Examining Nate Silver’s Sweet 16 Projections

Before a single game was played in the 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament, the team at Sports Insights examined Nate Silver’s pre-tournament projections in an attempt to spark the debate over whether or not new-age data analysis has a place in the uniquely unpredictable world that is March Madness. Following the Round of 32, Silver recalculated his…

Who is the Public Betting on in the Final Four?

The Louisville Cardinals, currently listed at +1020 to win the National Championship (at Pinnacle), are the clear underdog of the Final Four. However, they have the best ATS record at 8-0 in postseason tournament play (including Big East tournament). They are following in the footsteps of last year’s champion and fellow Big East team Connecticut…

Weekend Sports Update

The last two Final Four spots in the NCAA Men’s Tournament will be settled on Sunday, as we’ll take a quick look at today’s March Madness games along with other happenings in the sports marketplace.  First, in today’s NCAA basketball games: Baylor has had a nice run through the tournament as a #3 seed; however,…