examine the Los Angeles Kings stats for friday 3/30 v. Edmonton
The "what if" hover shows that if the Kings win in Shootout they gain 5.7, if they win in OT they gain 5.5. OT has impact re ROW tie-breaker to the positive effect, stats shows a net negative effective. Seems counter-intuitive.
I think I understand now. Is it confusing because on final games I show "change" but on future games I show "new value" (So you thought 5.7 was the change)?
It's saying their average seed if Kings:
win so: 5.7 <-- closer to 6th seed, bad
win ot: 5.5
win reg: 5.5
the page is saying their seed would be worse (closer to the 6th seed) like you said.