These are the latest Mid-American Conference projections based on our NCAA College Basketball Ratings. These projections for the MAC are based on actual results of previous games and our predicted results for games upcoming in the future. The rank (or seed) for each team is only based upon their projected finish in the conference. Our latest update to these projections was done on 2/21/2018.
MAC Projected Conference Standings
|Rank||Team||All Games||Conference Games||Actual||Projected||Actual||Projected|
Projected MAC Tournament Bids
Our full list of NCAA Tournament and NIT Tournament projections can be found here. The below list contains our latest NCAA Tournament projections for teams within the Mid-American Conference. The “Bracket Rating” is based on a proprietary formula that projects a team’s bracket seeding by the NCAA Tournament committee.
MAC Conference Tournament Predictions
Below are the odds to advance to each stage of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. The table below is based on 1,000 simulations. Another caveat is that this simulation is based on the projected final seed of each MAC team. The first four seeds of the MAC Championship Tournament gets byes into the Quarterfinal Round. The 5th though 12th seed will play their First Round match at the site of the higher seed.
Regular Season Champion: TBD
Tournament Site: Campus Sites (1st Round), Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
First Round: March 5th, 2018
Quarterfinals: March 8th, 2018
Semifinals: March 9th, 2018
Finals: March 10th, 2018
|Seed||Team||To Advance To|
MAC Upcoming Conference Games with Projections
Every projection takes into account the ability of each team, home court advantage, and other factors that make for accurate predictions.
|Date||Away Team||Away Prob to Win||Home Team||Home Prob to Win||Game Projection|
|2/23||W Michigan||37.9%||Ball St||62.1%||Ball St wins by 4|
|2/24||Miami OH||52.9%||Akron||47.1%||Miami OH wins by 1|
|2/24||Ohio||14.6%||Buffalo||85.4%||Buffalo wins by 11|
|2/24||N Illinois||25.2%||E Michigan||74.8%||E Michigan wins by 8|
|2/24||Bowling Green||41.2%||Kent||58.8%||Kent wins by 3|
|2/24||C Michigan||22.3%||Toledo||77.7%||Toledo wins by 8|
|2/27||Akron||8.2%||Buffalo||91.8%||Buffalo wins by 14|
|2/27||Ball St||55.9%||C Michigan||44.1%||Ball St wins by 2|
|2/27||Bowling Green||39.5%||Ohio||60.5%||Ohio wins by 4|
|2/27||E Michigan||38.2%||W Michigan||61.8%||W Michigan wins by 4|
|2/27||Toledo||64.5%||N Illinois||35.5%||Toledo wins by 5|
|2/27||Miami OH||42.5%||Kent||57.5%||Kent wins by 3|
|3/2||Kent||52.9%||Akron||47.1%||Kent wins by 1|
|3/2||Buffalo||71.2%||Bowling Green||28.8%||Buffalo wins by 7|
|3/2||W Michigan||51.1%||C Michigan||48.9%||W Michigan wins by 1|
|3/2||Ohio||43.1%||Miami OH||56.9%||Miami OH wins by 3|
|3/2||E Michigan||27.7%||Toledo||72.3%||Toledo wins by 7|
|3/2||Ball St||62.5%||N Illinois||37.6%||Ball St wins by 4|
Projections in Other Conferences
For other conferences, please see below.
|AAC||ACC||America East||Atlantic 10|
|Atlantic Sun||Big 12||Big East||Big Sky|
|Big South||Big Ten||Big West||Colonial|
|Conference USA||Horizon||Ivy League||MAAC|