How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

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

Tuesday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
LA Clippers 112 Denver 100 -2.1
-0.1
Chicago 97 Houston 120 -0.7
LA Lakers 100 New York 94 -0.6
If winner is:HomeHome OTAway OTAway
Wednesday100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Denver vs LA Lakers+4.4+4.3-6.7-6.5
+0.2+0.2-0.4-0.4
Utah vs Golden State-0.3-0.8*+0.0+0.5
Portland vs Sacramento-0.3*-0.2+0.9+0.6
Minnesota vs Houston-0.2*-0.3*+0.3+0.2

* 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 Denver finish out the regular season.   Explain

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-Lplayoffs123456789101112131415Count
60-68In100122*
5944-9In75258
5843-10In683228
5742-11In522951493
5641-12In243813251367
5540-13In133419340859
5439-14In624234432,118
5338-15In2142452804,954
5237-16In07215417110,539
5136-17In031649302020,145
5035-18In011138437034,734
4934-19In072650161055,005
4833-20100.0%0314492850080,735
4732-2199.9026383913200109,720
4631-2299.412234225610135,925
4530-2397.30111343615300156,460
4429-2490.2004213828910164,490
4328-2575.30019283720400161,457
4227-2652.700031535331310145,687
4126-2729.3016233926500122,442
4025-2812.0001113339152094,143
3924-293.700320422960067,059
3823-300.80183440152044,291
3722-310.1032043285026,962
3621-320.00093441131014,910
3520-33Out0323452637,986
3419-34Out1113940903,627
3318-35Out0529481801,541
3217-36Out11849303639
3116-37Out0648423241
3015-38Out23159786
2914-39Out12721625
2813-40Out50502
2712-41Out1003
150-53Out100121
Total:68.4%0015131617161310521001,467,524

* 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

Tuesday100.0*Lottery seed
LA Clippers 112 Denver 100 +0.3
Chicago 97 Houston 120 +0.1
LA Lakers 100 New York 94 +0.1
If winner is:HomeHome OTAway OTAway
Wednesday100.0*Lottery seed
Denver vs LA Lakers-0.4-0.4+0.7+0.7
Portland vs Sacramento+0.0+0.0-0.1-0.0
Utah vs Golden State-0.0+0.0+0.1+0.0

What If

100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
60-68100
5944-97525
5843-1061732
5742-11456281514
5641-1216837113251
5540-137632219340
5439-14242132304403
5338-151111324051180
5237-160043210513171
5136-17001216044530020
5035-1800110131743070
4934-1900611885001610
4833-20003186472280500
4732-2101124354390130200
4631-220002185411250610
4530-23000065313360150300
4429-24000013155362280910
4328-25000014424436120400
4227-2600001296323331310
4126-27000241763826610
4025-280001552838184000
3924-290001313343214300
3823-300013183428133000
3722-31000620322712300
3621-32001720322611300
3520-33018233324920
3419-34019253224810
3318-350311293318510
3217-36031431311730
3116-3704193334101
3015-385142831157
2914-39124024204
2813-405050
2712-416733
150-53100
Total:00001031112152152141129532100000000