NCAA Tournament Odds
The field is set for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this year’s national championship.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, North Carolina, Michigan State and Kansas all have emerged as 5/1 favorites with the brackets released. Kentucky has the next shortest odds at 10/1 while two others come in at 15/1.
Michigan State has arguably been the hottest team in the country coming into the tournament. The Spartans have won 13 of their last 14 and claimed the Big Ten Tournament title. They are a No. 2 seed in the Midwest Region. MSU last won the national title in 2000.
North Carolina is the top seed in the East Region after winning the ACC regular season and tournament championships. UNC is seeking its first championship since 2009.
Kansas is considered the top overall seed and the Jayhawks are the No. 1 seed in the South Region. Kansas won the Big 12 regular season and tournament titles and they are seeking their first championship since 2008.
Kentucky was the SEC championship in the regular season and the tournament. The Wildcats haven’t won the national title since 2012. They are a 4 seed in the East, which is arguably the toughest region.