Elite 8 “Probabilities”

SportsInsights sponsored a March Madness pool run by the Univ. of Chicago — where the games are modeled as a financial marketplace.  The pool is run round-by-round — and the results have produced interesting “pricing” that can be used as a proxy for “probabilities” of a team advancing to the next round. For more information…

March Madness Begins

The Madness has begun.  In case you missed it, here is a Wall Street Journal article that highlights SportsInsights’ research on NCAA Basketball and a contrarian method to betting on March Madness.  Here are some games that fall into this category of value during the Madness: Hampton and powerful Duke.  Duke is favored by a…

Focus on College Hoops

With the Selection Sunday arriving tomorrow — we’ll focus on today’s college hoops action.  At the bottom of this blog post is information on a March Madness Pool that SportsInsights is sponsoring.  The lines for today’s NCAAB action were just released. Currently, the largest point spread on the board is the Ohio State-Michigan game, with…