|Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Odds To Win: Creighton Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 07 March 2013 23:15|
MVC Tournament Odds
ST. LOUIS, MO (TheSpread) – One of the top mid-major conference tournaments each year is the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Here is a look at the odds to win this tournament.
This Tournament is a 10-team single elimination tournament with the top 6 teams getting a bye into the quarterfinals and two games taking place in the opening round. The tournament takes place from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri from March 7-10. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Creighton is the favorite to win the tournament, as it has 1/1 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Wichita State (2/1) and Illinois State (7/1).
Creighton is the top seed in the tournament and was 13-5 in conference play and has a 24-7 overall record. Creighton is the defending champion of this tournament and has won it 11 times, most of any team in the conference.
Wichita State is the No. 2 seed this week. State is 24-7 overall and 12-6 in MVC play. Wichita State has won this tournament two times in program history, the last time was 1987.
Illinois State comes into the tournament as the No. 6 seed. Illinois State went 17-14 overall this season and was 8-10 in Missouri Valley Conference play. Illinois State has won this tournament four times, the last of which came in 1998.
The 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament takes place from March 7-10 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. For odds on each team to win the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, see below.
2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Odds To Win
Wichita State 2/1
Illinois State 7/1
Northern Iowa 9/1
Indiana State 20/1
Southern Illinois 50/1
Missouri State 250/1