2021 College Basketball Championship Odds Update Feb. 16th

2021 College Basketball Championship Odds Update Feb. 16th

Written by on February 16, 2021

With the 2020-21 college basketball season another week closer to its March 14 Selection Sunday and ensuing March 18 start, it’s time to take a look at the most recent NCAA college basketball odds to win the 2021 national championship. Whether you like a long shot title hopeful, a middle of pack title contender or one of the top favorites on the board, you’re going to find out where every teams stands right now as far as their odds to win the 2021 national championship. With that in mind, let’s get right to it so you can get all set to make your bets against their College Basketball National Championship odds.

Updated Week 13 College Basketball National Championship Odds

 
2021 College Basketball National ChampionshipOdds to Win
Gonzaga Bulldogs+300
Baylor Bears+300
Michigan Wolverines+700
Villanova Wildcats+1100
Texas Longhorns+1500
Iowa Hawkeyes+1500
Alabama Crimson Tide +1600
Illinois Fighting Illini +1800
Houston Cougars +2000
Wisconsin Badgers +2000
Tennessee Volunteers +2200
Florida State Seminoles +1600
Virginia Cavaliers +2400
Texas Tech Raiders +2500
Ohio State Buckeyes +1400
Creighton Blue Jays +2200
West Virginia Mountaineers +2500
Kansas Jayhawks +3500
Oklahoma Sooners +4500
Oregon Ducks +5000
UConn Huskies +5000
Virginia Tech Hokies +5000
UCLA Bruins +3000
North Carolina Tar Heels +6600
Clemson Tigers +8000
Louisville Ragin’ Cajuns +3500
Saint Louis Billikens +5000
Indiana Hoosiers +5000
USC Trojans +6600
Rutgers Scarlet Knights +6600

The Bulldogs and the Bears

Analysis: Gonzaga (20-0) and Baylor (17-0) have been ranked first and second in the national polls almost all season long. The Bulldogs were a +275 favorite a week ago, but are now at +300 like the Bears. Gonzaga has had two of it past four games postponed but routed San Francisco 100-61 on Saturday. Baylor hasn’t been in action since beating No. 6 Texas 83-69 on Feb. 2.

The Bears had already postponed two games, at home against TCU this past Saturday and on the road at Oklahoma this week before announcing they would also postponing their next three games: vs. Texas Tech on Feb. 13, at West Virginia on Feb. 15 and vs. West Virginia on Feb. 18. The Zags rank first in scoring (93.1 ppg) and first in field goal shooting percentage (55.1%). Baylor ranks fourth in scoring (87.0 ppg) and an equally impressive 25th in points allowed (62.8 ppg).

Next in Line

No. 3 Michigan (14-1) improved from +900 a week ago to +700 after beating No. 21 Wisconsin 67-59 on Sunday. No. 5 Villanova (13-3) beat St. Joe’s by 20, but then fell to No. 19 Marquette 85-68 on Saturday to see its national rankings drop five spots to No. 10. Still, Villanova has gone from a +1400 pick to win it all to +1100. Houston (17-2) moved up from eighth to sixth in the national rankings after beating South Florida and having its Sunday matchup against Memphis postponed. Houston moved from a +200 pick to win the national championship to +1400. The Cougars rank a stupendous second nationally in points allowed (57.3 ppg).

No. 4 Ohio State (17-4) has gone from a whopping +2800 pick a week ago to +1400 after getting past Indiana 78-59 on Saturday.

Illinois (14-5) is up one spot to No. 5 this week after getting past Nebraska in overtime on Friday night thanks to Ayo Dosunmu’s heroics. The Fighting Illini’ remain a +1800 pick.

No. 11 Iowa (15-6) fell from a +1500 to its current +1800 despite beating Rutgers 79-66 on Wednesday and Michigan State 88-58 on Saturday. No. 12 Texas went from a +1500 pick to win it all to +1400 after beating K-State 80-77 on Tuesday and TCU 70-55 on Saturday.

No. 16 Florida State (11-3) is up one spot in the national rankings and has gone from +2400 to +1600 after smacking Virginia senseless on Monday night.  No. 8 Alabama (17-5) has gone from +1600 to +2000 while moving up three spots in the national rankings after throttling Georgia 115-82 on Saturday.

No. 15 Texas Tech (14-6) has move from +2500 to +2000 despite dropping a whopping spots in the national rankings after losing to West Virginia 82-71 on Tuesday night.  No. 7 Virginia (15-3) has improved from +2400 to +2000 while moving up two spots in the national rankings despite getting blown out 81-60 on Monday night against Florida State.

No. 21 Wisconsin (15-7) went from +2200 to +2000 despite losing to Michigan over the weekend.  Creighton (16-5) is up five spots to No. 14 after beating Villanova this past weekend. The Blue Jays have gone from +3000 to +2200.


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