Definition of bracketology in English:

bracketology

noun

mass noun
  • 1US The activity of predicting the participants in and outcomes of the games in a sports tournament, especially the NCAA college basketball tournament.

    ‘it's never too early for some bracketology’
    1. 1.1count noun A set of predictions about the participants in and outcomes of the games in a sports tournament, typically presented on a diagram representing the sequence of games.
      ‘in our latest bracketology, we have Maryland as a #3 seed’

Origin

1990s from bracket (sense 5 of the noun).

Pronunciation

bracketology

/brakɪˈtɒlədʒi/