Bracket Upset Picks: 5 vs. 12 Seed Game Predictions


If you have read our tips to filling out your bracket, you have decided to pick at least one 12 seed to upset a 5 seed in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. The question now becomes which one you will pick. We take a look at each of the four matchups and rank the chances of the 12 seed pulling off the upset. Each game capsule includes the betting line for the game courtesy of OddsShark, the KenPom Ratings that uses a variety of important statistics to rank teams and FiveThirtyEight's statistical model of predicting NCAA tournament games. Games are listed in order from least to greatest chance of an upset happening. Click the arrow on the right side to see our predictions. (Getty)