Math professors analyze how Steelers beat thin odds to reach knockout – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers have a slim chance of making it to the knockout stages on Sunday. Fast-forward to Monday and they’ll be in.

Fans hope for the best but expect the worst.

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“It certainly wasn’t expected, I’ll be honest with you,” says Darlene Sciulli from South Park.

The Steelers need to win, for the Jaguars to win and the Chargers and Raiders not to draw.

“It’s an and-so. What we’re going to do is multiply the probability that Steelman wins, times the probability that the Jaguar wins – so you have those, right? — and then we need to do something so the Chargers-Raiders game doesn’t end in a tie,” said University of Pittsburgh professor Jeffrey Wheel of determining the probability for the Steelers to make it to the knockout stages.

According to ESPN, the Steelers have a 43.5% chance of winning. The jaguar has a 21.1% chance. Raiders and Chargers have less than 1% chance of a tie.

When you did a math, it gave the Steelers about a 9.1% chance of getting in.

“In the end, the most likely thing that could happen watching the game is a draw. Once the game is on,” said Penn State Professor Andy Wiesner.

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The Raiders didn’t kick the game’s winning goal until two seconds into extra time. If they miss, the game ends in a draw.

“If there were 10,000 parallel universes in the same circumstances and that game was played 10,000 times, then in just those three universes we would have had the expected results,” Professor Wheeler said of the Steel Man probability. victory, the Jaguars win and bind the Raiders and Chargers.

The math is split into about a 0.36% chance of happening before Sunday Night’s game.

Hermitage’s Tammy Angeletti said: “There was a bit of hair after 11 hours late in the game, but it worked great.

Steelers fans are hoping for a playoff.

“The Kansas City chiefs are pretty tough. They are last year and they are hungry. Ben and his crew will have to step it up,” said Cindy Reynolds from Mercer.

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Currently, ESPN gives the Steelers a 24.1% chance of winning. Math professors analyze how Steelers beat thin odds to reach knockout – CBS Pittsburgh

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