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Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« on: February 11, 2013, 07:47:05 PM »
Does anyone have any data regarding the winning percentage of teams that play in a triple OT home game and then play a back to back road game the next night vs. a team NOT on a back to back?

I bet it is around 10-20%.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

That is why I think winning this game vs. the Bobcats would be most impressive.

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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2013, 07:54:54 PM »
Well, there have been 42 triple-overtime (or more) games since 1986.  Here they are:

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The rest of it is probably going to require some research.

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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2013, 07:55:51 PM »
I'd be surprised if there is much useful data, considering the sample size has to be ridiculously small.

Can't imagine that happens more than once every few seasons.
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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2013, 07:57:25 PM »
Elias maybe?
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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2013, 08:03:57 PM »
Looking at the last few teams that played on the road the day after 3 or more OT since 2004-2005:
Toronto wins at Indiana 2012-11-13
Utah wins at New Jersey 2012-03-26
Atlanta wins at Charlotte 2012-01-06
Miami loses at Philadelphia 2009-03-15
Utah loses at Orlando 2009-03-15
Charlotte wins at Indiana 2006-12-30

So there is a three-game win streak for teams playing on the road in the second game of a back-to-back in which the first game had three or more overtimes.
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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2013, 08:10:05 PM »
Looking at the last few teams that played on the road the day after 3 or more OT since 2004-2005:
Toronto wins at Indiana 2012-11-13
Utah wins at New Jersey 2012-03-26
Atlanta wins at Charlotte 2012-01-06
Miami loses at Philadelphia 2009-03-15
Utah loses at Orlando 2009-03-15
Charlotte wins at Indiana 2006-12-30

So there is a three-game win streak for teams playing on the road in the second game of a back-to-back in which the first game had three or more overtimes.

Well, it's mostly what I suspected; happens less than once per season.  Sample size is too small to mean anything.
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Re: Record after Triple OT home game and back to back road game???
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2013, 09:01:14 PM »
Going back to the 1992-1993 season, which is as far back as realgm.com goes and excluding playoff games as there are usually NO back to backs in the playoffs, teams are 5-5.

I was surprised.  Dumb me forgot to see if the teams were playing on the road or not. 

I wonder how many teams were playing with two starters OUT (ala Rondo and Sully)??:-)))

I think it will be a MIRACLE if we win this game!!!  This would be a blood and guts win vs. a desparate and rested and fully healthy Bobcats' team. 

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P.S. Thanks for the data Roy!!!

 

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