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HISTORICAL VICTORY PROBABILITIES AND TEAM PERFORMANCE RECORDS FOR BEST-OF-7 FORMAT MLB, NBA, AND NHL PLAYOFF SERIES

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BEST-OF-7 SERIES RESULTS
The master list: Winner and loser of each and every best-of-7 MLB, NBA, and NHL playoff series from 1905 (the year of the first best-of-7 series).

BEST-OF-7 HISTORICAL VICTORY PROBABILITIES
SERIES STATUS IN GAMES
leading, 1-game-nil
leading, 2-games-nil
leading, 3-games-nil
leading, 2-games-1
leading, 3-games-1
leading, 3-games-2

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Surmounting the 3-games-nil deficit.

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The ultimate ignominy: Sweeps during which the swept team never, ever leads.

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE SERIES OUTCOMES
ALL ROUNDS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
FINALS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
SEMIFINALS
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
QUARTERFINALS (NBA, NHL)
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road
PRELIMINARIES (NBA, NHL)
Irrespective of Game 1 site
Game 1 played at home
Game 1 played on road

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE GAME OUTCOMES
ALL ROUNDS
All | Home Games | Road Games
FINALS
All | Home Games | Road Games
SEMIFINALS
All | Home Games | Road Games
QUARTERFINALS (NBA, NHL)
All | Home Games | Road Games
PRELIMINARIES (NBA, NHL)
All | Home Games | Road Games

BEST-OF-7 FRANCHISE SCORING OUTCOMES
MLB: all runs for/against
NBA: all points for/against
NHL: all goals for/against

BEST-OF-7 SCORING RECORDS
BEST-OF-7 MLB, NBA, NHL Series and Game Scoring Records

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Articles on best-of-7 series phenomena.

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PROBABILITY FORMULAE
Mathematical formulae for best-of-7 probability computations.

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WhoWins(tm) -- MLB, NBA, NHL Playoffs -- Best-of-7 Team Win-Loss Records (Games: All Sites; All Rounds)

This table tells you franchise best-of-7 game win-loss records in all best-of-7 playoff rounds.

Game win-loss records for MLB, NBA, and NHL best-of-7 playoff series.
Series round = All
Location = Home and Road, inclusive
Sorted by winning fraction, then by game appearances
A = game appearances
W = game wins
L = game losses
Frc. = winning fraction (= %/100)
Bold numbers denote largest values for the table column
Table updated through Fall 2018

