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2017 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship Odds: Duke & UCLA lead, Villanova drops

Nova's odds in Vegas have dropped a bit, but they're still in the upper echelon of college basketball.

NCAA Men's Final Four - National Championship - Villanova v North Carolina Photo by Scott Halleran/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 Duke Blue Devils and UCLA Bruins are the 5/1 co-favorite.

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

Perennial blue chip program Kentucky is the only other program to have better odds than the Main Line Wildcats and the leaders as Kansas and North Carolina join ‘Nova at 11/1.

Elsewhere around the BIG EAST, Xavier and Creighton are at 33/1, Butler is at 50/1, Georgetown is 150/1, Seton Hall is 200/1, and Marquette is 300/1.

2017 National Championship Odds (1/6/17)

School Current Odds
School Current Odds
Duke 5/1
UCLA 5/1
Kentucky 6/1
Kansas 11/1
North Carolina 11/1
Villanova 11/1
Indiana 18/1
Gonzaga 20/1
Baylor 22/1
Oregon 22/1
Wisconsin 22/1
Louisville 25/1
Virginia 28/1
Creighton 33/1
Florida State 33/1
Syracuse 33/1
West Virginia 33/1
Xavier 33/1
Michigan State 40/1
Arizona 50/1
Butler 50/1
Purdue 50/1
St. Mary's 50/1
NC State 66/1
Florida 100/1
Notre Dame 100/1
Wichita State 100/1
Michigan 125/1
Rhode Island 125/1
Virginia Tech 125/1
Cincinnati 150/1
Georgetown 150/1
Oklahoma State 150/1
South Carolina 150/1
California 200/1
Clemson 200/1
Connecticut 200/1
Iowa State 200/1
Ohio State 200/1
Seton Hall 200/1
Texas A&M 200/1
USC 200/1
Washington 200/1
Miami (FL) 250/1
BYU 300/1
Colorado 300/1
Dayton 300/1
Illinois 300/1
Kansas State 300/1
Marquette 300/1
Maryland 300/1
Oklahoma 300/1
Pittsburgh 300/1
San Diego State 300/1
SMU 300/1
VCU 300/1
Alabama 500/1
Arkansas 500/1
Arizona State Off
Auburn Off
Boise State Off
Boston College Off
Colorado State Off
Georgia Off
Georgia Tech Off
Iowa Off
LSU Off
Massachusetts Off
Memphis Off
Minnesota Off
Mississippi Off
Mississippi State Off
Missouri Off
Nebraska Off
Oregon State Off
Penn State Off
St. John's Off
St. Joseph's Off
Stanford Off
Temple Off
Tennessee Off
Texas Off
TCU Off
Valparaiso Off
Vanderbilt Off
Wake Forest Off
Washington State Off

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