XFL Football Office Pools on FunOfficePools

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How to Play XFL Pools

  • Choose the Type of Game- we offer 4 ways to score:
    • Weighted (1-n)
      • Assign confidence points to each game, 1-N, where N is the number of games in your pool (10 is a good number each week). Each game must have a unique confidence number.
      • Win the number of points assigned to a game if you correctly pick the winner
      • This type of game is NOT available for a Pick Set type of pool (see above).
    • Fixed
      • Win 1 point per game if you correctly pick the winner
    • Custom Weights
      • The commissioner assigns the weights of each game each week.
      • Win the number of points the game is worth if you correctly pick the winner
    • Bonus Points
      • Games are worth 1-3 points, depending upon the spread
      • Correctly pick favorite or underdog of 3 or less spread - get 1 point
      • Correctly pick underdog between 3.5 and 7 spread - get 2 points
      • Correctly pick underdog with spread greater than 7 - get 3 points
      • NOTE: Bonus pools are NOT played versus the Spread - they are straight up picks. You get the bonus points for picking an underdog to win, not cover the spread.
  • Choose whether you use a Spread or not (NOT AN OPTION IN BONUS POOLS):
    • Examples of using the spread:
      • If the spread is team A -3.5 points over team B, and you pick team B, you win as long as either team B wins or team A wins by less than 3.5 points.
      • If you had picked team A in the above situation, you only win if team A wins by more than 3.5 points.
    • Or you can just pick who the winner is (the Spread is only for information
  • Choose the Deadline for your pool
    • Default - Picks are due before kickoff of each game, or noon of Saturday .
    • First Game - Picks are due before kickoff of the first game in your pool. After that, ALL games are locked.
    • Game Start - Picks are due before kickoff of each game in your pool. Use this option if you want people to be able to make or change their picks at any time up to the start of a game.
  • Optional: Tie-breaker
    • You can add a tie-breaker - which is to predict the final score of the a selected game in your pool
    • Tie-breaker determines the winner if two or more people tie after all games have been played
    • Commissioner can prioritize the order of the tie-breaker from five options:
      • Whoever picks the winner of the game correctly (had more points on the actual winner than on the loser of the game).
      • Which player had the best win/loss percentage (for the week, the segment or the season)
      • Whoever was closest to the winning team's score of the game.
      • Whoever was closest to the losing team's score of the game.
      • Whoever was closest to the combined score of both the winning and losing teams.
  • Choose whether your pool has Defaults or not
    • Default picks are used when a player fails to make a pick for a game.
    • Default options include:
      • No defaults
      • Home team - player gets the home team
      • Visiting team - player gets the visiting team
      • Favorite - player gets the team favored to win (using the spread to determine this)
      • Underdog - player gets the team not expected to win (using the spread)
      • 1 Less - only applies to a player who makes NO picks that week - player gets 1 point less than the lowest score any other player made in the pool that week
  • Most points wins!
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