FiveThirtyEight Gives The Cats A 41% Chance At The Crown

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538 Five Thirty Eight, Nate Silver’s model, (the dude who correctly predicted each state's polling results in 2012) is back for a second year of predicting the NCAA tournament and gives Kentucky a 41% chance to win the title. The model combines five computer power ratings: KenPom, Sagarin, Sonny Moore’s ratings, Joel Sokol’s LRMC, and ESPN’s BPI to bring forth all the advanced analytics you can handle. Power Rank The Power Rank, uses it's own system of Power Rankings which factors in strength of schedule and margin of victory to predict the Cats meeting up with Duke for the National Title. They predict UK to bring some hardware back to Lexington 37.9% of the time. Take advantage of modern technology to dominate your office pool. I know I will.

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