teams that REALLY deserve to win will find ways to overcome a marginal officiating decision. Also, teams that REALLY deserved to win will try not to put themselves in that position. - Chris Hibner [more]
The term “Strength of Schedule” is a concept that tries to determine for each team, that given a specific schedule of partners and opponents, whether it is “lucky” or “unlucky”. Lucky means on the average, your partners are strong, meaning they are predicted to score higher than average and your opponents are weak and will likely not score very high.