# Countif or Sumif?

#### JTL9161

##### Active Member
I am trying to setup standings for my son's upcoming Fall/winter basketball league.

There will be 15 games (1 per week) with 6 teams (maybe more)

The wins/losses I can figure along with win percentage. What I am trying to add is a current streak for each team. I have each team listed (col A) with 15 cells to the right representing each week. Each week I will enter a W or L depending on their outcome. So now for example for Week 1 Team A wins and Team B loses. So Team A current streak is W-1 and Team B is L-1. Now for Week #2 lets say Team A wins again so I put a W in their next column and their streak is W-2. For Team B they also win so now their streak goes from L-1 to W-1. I will enter each weeks out come of W or L across for each week.

Is there a formula to put in column Q (col. A has team name and then col. B-P has weeks 1 - 15) that will read backwards from the most current week and count the number of same characters and put that character (W or L) and the number in secession? If a Team wins each other week then they will go from W-1 to L-1 back to W-1..etc. But if like Team A wins say their first 5 games after 5 weeks then there are 5 W's in their row giving them W-5.

Just trying to add some bells and whistles to the standings. I will also have points for and against, average points per game...etc.

Hope this is clear enough to understand
James

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#### Fluff

##### MrExcel MVP, Moderator
For current win streak try
Excel Formula:
``=COUNTIFS(XLOOKUP("L",B2:P2,B2:P2,B2,0,-1):P2,"W")``

#### JamesCanale

##### Well-known Member
MrExcelPlayground4.xlsx
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQ
1Team111111111111111Streak
2AWWWWWW-5
3BWLLLL-3
4CLLWWWW-3
5DWLWLL-1
6ELWLLWW-1
7FLWLLWW-1
Sheet26
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
Q2:Q7Q2=INDEX(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""),1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>"")))&"-"&IFNA(IF(INDEX(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""),1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>"")))="W",MATCH("L",INDEX(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""),1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""))-SEQUENCE(1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>"")))+1),0),MATCH("W",INDEX(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""),1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>""))-SEQUENCE(1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>"")))+1),0))-1,COUNTA(FILTER(B2:P2,B2:P2<>"")))

#### Fluff

##### MrExcel MVP, Moderator
Another option, if you want a combined formula
Excel Formula:
``=LET(WL,XLOOKUP("*",B2:P2,B2:P2,"",2,-1),WL&"-"&COUNTIFS(XLOOKUP(IF(WL="W","L","W"),B2:P2,B2:P2,B2,0,-1):P2,WL))``

#### Eric W

##### MrExcel MVP
Another approach:

Excel Formula:
``=LOOKUP("Z",B2:P2)&"-"&ABS(MAX(COLUMN(B2:P2)*(B2:P2="W"),1)-MAX(COLUMN(B2:P2)*(B2:P2="L"),1))``

#### JTL9161

##### Active Member
Thank you ALL! Almost too many choices! Thanks again.

#### Fluff

##### MrExcel MVP, Moderator
Glad we could help & thanks for the feedback.

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