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We Made it to the Final Four. Let’s Review the Journey.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

We Made it to the Final Four. Let’s Review the Journey.

Despite totally messing up the seedings, the selection committee got the dream Final Four matchups, with the participants having pure Blueblood. In fact, North Carolina has the most tournament wins in history, Duke is 3rd, Kansas is 4th, and Villanova is tied for 9th. That is a pretty damn good list of teams.

Yesterday we cashed our Best Bet as Kansas covered the 6-point spread defeating Miami 76-50. That raised our Best Bet of the Day record to 60-35 since Jan.1st.

We went 2-0 betting the MoneyLine as we got both of the Elite 8 games correct and that leaves us with a record of 675-153 (82%) in 2022.

There were 2 games involving Top-25 teams and we went 2-0 betting the spread making some money on both of them. Our record betting the spread is now 146-102.

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2022 NCAA tournament bracket for March Madness, through March 27

HOW DID WE DO ON OUR PREDICTIONS:

We thought it would be fun to look back on our predictions made on each Region when the brackets came out. This could get embarrassing.

EAST REGION:

HERE IS WHAT WE PICKED AND HOW WE FARED:

#1- We said Baylor, Kentucky and San Francisco were seeded too high. They combined to win one game. Give us a solid 100% on that one.

#2- We said North Carolina, Indiana, and Virginia Tech were seeded too low. We hit a home run on the Heels, but struck out on the other two. Give us a 33%.

#3- We said UCLA, Baylor, Kentucky, and Purdue would make the Sweet Sixteen. Give us 50% for that pick

#4- We said Marquette, Murray State, and Virginia Tech had the best chance to crash the Sweet Sixteen. Give us a big fat zero.

#5- We said UCLA and Kentucky would make the regional final. We were one for two. Score a 50% for that.

#6- We took Kentucky to make it to the Final Four. Give is a big fat zero.

FINAL GRADE FOR THE EAST REGION: 40%

MIDWEST REGION:

HERE IS WHAT WE PICKED AND HOW WE FARED:

#1- We said Auburn was seeded too high as a No.2 seed. Bingo; they didn’t make it out of the 2nd round. Our score is 100% on that one.

#2- We said Iowa, South Dakota State, and USC were seeded too low. They combined to go 0-3. Our score is a big fat zero.

#3- We said Kansas, Providence, Auburn, and Wisconsin would make the Sweet Sixteen. We got 2 of them. Our score is 50%.

#4- We said Creighton, USC, South Dakota State, Richmond, and USC had the best chance to crash the Sweet Sixteen. Our score is zero.

#5- We said Kansas and Wisconsin would make it to the regional final. Our score is 50%.

#6- We said Kansas would make it to the Final four. Our score is 100%

FINAL GRADE FOR MIDWEST REGION: 50%

SOUTH REGION:

HERE IS WHAT WE PICKED AND HOW WE FARED:

#1- We said Colorado State, Ohio State, and Michigan were seeded too high. Our score is 33%

#2- We said Houston and UAB were seeded too low. Our score is 50%

#3- We said the Illinois-Houston, Villanova, Arizona, and Tennessee had the best chance to make the Sweet Sixteen. Our score is 75%

#4- We said UAB, Chattanooga, and Loyola had the best chance to scratch the Sweet Sixteen. Our score is a zero.

#5- We said Arizona and Villanova would make it to the regional final. Our score is 50%

#6- We said Villanova would make it to the Final Four. Our score is 100%.

FINAL GRADE FOR SOUTH REGION: 52%

WEST REGION:

#1- We said Duke, Texas Tech, and Alabama were seeded too high. We hit one out of three. Our score is 33%.

#2- We said Boise State was seeded too low. Our score is a zero.

#3- We said Arizona, the Arkansas-UConn winner, Texas Tech, and Duke would make the Sweet Sixteen. Our score is 100%.

#4- We said Boise State had the best chance to scratch the Sweet Sixteen. Our score is a zero.

#5- We said Texas Tech and Gonzaga would make it to the Regional final. Our score is a zero.

#6- We picked Gonzaga to make it to the Final Four. Our score is a zero.

FINAL GRADE FOR WEST REGION: 22%

FINAL ANALYSIS:

We didn’t real well but we didn’t bomb out either. Had Kentucky held serve, and at least made it to the Sweet Sixteen, our grades would have improved. We can live with missing on the Wildcats and didn’t give it a second thought. We are very pissed that we didn’t bet against Gonzaga, and we didn’t give Miami and North Carolina enough respect. That is where we listened to the Talking Heads instead of trusting what we had seen when those teams play. Maybe, one of these years we will learn our lesson.

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