Here's What The Top Prediction Models Say About The World Cup

The World Cup kicks off in a few hours, which means the results of the many, many prediction models that have popped up in the last few weeks will finally be tested. Below are some of the best examples; this is a good time to remind you that betting markets are usually the strongest predictors of all, if you're just… » 6/12/14 1:08pm 6/12/14 1:08pm

These Cool Interactives Will Help Guide You To Bracket Success

Over at The Power Rank, Grantland's Ed Feng has put together a nice interactive bracket with his tournament predictions, based on his own ranking system. If you go to his site and click on individual teams, you'll see the odds that they advance through various rounds. If you click on individual games (the circles),… » 3/17/14 2:54pm 3/17/14 2:54pm

The Dance-Card Model Picked 35 Of 36 At-Large Bids This Year

The bracket-predicting model developed by Jay Coleman, Mike DuMond, and Allen Lynch had another strong performance in 2014, and has now predicted 108 of 110 at-larges over the last three seasons. The only miss was N.C. State, which the model put outside of the bubble, in favor of California. » 3/17/14 11:49am 3/17/14 11:49am