Want to Win $2,000 in Prizes? Join IGN’s Ultimate Sports Gaming Showdown Contest, Pick the Winners and Take Home Prizes

When it comes to debating the Greatest of All Time, no one’s more spirited than sports fans. And when it comes to naming the G.O.A.T. of sports video games you won’t find a more passionate, opinionated audience than sports gamers.

That’s why IGN partnered with the U.S. Army for the Best Sports Video Games Showdown that kicks off with an epic bracket featuring 32 sports video games divided into four ultra-competitive brackets.

Between March 24th and March 28th, we’ll invite IGN fans to select their guesses for each phase of the bracket with the hopes of correctly selecting the greatest sports video game.

The best part? You can walk away as the grand prize winner if you manage to correctly predict how the fan-voted bracket unfolds. Be All You Can Be and put your prediction skills to the test.

To make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to win big – keep reading for details on how to enter. And if you want to know why we chose the games featured in this bracket, tune into ign.com and youtube.com/ign to watch our bracket livestream on March 27th at 10:00am PT.

Be All You Can Be and visit the https://bestsportsgame.ign.com/ between Friday, March 24th and Tuesday, March 28th, and submit your 30 predictions for the bracket. Then starting March 29th, we’ll kick off 5 rounds of fan voted polls across IGN platforms. Each poll will put the bracket matchups head-to-head, determining whether or not your submitted predictions are correct. You’ll score points for each game you guess correctly during each of the 5 rounds of the IGN fan vote. Check your scores on the leaderboard at https://bestsportsgame.ign.com/

One (1) contest winner will receive an Xbox Series X, a PS5, 32 sports game titles and a one-of-a-kind IGN champion’s jersey to strut around in while bragging about your victory. And if you miss out on the top prize, don’t fret! The top ten runners-up will receive a $100 gift card to the digital video game store of their choice.

FILL OUT YOUR BRACKET: Head to https://bestsportsgame.ign.com/ between March 24th (at 12am PT) and March 28th (11:59pm PT) and follow these four easy steps:

  1. Click the “Submit Your Predictions” button.
  2. Make your predictions (you must make predictions across all 60 match-ups to qualify).
  3. Enter a username (which will be shared on bestsportsgame.ign.com’s public leaderboard), your full legal name, and a valid email address.
  4. Click “Submit Your Predictions” (note: predictions can’t be changed once submitted).


  • Round 1: 16 possible correct answers worth 30 points each (480 points max)
  • Round 2: 8 possible correct answers worth 60 points each (480 points max)
  • Round 3: 4 possible correct answers worth 120 points each (480 points max)
  • Round 4: 2 possible correct answers worth 240 points each (480 points max)
  • Round 5: 1 possible correct answer worth 480 points (480 points max)

Tie Breaker: In the event of a tie, the user who most closely predicts the ratio of fan votes between the two

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No. 10 Kentucky vs. Robert Morris odds, line: Advanced computer college basketball model releases spread pick for Friday’s game

The No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats will try to bounce back from a season-opening loss when they host the Robert Morris Colonials of the Horizon League in the Kentucky Classic on Friday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kent. The Wildcats (0-1) opened the season with a 79-71 loss to No. 9 Duke in the Champions Classic on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET. The Wildcats are favored by 23.5 points in the latest Kentucky vs. Robert Morris odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over/Under for total points scored is 144. (See up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page.) 

Before making any Robert Morris vs. Kentucky picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Div. I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of $2,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows Kentucky has a deep and experienced roster. Because of an influx of transfers, key returners and an extra season of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wildcats entered the season with more Div. I minutes (13,385) than any other team in program history since minutes were kept as a stat beginning with the 1964-65 season. The team also entered the season with 5,203 career points, the second most in school history. Only the 1995-96 national title team returned more, with 5,232 points.

The model also knows Robert Morris has had success against the Wildcats before. In the first round of the NIT in 2013, the Colonials shocked Kentucky, 59-57, to earn the biggest win in program history. That Wildcats team had won the national championship the previous season.

Now, it has set its sights on Kentucky vs. Robert Morris. We can tell you the model is leaning Under the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in more than 50 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

Who wins Kentucky vs. Robert Morris? And which side of the spread hits in more than 50 percent of simulations? … Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Robert Morris vs. Kentucky spread you should be all over Friday, all from the model on a roll on college basketball picks!

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No. 4 Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech line, odds: Advanced computer model makes spread pick for Saturday’s game

The No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners continue their push to return to the College Football Playoff when they host the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. The Sooners (8-0, 5-0 in Big 12) have four CFP appearances (only Alabama and Clemson, with six, have more) but missed the playoff last season. Meanwhile the Red Raiders (5-3, 2-3) are playing their first game under interim coach Sonny Cumbie, who replaced the fired Matt Wells on Monday. 

Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. ET. The Sooners are 19-point favorites in the latest Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over/Under for total points scored is 67. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week’s games on our college football odds page.)

Before you make any Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma picks and college football predictions, see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,900 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It also enters Week 9 of the 2021 season on a 26-11 run on all top-rated college football side picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows that Oklahoma has one of the most prolific offenses in the country. Led by quarterback Caleb Williams, the Sooners average 41.8 points per game, which leads the Big 12 and ranks eighth in the country. In the team’s last 11 quarters of play (almost three games), Oklahoma has scored 135 points.

The model also knows that Texas Tech has been efficient in the red zone this season. The Red Raiders have scored on 94.1 percent of their trips inside the 20 (23 touchdowns and nine field goals in 34 attempts), which ranks 10th in the country. Their 23 rushing scores is tied for fifth in the nation.

Now the model has simulated Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech 10,000 times, and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over the total, and it says one side of the spread has all the value. You absolutely need to see it before locking in your own picks.

Who wins the Big 12 showdown between Oklahoma and Texas TechAnd which side of the spread has all the value? … Join SportsLine right now to see which side of the Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma spread you need to jump on Saturday, all from the computer model that has crushed its college football picks!


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