Points
Chance Will Make Playoffs

Explain

100100100100
Chance will make playoffsChance will finish regular season at seed
6/26PGW-D-LGD%Change1234Avg.ChangeRPI
GermanyWUnited States 1-072-1-05In+25.21001.0+0.651Germany
United StatesLGermany 0-141-1-10In+29.81002.0-0.1015United States
PortugalWGhana 2-141-1-1-3Out-25.21003.0+0.3515Portugal
GhanaLPortugal 1-210-1-2-2Out-29.71004.0-0.9031Ghana

Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Week of 6/12
Germany 4 Portugal 0
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Germany+25.6
+0.7
United States-0.3
Portugal-25.1
-0.6
Ghana-0.2
Ghana 1 United States 2
Mon100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Germany-0.5
-0.0
United States+25.5
+0.7
Portugal*-0.1
Ghana-24.9
-0.6
Week of 6/19
Germany 2 Ghana 2
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Germany+1.7
+0.1
United States+0.3
+0.1
Portugal+1.2
Ghana-3.1
-0.2
United States 2 Portugal 2
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Germany-0.5
+0.1
United States*-0.1
+0.0
Portugal-2.4
-0.2
Ghana+3.0
+0.1
Week of 6/26
United States 0 Germany 1
Thu100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
GermanyIn
+0.6
United States-45.1
-0.8
Portugal+10.2
+0.1
Ghana+9.7
+0.1
Portugal 2 Ghana 1
Thu100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Average seed
Germany-2.9
-0.0
United States-5.7
-0.1
Portugal+38.3
+1.0
GhanaOut
-0.9

* A starred outcome could have no effect or just a really small effect. The simulation did not run long enough to know.