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Old 02-19-2013, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Nellie_Fox View Post
If BP doesn't think that using the PECOTA projected RS/RA to plug into Pythagorean W/L, then they should say so, and certainly not do it themselves. Since they do it, that seems to say they think it's a legitimate thing to do.
It's because every-****ing-body knows that how they do it. It's why RS/RA are the 3rd and 4th column. How the **** else do you guys think you win and lose games? It's based on runs.

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Originally Posted by asindc View Post
What fact does it underline for those who use PECOTA's RS/RA projections to publish actual W/L projections?
That they're publishing the PECOTA projections?

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Originally Posted by sullythered View Post
Then BP should not project wins, at all. They should only publish projections on RS/RA, so as to avoid confusion.
First, if you actually go to their site, you'll see they do list RS/RA in the projections and second, what point would be served by not just doing the computation? Anyone with a 10-cent calculator can turn RS/RA into Pythagorean W-L. It's a very simple formula.
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