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    How do you calculate games back?

    How do you calculate games back when games can end in a tie? I know when you don't have ties, it is (diff wins + diff losses)/2. Do you just through out the ties since it's not a win, but it's also not a loss?

    I've been trying to find the answer with google, but haven't had any luck



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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    What sport?


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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    Quote Originally Posted by twittkop View Post
    How do you calculate games back when games can end in a tie? I know when you don't have ties, it is (diff wins + diff losses)/2. Do you just through out the ties since it's not a win, but it's also not a loss?

    I've been trying to find the answer with google, but haven't had any luck
    This is correct.



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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    Quote Originally Posted by TedKumsher View Post
    What sport?
    I'm trying to figure out the standings of the flag football league I play in at work.



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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    Either throw out the ties or 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 for a loss. Just my opinion.



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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    If you have played the same number of games it is just the difference in # of wins.


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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    Quote Originally Posted by twittkop View Post
    I'm trying to figure out the standings of the flag football league I play in at work.
    You could run it like soccer. 3 points for a win, 1 point for each team in a tie, 0 points when you lose. Go by points with no such thing as "games back". It's just points.

    Otherwise I'd say you need to ignore ties, but I don't know officially.


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    Re: How do you calculate games back?

    At the end of our 9 week season, there will be 2 teams that played 9 games and 9 teams that played 8 games. I think I will just drop the ties and use (diff wins + diff losses)/2.

    Thanks for all of the suggestions.



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