The Noon Number: 4.82

USA TODAY Sports

Today's Number takes a look at the Caps' long odds of making the post-season

Today's Noon Number: 4.82 - Percent chance the Capitals make the playoffs this season, per Sports Club Stats.

Of note, the Caps spent a good bit of the 2007-08 season with even longer odds and ended up in the post-season. That team had a 5% chance with 48 games left in the season, a 34% chance with 36 games left, and dipped as low as 12% thereafter (with just 13 games remaining).

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