Bing Predicts: Carolina expected to win their first title

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The pro football season comes to an end with a contest between the top seeds in the two conferences. In Sunday’s title game, the Bing Predicts models project 17-1 Carolina to win the Big Game with 64% probability.  During the regular season, Carolina was the league’s #1 scoring offense and #6 scoring defense, while Denver was the #20 scoring offense and #4 scoring defense.  Carolina’s rush offense was #2 vs…

Bing Predicts: New England, Carolina still on track for title game showdown

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Bing Predicts was 4-0 over a Divisional Round weekend, which saw all four home teams victorious by exactly a touchdown – Arizona just didn’t need to kick the extra point to make it a 7 point margin as they scored the final TD in overtime. The conference championship games have four teams who come in averaging 13 wins in the regular season, the most for four conference championship participants since…

Bing Predicts: No place like home, especially for those coming off of byes

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Dorothy said there’s no place like home, and despite a perfect run by the road teams wild card weekend, the Bing Predicts models project that the aggregate of home field, better record (and hence the higher seeding and home field advantage), and an extra week off gives all four home teams enough of an edge this coming weekend to come out victorious. Bing Predicts was 2-2 Wild Card weekend and…

Bing Predicts: New England to repeat as pro football champions

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Bing Predicts provided the weekly winners of professional football games this past season, and in January we do likewise for the playoffs. With a 9-7 final week, Bing Predicts ends the regular season 161-95 (63%), correctly predicting upsets for two road teams in New Orleans and Detroit. On the other hand, New England and New York were unexpected losses despite these teams having a chance to secure the top seed…

Bing Predicts goes 10-6 in Week 16, now 152-88 for the year

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Headed into the final weekend, 10 of the 12 playoff spots have been determined while much of the seeding remains wide open. Washington has the fourth seed secured while Houston virtually has their 4th place spot secured as well – if Houston loses and Indianapolis wins, 7 other games have to go Indianapolis’ way in order for Houston not to make it. Each week Bing Predicts picks the winners of every…

Bing Predicts goes 11-5 in Week 15, now 142-82 for the year

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This week, our models predict Carolina to get one step closer to an unbeaten season, improving to 15-0 by beating Atlanta on the road, who they earlier beat 38-0 at home. In the battles for a first round bye, we expect Denver to get back to winning ways against Cincinnati, and Arizona to get the better of Green Bay at home. In one of the marquee games of the week,…

Bing Predicts goes 9-7 in Week 14, now 131-77 for the year

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Our latest predicted playoff positioning has New England still in 1st place with Denver 2nd as our models still have Denver beating Cincinnati in Week 16. Green Bay, holding a one game lead, could lose games in both Weeks 15 and 16 but beat Minnesota in Week 17 to clinch their division, due to what would result in a head-to-head season sweep for the first tiebreaker. More details on the…

Bing Predicts goes 10-6 in Week 13, now 122-70 for the year

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Week 13 Results: Bing Predicts was 10-6 in Week 13, with key correct picks including Kansas City’s road win over Oakland and Tampa Bay pulling even at 6-6 with their win over Atlanta. Our models started the week correctly taking Green Bay and we were certainly surprised at how they accomplished the victory. On the flip side, surprising missed kicks led to outcomes in the opposite direction of our models…

Bing Predicts goes 10-6 in Week 12, now 112-64 for the year

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Week 12 Results: Bing Predicts was 10-6 in Week 12, starting Thanksgiving strong with correct picks for Detroit and Carolina before suffering a setback with Chicago’s big upset of Green Bay in the nightcap. Sunday’s highlights included correctly predicting Indianapolis, Seattle, and Oakland while the lowlights included Atlanta losing again, which puts them currently on the outside looking in for the playoffs, and Cleveland’s last second loss on a blocked kick…

Bing Predicts goes 9-5 in Week 11, now 102-58 for the year

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Week 11 Results: Bing Predicts was 9-5 in Week 11, missing Dallas’s first win since September 20, a blowout win by Tampa Bay, close wins for New York and Indianapolis and Green Bay’s return to the top in their division. The victories included us correctly predicting Carolina and New England to remain undefeated, Baltimore beating St. Louis, Detroit getting a home win against Oakland, and Jacksonville improving to 4-6 against…