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Microsoft predicts this weekend's NFL playoff games

Microsoft predicts this weekend's NFL playoff games
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Oracles, soothsayers, fortune tellers, prophets and lots of other people have been trying to predict the future since the beginning of time. Could Cortana, Windows' virtual assistant, change things?

All season long, I've kept you updated with Cortana's weekly NFL predictions. For the regular season, her record is 170-86. That's 66.4%! Not too shabby coming from a computer.

And just because the season is over doesn't mean Cortana is done making predictions just yet. She's forecast the winners of this weekend's first-round playoff matchups.

There are four games this weekend ... Let's go, Cardinals! Here are Cortanta's predictions:

  • Arizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers — Panthers win, 62.9% chance
  • Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers — Steelers win, 71.6% chance
  • Cincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts — Colts win, 58.2% chance
  • Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys — Cowboys win, 67.4% chance

Do you like Cortana's predictions? Let me know by posting in the comments below.

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