March Madness Betting Odds Favorites, Dogs and Longshots Revealed

Posted by Eric Williams on March 18, 2016 in

With the start of the 2016 NCAA March Madness national basketball championship just hours fro getting underway, this look at the favorites, the underdogs and the longshots will give you the insight you’ll need in order to find the most value-laden team on the board in your eyes. Find out the latest college hoops betting odds here.

March Madness Betting Odds Favorites, Dogs and Longshots Revealed

Just know that in a season that completely defined parity, there may not really be a clear-cut favorite no matter what the odds say. Okay, let’s get started. The No. 1 overall seeded Kansas Jayhawks are the favorites to win the NCAA tournament in the sportsbook at a valuable +350. Michigan State and North Carolina are +500 picks while Villanova is a +1500 pick and Virginia +1100.

Kentucky and Oregon are value-packed picks at +900 and +1300 respectively while Oklahoma is a +1600 selection. West Virginia sits at an encouraging +2300 while Xavier and defending champion Duke, are all +2800 picks. Just know that a different team was favored to win the national championship in every month since the start of the new year.

Long Shots

Eight teams, (Holy Cross, Florida Gulf Coast, Hampton, Austin Peay, Weber State and UNC Asheville) are the biggest long shots at +50000.

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