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August 6th, 2021 at 8:39:19 AM permalink
If there are 16 games and I wanted to make sure I had picked the winning team in all 16 games, how many permutations are there ?
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August 6th, 2021 at 8:52:18 AM permalink
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If there are 16 games and I wanted to make sure I had picked the winning team in all 16 games, how many permutations are there ?



2^16
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August 6th, 2021 at 10:28:04 AM permalink
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If there are 16 games and I wanted to make sure I had picked the winning team in all 16 games, how many permutations are there ?



65,536
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August 6th, 2021 at 1:18:55 PM permalink
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If there are 16 games and I wanted to make sure I had picked the winning team in all 16 games, how many permutations are there ?



Except there are seventeen games, no?
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August 6th, 2021 at 1:31:12 PM permalink
I assume the OP means in one week with no byes.
https://wizardofvegas.com/forum/off-topic/gripes/11182-pet-peeves/120/#post815219
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August 6th, 2021 at 1:36:02 PM permalink
Does that take into account possible ties?
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August 6th, 2021 at 1:42:30 PM permalink
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Does that take into account possible ties?



No, but it also doesn't take into account the fundamental fact that many games should have an individual more than 50% to pick the winner, if that is the only goal. Unless this is a pick against the spread type of thing. I'm assuming this is for some kind of kiosk promotion, but maybe not.
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August 10th, 2021 at 1:33:33 PM permalink
I thought of promo wagers like this when I read the op's question:

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August 10th, 2021 at 5:27:26 PM permalink
I wonder what the odds of picking 16 NFL games correctly is if you picked the favored team in all the games. There's always a few sad sack teams, etc.
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August 10th, 2021 at 5:52:11 PM permalink
Quote: gordonm888

I wonder what the odds of picking 16 NFL games correctly is if you picked the favored team in all the games. There's always a few sad sack teams, etc.



Midpoint of NFL odds are pretty fair. So you could multiply the midpoint money lines on favs for a decent estimate.
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