New Lottery Odds vs Tanking

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New Lottery Odds vs Tanking

Post by eminence » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:58 pm

Just curious if anyone has taken a more detailed look into how effective the recent lotto odds changes have been to combat tanking. Obviously a bit tough to tell until the end of the season. Even if you haven't looked into it, does it feel to you like it's been effective? Have bottom-tier teams tried harder to stay competitive? Or at least not tried so blatantly to be bad?

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Re: New Lottery Odds vs Tanking

Post by Crow » Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:03 pm

I haven't thought about or processed it much but fwiw here is one observation: The 4 teams currently below 25% win% are more than any other season within last 21 years. In 97-98 there were 6.

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