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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

WhoWins™ BEST-OF-7 GREATEST COMEBACK EVER
Surmounting the 3-games-nil deficit.

WhoWins™ BEST-OF-7 ANNIHILATIONS
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

RESOURCES
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BEST-OF-7 FEATURES
Articles on best-of-7 series phenomena.

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Frequently-asked questions.

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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: Home; All Rounds)

This table tells you how MLB, NBA, and NHL teams have performed at home in best-of-7 playoff action (all rounds).

Game win-loss records for MLB, NBA, and NHL best-of-7 playoff series.
Series round = All
Location = Home
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 2021

games (all rounds) A W L Frc.
Baltimore Bullets (I) 3 3 0 1.000
Anaheim Angels 7 6 1 0.857
Minnesota Twins 18 15 3 0.833
Fort Wayne Pistons 5 4 1 0.800
Philadelphia Warriors 20 15 5 0.750
Rochester Royals 4 3 1 0.750
Syracuse Nationals 15 11 4 0.733
Miami Heat 112 81 31 0.723
Cleveland Cavaliers 90 65 25 0.722
Los Angeles Lakers 295 213 82 0.722
Boston Celtics 304 218 86 0.717
Golden State Warriors 102 73 29 0.716
San Francisco Giants 35 25 10 0.714
Kansas City Royals 21 15 6 0.714
San Antonio Spurs 171 117 54 0.684
Oklahoma City Thunder 57 39 18 0.684
Chicago Bulls 143 96 47 0.671
Utah Jazz 96 64 32 0.667
Minneapolis Lakers 24 16 8 0.667
New Orleans Hornets 18 12 6 0.667
Minnesota Timberwolves 15 10 5 0.667
Texas Rangers 12 8 4 0.667
Buffalo Braves 9 6 3 0.667
California Angels 3 2 1 0.667
Capital Bullets 3 2 1 0.667
Charlotte Hornets (II) 3 2 1 0.667
Kansas City/Omaha Kings 3 2 1 0.667
San Diego Rockets 3 2 1 0.667
Montreal Canadiens 344 226 118 0.657
Detroit Pistons 122 80 42 0.656
Sacramento Kings 26 17 9 0.654
St. Louis Hawks 40 26 14 0.650
Edmonton Oilers 124 80 44 0.645
Portland Trailblazers 92 59 33 0.641
New York Knickerbockers 128 82 46 0.641
Indiana Pacers 91 58 33 0.637
Vegas Golden Knights 33 21 12 0.636
Seattle Supersonics 71 45 26 0.634
Houston Rockets 123 77 46 0.626
New York Yankees 139 87 52 0.626
New York Islanders 128 80 48 0.625
Arizona Diamondbacks 8 5 3 0.625
Washington Bullets 37 23 14 0.622
Phoenix Suns 112 69 43 0.616
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 26 16 10 0.615
Philadelphia 76ers 145 89 56 0.614
Chicago Blackhawks 233 143 90 0.614
Colorado Avalanche 112 68 44 0.607
Oakland Athletics 28 17 11 0.607
Los Angeles Dodgers 63 38 25 0.603
Philadelphia Athletics 20 12 8 0.600
Washington Senators 10 6 4 0.600
Boston Braves 5 3 2 0.600
Chicago Stags 5 3 2 0.600
Milwaukee Bucks 118 70 48 0.593
Anaheim Ducks 59 35 24 0.593
New Jersey Nets 39 23 16 0.590
Detroit Red Wings 282 166 116 0.589
New York Mets 34 20 14 0.588
New Jersey Devils 127 74 53 0.583
Philadelphia Flyers 213 124 89 0.582
Boston Red Sox 67 39 28 0.582
Orlando Magic 52 30 22 0.577
Boston Bruins 306 176 130 0.575
Toronto Raptors 54 31 23 0.574
Pittsburgh Penguins 185 106 79 0.573
Dallas Mavericks 84 48 36 0.571
Minnesota North Stars 63 36 27 0.571
Milwaukee Braves 7 4 3 0.571
New York Rangers 198 112 86 0.566
Brooklyn Nets 23 13 10 0.565
Denver Nuggets 78 44 34 0.564
San Jose Sharks 119 67 52 0.563
St. Louis Cardinals 96 54 42 0.563
Nashville Predators 59 33 26 0.559
Carolina Hurricanes 54 30 24 0.556
Tampa Bay Lightning 94 52 42 0.553
St. Louis Blues 183 101 82 0.552
Buffalo Sabres 109 60 49 0.550
Hartford Whalers 20 11 9 0.550
Philadelphia Phillies 31 17 14 0.548
Dallas Stars 99 54 45 0.545
Baltimore Bullets (II) 22 12 10 0.545
San Francisco Warriors 22 12 10 0.545
Atlanta Hawks 94 51 43 0.543
Florida Marlins 13 7 6 0.538
Tampa Bay Rays 13 7 6 0.538
Toronto Maple Leafs 223 120 103 0.538
Atlanta Braves 51 27 24 0.529
Washington Wizards 34 18 16 0.529
Los Angeles Kings 108 56 52 0.519
Cleveland Indians 29 15 14 0.517
Pittsburgh Pirates 29 15 14 0.517
Ottawa Senators 72 37 35 0.514
Houston Astros 37 19 18 0.514
New York Giants 37 19 18 0.514
Los Angeles Clippers 55 28 27 0.509
Calgary Flames 99 50 49 0.505
Quebec Nordiques 26 13 13 0.500
Chicago White Sox 16 8 8 0.500
Milwaukee Brewers 10 5 5 0.500
Kansas City Kings 8 4 4 0.500
New Orleans Pelicans 6 3 3 0.500
Washington Capitols 6 3 3 0.500
Colorado Rockies 4 2 2 0.500
St. Louis Bombers 4 2 2 0.500
Arizona Coyotes 2 1 1 0.500
Memphis Grizzlies 39 19 20 0.487
Brooklyn Dodgers 25 12 13 0.480
Washington Capitals 142 68 74 0.479
Detroit Tigers 45 21 24 0.467
Toronto Blue Jays 28 13 15 0.464
Florida Panthers 26 12 14 0.462
Vancouver Canucks 110 50 60 0.455
Cincinnati Reds 27 12 15 0.444
Charlotte Hornets (I) 9 4 5 0.444
Baltimore Orioles 25 11 14 0.440
Winnipeg Jets (I) 21 9 12 0.429
Minnesota Wild 37 15 22 0.405
Cincinnati Royals 5 2 3 0.400
Washington Nationals 5 2 3 0.400
Winnipeg Jets (II) 18 7 11 0.389
Phoenix Coyotes 29 10 19 0.345
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6 2 4 0.333
Oakland Seals 6 2 4 0.333
St. Louis Browns 3 1 2 0.333
Chicago Cubs 43 13 30 0.302
Columbus Blue Jackets 17 5 12 0.294
San Diego Padres 7 2 5 0.286
Seattle Mariners 8 2 6 0.250
Atlanta Flames 2 0 2 0.000
Atlanta Thrashers 2 0 2 0.000
Charlotte Bobcats 4 0 4 0.000
Grand Total 8418 5013 3405 0.596