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2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament Predictions, Lines, TV Schedule, Game Times, Brackets


The picks and predictions for the 2017 NCAA Mens’ NCAA Basketball Tournament, along with the lines, bracket and TV schedule


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How Are The Picks So Far?
Straight Up: 45-18, Against The Spread: 32-29-2

Complete bracket filled out by ATS’ experts

Elite Eight: South Region

1 North Carolina vs. 2 Kentucky

Date: Sunday, March 26
TV Network: CBS, 5:05 pm ET
Line: North Carolina -2.5, o/u: 160
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

Elite Eight: East Region

4 Florida vs. 7 South Carolina

Date: Sunday, March 26
TV Network: CBS, 2:20 pm ET
Line: Florida -3.5, o/u: 134.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

Elite Eight: Midwest Region

1 Kansas vs. 3 Oregon

Date: Saturday, March 25
TV Network: TBS, 8:49 pm ET
Line: Kansas -6
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

Elite Eight: West Region

1 Gonzaga vs. 11 Xavier

Date: Saturday, March 25
TV Network: TBS, 6:09 pm ET
Line: Gonzaga -8
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

Third Round: West Region

3 Baylor vs. 7 South Carolina

Date: Friday, March 24
TV Network: TBS, 7:29 pm ET
Line: Baylor -3.5, o/u: 135
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: South Carolina 92, Baylor 80

4 Florida vs. 8 Wisconsin

Date: Friday, March 24
TV Network: TBS, 9:59 pm ET
Line: Florida -2, o/u: 131.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Florida 84, Wisconsin 83

Third Round: South Region

1 North Carolina vs. Butler

Date: Friday, March 24
TV Network: CBS, 7:09 pm ET
Line: North Carolina -7.5, o/u: 153
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: North Carolina 92, Butler 80

2 Kentucky vs. 3 UCLA

Date: Friday, March 24
TV Network: CBS, 9:39 pm ET
Line: UCLA -1, o/u: 165
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Kentucky 86, UCLA 75

Third Round: Midwest Region

1 Kansas vs. 4 Purdue

Date: Thursday, March 23
TV Network: CBS, 9:39 pm ET
Line: Kansas -4.5, o/u: 156
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Kansas 98, Purdue 66

3 Oregon vs. 7 Michigan

Date: Thursday, March 23
TV Network: CBS, 7:09 pm ET
Line: Michigan -1.5, o/u: 147
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Oregon 69, Michigan 68

Third Round: West Region

1 Gonzaga vs. 4 West Virginia

Date: Thursday, March 23
TV Network: TBS, 7:39 pm ET
Line: Gonzaga -3, o/u: 148
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Gonzaga 61, West Virginia 58

2 Arizona vs. 11 Xavier

Date: Thursday, March 23
TV Network: TBS, 10:09 pm ET
Line: Arizona -7.5, o/u: 144.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Xavier 73, Arizona 71

Second Round: Midwest Region

1 Kansas vs. 9 Michigan State

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: CBS, 5:15 ET
Line: Kansas -8, o/u: 147.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Kansas 90, Michigan State 70

4 Purdue vs. 5 Iowa State

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: TBS, 8:40 ET
Line: PICK, o/u: 151.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Purdue 80, Iowa State 76

2 Louisville vs. 7 Michigan

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: CBS, 12:10 ET
Line: Louisville -2.5, o/u: 140.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Michigan 73, Louisville 69

3 Oregon vs. 11 Rhode Island

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: TBS, 7:10 ET
Line: Oregon -5, o/u: 138.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Oregon 75, Rhode Island 72

Second Round: East Region

1 Villanova vs. 8 Wisconsin

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: CBS, 2:40 ET
Line: Villanova -5.5, o/u: 129
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Wisconsin 65, Villanova 62

4 Florida vs. 5 Virginia

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: TNT, 8:40 pm ET
Line: Florida -1.5, o/u: 125.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Florida 65, Virginia 39

