Please refer to the list below for more details.
LIST: Magnolia possible opponents & ranking entering Q'finals 2018GovsCup
Can Magnolia still be at No. 2? Yes, if Ginebra beats TNT on Sunday and Blackwater beats Phoenix. Magnolia will end up in a tie with Alaska and Blackwater but will obtain No. 2 by virtue of a +44 quotient, thanks to victories against the Aces and the Elite in the eliminations.
What is the lowest seed Magnolia can obtain? Despite their stellar play in the conference, Magnolia can still finish at No. 4 if it ends up in a tie with Ginebra, Alaska, and Phoenix. The Hotshots are 1-2 against those teams, having lost to Ginebra and Phoenix by a total of 20 points. It will be the same case in a three-way tie for second between Alaska and Phoenix due to a -3 quotient.
Possible opponent in the Quarterfinals:
If No. 1: either Meralco or TNT
If No. 4: either Phoenix, Blackwater, or SMB