MAC Tournament Odds
CLEVELAND, OH (TheSpread) – The 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament begins tonight and will be a long road for the higher seeds. Here is a look at the odds to win this tournament.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Toledo is the favorite to win this tournament, as it has 9/5 odds. Other short odds to win are Western Michigan (7/2) and Buffalo (15/4).
This is a 12-team tournament, but in a staggered format, with higher seeds getting more and more byes. The top two seeds have byes into the semifinals while the third and four seed are in the quarters. After four opening round games today at campus sites, the next three rounds feature just two games each until the title game is played on Saturday from Quicken Loans Arena.
Toledo is the No. 2 seed as it went 14-4 in MAC play and is 26-5 overall. The Rockets have only won this tournament one time, and that was back in 1980.
Western Michigan is the top seed in the tournament. It went 14-4 in conference play and is 21-9 on the season. Western Michigan won this tournament one time, which was back in 2004.
Buffalo has the No. 3 seed. It went 13-5 in conference play and 19-9 overall this year. Buffalo has never won this tournament in 14 appearances.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament, see below.
2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament Odds To Win
Western Michigan 7/2
Eastern Michigan 10/1
Kent State 25/1
Bowling Green 66/1
Miami Ohio 66/1
Northern Illinois 66/1
Central Michigan 500/1
Ball State 1000/1