American Football Conference Playoff Chances

Miami +12.1, Denver -30.5
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Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)

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Chance will make playoffsWin SBChance will finish regular season at seed
12/18GW-L-TPCTGD%Change%Change12345678910111213141516Avg.ChangeRPIStrengthMonday
New EnglandWDenver 16-312-2-0.857132In+0.131.3%+2.789111.1+0.076.734New England Patriots
OaklandWSan Diego 19-1611-3-0.78641In+1.56.4+1.911523342.9+1.292.570Oakland Raiders
Kansas CityLTennessee 17-1910-4-0.7144597.9%-0.84.8-3.62864915204.2-1.283.588Kansas City Chiefs
PittsburghWCincinnati 24-209-5-0.6436589.8+7.25.4+0.596623910103.7+0.305.621Pittsburgh Steelers
TennesseeWKansas City 19-178-6-0.5711754.4+10.41.1+0.2152191611646.1+0.9315.531Tennessee Titans
Miami9-5-0.643150.5+12.10.6+0.11437811171127.2-0.2117.502Miami Dolphins
HoustonWJacksonville 21-208-6-0.571-4445.4-7.50.3-0.03412712151556.7+0.029.409Houston Texans
BaltimoreWPhiladelphia 27-268-6-0.5714339.1+9.21.3+0.122116271311826.6+0.5716.586Baltimore Ravens
DenverLNew England 3-168-6-0.5714117.5-30.50.4-1.4172822161157.9-1.0610.584Denver Broncos
IndianapolisWMinnesota 34-67-7-0.500234.3-0.80.1+0.041510123234309.7+0.8319.540Indianapolis Colts
BuffaloWCleveland 33-137-7-0.500441.2-0.60.0-0.01515171641419.9-0.0122.578Buffalo Bills
CincinnatiLPittsburgh 20-245-8-1.393-5Out-0.2No-0.0055440112.3-0.7524.490Cincinnati Bengals
San DiegoLOakland 16-195-9-0.3570OutNo023854512.6-0.7320.500San Diego Chargers
NY Jets4-10-0.286-116OutNo0589514.0+0.0628.290New York Jets
JacksonvilleLHouston 20-212-12-0.143-99OutNo593115.0-0.0329.321Jacksonville Jaguars
ClevelandLBuffalo 13-330-14-0.000-188OutNo19916.0-0.0231.204Cleveland Browns

Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Week of 12/15
Kansas City 17 Tennessee 19
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland-0.2
+1.0
Kansas City-2.1
-1.8
Pittsburgh+0.4
Tennessee+20.6
+0.5
Miami+4.4
Houston-16.3
Denver-3.4
Indianapolis-2.8
Buffalo-0.4
Denver 3 New England 16
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
New EnglandIn
+0.6
Oakland+0.5
Kansas City+1.0
Pittsburgh+1.2
Tennessee+0.5
Miami+11.0
Houston+0.3
Baltimore+2.6
Denver-18.8
-0.8
Buffalo+1.4
NY Jets 13 Miami 34
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland-0.4
Kansas City-0.4
Pittsburgh-1.8
Tennessee-0.8
Miami+11.1
Houston-0.2
Baltimore-2.8
Denver-4.5
San DiegoOut
Houston 21 Jacksonville 20
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Tennessee-7.7
-0.2
Houston+10.8
Denver-0.4
Indianapolis-2.3
Buffalo-0.3
Baltimore 27 Philadelphia 26
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland-0.2
Kansas City-0.2
Pittsburgh-4.7
-0.3
Tennessee-0.5
Miami-0.3
Houston-0.2
Baltimore+10.5
+0.4
Denver-3.4
Buffalo-0.7
CincinnatiOut
No
Cincinnati 20 Pittsburgh 24
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland-0.3
Kansas City-0.2
-0.3
Pittsburgh+9.8
+0.8
Miami-0.3
Baltimore-6.9
-0.3
Denver-1.7
CincinnatiOut
No
Minnesota 6 Indianapolis 34
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Tennessee-5.5
Miami-0.2
Houston-2.0
Indianapolis+7.9
Buffalo-0.3
San Diego 16 Oakland 19
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
New England-0.2
OaklandIn
+1.1
Kansas City-0.2
-0.7
Pittsburgh-0.2
-0.2
Miami+0.3
Denver-1.2
Buffalo 33 Cleveland 13
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Tennessee-0.2
Miami-0.3
Buffalo+0.4
Week of 12/22
Buffalo vs MiamiIf winner is:HomeTieAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Kansas City98.898.896.3
4.94.94.6
Pittsburgh94.091.082.4
5.55.65.2
Tennessee55.153.053.0
Miami27.473.291.0
0.30.81.1
Houston46.643.443.4
Baltimore48.323.023.0
1.50.91.0
Denver23.314.07.4
0.50.30.2
Buffalo1.9OutOut
0.0NoNo
Pittsburgh vs BaltimoreHomeTieAway
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Kansas CityInIn94.7
4.65.15.1
PittsburghIn96.073.9
6.65.43.6
Tennessee55.255.253.0
Houston46.746.743.4
Baltimore17.721.772.3
0.40.62.7
Denver23.023.08.8
0.50.50.2
Buffalo2.02.0Out
0.00.0No
Jacksonville vs TennesseeHomeTieAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Tennessee26.467.468.6
0.51.41.4
Houston64.835.635.6
0.40.20.2
Denver18.517.217.0
Indianapolis11.10.70.8
0.20.00.0
Kansas City vs DenverHomeTieAway
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland5.67.47.4
Kansas CityInIn95.1
5.93.93.2
Pittsburgh87.085.993.5
5.15.25.8
Tennessee55.0*54.453.5
Miami56.656.642.2
Houston46.144.544.5
Baltimore44.431.931.8
1.41.11.1
Denver5.020.934.4
0.10.50.8
Houston vs CincinnatiHomeTieAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Tennessee46.461.861.7
1.01.31.3
Houston59.532.532.5
0.30.20.2
Denver16.318.518.5
Indianapolis0.57.77.7
0.00.20.2
Buffalo0.32.02.0
Oakland vs IndianapolisHomeTieAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win Super Bowl
Oakland7.67.24.6
Kansas City4.14.15.8
Pittsburgh4.94.96.2
Tennessee58.258.248.5
1.21.21.0
IndianapolisOutOut10.8
NoNo0.2

* A starred outcome could have no effect or just a really small effect. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

First Round Opponents

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

ByeNew EnglandOaklandKansas CityPittsburghTennesseeMiamiHoustonBaltimoreDenverIndianapolisBuffaloCincinnati
New EnglandYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Oakland63.1No1.40.917.00.013.90.41.12.1NoNo
Kansas City28.1No1.411.426.32.220.34.33.00.9NoNo
Pittsburgh8.8No0.911.43.324.33.423.512.20.81.2
TennesseeNoNo17.026.33.37.60.00.00.20.00.0
MiamiNoNo0.02.224.37.66.59.4No0.4No
HoustonNoNo13.920.33.40.06.50.80.50.00.0
BaltimoreNoNo0.44.323.50.09.40.80.5NoNo
DenverNoNo1.13.012.20.2No0.50.5NoNo
IndianapolisNo2.10.90.80.00.40.0NoNoNo
BuffaloNoNo1.20.00.0NoNoNo
CincinnatiNoNoNoNoNoNo