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Best Answer: Simple. The number of games you have to lose to have an even record (i.e. 35-35 or 48-48). Therefore if you are 21-8, you would need to lose 13 games to be back to .500. - read more
'.500' refers to a team's winning percentage. 'Below .500' means the team has a winning percentage less than .500 (has lost more games than they have won) and 'above .500' means the team has a winning percentage above .500 (has won more games than they have lost). - read more
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