Philadelphia, March 7, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League has released playoff-clinching scenarios ahead of Week 13.
The Buffalo Bandits (9-2) are the only team that can clinch a playoff berth this weekend. The Bandits will clinch with wins against Philadelphia on Friday night and against Georgia on Saturday night.
- Buffalo Bandits (9-2) can clinch postseason berth with a win vs. Philadelphia and a win vs. Georgia.
The 2018-2019 NLL regular season concludes in Week 20 before the NLL Playoffs start the weekend of May 3-5.
A total of eight NLL teams, the top four in each division’s standings, will qualify for the playoffs. The East and West Division winners will be seeded #1 within their respective divisions and play the #4 seed, while the #2 and #3 seeds play each other in the first round, with the higher seed hosting round 1.
The two first round winners from each division will face off in the Division Finals in a one game series, hosted by the highest remaining seed. The East and West Division winners will then play a best two-of-three game series in the NLL Finals. The highest remaining seed will host games one and three, if necessary.