Final Four Odds To Win
The 2019 NCAA Tournament is down to the Final Four. Here’s an updated look at the odds to win the national championship heading into the final weekend of play.
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Virginia is now the favorite to win it all, as the Cavaliers are getting odds of 3/2 to win. Michigan State is next with 2/1 odds while Texas Tech has 9/2 odds and Auburn is listed with 5/1 odds. The Final Four takes place on Saturday from US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Virginia was the lone 1 seed to reach the Final Four, as the Cavaliers won the South Region thanks to an 80-75 win over Purdue on Saturday. The Cavs also earned wins over Gardner-Webb (71-56), Oklahoma (63-51) and Oregon (53-49) during this tournament. UVA will face Auburn in the semifinals. Virginia is playing in its first Final Four since 1984, as the Cavs are looking to win the NCAA Tournament for the first time.
Michigan State won the East Region as the 2 seed thanks to a heart-stopping 68-67 win over top-seeded Duke on Sunday in the Elite 8. The Spartans have wins over Bradley (76-65), Minnesota (70-50) and LSU (80-63) during the tournament as well. MSU will face Texas Tech in the Final Four. MSU is making its 10th Final Four appearance. The Spartans are seeking to win this tournament for the third time, with the last coming in 2000.
Texas Tech won the West Region as the 3 seed. The Red Raiders defeated top-seeded Gonzaga in the Elite 8 on Saturday, 75-69. Tech also defeated Northern Kentucky (72-57), Buffalo (78-58) and Michigan (63-44) during this tournament run. The Red Raiders are making their first Final Four appearance as they seek their first NCAA title.
Auburn won the Midwest Region this weekend as the 5 seed. The Tigers defeated top-seeded UNC on Friday, 97-80, then bested No. 2 Kentucky in Sunday’s regional final, 77-71 in OT. The Tigers have beaten New Mexico State (78-77) and Kansas (89-75) during this tournament run again. Auburn is making its Final Four in program history and they are seeking their first NCAA championship.