2 Duke vs. 7 South Carolina

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: TBS, 8:40 pm ET
Line: Duke -7.5, o/u: 142
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: South Carolina 88, Duke 81

3 Baylor vs. 11 USC

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: truTV, 7:45 pm ET
Line: Baylor -6.5, o/u: 143
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Baylor 82, USC 78

Second Round: West Region

1 Gonzaga vs. 8 Northwestern

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: CBS, 5:15 ET
Line: Gonzaga -11, o/u: 136.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Gonzaga 79, Northwestern 73

4 West Virginia vs. 5 Notre Dame

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: CBS, 12:10 ET
Line: West Virginia -3, o/u: 145
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: West Virginia 83, Notre Dame 71

2 Arizona vs. 7 St. Mary’s

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: CBS, 7:45 ET
Line: Arizona -5, o/u: 132.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Arizona 69, Saint Mary’s 60

3 Florida State vs. 11 Xavier

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: TNT, 6:10 ET
Line: Florida State -6, o/u: 151
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Xavier 91, Florida State 66

Second Round: South Region

1 North Carolina vs. 8 Arkansas

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: TNT, 6:10 pm ET
Line: North Carolina -10.5, o/u: 160.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: North Carolina 72, Arkansas 65

4 Butler vs. 12 Middle Tennessee

Date: Saturday, March 18
TV Network: TBS, 5:10 ET
Line: Butler -4, o/u: 140
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Butler 74, Middle Tennessee 65

2 Kentucky vs. 10 Wichita State

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: CBS, 2:40 pm ET
Line: Kentucky -4/5, o/u: 153.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Kentucky 65, Wichita State 62

3 UCLA vs. 6 Cincinnati

Date: Sunday, March 19
TV Network: TBS, 9:40 pm ET
Line: UCLA -4, o/u: 154
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: UCLA 79, Cincinnati 67

First Four

16 NC Central vs. 16 UC Davis

Date: Wednesday, March 15
TV Network: truTV, 6:40 ET
Line: NC Central -3.5, o/u: 132.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: UC Davis 67, NC Central 63

11 USC vs. 11 Providence

Date: Wednesday, March 15
TV Network: truTV, 9:10 ET
Line: USC -1, o/u: 140
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: USC 75, Providence 71

16 Mount St. Mary’s vs. 16 New Orleans

Date: Tuesday, March 14
TV Network: truTV, 6:40 ET
Line: New Orleans -2, o/u: 131.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Mount St. Mary’s 67, New Orleans 66

11 Kansas State vs. 11 Wake Forest

Date: Tuesday, March 14
TV Network: truTV, 9:10 ET
Line: PICK, o/u: 152
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Kansas State 95, Wake Forest 88


East Region

1 Villanova vs. 16 Mount St. Mary’s

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: CBS, 7:10 ET
Line: Villanova -26.5, o/u: 133
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Villanova 76, Mount St. Mary’s 56

8 Wisconsin vs. 9 Virginia Tech

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: CBS, 9:40 ET
Line: Wisconsin -5, o/u: 138.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Wisconsin 84, Virginia Tech 74


5 Virginia vs. 12 UNC Wilmington

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: truTV, 12:40 ET
Line: Virginia -8, o/u: 135
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Virginia 76, UNC Wilmington 71

4 Florida vs. 13 East Tennessee State

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: truTV, 3:10 ET
Line: Florida -10, o/u: 144.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Florida 80, East Tennessee State 65


6 SMU vs. No. 11 USC

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: truTV, 3:10 ET
Line: SMU -3
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: USC 66, SMU 65

3 Baylor vs. 14 New Mexico State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: truTV, 12:40 ET
Line: Baylor -12, o/u: 135
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Baylor 91, New Mexico State 73


7 South Carolina vs. 10 Marquette

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TBS, 9:50 ET
Line: South Carolina -1.5, o/u: 148
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

2 Duke vs. 15 Troy

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TBS, 7:20 ET
Line: Duke -19, o/u: 153
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


