New User? Sign Up / Forgot Your Password?
All Live
Projections
    All Live Projections

    SEC Tourney (03/10/15)

    By John Ewing Director of Research and Analytics @johnewing
    Championship Week – which teams will win automatic bids to the NCAA tournament? We simulated each conference tournament to find out.



    Conference tournaments are the unofficial start of March Madness. In the last week before Selection Sunday, single-elimination tournaments will be played with automatic bids to the NCAA tournament at stake.

    We have simulated each conference tournament using our Bracket Simulator to predict which teams will punch their ticket to the Big Dance. The Bracket Simulator is a free tool that gives you the power to simulate the postseason for any sport. Create your own bracket now!

    PredictionMachine.com has been very profitable in conference tournaments. All-time on the site, "normal" or better conference tournament picks are 97-70 (58% ATS and O/U), through 2014. For access to conference tournament picks, click here.

    When: March 11-15

    Where: Nashville, TN

    The automatic bid goes to: Kentucky (74.9%)

    Kentucky or the field, can anyone beat the Wildcats? Coach Cal's team started SEC play with back-to-back overtime wins, since then only three teams managed to keep a game within ten points. The Wildcats are staggering favorites and it would be a surprise, with their depth and talent, if they excited the tournament early.

    And if they lose: Arkansas (5.1%)

    Arkansas is firmly in the field of 68 but Mike Anderson's team is looking to improve its seeding. The Razorbacks led the SEC in scoring (79.0 ppg). With an up-tempo offense, Arkansas could find itself in the championship game on Sunday.

    Bid Thief:

    LSU: the Tigers have been wildly inconsistent this year, they beat West Virginia and Ole Miss on the road but lost to the likes of Missouri. LSU is a top 30 team in our Power Rankings and has one of the best defenses in the country; don't be surprised if the Tigers make a run in the conference tournament.

    Odds to win the SEC Tournament (based on 50,000 simulations of the conference tournament)

    Seed Team Quarterfinals Semifinals Title Game Champ.
    1 Kentucky 100.0 90.6 82.8 74.9
    2 Arkansas 100.0 53.2 26.8 5.1
    4 LSU 100.0 57.6 7.8 4.3
    3 Georgia 100.0 48.4 25.2 3.4
    6 Mississippi 59.1 32.1 17.3 2.9
    7 Vanderbilt 64.8 32.2 16.5 2.9
    5 Texas A&M 71.2 34.3 4.1 2.4
    8 Florida 55.5 5.6 3.0 1.2
    11 South Carolina 29.4 14.1 7.0 1.1
    9 Alabama 44.5 3.8 1.8 0.8
    10 Tennessee 35.2 14.5 4.8 0.5
    14 Missouri 11.5 5.5 2.4 0.3
    13 Auburn 15.0 4.2 0.3 0.1
    12 Miss. State 13.8 3.9 0.2 0.1


    Print This Article
    PREVIOUS ARTICLE
    AAC Tourney (03/11/15)
    NEXT ARTICLE
    Big East Tourney (03/10/15)
    Want More Tips and Information? Click To Register!

    COMMENTS

    SEARCH BLOGS

    ARCHIVE

    Ad

    The Predictalator

    The Predictalator is the most advanced sports forecasting software available today because it has the ability to account for all of the relevant statistical interactions of the players, coaches, officials, home field advantage and weather in each game.

    Picks for every game, including our Play Value Key and Calculator recommendations for optimal bankroll management and access to the Play Analyzer can be purchased in the Shop or by game here.

    06/04/2017 Highlight: With the NHL Stanley Cup Finals nearing its conclusion, we can leverage our ResultsFinder tool to profile our playoffs-to-date numbers. Since the start of May, the Predictalator is an incredible 25-9 (73.5%) on all NHL selections, including money line sides, totals, and puck lines. An average $50 bettor would have profited $242; six times more than the cost of the full NHL Playoffs package.

    The NBA Playoffs have featured more ups-and-downs than the NHL postseason; however, totals continue to produce at a solid clip for the Predictalator. Dating back to the beginning of April, the Predictalator has posted a stellar 53-41 (56.4%) record on all playable NBA totals, producing $351 in total profit for a $50 bettor.

    Check out the Shop now to learn more.

    Recommended Features

    LOGIN

    LATEST ARTICLES

    Comparing the Best Teams in NBA History
    We use advanced statistical methods to rank past great championship teams against the most recent NBA championship and powerhouse teams.

    MLB Risers & Fallers - Power Rankings
    Mark Dankenbring discusses the biggest risers and fallers in our MLB Power Rankings over the course of the past week.

    FIND US ONLINE


    SportsRadar


    All registered accounts are subject to our General Terms Of Service. Content is intended for informational purposes only. This is not a gambling website.

    FSTA Member 2015
    Home | The Predictalator | Blog | Privacy |  Media Contact |  B2B Solutions |  Sitemap |  Customer Support | 
    © 2010-2015 PredictionMachine.com, LLC. All rights reserved. | Site Designed by Randombell.com