March Madness odds 2022: Updated Cal Bears Jerseys odds for every team to win the NCAA Tournament
If you've followed college basketball closely during the 2021-22 season, then you certainly won't be surprised to hear who has the best odds to win the 2022 NCAA Tournament.
With Selection Sunday now in the books, the opening odds for March Madness have Dickinson College Red Devils shirt been released by sportsbooks. It' Belmont Abbey Crusaders Jerseys s a 68-team tournament, so opportunistic bettors will be able to find plenty of hi Georgetown College Tigers clothes gh-quality sleeper picks and undervalued teams.
There are many ways to Michigan vs. Ohio State Rivalry shirt find a good value team. Riding a team that got hot late in the season but may not have the best record works; so does breaking down the bracket region-by-region and picking a lower-seeded team from a weaker region; under-seeded teams also deserve some love, so if there's a five seed you think should be a two seed, bet them.
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Even going with a mid-major team can work. That said, the better bet with those squads is to bet your favorite to either win in Round 1 or make it to the Sweet 16, as mid-majors don't often win the title.
As nice as it is to get value, it's never a bad thing to bet a blue-blood program or a top-seeded team that has had a good season. Those teams have shorter odds for a reason, but you can still profit from them if you play your cards right.
What are the odds for the 2022 NCAA Tournament? Here's a look at the opening odds board for the 68 teams to win it all.
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Updated March Madness odds 2022
Unsurprisingly, the favorites to win the tournament are Gonzaga (+334), Kentucky (+630), Arizona (+644) and Duke (+1000)
Gonzaga made it to last year's championship game before losing to Baylor. They will be looking to avenge that loss after another strong season in the West Coast Conference.
Kentucky has been a perennial contender under John Calipar Notre Dame vs. USC Rivalry Gear i and looks poised to make another Final Four run in 2022. They last won a national championship in 2012 and last made it to the championship game in 2014. They missed the tournament in 2021.
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Arizona is happy to be back in the tournament after missing it in Sean Miller's final three seasons with the team. They managed a 31-win season and won their first Pac-12 title since 2018. Now, a Bennedict Mathurin, who averaged 17.4 points per game, will look to take the Wildcats back to the Final Four for the first time since 2001.
Duke's story is well known. It's Mike Krzyzewski's final season at the helm of the Blue Devils, so Paolo Banchero and Co. will look to send him into retirement with another championship. To date, Coach K has won five national titles, the most recent of which occurred in 2015.
Those four teams may be the favorites, but as always, there are plenty of nice value picks, longshots and sleepers for this year's tournament. Tennessee (+2500) and Iowa (+3000) stand out as solid, mid-tier bets while Providence (+10700) could be worth a flier as a longshot. And hey, if you want to get crazy, take one of the 16 seeds, like Bryant, who has +50000 odds to win it all.
Below are the initial odds for every team to win the NCAA Tournament, per Sports Interaction. These odds will change ahead of both the First Four and Round 1 of the March Madness tournament.
|San Diego State||+12500|
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|South Dakota State||+35100|
|New Mexico State||+42100|
|A&M Corpus Christi||+50000|
|Cal State Fullerton||+50000|
|Texas Sout Michigan vs. Ohio State Rivalry Gear hern||+58900|