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MLB - Week 17 of 28

Cubs Most Important Games

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

Cubs Most Important Series
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Remaining
Games Winner
Cubs 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
Cubs
(45‑49)

vs
Cardinals
(48‑44)

4 Games Remaining
25 Cubs Sweeps 4 Games <1% 1% 3% 3% 8% 11% 73%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Cardinals Sweeps 4 Games <1% <1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 92%
Nationals
(42‑52)

vs
Brewers
(54‑40)

3 Games Remaining
2 Nationals Sweeps 3 Games <1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Brewers Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 1% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Blue Jays
(43‑50)

vs
DiamondbacksD. Backs
(47‑47)

3 Games Remaining
2 Blue Jays Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 8% 83%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
DiamondbacksD. Backs Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Rockies
(33‑61)

vs
Mets
(47‑45)

3 Games Remaining
2 Rockies Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 84%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Mets Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Twins
(53‑40)

vs
Giants
(45‑49)

3 Games Remaining
1 Twins Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 84%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Giants Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 6% 86%
Marlins
(32‑61)

vs
Reds
(45‑49)

3 Games Remaining
1 Marlins Sweeps 3 Games <1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Reds Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
White Sox
(27‑68)

vs
Pirates
(45‑48)

3 Games Remaining
1 White Sox Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Pirates Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Braves
(51‑41)

vs
Padres
(49‑47)

3 Games Remaining
1 Braves Sweeps 3 Games <1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Padres Sweeps 3 Games <1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 6% 85%
Tigers
(45‑49)

vs
Dodgers
(55‑39)

3 Games Remaining
0 Tigers Sweeps 3 Games <1% 1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Dodgers Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Phillies
(61‑32)

vs
Athletics
(35‑60)

3 Games Remaining
0 Phillies Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Athletics Sweeps 3 Games <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%


Cubs Most Important Games
Game Importance
Factor
(0‑∼100)
Game
Winner
Cubs 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
Cubs
(45‑49)

vs
Cardinals
(48‑44)
6 Cubs Wins <1% 1% 2% 2% 6% 8% 82%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Cardinals Wins <1% <1% 1% 1% 4% 6% 87%
Nationals
(42‑52)

vs
Brewers
(54‑40)
1 Nationals Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Brewers Wins <1% <1% 1% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Rockies
(33‑61)

vs
Mets
(47‑45)
1 Rockies Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 84%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Mets Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Twins
(53‑40)

vs
Giants
(45‑49)
1 Twins Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Giants Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 4% 7% 85%
Tigers
(45‑49)

vs
Dodgers
(55‑39)
0 Tigers Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Dodgers Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 4% 7% 85%
Braves
(51‑41)

vs
Padres
(49‑47)
0 Braves Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Padres Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 4% 7% 85%
Marlins
(32‑61)

vs
Reds
(45‑49)
0 Marlins Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Reds Wins <1% <1% 1% 2% 4% 7% 85%
Phillies
(61‑32)

vs
Athletics
(35‑60)
0 Phillies Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Athletics Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
DiamondbacksD. Backs
(47‑47)

vs
Blue Jays
(43‑50)
0 DiamondbacksD. Backs Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Blue Jays Wins <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
White Sox
(27‑68)

vs
Pirates
(45‑48)
0 White Sox Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
Current Probabilities <1% <1% 2% 1% 5% 7% 85%
Pirates Wins <1% <1% 2% 2% 5% 7% 85%
  • 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