Final Four MOP Odds
(TheSpread) – With the Final Four taking place on Saturday, here is an updated look at the odds to win this tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Award.
According to oddsmakers, Anthony Davis of Kentucky is the favorite to win the MOP as he has 2/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (5/1) of Kentucky, Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger (6/1) and Thomas Robinson (8/1) of Kansas.
With MOP odds, the favorites tend to lean toward the team that oddsmakers believe will win. With Kentucky being the heavy favorite to win, their players have stronger odds.
Davis and Kidd-Gilchrist play for top-seeded Kentucky, which has looked impressive in the tournament thus far. Davis, a 6-10 freshman forward, is averaging 14.3 points and 10.1 rebounds per game while also picking up 4.6 blocks per contest. In the tournament, Davis is averaging 14.5 points, 11 rebounds, and 4.5 blocks per game.
Kidd-Gilchrist is a 6-7 freshman forward for Kentucky. He is averaging 12 points and 7.6 rebounds per game on the season, but he has averaged 21.5 points per game in the last two NCAA Tournament contests for Kentucky.
Sullinger plays for the Buckeyes, and he is a 6-9 sophomore forward. He is averaging 17.64 points and 9.1 rebounds per game this season. In the NCAA Tournament, Sullinger has averaged 18 points and 8.25 rebounds per game, while shooting over 50 percent in each of the last three games.
Robinson is a 6-10 junior forward for the Jayhawks. He is averaging 17.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game on the season. In the run to the Final Four, Robinson is posting 15.75 points and 12.5 rebounds per contest.
For complete odds to win the 2012 March Madness MOP, see below.
2012 March Madness Most Outstanding Player Odds To Win
Anthony Davis (Kentucky) 2/1
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Kentucky) 5/1
Jared Sullinger (Ohio St) 6/1
Thomas Robinson (Kansas) 8/1
Desean Thomas (Ohio St) 9/1
Doron Lamb (Kentucky) 12/1
Tyshawn Taylor (Kansas) 15/1
William Buford (Ohio State) 15/1
Peyton Siva (Louisville) 18/1
Marquis Teague (Kentucky) 20/1
Gorgui Dieng (Louisville) 20/1
Terrence Jones (Kentucky) 20/1
Kyle Kuric (Louisville) 25/1