Vegas Odds: Playoff Scenarios (NFL)

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Vegas Odds: Playoff Scenarios (NFL)

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 30, 2010) – Projections for all key playoffs scenarios based upon Week 17 game odds. Las Vegas odds are an unmatched predictor of game outcomes, thus playoff projections derived from them are the most accurate possible!

(calculated by RJ Bell of Pregame.com)


Steelers win division? 74% odds

Scenario: Steelers win (68%) OR Ravens lose (19%)

Colts win division? 91% odds
Scenario: Colts win (82%) OR Jags lose (50%)

GB makes playoffs? 84% odds
Scenario: Packers win (79%) OR both Giants and Bucs lose (26%)

Giants make playoffs? 14% odds
Scenario: Giants win (66%) AND Packers lose (21%)


Bucs make playoffs? 2% odds
Scenario: Bucs win (24%) AND both Giants and Packers lose (7%)

Falcons win division? 93% odds
Scenario: Falcons win (91%) OR Saints lose (24%)


NFL West winner?
Winner of game advances: Rams 58%, Seattle 42%

NFC #1 Seed?
Falcons number one: 92.5%
Scenario: Falcons win (91%) OR both Saints and Bears lose (19%)
Saints number one: 7%
Scenario: Saints win (76%) AND Falcons lose (9%)

Bears number one: 1/2%
Scenario: Bears win (21%) AND both Falcons and Saints lose (2%)

Note:

The very rare chance of games ending in a tie has been discounted for these calculations.

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