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Here's the best and worst scenario for every North American LCS team before playoffs

And some predictions, too!

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There's one final week in regular season LCS. Both the North American and European professional League of Legends competitions will move on to the playoffs next week, but there's plenty to be decided in the final days of action. Playoff berths are at stake, as well as seeding in both the playoffs and the upcoming promotion/relegation tournament.

A refresher on how this all works: In both Europe and NA, the top six teams in the regular season standings make the playoffs. The seventh team is safe from relegation but does not make the playoffs, while the eighth, ninth and 10th teams have to play in the promotion tournament against the top two Challenger Series teams. In North America, those two teams will be Apex and Team Dragon Knights.

North America's No. 1 seed is already decided, but there's plenty still at stake. Unlike Europe, the final week sees playoff spots still up for grabs, and the race to stay out of the promotion and relegation tournament remains open. Tiebreakers for the No. 2 and No. 4 seeds seem likely, and it's looking quite possible we'll have a three-team tiebreaker for the No. 4 spot.

Here's the full week's schedule. Let's break it all down:

Immortals (15-1)

Remaining games: Team SoloMid, Team Impulse.

Highest possible finish: First.

Lowest possible finish: First.

Needed to guarantee first: Already clinched. Congrats, Immortals!

Predicted finish: First.

Counter Logic Gaming (11-5)

Remaining games: NRG Esports, Team Dignitas.

Highest possible finish: Second.

Lowest possible finish: Fourth.

Needed to guarantee second: Win more games than Cloud9 this weekend, or beat C9 in the tiebreaker if both teams win the same number of games.

Predicted finish: Third, after a tiebreaker with Cloud9.

Cloud9 (11-5)

Remaining games: Echo Fox, Team Liquid.

Highest possible finish: Second.

Lowest possible finish: Fourth.

Needed to guarantee second: Win more games than Counter Logic Gaming this weekend, or beat CLG in a tiebreaker if both teams finish even.

Predicted finish: Second, after a tiebreaker with Counter Logic Gaming.

Team SoloMid (9-7)

Remaining games: Immortals, NRG Esports.

Highest possible finish: Second.

Lowest possible finish: Sixth.

Needed to guarantee second: TSM would need to win both games and have CLG and C9 lose both of theirs, plus win the ensuing tiebreakers. Beating NRG would nearly guarantee fourth place, but Liquid could force a tiebreaker with a 2-0 week if TSM loses to Immortals. If TSM loses to NRG, there's almost no shot at fourth place, as NRG would hold the tiebreaker.

Predicted finish: Sixth, after a tiebreaker with Liquid.

NRG Esports (8-8)

Remaining games: Counter Logic Gaming, Team SoloMid.

Highest possible finish: Fourth.

Lowest possible finish: Seventh.

Needed to guarantee fourth: Beating TSM would go a long way, but even a 2-0 week wouldn't guarantee fourth place, as a 2-0 week from Liquid would force a tiebreaker. NRG's best chance is to beat TSM and either hope for a bad week from Liquid, or beat Liquid in the tiebreaker (another win over TSM would give NRG the automatic tiebreaker over TSM with a 2-0 split).

Predicted finish: Fifth, after a tiebreaker with Liquid.

Team Liquid (8-8)

Remaining games: Team Dignitas, Cloud9.

Highest possible finish: Fourth.

Lowest possible finish: Seventh.

Needed to guarantee fourth: If Immortals and NRG beat TSM and CLG beats NRG, Liquid can claim fourth outright with a 2-0 week. But a 9-9 Team Liquid squad can still claim fourth place if the chips fall right: if there's a three-way tie at 9-9, we'll have a series of tiebreakers. First, Liquid would play TSM for fifth/sixth place. If Liquid wins, they'll play NRG for fourth/fifth place. If TSM wins, there will be no second tiebreaker.

Predicted finish: Fourth, after tiebreakers with TSM and NRG.

Echo Fox (6-10)

Remaining games: Cloud9, Renegades.

Highest possible finish: Fifth.

Lowest possible finish: Ninth.

Needed to guarantee fifth: A 2-0 week, plus 0-2 weeks for both NRG and Liquid, plus tiebreaker wins against both. To finish sixth and make the playoffs, Echo Fox needs a 2-0 week plus an 0-2 week from just one of those teams (plus the tiebreaker win). For a more realistic goal of seventh, Echo Fox just needs to win one game.

Predicted finish: Seventh.

Team Impulse (5-11)

Remaining games: Renegades, Immortals.

Highest possible finish: Seventh.

Lowest possible finish: 10th.

Needed to guarantee seventh: Impulse needs a 2-0 week and an 0-2 from Echo Fox to finish seventh. Eighth place is secured with just a single win.

Predicted finish: Eighth.

Team Dignitas (4-12)

Remaining games: Team Liquid, Counter Logic Gaming.

Highest possible finish: Seventh.

Lowest possible finish: 10th.

Needed to guarantee seventh: A 2-0 week, plus 0-2 weeks from Echo Fox and Team Impulse, plus a tiebreaker win over Echo Fox. Even an eighth place finish would require a 2-0 week plus an 0-2 week from Impulse, because Impulse holds the tiebreaker.

Predicted finish: Ninth.

Renegades (3-13)

Remaining games: Team Impulse, Echo Fox.

Highest possible finish: Eighth.

Lowest possible finish: 10th.

Needed to guarantee eighth: A 2-0 week, plus an 0-2 week from TIP and no more than one win from Dignitas would open up tiebreaker possibilities. Just to stay out of 10th would require either two more wins than Dignitas this week or one more win than Dignitas plus a tiebreaker win.

Predicted finish: 10th.