Tim Chartier and predictive analytics company Tresata researched more than 70,000 NCAA Division 1 men's basketball games
In partnership with predictive analytics company Tresata, Associate Professor of Mathematics Tim Chartier researched every NCAA tournament game since 2002 to unlock the secrets to building winning brackets for the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
With more than nine quintillion possible outcomes in a 64-team field, Chartier's research will help every fan improve their odds of picking the right teams.
Using data analysis software provided by Tresata, Chartier analyzed every NCAA Division 1 basketball game from the past 14 seasons (2002-15)–more than 70,000 regular-season and tournament games during that time span–to identify patterns and predict likely outcomes.
Here are a few of their eye-opening insights: