Southern Tournament Odds
ASHEVILLE, NC (TheSpread) – The 2014 Southern Conference Tournament has a familiar foe favored to win it all. Here is a look at the odds to win this tournament.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Davidson is the favorite to win this tournament, as it has odds of -120. Other short odds to win are Wofford (+325), Elon (+650) and Western Carolina (+650).
This is a standard 11-team tournament with three first round games and the top 5 seeds getting a bye. Play runs from March 7-10 with all the games played at the U.S. Cellular Center.
Davidson is the top seed after going 15-1 in conference play and 19-11 overall. Davidson has a conference record for tournament titles with 12. It was won this tournament the last two years.
Wofford is the No. 3 seed. It went 11-5 in conference play and 17-12 overall. Wofford is a two-time tournament winner, with the last title coming in 2011.
Elon will be the No. 4 seed. It went 11-5 in conference play and 18-13 overall. Elon has never won this conference tournament.
Western Carolina is the No. 5 seed. It went 10-6 in Southern play and was 17-14 overall. Western Carolina has only one this tournament one time, with that title coming in 1996.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2014 Southern Conference Tournament, see below.
2014 Southern Conference Tournament Odds To Win
Western Carolina +650
Georgia Southern +2000
UNC Greensboro +4500
Appalachian State +7500
The Citadel +40000