Get our free March Madness bracket predictions for the 2023 NCAA tournament. Win your work pool with our March Madness expert predictions. Our expert March Madness handicappers have compiled their thoughts, predictions, sleepers, and favorites to piece together their 2023 March Madness Bracket.
Once the 64-team March Madness Bracket is set, be sure to check out the field and each teams’ possible route to the National Championship Game below. We will update the Bracket after each round of games so you can see how your bracket predictions are faring as the action plays out.
March Madness Bracket 2023
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How Does A March Madness Bracket Work
March Madness is a phenomenon like no other, and the bracket has a lot to do with that. So what is a bracket, and how does it work.
The bracket will be set following the First Four matches, which are scheduled to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday 15th-16th March. This will lock in the final 4 teams to make the 64-team March Madness Bracket. Filling it a March Madness Bracket is something millions of people do each year, even those who don’t follow college basketball take part to try and defy the odds of a perfect bracket.
Being a single-elimination tournament, filling in your bracket is simple. Select who you think will win the first-round games, which then sets the Second Round matchups, the Elite Eight, and so on until you have your pick for National Champion. Filling in your bracket is simple, getting it right is far from it. With odds estimated of up to 9.2 Quintillion to one for a perfect bracket, you’ll need all the help you can to win your tournament. Check out our handy guide for common pitfalls, advice, and trends, as well as all of our March Madness Predictions throughout the entirety of the NCAA tournament
2023 March Madness Bracket Predictions
Our team of expert March Madness and NCAA handicappers will be on hand leading up to and throughout the entire NCAA Men’s tournament. We’ll be breaking down our best March Madness Bracket predictions at each stage of the tournament to assist you with your 2023 March Madness bracket. Leaning on a wealth of Bracketology experience, Pickswise analyzes key statistics, trends, and data ahead of making our March Madness Bracket predictions.
March Madness Bracket Picks
Making your NCAA Bracket picks is tricky, with odds of 9.2 quintillion to one for picking a perfect bracket it’s no surprise it’s never been achieved. That doesn’t mean you can’t win your competition, be it paid or for a bracket competition at work, Pickswise is here to help with all of your March Madness Bracket Picks. Our college basketball experts are experienced in both March Madness Betting and all things March Madness Bracketology. Not only do we have our expert March Madness bracket picks for every game, but we also break down the biggest pitfalls, trends, and stats to consider before filling out a bracket of your own.
How did last year’s March Madness bracket play out
The 2020 March Madness tournament was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 tournament was played within the state of Indiana, and the majority of matches in Indianapolis.
2022 was a welcome return to tradition, with multiple locations for the early rounds, and the Final Four hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The National Championship game was played between 1st seeds Kansas and 8th Seeds North Carolina. North Carolina beat one of the hot favorites in Baylor in the second round en route to a shot at the championship but marginally fell short to Kansas who picked up their sixth overall national championship with a 72-69 victory.
What Teams Are In This Year's March Madness Bracket
The teams and the regions will be announced on Selection Sunday which is scheduled to take place on March 12th, 2023. By this point, we’ll already know the conference winners, but the remaining teams will be selected by the Selection Committee, who will also rank the teams 1-68 and set the First Four matchups.
Check back here following Selection Sunday for the updated 2023 March Madness Bracket and which teams are in this year’s tournament as well as our experts’ March Madness Predictions and Best Bets.
When is March Madness’ Selection Sunday in 2023
Selection Sunday for the NCAA men’s basketball championship, also known as the start of March Madness is scheduled to take place on March 12 at 6 p.m ET.
College Basketball fans around the country will tune in to see if their team has won an at-large bid for the tournament and to see which seed they’ve been given, which sets the bracket and determines their route through to the National Championship game. Let the Bracketology begin.
What Teams Are In This Year's March Madness Bracket
The last of the 68 teams, and the regions, will be announced on Selection Sunday which is scheduled to take place on March 12th, 2023. By this point, we’ll already know the conference winners, but the remaining teams will be selected by the Selection Committee, who will also rank the teams 1-68 and set the First Four matchups. Our experts will be writing their March Madness Teams guides for every team, including strengths, weaknesses, and all of the key stats.
Check back here following Selection Sunday for the updated 2023 March Madness Bracket and which teams are in this year’s tournament as well as our experts’ March Madness Best Bets.
How Are The March Madness Teams Selected?
The field of 68 is determined on Selection Sunday, which takes place on March 13 this year. An NCAA selection committee is in charge of rounding out the entire field and deciding which seed each team will have.
Thirty-two teams receive automatic bids into the tournament because they won their conference’s postseason. Regardless of record or anything that took place in the regular season, conference tournament champs get invited to the Big Dance.
The selection committee then decides the final 36 teams that receive an at-large bid. Every teams’ regular-season resume is put under scrutiny to determine the best and most deserving teams to play in March Madness.
Instead of only involving 16th-seeded teams, the four play-ins will have at least two games between Nos. 11, 12, 13, or 14 seeds. These opening games are now known as the First Four and will decide the last teams to complete the bracket.