Two computer models predict who will win the NFL divisional playoff games

Elo and Cortana have made their picks for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Cortana correctly picked 65% of the games this season and Elo was not far behind at 62%. Both models struggled in the first round of the playoffs. Elo and Cortana agree that most of the divisional-round games have a clear favorite.

The second round of the NFL playoffs is here, and Cortana is back to make picks in a head-to-head showdown with Elo.

We looked at two popular systems used to pick NFL games: Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, and Elo, the modeling system used

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