Sun Sep 25 12:45 am

The Most Important Games for the Cardinals are those games in the upcoming week whose outcome most changes the Cardinals final playoff standings. The Importance Factor provides a relative importance between games. Cardinals fans can use this table to identify the most interesting games in the upcoming week of play.

Game | Importance Factor (0‑∼100) |
Remaining Games Winner |
Cardinals Resultant Playoff Probabilities | ||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Divisional Winners | Wildcard | No Playoffs No POs | |||||||

1^{*}First Round Bye |
2^{*}First Round Bye |
3^{**}First Round Home Field Advantage |
4^{**}First Round Home Field Advantage |
5^{ } |
6 | 7 | |||

Cardinals (89‑64) vs Dodgers (105‑47) 1 Game Remaining |
1 | Cardinals Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Dodgers Sweeps 1 Game | X | X | 99% | X | 1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Reds (59‑93) vs Brewers (82‑70) 1 Game Remaining |
1 | Reds Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Brewers Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Phillies (83‑68) vs Braves (94‑58) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | Phillies Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Braves Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Athletics (56‑96) vs Mets (96‑57) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | Athletics Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Mets Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Rockies (65‑87) vs Padres (84‑68) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | Rockies Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Padres Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Pirates (56‑96) vs Cubs (66‑86) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | Pirates Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Cubs Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Marlins (63‑89) vs Nationals (52‑99) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | Marlins Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Nationals Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

DiamondbacksD. Backs (71‑82) vs Giants (74‑78) 1 Game Remaining |
0 | DiamondbacksD. Backs Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Giants Sweeps 1 Game | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Game | Importance Factor (0‑∼100) |
Game Winner |
Cardinals Resultant Playoff Probabilities | ||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Divisional Winners | Wildcard | No Playoffs No POs | |||||||

1^{*}First Round Bye |
2^{*}First Round Bye |
3^{**}First Round Home Field Advantage |
4^{**}First Round Home Field Advantage |
5^{ } |
6 | 7 | |||

Cardinals (89‑64) vs Dodgers (105‑47) |
1 | Cardinals Wins | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Dodgers Wins | X | X | 99% | X | 1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Reds (59‑93) vs Brewers (82‑70) |
1 | Reds Wins | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Brewers Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Phillies (83‑68) vs Braves (94‑58) |
0 | Phillies Wins | X | <1% | >99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Braves Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Athletics (56‑96) vs Mets (96‑57) |
0 | Athletics Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Mets Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Rockies (65‑87) vs Padres (84‑68) |
0 | Rockies Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Padres Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Pirates (56‑96) vs Cubs (66‑86) |
0 | Pirates Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Cubs Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Marlins (63‑89) vs Nationals (52‑99) |
0 | Marlins Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Nationals Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

DiamondbacksD. Backs (71‑82) vs Giants (74‑78) |
0 | DiamondbacksD. Backs Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% |

Current Probabilities | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

Giants Wins | X | <1% | 99% | X | <1% | <1% | <1% | ||

**Notes**- ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
- X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
- 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
- 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
- * denotes first round bye in the playoffs
- ** denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs