Playoff Round 1 Recap

#8 Like a Botch vs. #9 Ball Busters

Vegas predicted a close game as you’d expect between an 8 and 9 seed, giving Like a Botch a 60% chance of victory. All and all I’d say Vegas got this one right as Like a Botch won the series in two games, but both were hard fought wins, with the first game going into overtime. Despite Matt Carr having a great game and scoring 6 points in each game for Ball Busters, Like a Botch was too strong winning the series 12-10 and 11-9.

#5 Gone Fishing vs. #12 Betty & Bo

Vegas liked Gone Fishing in this one, giving them an 83% chance of victory. The game was long and harder fought than … Read More »

Vegas Odds

 

I bet you’re wondering what your odds of victory in the playoffs are!

I found the mathematical formulas that a Vegas Sports Book uses to predict baseball games and guess what? We keep all the necessary inputs to use their formulas! This means we can find out find out how a Vegas sportsbook would handicap each one of our games! And I’ve done exactly that!

After doing this for a few years I’ve found that Vegas is right more than they are wrong, but they are wrong plenty. The really interesting part is that they rarely give the underdog a higher chance of winning, but when … Read More »

Tuesday Playoff Brackets

All games start at 6pm Tuesday!

 

Vegas Odds

 

I bet you’re wondering what your odds of victory in the playoffs are!

I found the mathematical formulas that a Vegas Sports Book uses to predict baseball games and guess what?  We keep all the necessary inputs to use their formulas!  This means we can find out find out how a Vegas sportsbook would handicap each one of our games!  And I’ve done exactly that!

After doing this for a few years I’ve found that Vegas is right more than they are wrong, but they are wrong plenty.  The really interesting part is that they rarely give the underdog a higher chance of winning, but when … Read More »