Dallas Playoff Chances

Beat Raiders 20-17, playoff odds up 4.7 to 9.3%
8-6-0   .571

How are these numbers calculated?

Big Games

How we did last week and who we should root for this week.   Explain

Week of 12/14100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Raiders 17 Cowboys 20 +4.0
+0.4
Lions 20 Bears 10 -0.8
-0.1
Seahawks 7 LA Rams 42 +0.6
+0.1
Panthers 31 Packers 24 -0.5
+0.1
Redskins 20 Cardinals 15 +0.0
If winner is:HomeTieAway
Buccaneers vs Falcons+3.9+3.6-3.0
+0.1+0.1-0.1
If winner is:HomeTieAway
Week of 12/23100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Cowboys vs Seahawks+7.3-0.5-9.1
+0.9-0.0-1.1
Bengals vs Lions+4.1+3.9-2.9
+0.1+0.1-0.1
Panthers vs Buccaneers-1.5-1.5+3.2
-0.0-0.0+0.1
Saints vs Falcons+1.3+1.0-2.3
+0.0+0.0-0.1
Packers vs Vikings-0.8+0.6+0.5
-0.3+0.2+0.2
Eagles vs Raiders-0.0*-0.0+0.1
Cardinals vs NY Giants-0.1*+0.0+0.1
Redskins vs Broncos+0.1*-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 Cowboys finish out the regular season.   Explain

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If finish:Chance inChance will finish regular season at seed
TWW-L-TplayoffsDivision12345678910111213141516Count
102-0-049.9%No644401010,458,838
9.51-0-131.5No3149191384,470
91-1-01.7No2205919032,619,454
0-0-20.3No07355353,224
8.50-1-10.0No0119728514,320
80-2-0OutNo4051919,475,214
Total:9.3%No1817322316363,455,520
Games Above .500
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Lottery

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

Big Games

Week of 12/14100.0*Lottery seed
Raiders 17 Cowboys 20 -1.4
49ers 25 Titans 23 -0.2
Seahawks 7 LA Rams 42 -0.1
Lions 20 Bears 10 +0.1
Colts 13 Broncos 25 -0.1
Panthers 31 Packers 24 -0.1
Chiefs 30 LA Chargers 13 -0.1
Redskins 20 Cardinals 15 -0.0
Browns 10 Ravens 27 +0.0
Saints 31 NY Jets 19 -0.0
Bills 24 Dolphins 16 -0.0
If winner is:HomeTieAway
Buccaneers vs Falcons-0.1-0.1+0.1
If winner is:HomeTieAway
Week of 12/23100.0*Lottery seed
Cowboys vs Seahawks-1.3+0.0+1.7
Bengals vs Lions-0.3-0.0+0.2
Packers vs Vikings+0.2-0.2-0.1
Titans vs LA Rams+0.2+0.1-0.1
Chiefs vs Dolphins-0.1-0.0+0.2
Eagles vs Raiders-0.0+0.0+0.2
Cardinals vs NY Giants+0.0-0.0-0.1
Redskins vs Broncos+0.0-0.1-0.0
Panthers vs Buccaneers+0.0+0.0-0.1
Ravens vs Colts+0.0-0.0-0.1
Saints vs Falcons-0.0-0.1+0.0
NY Jets vs LA Chargers-0.0+0.1+0.0
Patriots vs Bills-0.0+0.0+0.1
49ers vs Jaguars-0.1-0.0+0.0

What If

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If finish:Chance will finish season at seed
TWW-L-T1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132
102-0-03340440110
9.51-0-1274491910
91-1-01132491610
0-0-20012454030
8.50-1-102154330101
80-2-08303720500
Total:017123271110116100