As of now, there are two teams who are in the 8th position, they are Alaska Aces and Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters. They both have the win-loss record of 4-7. While Meralco is in 10th place with 3-7.
Meralco's last game will be against the San Miguel Beermen. The scenarios will be:
Two-way tie (Meralco loses to San Miguel)
The Aces and the Fuel Masters will battle it out for the eighth and final quarterfinal spot through a playoff match.
Triple tie (Meralco beats San Miguel)
8 Alaska 4-7 (1.012 quotient)
8 Meralco 4-7 (1.011)
10 Phoenix Pulse 4-7 (0.977)
In a two-way tie, Alaska and Phoenix will be battling for the 8th spot. While in a three-way tie Alaska and Meralco will be the one that will be battling for the 8th spot.