Yes, the data says that teams that begin 8-0 and 9-0 still average out to the same end of season winning percentage.

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No, what it is saying that that teams that start out 8-0 can expect to lose between two and three games in their next 8 games. The next game they play could still very well be one of those losses.

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]]>Neil, any chance you could add the number of teams counted per instance in the next column? Thanks!

]]>So teams that start 8-0 and 9-0 average the same number of wins? It's probably a very limited sample, so this essentially means that no 8-0 team has ever lost a game, correct?

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