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2017 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship Odds: Kentucky leads

Villanova’s chances improve.

NCAA Men's Final Four - National Championship - Villanova v North Carolina Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

As most schools have a handful of conference games under their belt Bovada has updated their odds to win the 2017 National Championship and the Kentucky Wildcats are the 11/2 favorite with Gonzaga and Kansas on their toes.

Villanova, the reigning Champions, has had their chances improve a bit in Vegas’s eye from 11/1 in January to the current 10/1.

Perennial blue chip programs UCLA and North Carolina are the only other programs to have better odds than the Main Line Wildcats as Arizona and Duke join ‘Nova at 10/1.

Elsewhere around the BIG EAST, Butler and Creighton are at 50/1, Xavier is at 100/1, and Seton Hall is 500/1. As most schools have a handful of conference games under their belt Bovada has updated their odds to win the 2017 National Championship and the Duke Blue Devils and UCLA Bruins are the 5/1 co-favorite.

2017 National Championship Odds (2/1/17)

School 1/6/17 Current Odds
School 1/6/17 Current Odds
Kentucky 6/1 11/2
Gonzaga 20/1 15/2
Kansas 11/1 8/1
North Carolina 11/1 9/1
UCLA 5/1 9/1
Arizona 50/1 10/1
Duke 5/1 10/1
Villanova 11/1 10/1
West Virginia 33/1 14/1
Baylor 22/1 20/1
Florida State 33/1 20/1
Louisville 25/1 20/1
Virginia 28/1 25/1
Oregon 22/1 28/1
Wisconsin 22/1 28/1
Butler 50/1 50/1
Creighton 33/1 50/1
Florida 100/1 50/1
Notre Dame 100/1 50/1
Purdue 50/1 50/1
Indiana 18/1 66/1
Maryland 300/1 66/1
Michigan State 40/1 66/1
St Mary's CA 50/1 75/1
Cincinnati 150/1 100/1
South Carolina 150/1 100/1
Syracuse 33/1 100/1
Xavier 33/1 100/1
Michigan 125/1 150/1
Oklahoma State 150/1 150/1
USC 200/1 150/1
Wichita State 100/1 150/1
NC State 66/1 200/1
Northwestern Off the Board 200/1
Virginia Tech 125/1 200/1
SMU 300/1 250/1
Iowa State 200/1 300/1
Miami Florida 250/1 300/1
Rhode Island 125/1 300/1
Alabama 500/1 500/1
Arkansas 500/1 500/1
BYU 300/1 500/1
California 200/1 500/1
Clemson 200/1 500/1
Dayton 300/1 500/1
Ohio State 200/1 500/1
Seton Hall 200/1 500/1
Texas A&M 200/1 500/1
Valparaiso Off the Board 500/1
Colorado 300/1 Off the Board
Connecticut 200/1 Off the Board
Illinois 300/1 Off the Board
Kansas State 300/1 Off the Board
Marquette 300/1 Off the Board
Oklahoma 300/1 Off the Board
Pittsburgh 300/1 Off the Board
San Diego State 300/1 Off the Board
VCU 300/1 Off the Board
Washington 200/1 Off the Board

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