nF on ESPN Insider: Blown Call Effects Playoff Odds
numberFire.com Chief Analyst Keith Goldner occasionally takes a look at some of the big NFL games and the advanced numbers behind them. Today, he heads over to ESPN Insider to look at the playoff odds for the Packers and Seahawks. How did those odds swing on that one final play?
Seldom are there sports moments like Monday night, when everyone and their respective mothers band together in outrage. Twitter exploded. When something so obviously wrong happens -- such as the officials incorrectly handing the Seattle Seahawks a win over the Green Bay Packers -- it brings out the critic in everyone. And if this gaffe impacts the postseason, those critics will only get louder.
This got us thinking: Just how much of an effect could that interception/touchdown have on the Packers' and Seahawks' seasons? Particularly their postseasons.
Want to read more? Check out Keith Goldner's full article over at ESPN Insider.