Monthly Archives: May 2013

NHL Conference Semifinals Predictions: What The Numbers Say

EASTERN CONFERENCE (1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (7) Ottawa Senators Pittsburgh has the advantage when it comes to even strength play. Ottawa only scored 76 5-on-5 goals this year (3rd worst in league) and the Penguins scored 107 (3rd most). Both … Continue reading

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NBA Playoffs: What the Numbers Say About The Conference Semifinals

EASTERN CONFERENCE: (1) Miami Heat vs (5) Chicago Bulls Each possession will mean plenty in this series because both teams run slow and deliberate paces. The Bulls and the Heat had the fourth and eighth slowest paces, respectively. The difference … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals Predictions: What the Numbers Say

EASTERN CONFERENCE 1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. 8) New York Islanders The Penguins took four out of five in the regular season and despite their electric powerplay, only scored two powerplay goals in the entire season series, meaning they dominated 5-on-5 … Continue reading

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