12 teams make it into the mls playoffs
8 teams make the MLB playoffs.
It's the same as the NHL playoffs.
Most teams get to make the playoffs at 8&8 if that is your question?
In the NHL, the top 8 teams from each conference make the playoffs, regardless of what division they are in.
six teams make the playoffs. The top team in the east and west division get a by to the west or east final.