The Optimized Bracket is Here!

The Big Ten has five teams as top five seeds, but will any of them make the Final Four? We know.

Want to know exactly how to win your bracket pool? Our statistically optimized bracket that beat 99 percent of America last year is a good place to start.

Become a Premium Member for access to our Optimized Bracket, or just take a look at our Game Simulator to look at the numbers in a certain matchup.

We'll be breaking down the bracket all week as well, so make sure to keep coming back to gain some stats-filled insights into the Tourney as only numberFire can. In fact, we already have two out for you: examining the most likely 5-12 upsets and which No. 1 seed has the easiest path.