|2014 March Madness Tournament Prop Odds: Which Conference will the winner come from?|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 19 March 2014 14:53|
2014 March Madness Prop Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – The 2014 March Madness Tournament is underway and there are plenty of great prop odds that oddsmakers have offered.
Which No. 1 seed will be the first to be eliminated from the March Madness Tournament? According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Wichita State is the “favorite” to be knocked out first at 10/11, while Arizona is 2/1, Virginia is 3/1 and Florida is 6/1. Clearly oddsmakers have faith in the Gators making a long run in this year’s tourney.
How many No. 1 seeds will make the Final Four this year? The over/under has been set at 1, with the over carrying odds of +110 and the under carrying odds of -150. Will a No. 1 seed even make the Final Four? The odds are 50/1 that one will.
Will a No. 16 seed advance past the round of 64 this year? The odds are against it at 1/1000, which makes sense given that no 16-seed has ever beaten a No. 1 seed in the tournament.
Which seed will the March Madness Tournament champion be? The No. 1 seed has 3/2 odds while the No. 2 seed is 4/1 and the No. 3 seed is 5/1. A No. 4 seed has odds of 2/1 to win the championship while a No. 5, a No. 6, and a No. 7 all have 25/1 odds, respectively. Believe it or not, a No. 8 seed and No. 9 seed (or higher) have better odds at 20/1 than the 5, 6 and 7 seeds.
Which conference will the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Champion come from? The Big Ten has the best odds at 7/2, while the ACC is 15/4 and the American Athletic Conference and SEC are both 5/1, respectively. The Big East and Pac-12 are 6/1, respectively, while the Big 12 is 7/1 and the Atlantic 10 is 20/1. The Mountain West has the worst odds at 33/1.
Will Florida make the Sweet 16 this year? The odds are in their favor at -400 for and +250 against. Virginia has the same odds to make the Sweet 16 at -400 for and +250 against, while Arizona is only -250 to make the Sweet 16 and +250 to fall short.
Wichita State, meanwhile, is -250 to make the Sweet 16 and +170 to fall short, while Kansas is -175 to crack the Sweet 16 and +135 to miss the round. Villanova is -200 to make the Sweet 16, while Wisconsin is only -150 and Michigan is -200.Syracuse is -140 to make the Sweet 16, while Creighton is -175 and Iowa State has even odds.
The rest of the Sweet 16 odds are as follows: Duke is -150 to make it that far, while Louisville is -300 and Michigan State is -200, which is interesting considering that some people believe they’ll win the entire tournament.