How do placement matches work?

I have seen many differently views on placement matches. Some people say they are accurate and some people say they don’t mean anything and are pointless. This season I climbed from silver to high ish plat. My season high this season was 2946 ish and I am 2770 ish right now. (I know I dropped at the end of the season :frowning: I keep getting leavers and throwers, so I stopped for the rest of the season) I was just wondering where do you think I will place next season if I win like half of my placements versus most of them.

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