ESPN: Do Hot Streaks Entering the Playoffs Matter?

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NFL Week 18 - New from Football Outsiders at ESPN+: How much does it matter for a team to be on a hot streak entering the NFL playoffs? It's better than the alternative, but it doesn't matter much. We look at total DVOA vs. weighted DVOA for Super Bowl teams, and more.

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2 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2022, 12:32pm

1 Sorta related

But rest vs rust! Close to the topic but I dont have ESPN+

2 Spoiler

The data says nothing meaningful about hotness vs coldness as a predictor of playoff success.