Playoff Pre-Game (Round 2)

The first thing you need to know is who you’re playing, and what your chances are.  Find that our by reading our Vegas Odds article.

Weather Forecast

I’m not going to lie, right now the weather doesn’t look great.  85% chance for precipitation over our bocce filed at 6pm with a chance for a thunderstorm.  But, its also not so dire that I’m ready to cancel the day right now.  Lets all meet at the field at 6pm and judge.  If its really bad we will cancel everything and reschedule for Saturday at 10 am.  If its not too bad we will play, and you and the team you are playing will have an opportunity to agree to reschedule … Read More »

Vegas Odds!

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

Well I found the mathematical formulas that a Vegas Sportsbook 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 real Vegas Sportsbook would handicap each one of our games! And I’ve done exactly that for round one of the playoffs!

You can check the brackets HERE if you need a refresher.

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 … Read More »

Round 2 Vegas Odds/Round 1 Highlights

Here are the updated brackets, complete with Vegas Odds and some highlights of the teams who won to advance into the second round of the playoffs!

As always the Vegas Odds come from a formula that an actual Vegas Sportsbook uses to predict baseball games which we have all the statistical inputs necessary to compute.

 

Los Moppines Bracket

1 seed Los Moppines vs 32 seed Some Innuendo … And Vegas Says … Some Innuendo has a 17% chance of upset.

17 seed Double A’s vs 16 seed Gone Fishing … And Vegas Says … Gone Fishing has a 52% chance of victory. As you might expect Vegas … Read More »

Are you in the Bracket Of Death?

The following teams have byes in this year’s tournament: The Newlyweds, Double A’s, Gone Fishing, Dead Rabbits, Kiss My Ace, G& T’s, Twinning, Black Jesus, Theos, Blue Balls, Balls Deep, Teen Mom III, Big LeBocce, Amerika’z Most Wanted.

And as always our four brackets are named after the top 4 teams in the league. This year we have:

The Droppin Balls Bracket

The Dog Brothers Bracket

The Breakfast of Champions Bracket

The Los Moppines Bracket

Which bracket is the toughest? Or perhaps a better way to ask the question … which is the Bracket of Death?

Lets break it down!

You can take a close look at the brackets HERE.

What … Read More »