March Madness Opening Odds
The field for March Madness has been officially set. Here is a look at the odds to win the NCAA Tournament.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, North Carolina and Duke are listed as co-favorites, as each is listed with 13/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Villanova (8/1) and Kansas (8/1).
North Carolina has the top seed in the South Region after going 27-7 this season. The Tar Heels will open the tournament against Texas Southern but have a favorable draw to the Sweet 16, with Butler the 4 seed in its region.
Duke is the second seed in the East Region with a 27-8 record. The Blue Devils are coming off a win in the ACC Tournament. The Blue Devils have a potential matchup with Baylor in the Sweet 16.
Villanova is the defending champion and it has been given the top seed in the East Region. The Wildcats also won the Big East Tournament this week and have a 31-3 record. They have respectable top-half of their bracket, with Wisconsin as an 8 seed, Florida as a 4 and Virginia as a 5.
Kansas is the top seed in the Midwest Region with a 28-4 record. The Jayhawks are coming off being upset in their first game of the Big 12 Tournament. The Jayhawks have Miami, Michigan State, Iowa State and Purdue in their top-half of the bracket.