When it comes to NCAA Tournament odds, there is Kentucky and then everyone else. The Wildcats are listed as the odds-on favorite to win the 2015 NCAA Tournament and they will be the most popular choice on March Madness brackets. They have a real chance to go unbeaten this season but in the NCAA Tournament anything can happen and just one bad night could ruin their season. The top contenders to beat them are the Wisconsin Badgers, Duke Blue Devils and Virginia Cavaliers. Those are the only other teams listed at single-digit odds. Here are the odds on the top ten contenders at the sportsbook.
The odds of Kentucky reaching the Sweet 16 are over 90% which tells you just how big a favorite they really are. The Wildcats have about a 63% chance to reach the Final Four according to a leading college basketball statistics site. The next team behind them is Virginia at odds of about 40% and then Gonzaga at 39%. After the top three it is then Wisconsin at 33%, Duke at 32%, Villanova at 31% and Arizona at 29%. All of the other teams are listed with odds of 16% or less to make the Final Four. When you make your Final Four selections on your March Madness bracket at BetDSI you probably want to stick with at least three of these top seven teams and perhaps all four of them.
The Kentucky Wildcats have a real chance to go undefeated this season. Earlier this season the odds on the Wildcats going unbeaten were attractive as you could have gotten odds of 8-1 or more. That is not the case now as the odds on Kentucky going unbeaten are about even money or less. Only seven teams in NCAA history have finished a season unbeaten and none since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers.
The Kentucky Wildcats average almost 75 points per game which ranks them 33rd in the nation. The team allows just over 52 points per game which is second best in the country. They are very balanced in terms of scoring with their leading scorer being Devin Booker who averages 11 points per game. Seven players average over seven points per game. Despite the great overall statistics for the Wildcats, they are just average in terms of covering the spread as they were 16-14-1 ATS in their first 31 games.
The 2015 NCAA Tournament gets underway on March 17, 2015 with First Round action. First round action takes place on Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th. The “real” action that starts the NCAA Bracket begins on Thursday, March 19th. The two biggest days of the tournament are Thursday and Friday with 16 games on Thursday and 16 on Friday. NCAA basketball betting is available for all games with sides, totals and money lines at Diamond sportsbook. Also available are Final Four odds as you can pick the team you think will win the NCAA Championship and you can also bet which team you think will win each regional in Elite 8 betting.
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March Madness Betting History:
March Madness is the annual Division 1 NCAA Championship Tournament that features the top 68 college basketball teams as ranked by the NCAA selection committee. The tournament was created in 1939 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, most notably Ohio State University coach Harold Olsen. March Madness Betting has reached international notoriety and rivals the Super Bowl, The Kentucky Derby, and other Major Global Sporting Events.
Even though the March Madness nick name got its roots from a historical 1930’s Illinois High School basketball tournament, the NCAA credits Bob Walsh of the Seattle Organizing Committee for officially appointing “March Madness” as the name for the NCAA tournament in 1984, which went on to become officially trademarked by the NCAA.
The tournament has several rounds. They are currently called
- • The First Four
- • The Second Round (also known as "the Round of 64")
- • The Third Round (also known as "the Round of 32")
- • The Regional Semi-finals (participating teams are popularly known as the "Sweet Sixteen")
- • The Regional Finals (participating teams are commonly known as the "Elite Eight")
- • The National Semi-finals (participating teams are officially referred to as the "Final Four")
- • The National Championship
March Madness Betting The First Four:
March Madness First Four Betting is usually very well balanced due to the equality of the teams playing their way into the coveted 64 bracket spots. Point spreads in these games are typically low, and there is a lot of value in playing underdogs as straight up winners. These matched definitely see a lot of two way action from the betting public. The name first four actually refers to the number of games played, not the number of teams. The First Four betting match ups are derived from the lowest four at-large qualifying teams and the lowest four automatic bid conference champion teams.
