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# Tampa Bay Buccaneers Playoff Chances

Plays New Orleans, average seed unchanged at 3.7
11-3-0   .786

How are these numbers calculated?

## Big Games

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

 If winner is:HomeTieAway Tuesday, 5/1 100.0* Win Super Bowl 100.0* Average seed Arizona vs Jacksonville -0.1*+0.4+0.5 -0.1+0.5+0.5 Minnesota vs Chicago -0.1*-0.2+0.2 Carolina vs NY Jets -0.1*+0.8+0.1 Houston vs Cleveland +0.1*+0.2-0.1 Tampa Bay vs New Orleans +0.0-0.0-0.2 If winner is:HomeTieAway Thursday, 5/3 100.0* Win Super Bowl 100.0* Average seed Minnesota vs Washington -0.1*+0.3+1.1 -0.0-0.0+0.3 San Francisco vs Arizona +0.4*+1.1-0.1 +0.4+0.4-0.2 Carolina vs Tampa Bay -0.4*+0.4+0.2 -0.2+0.1+0.1 Cleveland vs Denver -0.1*-0.1+0.3

* 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 Tampa Bay finish out the regular season.   Explain

 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 If finish: Chance in Chance will finish regular season at seed TW W - L - T playoffs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Count 13 2 - 0 - 0 In 1 35 63 5,310,988 12 .5 1 - 0 - 1 In 35 65 5,305 12 1 - 1 - 0 In 4 96 2,676,583 11 .5 0 - 1 - 1 In 4 96 1,230 11 0 - 2 - 0 In 100 176,406 Total: In 1 24 75 8,170,512

## First Round Opponent What If

First round opponent based on how well the Tampa Bay finish out the regular season.   Explain

 If finish: Chance will play in first round TW W - L - T Win SB Bye Chicago Carolina NY Giants Seattle Atlanta 13 2 - 0 - 0 10.8 % 1 48 28 15 7 1 12 .5 1 - 0 - 1 10.8 44 33 16 7 0 12 1 - 1 - 0 10.3 17 78 5 1 0 11 .5 0 - 1 - 1 11.5 16 78 5 1 11 0 - 2 - 0 10.3 8 89 3 Total: 10.6 % 0.7 36.9 45.2 11.7 4.7 0.8
Games Above .500  (Full Screen)
Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)