Wednesday Night Blog

Wednesday Playoff Bracket

Vegas predicted a bracket that went to chalk, and you know what, they were pretty much right.  Check out the bracket . . .

Wednesday Bracket

12 seed Ontario Strikers were the real movers in this tournament.  Making lots of waves, finishing first, and coming only a point away from beating the champion.

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3 seed Thunderballz finished third . . . congratulations on a great season!

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2 seed Money Shot made it to … Read More »

Round 2 Vegas Odds!

I spent some time researching gambling sites looking for a way to handicap the playoffs, and eventually I came upon what I wanted on vegasinsider.com. They give the mathematical formula that Vegas casino’s use to calculate odds for baseball games. And guess what? We keep all the statistics necessary to make these calculations for our bocce league!
So I am going to list every playoff match up and give a % chance of victory. That percentage is not my guess on who wins, but the odds Vegas casinos would give if the sports books allowed betting on Turbo Bocce, based on an actual mathematical formula they actually use. Lets see if there are any surprises!

The Rookies – 8 seed – 18-12 … Read More »

Wednesday Playoff Recap

As a former Turbo Bocce champion I can tell you that winning is an amazing thing. In fact, its so great that my bucket list has only two items on it. #1) Winning another Turbo Bocce championsihp #2) Dialing 867-5309 in every area code just to see what happens.

The path to the championship officially got underway on Wednesday, and here’s what happened.

Tiny But Mighty vs. We Came In Like a Bocce Ball

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We Came In Like a Bocce Ball had a 66% chance of winning going into the game according to Vegas, and they took a big lead in game one, going up 10-2 … Read More »

Vegas Playoff Odds!

We know the playoff match ups, we know the seeds, we know the BCS. What don’t we know yet? The odds Vegas would put on each team winning.

I’m about to fix that.

I spent some time researching gambling sites looking for a way to handicap the playoffs, and eventually I came upon what I wanted on vegasinsider.com. They give the mathematical formula that Vegas casino’s use to calculate odds for baseball games. And guess what? We keep all the statistics necessary to make these calculations for our bocce league!

So I am going to list every playoff match up and give a % chance of victory. That percentage is not my guess on who wins, but the odds Vegas casinos would give … Read More »