NCAA Tournament 2013 bracket predictions: Louisville the favorites

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Louisville and Indiana are the popular national champion picks.

Who's going to win the national championship? Louisville, if you ask most bracket predictors. But that does not include President Obama, who picked the Hoosiers to beat the Cardinals in the national title game.

SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean sided with the Cardinals, picking them to upend the Hoosiers in the national title game thanks to their superior defense. Gonzaga and Florida were the other two teams in his Final Four.

Over at CBS Sports, eight out of 13 pundits picked Louisville to cut down the nets. Gonzaga was the only other team to have multiple people pick them to win it all, with Indiana, Ohio St. and Miami each getting the nod from one expert.

Nobody likes Louisville more than Sports Illustrated. All six of the publication's experts sided with the Cardinals, making it a clean sweep of Louisville love.

Interestingly, Yahoo!'s computer predictions favor Kansas, who have not been a popular pick anywhere. Louisville does check in as second most likely to win the title, though, with Gonzaga third and Indiana fourth.

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