Sports Metric of the Week: How to Forecast the NCAA March Madness Champion

When you are picking your NCAA March Madness bracket this year, it may be best to avoid predicting an underdog to make a deep run in the event.

Since the NCAA expanded the tournament to 64 teams back in 1985, a top-three seeded team has won the tournament 87% of the time, with a number one seed winning 65% of the time.

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