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ESPN Computer's Score Predictions For The Sweet 16 Games

Here's what ESPN's BPI is predicting to happen in the Sweet 16.

The Sweet 16 round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament begins on Thursday night.

Here's what ESPN's Basketball Power Index is predicting to happen in the eight games taking place over the next two nights.

Thursday night

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 4 Purdue

  • The Jayhawks will win by 2 points

No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 7 Michigan

  • The Ducks will win by 1 point

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 West Virginia

  • The Bulldogs will win by 4 points

No. 2 Arizona vs. No. 11 Xavier

  • The Wildcats will win by 6 points

Friday night

No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 3 UCLA

  • The Wildcats will win by 2 points

No. 4 Florida vs. No. 8 Wisconsin

  • The Gators will win by 4 points

No. 1 UNC vs. No. 4 Butler

  • The Tar Heels will win by 8 points

No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 7 South Carolina

  • The Bears will win by 5 points

What are you predicting to happen in the Sweet 16 games?

A full schedule for the tipoff times and TV channels can be found here.