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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.

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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

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 (Series: Game 1 on Road; All rounds)

This table tells you franchise best-of-7 series win-loss records in all playoff rounds, for teams playing Game 1 of the series on the road. Usually, though not always, the team playing Game 1 at home is the team with home court/field/ice advantage during that best-of-7 playoff series.

Series win-loss records for MLB, NBA, and NHL best-of-7 playoff series.
Series round = All
Game 1 Location = Road
Sorted by winning fraction, then by series appearances
A = series appearances
W = series wins
L = series losses
Frc. = winning fraction (= %/100)
Bold numbers denote largest values for the table column
Table updated through Fall 2015

series (all rounds) A W L Frc.
Florida Marlins 3 3 0 1.000
Anaheim Angels 1 1 0 1.000
Baltimore Bullets (I) 1 1 0 1.000
Boston Braves 1 1 0 1.000
Chicago White Sox 1 1 0 1.000
Milwaukee Braves 1 1 0 1.000
Philadelphia Athletics 4 3 1 0.750
Anaheim Ducks 3 2 1 0.667
Baltimore Orioles 3 2 1 0.667
Kansas City Royals 3 2 1 0.667
San Francisco Giants 8 5 3 0.625
New York Yankees 18 11 7 0.611
Quebec Nordiques 5 3 2 0.600
New Jersey Devils 21 12 9 0.571
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 7 4 3 0.571
Los Angeles Dodgers 7 4 3 0.571
Oakland Athletics 7 4 3 0.571
Washington Bullets 7 4 3 0.571
Edmonton Oilers 23 13 10 0.565
Minnesota Wild 8 4 4 0.500
Florida Panthers 4 2 2 0.500
Minneapolis Lakers 4 2 2 0.500
Pittsburgh Pirates 4 2 2 0.500
Chicago Stags 2 1 1 0.500
Colorado Rockies 2 1 1 0.500
Kansas City Kings 2 1 1 0.500
San Diego Padres 2 1 1 0.500
Boston Celtics 23 11 12 0.478
Pittsburgh Penguins 19 9 10 0.474
Miami Heat 11 5 6 0.455
Los Angeles Kings 31 14 17 0.452
Boston Red Sox 9 4 5 0.444
Tampa Bay Lightning 9 4 5 0.444
New York Islanders 25 11 14 0.440
St. Louis Cardinals 16 7 9 0.438
Calgary Flames 14 6 8 0.429
Montreal Canadiens 39 16 23 0.410
Carolina Hurricanes 5 2 3 0.400
Philadelphia Phillies 5 2 3 0.400
Toronto Blue Jays 5 2 3 0.400
Philadelphia Flyers 26 10 16 0.385
Minnesota North Stars 21 8 13 0.381
San Jose Sharks 16 6 10 0.375
Cleveland Indians 8 3 5 0.375
New York Mets 8 3 5 0.375
Colorado Avalanche 11 4 7 0.364
Detroit Tigers 11 4 7 0.364
Houston Rockets 20 7 13 0.350
Chicago Blackhawks 45 15 30 0.333
New York Rangers 45 15 30 0.333
Detroit Pistons 18 6 12 0.333
Washington Capitals 15 5 10 0.333
Washington Wizards 9 3 6 0.333
Atlanta Braves 6 2 4 0.333
Brooklyn Nets 3 1 2 0.333
Cincinnati Reds 3 1 2 0.333
Houston Astros 3 1 2 0.333
Boston Bruins 43 14 29 0.326
Ottawa Senators 16 5 11 0.313
Portland Trailblazers 16 5 11 0.313
San Antonio Spurs 16 5 11 0.313
Vancouver Canucks 16 5 11 0.313
Golden State Warriors 13 4 9 0.308
Indiana Pacers 13 4 9 0.308
Seattle Supersonics 13 4 9 0.308
Memphis Grizzlies 10 3 7 0.300
Los Angeles Lakers 34 10 24 0.294
Buffalo Sabres 24 7 17 0.292
Detroit Red Wings 35 10 25 0.286
New York Knickerbockers 28 8 20 0.286
Toronto Maple Leafs 46 13 33 0.283
Dallas Mavericks 18 5 13 0.278
Dallas Stars 8 2 6 0.250
Orlando Magic 8 2 6 0.250
Oklahoma City Thunder 4 1 3 0.250
Philadelphia Warriors 4 1 3 0.250
St. Louis Blues 26 6 20 0.231
Utah Jazz 18 4 14 0.222
Cleveland Cavaliers 9 2 7 0.222
New Jersey Nets 9 2 7 0.222
Phoenix Suns 19 4 15 0.211
Chicago Bulls 24 5 19 0.208
Baltimore Bullets (II) 5 1 4 0.200
Los Angeles Clippers 5 1 4 0.200
San Francisco Warriors 5 1 4 0.200
Philadelphia 76ers 23 4 19 0.174
Brooklyn Dodgers 6 1 5 0.167
Chicago Cubs 6 1 5 0.167
Nashville Predators 6 1 5 0.167
New York Giants 6 1 5 0.167
St. Louis Hawks 8 1 7 0.125
Winnipeg Jets (I) 8 1 7 0.125
Milwaukee Bucks 20 2 18 0.100
Atlanta Hawks 17 1 16 0.059
Atlanta Flames 1 0 1 0.000
California Angels 1 0 1 0.000
Capital Bullets 1 0 1 0.000
Kansas City/Omaha Kings 1 0 1 0.000
Milwaukee Brewers 1 0 1 0.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 0 1 0.000
Oakland Seals 1 0 1 0.000
San Diego Rockets 1 0 1 0.000
Seattle Mariners 1 0 1 0.000
St. Louis Browns 1 0 1 0.000
Washington Capitols 1 0 1 0.000
Winnipeg Jets (II) 1 0 1 0.000
Charlotte Bobcats 2 0 2 0.000
Cincinnati Royals 2 0 2 0.000
Columbus Blue Jackets 2 0 2 0.000
Fort Wayne Pistons 2 0 2 0.000
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2 0 2 0.000
Texas Rangers 2 0 2 0.000
Toronto Raptors 2 0 2 0.000
Washington Senators 2 0 2 0.000
Buffalo Braves 3 0 3 0.000
Syracuse Nationals 3 0 3 0.000
Charlotte Hornets 4 0 4 0.000
New Orleans Hornets 4 0 4 0.000
Phoenix Coyotes 5 0 5 0.000
Sacramento Kings 5 0 5 0.000
Hartford Whalers 6 0 6 0.000
Denver Nuggets 12 0 12 0.000
Grand Total 1286 425 861 0.330