# Does winning "home field advantage" in the World Series really matter?

How many times have teams that didnt get home field advantage won? tons of times! Its more chance than anything. Even if the team did get home field advantage in the World Series, how does it really matter with the way the current system is set up? Lets say team A got home field advantage and team B didnt. The... show more How many times have teams that didnt get home field advantage won? tons of times! Its more chance than anything. Even if the team did get home field advantage in the World Series, how does it really matter with the way the current system is set up?

Lets say team A got home field advantage and team B didnt. The series could end in 4, 5, 6 or 7 games.

If the series ends in 4 games (AABB), both teams got the same number of games at their home ballpark

If the series ends in 5 games (AABBB), team B, the team that wasnt supposed to have the advantage just got it since that team got to have more games played in their park

If the series ends in 6 games (AABBBA), both teams get it EQUAL AGAIN!

and finally, if it ends in 7 games (AABBBAA) its the ONLY WAY the team that actually won home field advantage got that advantage! and even if it did go to 7 games the advantage is very slim, if that. 7 game series is RARE! Why should it matter so much which team was supposedly said to get home field advantage when both teams get the same odds of getting it.

4=equal
5=B
6=equal
7=A

and A was supposed to have an advantage? Shouldnt this current system be changed so the team that earned the advantage got it?