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Stephen A. Smith's Chances Of Going 0-For-6 In Last 6 NBA Finals Were Under 4-Percent

Stephen A. Smith is on a pretty remarkable run of incorrect NBA Finals picks. He has incorrectly predicted the winner six years in a row. Now, Yale Sports Analytics has crunched the numbers to find the odds of that happening.

Using Las Vegas odds from before the start of the NBA Finals, the Yale group crunched the numbers to find the percent chance that Smith would go 0-for-6 over the last six seasons, and it is pretty staggering: 3.46-percent.

There is a bit of a disparity with the tweet itself, which says 3.36-percent, but either way, it is almost impressive how low it is.

Also of note: it isn't as if Smith has just been riding favorites or picking underdogs. He's gone with the favorite three times (2011 Miami Heat, 2012 Oklahoma City Thunder, 2016 Golden State Warriors) and the 'dog three times (2013 San Antonio Spurs, 2014 Miami Heat, 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers), and has missed every time. He even perfectly split the two sets of rematches.

Smith is rolling with the Warriors for the second year in a row. The team featuring superstars Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and Klay Thompson may go down as one of the best of all time, but is it good enough to overcome the hottest new curse in sports?

To be honest, it makes rooting for the Cavs very appealing.