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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.

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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; Finals)

This table tells you franchise best-of-7 series win-loss records in Finals rounds (MLB World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup Finals), 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 = Finals
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 2013

series (all rounds) A W L Frc.
Baltimore Orioles 2 2 0 1.000
Chicago Bulls 2 2 0 1.000
Miami Heat 2 2 0 1.000
New York Islanders 2 2 0 1.000
Pittsburgh Pirates 2 2 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
Dallas Mavericks 1 1 0 1.000
Florida Marlins 1 1 0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1 0 1.000
Milwaukee Braves 1 1 0 1.000
Toronto Blue Jays 1 1 0 1.000
Washington Bullets 1 1 0 1.000
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 4 1 0.800
Edmonton Oilers 4 3 1 0.750
Philadelphia Athletics 4 3 1 0.750
New York Yankees 16 10 6 0.625
Boston Red Sox 5 3 2 0.600
Toronto Maple Leafs 8 4 4 0.500
Boston Celtics 4 2 2 0.500
Oakland Athletics 4 2 2 0.500
Los Angeles Kings 2 1 1 0.500
Minneapolis Lakers 2 1 1 0.500
New Jersey Devils 2 1 1 0.500
Pittsburgh Penguins 2 1 1 0.500
Seattle Supersonics 2 1 1 0.500
Montreal Canadiens 7 3 4 0.429
St. Louis Cardinals 11 4 7 0.364
Detroit Tigers 6 2 4 0.333
Cincinnati Reds 3 1 2 0.333
Detroit Pistons 3 1 2 0.333
Houston Rockets 3 1 2 0.333
New York Mets 3 1 2 0.333
Portland Trailblazers 3 1 2 0.333
Cleveland Indians 4 1 3 0.250
Philadelphia Flyers 4 1 3 0.250
Philadelphia Phillies 4 1 3 0.250
St. Louis Hawks 4 1 3 0.250
Detroit Red Wings 10 2 8 0.200
Chicago Cubs 5 1 4 0.200
Boston Bruins 11 2 9 0.182
Brooklyn Dodgers 6 1 5 0.167
New York Giants 6 1 5 0.167
Los Angeles Lakers 13 2 11 0.154
New York Knickerbockers 7 1 6 0.143
Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1 0 1 0.000
Baltimore Bullets (II) 1 0 1 0.000
Calgary Flames 1 0 1 0.000
Carolina Hurricanes 1 0 1 0.000
Chicago Stags 1 0 1 0.000
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 0 1 0.000
Colorado Rockies 1 0 1 0.000
Dallas Stars 1 0 1 0.000
Florida Panthers 1 0 1 0.000
Houston Astros 1 0 1 0.000
Indiana Pacers 1 0 1 0.000
Kansas City Royals 1 0 1 0.000
Milwaukee Brewers 1 0 1 0.000
Orlando Magic 1 0 1 0.000
Ottawa Senators 1 0 1 0.000
Phoenix Suns 1 0 1 0.000
San Antonio Spurs 1 0 1 0.000
San Diego Padres 1 0 1 0.000
St. Louis Blues 1 0 1 0.000
St. Louis Browns 1 0 1 0.000
Syracuse Nationals 1 0 1 0.000
Utah Jazz 1 0 1 0.000
Washington Capitals 1 0 1 0.000
Washington Capitols 1 0 1 0.000
Atlanta Braves 2 0 2 0.000
Buffalo Sabres 2 0 2 0.000
Fort Wayne Pistons 2 0 2 0.000
Minnesota North Stars 2 0 2 0.000
New Jersey Nets 2 0 2 0.000
Philadelphia 76ers 2 0 2 0.000
San Francisco Giants 2 0 2 0.000
San Francisco Warriors 2 0 2 0.000
Texas Rangers 2 0 2 0.000
Vancouver Canucks 2 0 2 0.000
Washington Senators 2 0 2 0.000
New York Rangers 3 0 3 0.000
Chicago Blackhawks 5 0 5 0.000
Grand Total 246 83 163 0.337