home field advantage

Patriots favored to get home field advantage in playoffs

by John Ewing • June 27, 2017

Since 2003, home teams in the regular season have gone 2029-1511 (57.3%) straight-up. In the playoffs, the team with home field advantage has won 62.1% of their games (87-53). Every team wants home field advantage in the playoffs. The New England Patriots enjoyed a first round bye and home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs […]

MLB Home Field Advantage

by Travis Reed • May 18, 2015

Each sport has it’s own home field advantage.  But not all games within a sport are created equal.  Below is a table that shows how home teams have fared for all MLB games since 2005. While some will argue that familiarity or being comfortable are keys to home field advantage, the main reason is the fact […]