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Sweet 16 Point Spreads

March 22, 2021
Sweet 16 Point Spreads

And then there were 16. The tournament has been an exciting one thus far with plenty of upsets and lots of action. In this article we will give you the point spreads for the Sweet 16 round of games for 2021 NCAA tournament.

The Sweet 16

The origin of the term “Sweet 16′ came about in the late 1980’s when announcers from CBS started using it to describe the point in the tournament when just 16 teams were left. This format came as a result of the tournament expanding to 64 teams before the start of that season.

Point Spreads

Below you will find the point spreads for the eight games which make up the Sweet 16. We are using lines from two top sportsbooks online.


Loyola Chi vs Oregon StateLoyola -6.5Loyola -6.5
Baylor vs VillanovaBaylor -6.5Baylor -6.5
Arkansas vs Oral RobertsArkansas -11Arkansas -11
Houston vs SyracuseHouston -6Houston -6
Gonzaga vs CreightonGonzaga -13.5Gonzaga -13.5
Michigan vs FSUMichigan -3Michigan -3
Oregon vs USCUSC -2.5USC -2.5
Alabama vs UCLAAlabama -5.5Alabama -6