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These 5 Teams Are On "Upset Alert" In Round 1

We're about 24 hours away from tipoff in Round 1 of the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The clock can't move fast enough.

Everyone will be rooting for some upsets on Thursday and Friday. Watching a top seed go down is one of the most-exciting parts of the tournament (unless that top seed is your favorite squad, of course).

Which teams are most at-risk of being upset in Round 1?

Here are five teams on "upset alert" according to ESPN's FiveThirtyEight projections:

No. 7 seed Arkansas

Opponent: No: 10 seed Butler

Chance of loss: 60 percent

No. 7 seed Nevada

Opponent: No. 10 seed Texas

Chance of loss: 60 percent

No. 6 seed TCU

Opponent: No 11 seed Syracuse/Arizona State

Chance of loss: 43 percent

No. 7 seed Rhode Island

Opponent: No. 10 seed Oklahoma

Chance of loss: 42 percent

No. 7 seed Texas A&M

Opponent: No. 10 seed Providence

Chance of loss: 42 percent


You can view 538's full predictions here.