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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
Societies, books, and other resources.

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

FAQ
Frequently-asked questions.

SEARCH RESULTS
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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 2013

series (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
Miami Heat 81 62 19 0.765
Philadelphia Warriors 20 15 5 0.750
Rochester Royals 4 3 1 0.750
Boston Celtics 264 195 69 0.739
Syracuse Nationals 15 11 4 0.733
Los Angeles Lakers 280 203 77 0.725
Portland Trailblazers 63 45 18 0.714
Oklahoma City Thunder 28 20 8 0.714
Indiana Pacers 69 49 20 0.710
Chicago Bulls 131 93 38 0.710
Utah Jazz 75 53 22 0.707
Minnesota Timberwolves 13 9 4 0.692
San Francisco Giants 29 20 9 0.690
Cleveland Cavaliers 51 35 16 0.686
San Antonio Spurs 137 94 43 0.686
Detroit Pistons 118 80 38 0.678
Montreal Canadiens 314 211 103 0.672
Minneapolis Lakers 24 16 8 0.667
New Orleans Hornets 18 12 6 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
Kansas City/Omaha Kings 3 2 1 0.667
San Diego Rockets 3 2 1 0.667
Edmonton Oilers 116 77 39 0.664
Sacramento Kings 26 17 9 0.654
St. Louis Hawks 40 26 14 0.650
New York Knickerbockers 125 81 44 0.648
New York Islanders 99 64 35 0.646
Anaheim Ducks 28 18 10 0.643
Los Angeles Clippers 14 9 5 0.643
Seattle Supersonics 71 45 26 0.634
Los Angeles Dodgers 38 24 14 0.632
Orlando Magic 48 30 18 0.625
Arizona Diamondbacks 8 5 3 0.625
Toronto Raptors 8 5 3 0.625
New York Yankees 133 83 50 0.624
Philadelphia 76ers 125 78 47 0.624
Washington Bullets 37 23 14 0.622
Dallas Mavericks 71 44 27 0.620
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 26 16 10 0.615
Oakland Athletics 28 17 11 0.607
Chicago Blackhawks 205 124 81 0.605
Golden State Warriors 43 26 17 0.605
Phoenix Suns 101 61 40 0.604
Philadelphia Athletics 20 12 8 0.600
Kansas City Royals 10 6 4 0.600
Washington Senators 10 6 4 0.600
Boston Braves 5 3 2 0.600
Chicago Stags 5 3 2 0.600
Philadelphia Flyers 197 118 79 0.599
Detroit Red Wings 275 164 111 0.596
Houston Rockets 81 48 33 0.593
Colorado Avalanche 88 52 36 0.591
St. Louis Blues 144 85 59 0.590
New Jersey Nets 39 23 16 0.590
Boston Bruins 267 157 110 0.588
New York Mets 29 17 12 0.586
New Jersey Devils 125 73 52 0.584
Boston Red Sox 60 35 25 0.583
Pittsburgh Penguins 139 81 58 0.583
St. Louis Cardinals 92 53 39 0.576
Minnesota North Stars 63 36 27 0.571
Denver Nuggets 56 32 24 0.571
Milwaukee Braves 7 4 3 0.571
Dallas Stars 72 41 31 0.569
New York Rangers 167 95 72 0.569
Carolina Hurricanes 39 22 17 0.564
Milwaukee Bucks 84 47 37 0.560
Buffalo Sabres 109 60 49 0.550
Hartford Whalers 20 11 9 0.550
Philadelphia Phillies 31 17 14 0.548
Toronto Maple Leafs 210 115 95 0.548
San Jose Sharks 84 46 38 0.548
Baltimore Bullets (II) 22 12 10 0.545
San Francisco Warriors 22 12 10 0.545
Houston Astros 11 6 5 0.545
Florida Marlins 13 7 6 0.538
Atlanta Hawks 67 36 31 0.537
Tampa Bay Lightning 34 18 16 0.529
Los Angeles Kings 91 48 43 0.527
Cleveland Indians 23 12 11 0.522
Memphis Grizzlies 23 12 11 0.522
Pittsburgh Pirates 29 15 14 0.517
New York Giants 37 19 18 0.514
Calgary Flames 86 44 42 0.512
Ottawa Senators 60 30 30 0.500
Atlanta Braves 42 21 21 0.500
Quebec Nordiques 26 13 13 0.500
Florida Panthers 20 10 10 0.500
Chicago White Sox 16 8 8 0.500
Kansas City Kings 8 4 4 0.500
Milwaukee Brewers 6 3 3 0.500
Tampa Bay Rays 6 3 3 0.500
Washington Capitols 6 3 3 0.500
Brooklyn Nets 4 2 2 0.500
Colorado Rockies 4 2 2 0.500
St. Louis Bombers 4 2 2 0.500
Brooklyn Dodgers 25 12 13 0.480
Baltimore Orioles 23 11 12 0.478
Detroit Tigers 45 21 24 0.467
Nashville Predators 26 12 14 0.462
Vancouver Canucks 101 46 55 0.455
Washington Capitals 101 46 55 0.455
Toronto Blue Jays 22 10 12 0.455
Cincinnati Reds 27 12 15 0.444
Charlotte Hornets 9 4 5 0.444
Winnipeg Jets 21 9 12 0.429
Cincinnati Royals 5 2 3 0.400
Washington Wizards 13 5 8 0.385
Phoenix Coyotes 29 10 19 0.345
Minnesota Wild 15 5 10 0.333
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
San Diego Padres 7 2 5 0.286
Chicago Cubs 32 9 23 0.281
Seattle Mariners 8 2 6 0.250
Atlanta Flames 2 0 2 0.000
Atlanta Thrashers 2 0 2 0.000
Charlotte Bobcats 2 0 2 0.000
Columbus Blue Jackets 2 0 2 0.000
Grand Total 6910 4176 2734 0.604