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roomtemp, June 6, 2012
Posted June 6, 2012
I like those odds
I always wanted to be part of the 1%.
3 out of 167...1.8%I like those odds
3 out of 167...1.8%
What I like about them is that, if you move the decimal point over one spot, our odds jump up to 18%.
And if you tack another zero on the end and move the decimal point over another spot, our odds of winning jump up to a whopping 180%.
Dude...we have a 180% chance of winning this series now!
What I like about them is that, if you move the decimal point over one spot, our odds jump up to 18%.And if you tack another zero on the end and move the decimal point over another spot, our odds of winning jump up to a whopping 180%.Dude...we have a 180% chance of winning this series now!
Holy sh!t, the math checks out!
Do ya now, LOL!
As fans...I think we need to think like the players. Forget trying to think about being down 3-0 and winning 4 straight, or the history of it all. Just forget the Devils are down 3-0 and be concerned with the Devils trying to win tonight. That's it.
I mean, what else are you gonna do? Not watch, I guess. But that's not an option. The people on this board are watching the game ... and the post-game funeral on MSG 2, if that happens to be tonight.
Exactly. 4 best out of 1's. It's like NCAA single elimination. Let's go get this one and worry about tomorrow, tomorrow.
Higher than expected. Let's go boys!
1.8% x a googleplex + A / B to the 16 - 2 x 456 to the cosmos = 758, so really when you think about it, the Devils are looking good. LOL
Some aren't watching though.
Posted June 7, 2012
Well we did win the draft lottery
Lol This ^^^^
1.8% is half of the 3.6% of the chances the Devils would win the lottery last year to get Lars.
Posted June 7, 2012
We've been upgraded to 8.6% now. But teams down 3-1 have had a rough patch, they're 1 out of their last 16 finishing the job. (Tampa 2011 first round against Pittsburgh) Actually, more teams have tied up 3-0 series than have won from 3-1. During that time period, obviously.
So basically what you're saying is we are overdue for a team trailing 3-1 to come back and win!
That's exactly what I read.
I feel like this is me.
confession: my own MOTHER says I look like Jim Carrey. "You just sometimes make his faces"
Does anyone know how many teams have been down 3-0 in the Finals?
26 total. 20 of those have won game 4. Only one has ever come back from 3-0 to win.
With this in mind, history was on our side in game 4, but its VERY against us overall. But the tide has changed a bit recently, the Blackhawks and Red Wings both forced game 7s after being down 3-0 in a series last year + the Flyers coming back to make the Conference Finals the year before, the Flyers were also down 3-0 in game 7!
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