Playoff Implications, A Statistical Look at NASL Format Changes

The NASL has announced a change in format to split their season and have the champions of the two halves play for the Soccer Bowl. After hearing about an article at Triangle Offense on the IMS NASL podcast, I decided to take a closer look into the changes. During the podcast, Brian Quarstad specifically asked about the number of games a team would play in each format where they had been eliminated from playoff contention.

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