Social Media Predicts Kings’ Stanley Cup Win

It's like everywhere you look these days, users are connecting with their favorite television shows or sporting events in new, cool ways. Before the NHL playoffs, a program called the PrePlay tracked which teams users thought would win the Cup, as well as looked at which players would do the heavy lifting for the various teams. Take a look at the infographic to see just how accurate the fans were.

It’s like everywhere you look these days, users are connecting with their favorite television shows or sporting events in new, cool ways. Before the NHL playoffs, a program called the PrePlay tracked which teams users thought would win the Cup, as well as looked at which players would do the heavy lifting for the various teams. Take a look at the infographic to see just how accurate the fans were.

Out of a total of 187,508 real time predictions, the predictions always favored the Los Angeles Kings against the New Jersey Devils. The average increased as the number of games went on, so we can see that players became more bullish as LA put the pressure on NJ. Take a look at the predictions below, check out preplaysports and let us know what you think.