Frankly, the whole bracket thing has lost its luster a bit for me. Perhaps it’s because I’m not working in an office anymore where it’s easy to enter a pool with your friends and coworkers. Or maybe it’s because college basketball isn’t quite what it used to be . . .
Anyways, plenty of people still enjoy it, and there are tons of free contests online where you can play.
If you’re going to play, here’s a handy cheat sheet for odds guru RJ Bell that will give you some good perspective as you make your picks.
Improve the chances of your bracket winning:
Vegas Power Ratings on all 68 teams! Difference between team's ratings is a good estimate of that matchup's pointspread. Works for any potential later-round game. It's like having the Wiseguys helping you pick your bracket (for free) pic.twitter.com/TSQNUzSxqo
— RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) March 12, 2018