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ESPN Forecast: Predicting Round 1 of the playoffs

Golden State's Klay Thompson takes a shot as Houston's Patrick Beverley defends Thursday in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP Photo

Who will advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs? We polled the ESPN Forecast panel of experts and a panel of fans.

Here are the results, along with predictions from ESPN's Basketball Power Index (BPI), FiveThirtyEight and PredictWise.








ESPN Forecast and the fan panel predictions were conducted in coordination with Microsoft Research.