Re: Playoffs and Homefield "Advantage"
Originally Posted by 757690
Home field advantage isn't a big deal in baseball. If the number one seed can't take one of the first two games in a series against a wild card team, it's their own fault, no matter where they are played.
Agreed, for the most part. Home field is worth about 4% on average, though that's an 8% swing. But over two games, that's not a significant disadvantage.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda