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ESPN's New Final Four Prediction After Sweet 16 Games

A view of the court during the Final Four.

GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 01: A general view as the Oregon Ducks play the North Carolina Tar Heels in the first half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium on April 1, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Here's the latest Final Four prediction.

Thursday night's Sweet 16 games did not go as expected. Three upsets kept the hectic 2018 NCAA Tournament crowd on its toes once again.

Kentucky, the clear favorite in the South Regional, and Gonzaga, a popular pick in the West Regional, both lost. So, too, did Nevada.

On Friday night, the favorites finally took control, winning three of hour contests. Texas Tech was the lone underdog to slay a giant last night - although that was a No. 2 vs. No. 3 matchup.

After the final Sweet 16 games, here's ESPN's latest Final Four prediction:

East Region

Winner: Villanova (83 percent chance)

Midwest Region

Winner: Duke (54 percent chance)

West Region

Winner: Michigan (67 percent chance)

Michigan's Mo Wagner attempts a shot.

South Region

Winner: Kansas State (66 percent chance)

Title game

Villanova over Michigan.


You can view ESPN's full prediction here.