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East Playoff Chances

Season starts March 2nd
Points  (Full Screen)
Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)

Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin CupSupporters ShieldChance will finish regular season at seedWooden Spoon
PGW-D-LGD%Change%Change%Change123456789101112Avg.Change%ChangeRPIStrength3/2
New England00-0-0058.3%4.2%4.2%8888888888886.54.2%1.500at FC DallasNew England Revolution
Philadelphia00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500Toronto FCPhiladelphia Union
Atlanta00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500Atlanta United
Chicago00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at LA GalaxyChicago Fire
Cincinnati00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at SeattleFC Cincinnati
Orlando00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500NYCFCOrlando City SC
Toronto FC00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at PhiladelphiaToronto FC
NY Red Bulls00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at ColumbusNew York Red Bulls
NYCFC00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at OrlandoNew York City FC
Montreal00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500at San JoseMontreal Impact
Columbus00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500NY Red BullsColumbus Crew
DC United00-0-0058.34.24.28888888888886.54.21.500DC United

Monte Carlo simulation: Does not prove mathematical Clinching or Elimination
Tie Breakers:
1. Wins
2. Goal Differential
3. Goals Scored.
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Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Week of 3/2
Columbus vs NY Red BullsIf winner is:HomeDrawAway
1:30 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Columbus64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Philadelphia vs Toronto FCHomeDrawAway
10:00 AM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Philadelphia64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Atlanta58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Orlando vs NYCFCHomeDrawAway
11:30 AM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Atlanta58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
NYCFC53.458.869.2
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
DC United vs AtlantaHomeDrawAway
3:00 PM Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Columbus58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
DC United64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Seattle vs CincinnatiHomeDrawAway
7:00 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Philadelphia58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Columbus58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
FC Dallas vs New EnglandHomeDrawAway
1:30 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Philadelphia58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Columbus58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
LA Galaxy vs ChicagoHomeDrawAway
5:00 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Philadelphia58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Cincinnati58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Columbus58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
San Jose vs MontrealHomeDrawAway
7:00 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Philadelphia58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Columbus58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Week of 3/9
New England vs ColumbusIf winner is:HomeDrawAway
11:00 AM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Atlanta58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
Columbus53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Atlanta vs CincinnatiHomeDrawAway
2:00 PM Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
Atlanta64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Cincinnati53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
NY Red Bulls58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago vs OrlandoHomeDrawAway
10:00 AM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Chicago64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
Orlando53.458.869.3
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
NY Red Bulls58.258.758.2
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC vs DC UnitedHomeDrawAway
12:00 PM Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
NYCFC64.753.948.4
4.93.63.1
5.53.12.3
2.75.06.5
DC United53.458.869.2
3.64.25.5
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Sporting KC vs PhiladelphiaHomeDrawAway
12:00 PM Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Philadelphia54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Atlanta58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Columbus58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Houston vs MontrealHomeDrawAway
2:00 PM Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
New England58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Philadelphia58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Atlanta58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Chicago58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Cincinnati58.758.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Orlando58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
Toronto FC58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NY Red Bulls58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
NYCFC58.7*58.357.4
4.24.24.1
4.24.24.1
Montreal54.058.468.5
3.74.15.4
3.14.06.9
5.23.92.1
Columbus58.758.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1
DC United58.7*58.357.4
4.2*4.24.1
4.24.24.1

* 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 EnglandPhiladelphiaAtlantaChicagoCincinnatiOrlandoToronto FCNY Red BullsNYCFCMontrealColumbusDC United
New England25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Philadelphia25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Atlanta25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Chicago25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Cincinnati25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Orlando25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Toronto FC25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
NY Red Bulls25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
NYCFC25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Montreal25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Columbus25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
DC United25.01.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5