How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Tuesday100.0*Chance in playoffs
Chicago 97 Houston 120 -0.2
LA Lakers 100 New York 94 -0.2
LA Clippers 112 Denver 100 +0.1
If winner is:HomeHome OTAway OTAway
Wednesday100.0*Chance in playoffs
Utah vs Golden State-0.1*-0.0*-0.0+0.1

* 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 Dallas finish out the regular season.   Explain

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-Lplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
6654-0In100121
5341-13In1001
5240-14In1767176
5139-15In11583219
5038-16In44345851
4937-17In42850162170
4836-18In113503060431
4735-1999.7%06374014301,121
4634-2098.71214029812,531
4533-2193.80082937206105,702
4432-2281.202153232153011,393
4331-2359.3005203428112020,900
4230-2434.50182535246035,472
4129-2514.5002123036172056,044
4028-264.50041838327080,707
3927-270.9001829441710108,616
3826-280.100216463230134,506
3725-290.0007384680155,166
3624-30Out0225541710164,211
3523-31Out0114533030161,876
3422-32Out006444270146,994
3321-33Out023151150122,266
3220-34Out01195227294,875
3119-35Out0104640467,350
3018-36Out0434521043,963
2917-37Out0122571926,127
2816-38Out012563114,298
2715-39Out0549467,195
2614-40Out239593,291
2513-41Out129711,289
2412-42Out01683481
2311-43Out11386163
2210-44Out69449
219-45Out89212
12-20Out100127*
Total:3.9%000001249193022921,467,524

* Row combines multiple less frequent records.

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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

TuesdayNone
If winner is:HomeHome OTAway OTAway
Wednesday100.0*Lottery seed
San Antonio vs Toronto-0.0*-0.0*+0.1+0.0

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

What If

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
6654-0100
5341-13100
5240-14176717
5139-15555832
5038-164412458
4937-1721254491162
4836-181854823060
4735-190024344401430
4634-20011553812981
4533-210004426336020510
4432-220121053023201530
4331-2300023164331281120
4230-24001542233524700
4129-250001284293618200
4028-260002215353310100
3927-2700015223925710
3826-28000182836206100
3725-2900212303318410
3624-3000315313215300
3523-3101519342911200
3422-320017233525810
3321-33002112835205000
3220-3400031533331420
3119-35015213628810
3018-360019283820400
2917-37021535331320
2816-3800523392570
2715-3901103236183
2614-40031939317
2513-41110323918
2412-423194731
2311-43124345
2210-4463955
219-451783
208-463367
12-19100
Total:000000000102047101112131210852100