Playoff Pre-Game!

Its Playoff Time!  I’m excited, are you excited!  To start make sure you know who you are playing, and what Vegas thinks your odds of winning are …

Brackets

Vegas Odds

 

Weather Forecast 

There’s going to be scattered rain during the day, but there’s a 70% chance that its dry for bocce.  Even if it does rain we have to play!  So bring an umbrella just in case. I’m pretty sure the bocce gods have this one covered and we’ll have a nice night for our opening round of the playoffs.

 

Bocce Forecast

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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!

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 … Read More »

Bracket Reveal Party!

Details:

What: We reveal the Turbo Bocce Playoff Brackets and drink!!!
Where: 304 Hamilton Road, North Syracuse, 13212 – extra parking at 5959 Smith Rd, North Syracuse, NY 13212
When – August 3rd at 7pm
How Much:  FREE

Are you up for an award?  What will your path through the playoffs look like?  Who will be in the bracket of death?  All these questions and more will be answered!

The basic idea of a bracket reveal party is this: I need all the beer in my house gone before the annual Pumpkin Beer Fest I throw.  I have tons of beer at my house.  You’re invited to come drink all my beer, … Read More »

Week 10 Recap

This is our last recap of the year (this week’s results will be made available at our Bracket Release Party) so lets make it count!!!

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Team Achievements

Coming into the week there were (by my extremely rough estimates) eleven teams with a chance to win the regular season title. As a quick reminder, we use the BCS, or bocce championship survey, to determine our regular season champion (and playoff standings). The BCS takes wins and also strength of schedule into consideration. Here’s our formula: your winning percentage doubled plus your opponents winning percentage. Four of the eleven regular season champion hopeful teams played each other this week ensuring that two … Read More »