Below are my confidence level straight up picks for the Wild Card Round. My 2023 picks with a confidence level of 1-5 ended the regular season with a 111-78 (58.7 percent) record. My picks with a 6+ confidence level closed the regular season with a 56-27 (67.5 percent) mark.

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Now, let’s get to this week’s picks!