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Five-Game Series Matrix (2-3 Format)


Games Series Series Outcomes
W L W L W% 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Games List
0 0 27 25 .519 17% 13% 21% 15% 12% 21% Show Games

Through 1 Game
Games Series Series Outcomes
W L W L W% 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Games List
1 0 19 7 .731 35% 23% 15% 12% 15% Show Games
0 1 8 18 .308 4% 27% 19% 8% 42% Show Games

Through 2 Games
Games Series Series Outcomes
W L W L W% 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Games List
2 0 14 1 .933 60% 27% 7% 7% Show Games
1 1 9 8 .529 18% 35% 24% 24% Show Games
0 2 4 16 .200 20% 15% 10% 55% Show Games

Through 3 Games
Games Series Series Outcomes
W L W L W% 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Games List
2 1 13 4 .765 41% 35% 24% Show Games
1 2 5 10 .333 33% 27% 40% Show Games

Through 4 Games
Games Series Series Outcomes
W L W L W% 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Games List
2 2 11 8 .579 58% 42% Show Games

The team with the better regular season record has won the series 59.6% (31 / 52) of the time.


All Five-Game Series


Series Team Team Gm 1 Gm 2 Gm 3 Gm 4 Gm 5
1972 NLCS CIN 3 vs 2 PIT CIN PIT CIN PIT CIN
1973 NLCS NYM 3 vs 2 CIN CIN NYM NYM CIN NYM
1973 ALCS OAK 3 vs 2 BAL BAL OAK OAK BAL OAK
1976 ALCS NYY 3 vs 2 KCR NYY KCR NYY KCR NYY
1981 NWDS LAD 3 vs 2 HOU HOU HOU LAD LAD LAD
1981 AEDS NYY 3 vs 2 MIL NYY NYY MIL MIL NYY
1982 ALCS MIL 3 vs 2 CAL CAL CAL MIL MIL MIL
1984 NLCS SDP 3 vs 2 CHC CHC CHC SDP SDP SDP
1995 ALDS SEA 3 vs 2 NYY NYY NYY SEA SEA SEA
1997 ALDS CLE 3 vs 2 NYY NYY CLE NYY CLE CLE
2012 ALDS NYY 3 vs 2 BAL NYY BAL NYY BAL NYY
1971 NLCS PIT 3 vs 1 SFG SFG PIT PIT PIT
1974 NLCS LAD 3 vs 1 PIT LAD LAD PIT LAD
1978 NLCS LAD 3 vs 1 PHI LAD LAD PHI LAD
1978 ALCS NYY 3 vs 1 KCR NYY KCR NYY NYY
1983 NLCS PHI 3 vs 1 LAD PHI LAD PHI PHI
1995 NLDS ATL 3 vs 1 COL ATL ATL COL ATL
1997 ALDS BAL 3 vs 1 SEA BAL BAL SEA BAL
1969 NLCS NYM 3 vs 0 ATL NYM NYM NYM
1970 NLCS CIN 3 vs 0 PIT CIN CIN CIN
1970 ALCS BAL 3 vs 0 MIN BAL BAL BAL
1976 NLCS CIN 3 vs 0 PHI CIN CIN CIN
1979 NLCS PIT 3 vs 0 CIN PIT PIT PIT
1981 AWDS OAK 3 vs 0 KCR OAK OAK OAK
1984 ALCS DET 3 vs 0 KCR DET DET DET
1995 NLDS CIN 3 vs 0 LAD CIN CIN CIN
1996 NLDS ATL 3 vs 0 LAD ATL ATL ATL
1972 ALCS DET 2 vs 3 OAK OAK OAK DET DET OAK
1977 ALCS KCR 2 vs 3 NYY KCR NYY KCR NYY NYY
1980 NLCS HOU 2 vs 3 PHI PHI HOU HOU PHI PHI
1981 NLCS MON 2 vs 3 LAD LAD MON MON LAD LAD
1981 NEDS PHI 2 vs 3 MON MON MON PHI PHI MON
2012 NLDS WAS 2 vs 3 STL WAS STL STL WAS STL
2012 NLDS CIN 2 vs 3 SFG CIN CIN SFG SFG SFG
2012 ALDS OAK 2 vs 3 DET DET DET OAK OAK DET
1974 ALCS BAL 1 vs 3 OAK BAL OAK OAK OAK
1977 NLCS PHI 1 vs 3 LAD PHI LAD LAD LAD
1979 ALCS CAL 1 vs 3 BAL BAL BAL CAL BAL
1983 ALCS CHW 1 vs 3 BAL CHW BAL BAL BAL
1996 ALDS CLE 1 vs 3 BAL BAL BAL CLE BAL
1996 ALDS TEX 1 vs 3 NYY TEX NYY NYY NYY
1969 ALCS MIN 0 vs 3 BAL BAL BAL BAL
1971 ALCS OAK 0 vs 3 BAL BAL BAL BAL
1975 NLCS PIT 0 vs 3 CIN CIN CIN CIN
1975 ALCS OAK 0 vs 3 BOS BOS BOS BOS
1980 ALCS NYY 0 vs 3 KCR KCR KCR KCR
1981 ALCS OAK 0 vs 3 NYY NYY NYY NYY
1982 NLCS ATL 0 vs 3 STL STL STL STL
1995 ALDS BOS 0 vs 3 CLE CLE CLE CLE
1996 NLDS SDP 0 vs 3 STL STL STL STL
1997 NLDS SFG 0 vs 3 FLA FLA FLA FLA
1997 NLDS HOU 0 vs 3 ATL ATL ATL ATL