West Region

1 Gonzaga vs. 16 South Dakota State

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TBS, 2:00 ET
Line: Gonzaga -23, o/u: 153
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Gonzaga 66, South Dakota State 46

8 Northwestern vs. 9 Vanderbilt

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TBS, 4:30 ET
Line: Vanderbilt -1.5, o/u: 131
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Northwestern 68, Vanderbilt 66


5 Notre Dame vs. 12 Princeton

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: CBS, 12:15 ET
Line: Notre Dame -7, o/u: 134.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Notre Dame 60, Princeton 58

4 West Virginia vs. 13 Bucknell

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: CBS, 2:45 ET
Line: West Virginia -14, o/u: 147
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: West Virginia 86, Bucknell 80


6 Maryland vs. 11 Xavier

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TNT, 6:50 ET
Line: Maryland -2, o/u: 142
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Xavier 76, Maryland 65

3 Florida State vs. 14 Florida Gulf Coast

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TNT, 9:20 ET
Line: Florida State -12, o/u: 146
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Florida State 86, Florida Gulf Coast 80


7 Saint Mary’s vs. 10 VCU

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TBS, 7:20 ET
Line: St. Mary’s -4.5, o/u: 127.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: St. Mary’s 85, VCU 77

2 Arizona vs. 15 North Dakota

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TBS, 9:50 ET
Line: Arizona -16.5, o/u: 147
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Arizona 100, North Dakota 82


Midwest Region

1 Kansas vs. 16 UC Davis

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TBNT, 6:50 ET
Line: Kansas -23, o/u: 144.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

8 Miami vs. 9 Michigan State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TNT, 9:20 ET
Line: Miami -2, o/u: 126
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


5 Iowa State vs. 12 Nevada

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: truTV, 9:57 ET
Line: Iowa State -6.5, o/u: 154.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Iowa State 84, Nevada 73

4 Purdue vs. 13 Vermont

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: truTV, 7:27 ET
Line: Purdue -9, o/u: 134.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Purdue 80, Vermont 70


6 Creighton vs. 11 Rhode Island

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TBS, 4:30 ET
Line: Creighton -1, o/u: 142.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

3 Oregon vs. 14 Iona

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TBS, 2:00 ET
Line: Oregon -14.5, o/u: 151.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


7 Michigan vs. 10 Oklahoma State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: CBS, 12:15 ET
Line: Michigan -1.5, o/u: 155
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

2 Louisville vs. 15 Jacksonville State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: CBS, 2:45 ET
Line: Louisville -20, o/u: 133.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


South Region

1 North Carolina vs. 16 Texas Southern

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TNT, 4:00 ET
Line: North Carolina -25.5, o/u: 154
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

8 Arkansas vs. 9 Seton Hall

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: TNT, 1:30 ET
Line: Arkansas -1, o/u: 146.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


5 Minnesota vs. 12 Middle Tennessee

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TNT, 4:00 ET
Line: Minnesota -1, o/u: 136
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

4 Butler vs. 13 Winthrop

Date: Thursday, March 16
TV Network: TNT, 1:30 ET
Line: Butler -11, o/u: 144
Fearless Prediction & Analysis
Final Score: Butler 76, Winthrop 64


6 Cincinnati vs. 11 Kansas State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: truTV, 7:27 ET
Line: Cincinnati -3.5, o/u: 130.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

3 UCLA vs. 14 Kent State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: truTV, 9:57 ET
Line: UCLA -17.5, o/u: 161.5
Fearless Prediction & Analysis


7 Dayton vs. 10 Wichita State

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: CBS, 7:10 ET
Line: Wichita State -6, o/u: 148
Fearless Prediction & Analysis

2 Kentucky vs. 15 Northern Kentucky

Date: Friday, March 17
TV Network: CBS, 9:40 ET
Line: Kentucky -19.5, o/u: 153
Fearless Prediction & Analysis