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)
|St Mary's CA||50/1||75/1|
|Northwestern||Off the Board||200/1|
|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|