-11In50508
5846-12In732722
5745-13In4140151368
5644-14In155325431257
5543-15In113636791787
5442-16In324351421302,116
5341-17In112291731915,314
5240-18In04161740204012,430
5139-19In01611383211126,600
5038-20100.0%0252639234051,894
4937-2199.900214363611093,555
4836-2299.3000625442410158,057
4735-2397.400214424030245,412
4634-2492.500063254700354,614
4533-2582.9002206116100475,461
4432-2668.500105828400590,382
4331-2750.40044639910683,269
4230-2832.80132451930735,492
4129-2918.2001843318100734,964
4028-308.400833401720683,459
3927-313.10321412960591,641
3826-320.9011035401400475,583
3725-330.200423442710356,187
3624-340.001124141400246,908
3523-350.000531531000160,145
3422-36Out021957202096,021
3321-37Out00953335052,934
3220-38Out04414312027,100
3119-39Out1274822213,077
3018-40Out016453355,707
2917-41Out83744112,273
2816-42Out4235221829
2715-43Out2154935313
2614-44Out12385086
2513-45Out3346332
12-24Out100574*
Total:36.6%00001282523181371006,884,140

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

First Round Opponent What If

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

If finish:WinChance will play in first round
TWW-LtitleGolden StateMemphisPortlandDallasLA ClippersHoustonSan AntonioOklahoma CityPhoenixSacramentoDenverLA LakersUtahMinnesota
7058-02.1%1401113273072310
5947-11No1350131313
5846-12No275518181855
5745-131.56422132426111
5644-141.6192192221195100
5543-151.53117181920192100
5442-161.24121618171615200
5341-171.35122216161512100
5240-181.171426151412101000
5139-191.09152515141291000
5038-200.9131822141311810000
4937-210.9192020141110600000
4836-220.8262118129850000000
4735-230.8332215107740000000
4634-240.738211286530000000
4533-250.639181064420000000
4432-260.53515743310000000
4331-270.42711532210000000
4230-280.2187321110000000
4129-290.1104211100000
4028-300.1521000000
3927-310.02100000
3826-320.01000000
3725-330.00000000
3624-34No0000000
3523-35No00
12-34No
Total:0.3%16.17.84.52.92.11.91.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Games Above .500  (Full Screen)
Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)

Lottery

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

Big Games

WednesdayNone
If winner is:HomeAway
Thursday100.0*Lottery seed
Houston vs New Orleans+0.2-0.4
Golden State vs Oklahoma City-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
7058-0100
5947-11381350
5846-1268527
5745-133473811513
5644-147851225431
5543-1546315360791
5442-16131773511402130
5341-1701752631703191
5240-1800131231704002040
5139-190014311138032111
5038-200011412603902340
4937-210001113136036110
4836-220000051250442410
4735-23000101404204030
4634-24000006032054700
4533-250002020061016100
4432-26000010058028400
4331-270004046039910
4230-280010310451930
4129-29000017143318100
4028-30000713340172000
3927-310021204029700
3826-3200193139182000
3725-33000316373210200
3624-3400062337248100
3523-3500192733227100
3422-36002122733195100
3321-37000313303216400
3220-3800417323014300
3119-3901520322712200
3018-40018233324910
2917-4102925342261
2816-42121231321840
2715-43414383113
2614-441121550175
2513-4539314413
2412-46255025
12-22100
Total:0000000010208025023171163210000000