Filling out an NCAA basketball playoffs bracket? Bing Predicts can help

Arif Bacchus

We’re officially midway through March here in the United States, and that means that College Basketball fans in the nation have turned attention to building NCAA basketball playoffs brackets. Luckily, if you’re the type that needs assistance in building the perfect bracket, then Bing Predicts is here to help.

Bing Predicts can be the magical ingredient for making your March Madness bracket dreams come through. Bing Predicts brings uses intelligent machine-learning technology to analyze social and search signals, plus more than a decade of college hoops statistical data. Here is how Bing Predicts works:

There are quintillions of ways to fill out a bracket, so we want to bring some intelligence into the often overwhelming decision-making process.

Here’s how it works:

  • When selecting your first round matchups, use the Bing predictions to help guide your choices
  • In every subsequent pick for every subsequent round, the Bing models give suggestions and forecasts based on who you picked in the prior round. Even after the tournament starts, Bing will still provide predictions for matches in the round of 16

You can also try out the Bing Predicts smarter bracket experience from your phone by downloading the Bing app and searching “March Madness.” And, if you won’t miss out the news surrounding your favorite team, you can follow with the Bing Sportscaster bot on Facebook Messenger.