games (all rounds) A W L Frc.
Anaheim Angels 12 8 4 0.667
Baltimore Bullets (I) 6 4 2 0.667
Vegas Golden Knights 20 13 7 0.650
Florida Marlins 26 16 10 0.615
Chicago White Sox 33 20 13 0.606
Boston Braves 10 6 4 0.600
Cleveland Cavaliers 182 109 73 0.599
Golden State Warriors 181 108 73 0.597
New York Yankees 280 167 113 0.596
Kansas City Royals 42 25 17 0.595
San Francisco Giants 69 41 28 0.594
Edmonton Oilers 241 142 99 0.589
Montreal Canadiens 646 379 267 0.587
Miami Heat 192 112 80 0.583
Los Angeles Lakers 543 315 228 0.580
Rochester Royals 7 4 3 0.571
Boston Celtics 550 314 236 0.571
San Antonio Spurs 334 189 145 0.566
Oakland Athletics 55 31 24 0.564
Minneapolis Lakers 48 27 21 0.563
Colorado Avalanche 182 102 80 0.560
Philadelphia Athletics 43 24 19 0.558
Minnesota Twins 36 20 16 0.556
Anaheim Ducks 110 61 49 0.555
Pittsburgh Penguins 351 194 157 0.553
Boston Red Sox 129 71 58 0.550
Tampa Bay Lightning 133 73 60 0.549
Detroit Pistons 236 128 108 0.542
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 52 28 24 0.538
New Jersey Devils 257 137 120 0.533
New Jersey Nets 79 42 37 0.532
New York Islanders 228 120 108 0.526
Carolina Hurricanes 78 41 37 0.526
Detroit Red Wings 558 291 267 0.522
Oklahoma City Thunder 102 53 49 0.520
Chicago Bulls 287 149 138 0.519
Dallas Stars 160 83 77 0.519
New York Mets 64 33 31 0.516
Philadelphia Flyers 402 205 197 0.510
Indiana Pacers 180 91 89 0.506
Boston Bruins 548 275 273 0.502
Texas Rangers 24 12 12 0.500
Arizona Diamondbacks 16 8 8 0.500
Milwaukee Braves 14 7 7 0.500
Colorado Rockies 8 4 4 0.500
San Jose Sharks 221 109 112 0.493
Houston Rockets 222 109 113 0.491
Philadelphia Warriors 41 20 21 0.488
Chicago Blackhawks 462 225 237 0.487
St. Louis Cardinals 192 93 99 0.484
Cleveland Indians 60 29 31 0.483
Philadelphia 76ers 263 127 136 0.483
Washington Bullets 73 35 38 0.479
Orlando Magic 96 46 50 0.479
Ottawa Senators 151 72 79 0.477
Phoenix Suns 202 96 106 0.475
Philadelphia Phillies 59 28 31 0.475
Pittsburgh Pirates 59 28 31 0.475
Washington Capitals 260 123 137 0.473
New York Giants 72 34 38 0.472
Cincinnati Reds 53 25 28 0.472
Seattle Supersonics 138 65 73 0.471
Buffalo Sabres 223 105 118 0.471
Sacramento Kings 51 24 27 0.471
Toronto Maple Leafs 438 205 233 0.468
Nashville Predators 105 49 56 0.467
New York Rangers 418 194 224 0.464
Vancouver Canucks 203 94 109 0.463
Toronto Blue Jays 52 24 28 0.462
New York Knickerbockers 253 116 137 0.458
Baltimore Orioles 48 22 26 0.458
Atlanta Braves 83 38 45 0.458
St. Louis Hawks 83 38 45 0.458
Chicago Stags 11 5 6 0.455
Calgary Flames 185 84 101 0.454
Los Angeles Dodgers 108 49 59 0.454
Minnesota North Stars 137 62 75 0.453
St. Louis Blues 332 150 182 0.452
Dallas Mavericks 164 74 90 0.451
Portland Trailblazers 160 72 88 0.450
Detroit Tigers 89 40 49 0.449
Los Angeles Clippers 69 31 38 0.449
Minnesota Timberwolves 29 13 16 0.448
Milwaukee Bucks 190 85 105 0.447
Los Angeles Kings 227 101 126 0.445
Utah Jazz 177 78 99 0.441
Washington Wizards 66 29 37 0.439
Houston Astros 42 18 24 0.429
Winnipeg Jets (II) 21 9 12 0.429
California Angels 7 3 4 0.429
Capital Bullets 7 3 4 0.429
Charlotte Hornets (II) 7 3 4 0.429
St. Louis Bombers 7 3 4 0.429
Washington Senators 19 8 11 0.421
Quebec Nordiques 55 23 32 0.418
New Orleans Hornets 36 15 21 0.417
Tampa Bay Rays 12 5 7 0.417
Florida Panthers 44 18 26 0.409
Syracuse Nationals 32 13 19 0.406
San Francisco Warriors 45 18 27 0.400
Brooklyn Nets 25 10 15 0.400
Milwaukee Brewers 20 8 12 0.400
Toronto Raptors 69 27 42 0.391
Memphis Grizzlies 75 29 46 0.387
Phoenix Coyotes 57 22 35 0.386
New Orleans Pelicans 13 5 8 0.385
Chicago Cubs 86 32 54 0.372
Buffalo Braves 19 7 12 0.368
Denver Nuggets 117 43 74 0.368
Brooklyn Dodgers 49 18 31 0.367
Atlanta Hawks 178 65 113 0.365
Minnesota Wild 73 26 47 0.356
Kansas City Kings 17 6 11 0.353
Hartford Whalers 43 15 28 0.349
Baltimore Bullets (II) 46 16 30 0.348
Winnipeg Jets (I) 45 15 30 0.333
San Diego Padres 15 5 10 0.333
Cincinnati Royals 12 4 8 0.333
Fort Wayne Pistons 12 4 8 0.333
Washington Capitols 12 4 8 0.333
Kansas City/Omaha Kings 6 2 4 0.333
San Diego Rockets 6 2 4 0.333
St. Louis Browns 6 2 4 0.333
Seattle Mariners 17 5 12 0.294
Charlotte Hornets (I) 22 6 16 0.273
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 11 3 8 0.273
Oakland Seals 11 3 8 0.273
Columbus Blue Jackets 21 5 16 0.238
Atlanta Flames 4 0 4 0.000
Atlanta Thrashers 4 0 4 0.000
Charlotte Bobcats 8 0 8 0.000
Grand Total 15712 7856 7856