March Madness Betting Round 2:
The March Madness betting season is one of the few times that players look at the underdogs as a preference with a lot of media emphasis focused on the Cinderella teams taking on the NCAA traditional powerhouses. Usually this does not work out so well on the outright winners, but there are a lot of underdogs that do go home but cover the spread. It is not uncommon to see gamblers taking a lot of shots on the big underdogs as outright winners. Everyone loves a good story, and big payout opportunities are abound in this one and done March Madness Betting environment. This season March Madness Betting round 2 is comprised of the finalized teams filling out the tradition bracket of 64 after the bubble teams have competed to make the Big Dance. Thirty two second-round games in total are played on Thursday and Friday following the First Four round. After this round the field is whittled down to 32 teams.
March Madness Betting Round 3:
After March Madness Betting Round 2 has ended, players that were looking at the underdogs as a preference are now a bit more focused on one Cinderella teams and a lot more action swings towards the NCAA traditional powerhouses. In March Madness betting Round 3, there are a lot of favorites that do advance in the NCAA Tournament, but do not cover the spread. There are a lot of live dogs in this round! The Third Round of thirty two is played on Saturday and Sunday immediately following the second round. The third round played March 22nd and March 23rd 2012 consists of Thursday's winners playing in eight games on Saturday and Friday's winners playing in the remaining eight third-round games on Sunday deciding which teams move on to the next round commonly known as the "Sweet Sixteen."
Sweet 16 Betting:
This is where the NCAA tournament gets serious, and the teams that have made the grade to get here are all serious contenders. Sweet 16 betting is unique in that teams from large and small colleges alike are in full belief that they have what it takes to win this NCAA tournament. Betting these games is exciting and any result is possible. Sweet 16 betting trends tend to lean to the large universities to carry the day, but not without a battle. Double digit spreads are really attractive to underdog bettors in the Sweet 16 betting round. Eight semi-final games are played between Thursday and Friday March 22nd through March 23rd 2012. From here eight teams known as the “Elite Eight” get set to do battle over the weekend.
Elite 8 Betting:
Elite 8 betting kicks off with teams getting ready for their biggest games of the year and decide the regional champions. This round tends to favor the large universities who have played well on the road throughout the season. This round is usually comprised of high seeded teams and small point spread differences. Moneyline wagering is popular in the Elite 8 betting round based on most covers leading to outright wins. Public betting action is usually well balanced between favorites and dogs in the Elite 8 betting round. Saturday March 24th 2012 features two regional final games matching Thursday's winners and Sunday March 25th 2012 final games feature Friday's winners. The four region champions move on to the "Final Four” round.
Final Four Betting:
This round is the closing round of the tournament and Final Four Betting usually leans towards the traditional powerhouses more than any of the other rounds. Underdogs do not get a great deal of respect here from the betting public unless of course the dog is a traditional NCAA Tournament power or past winner. These matches decide the Championship game and carry a great deal of betting interest from all over the globe. Well coached teams often provide a definitive edge in the Final Four Betting round. The “Final Four” round is played on Saturday March 31st 2012 to decide the participants in the National Championship game.
National Championship Betting:
All we can say is good luck with your bets, and enjoy the game. The beauty of NCAA Basketball is in the effort the kids put in to win. There is never a moment where they don’t give their best effort. National Championship betting is all about value and how well you handicap the little things. Make your National Championship Betting a great experience here at DSI and enjoy the final game of the year that much more. It’s Only A Game…Until You Bet It! The national championship tips off on Monday April 2nd 2012.
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The NCAA Tournament begins in less than two weeks so odds will be on the board for teams to win the national title. Which teams are favored to win it all? What should you be looking for when trying to predict the ultimate champion? There are some definite characteristics of NCAA champions. You might think that only the top ranked teams can win the title but history has shown that is not always the case.
Let's look at the top contenders to win the 2015 NCAA Men's basketball tournament.
13 of the last 14 champs have all been a one, two or three seed in the March Madness bracket, a member of a power conference, went to last year's tourney or has an All-American, led by a coach with more than five tourney trips and at least one Elite Eight run, averages more than 73 points per game, allows less than 73 points per game, has an average scoring margin of at least seven points per game and has a schedule that is among the Top 75 in terms of strength.