Big Ten Bracket 2016 & Big Ten Tournament Predictions
Big Ten Tournament Information
2016 Big Ten tournament site: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
2016 Big Ten tournament dates: March 9th-13th, 2016
In our most recent calculations, we project Michigan St as the most likely winner of the 2016 Big Ten Tournament. The second most likely team to top the Big Ten bracket is Purdue.
Please note that unlike in past seasons, this year we will not be updating this advancement odds table (the top table) after every round. The values shown will freeze prior to the beginning of the first round. However, you can still find our latest projected odds for each team to win the conference tournament in the last column of the standings table at the bottom of the page.
NOTE: We use the structure below to calculate home advantage:
First Round - neutral site.
Second Round - neutral site.
Quarterfinals - neutral site.
Semifinals - neutral site.
Championship Game - neutral site.
The 2016 Big Ten tournament bracket odds table above lists the round-by-round survival odds for every 2016 Big Ten tournament team. Using win odds calculations derived from our sophisticated power ratings, we analyze the likelihood and expected outcome of every possible path to the Big Ten tournament championship for every team in the 2016 Big Ten bracket.
Projected Conference Standings
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The 2016 Big Ten projected standings help determine the seeds of the teams in the 2016 Big Ten Championship bracket. The remainder of the season is simulated a large number of times, and the resulting seeds are used to simulate the Big Ten tournament.
A team's relative odds to win the 2016 Big Ten Tournament depend only partly on their Big Ten bracket seed. Winning the Big Ten Tournament also depends on the dynamics of the 2016 Big Ten bracket. In some cases, the team with a better Big Ten Tournament seed may actually face a harder path to the Big Ten Tournament championship than a team with a worse Big Ten tournament seed.
In addition, because Big Ten tournament seeds are based on win-loss records in Big Ten conference games, Big Ten tournament seeds are not always the most accurate measure of a team's true performance level. This is another reason why higher seeded teams in the Big Ten bracket can have better odds to win the 2016 Big Ten Tournament than lower seeded teams in the Big Ten bracket.