Boy, this is some first-rate arrogance on display:
“Nuanced mathematical formulas ignore some teams who ‘deserve’ to be selected”? So, you’re saying deserves got something to do with it? What’s the difference between deserving and best? (That’s a rhetorical question – I think we all know what they have in mind when it comes to deserving.)
And, of course, things wouldn’t be complete without a punchline. Come here, punchline.