Success usually follows his failures before the pattern is repeated all over again. So there's a good chance he'll bat relatively well in at least one of the two games in the tournament proper.
"O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant." (49:13)