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  • Track the average odds to win the 2022 March Madness tournament for all major D1 basketball programs.
  • Gonzaga has opened as the favorite after going 31-1 last year (and getting routed by Baylor in the title game).
  • View teams individually or alongside others trending in the same direction.

The 2022 March Madness  tournament is scheduled to begin with the “First Four” on Tuesday, March 15th in Dayton, Ohio. The first round will follow on Thursday, March 17th, and Friday, March 18th, at eight regional sites across the country. The Final Four will take place in New Orleans on Saturday, April 2nd, with the title game  on Monday, April 4th, 2022.

The graphs below show the odds to win the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, which opened the night of April 5th, 2021, immediately after Baylor blasted Gonzaga in last season’s title game.

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2021 NCAA Tournament Odds

Team Odds at DraftKings
Gonzaga +900
UCLA +1000
Michigan +1200
Ohio State +1400
Villanova +1400
Alabama +1500
Houston +1500
Illinois +1500
Baylor +1700
Purdue +1700
Kansas +1800
Duke +2000
Florida State +2000
Kentucky +2000
Louisville +2000
Maryland +2000
Texas Tech +2000
Virginia +2000
Virginia Tech +2000
West Virginia +2000
Michigan State +2500
Oklahoma +2500
USC +2500
Wisconsin +2500
Arkansas +3000
Creighton +3000
Oregon +3000
North Carolina +3300

Odds as of April 6th, 2021.

Odds Movement Timeline

  • April 6th, 2021: Last season’s runner up Gonzaga has opened as a +900 favorite, followed by Michigan at +1050 on average and UCLA as +1250.


ACC Teams

ACC Team National Championships Year(s)
UNC 6 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2017
Duke 5 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Louisville 3 1980, 1986, 2013
NC State 2 1974, 1983
Syracuse 1 2003
Virginia 1 2019
Boston College 0 N/A
Clemson 0 N/A
Florida State 0 N/A
Georgia Tech 0 N/A
Miami 0 N/A
Notre Dame 0 N/A
Pittsburgh 0 N/A
Virginia Tech 0 N/A
Wake Forest 0 N/A

 

Big 12 Teams

Big 12 Team National Championships Year(s) Final Fours (Most Recent)
Kansas 3 1952, 1988, 2008 14 (2018)
Oklahoma State 2 1945, 1946 6 (2004)
Baylor 1 N/A 3 (2021)
Oklahoma 0 N/A 5 (2016)
Kansas State 0 N/A 4 (1964)
Texas 0 N/A 3 (2003)
West Virginia 0 N/A 2 (2010)
Iowa State 0 N/A 1 (1944)
Texas Tech 0 N/A 1 (2019)
TCU 0 N/A N/A

 

Big East Teams

Big East Team National Championships Best NCAA Tournament Finish (Year)
Villanova 3 Champion (1985, 2016, 2018)
Georgetown 1 Champion (1984)
Marquette 1 Champion (1977)
Butler 0 Runner-up (2010, 2011)
Seton Hall 0 Runner-up (1989)
St. John’s 0 Runner-up (1952)
DePaul 0 Final Four (1943, 1979)
Providence 0 Final Four (1973, 1987)
Creighton 0 Elite Eight (1941)
Xavier 0 Elite Eight (2004, 2008, 2017)

 

Big Ten Teams

Big Ten Teams National Championships Best NCAA Tournament Finish (Year)
Indiana 5 Champion (1940, 1953, 1976, 1981, 1987)
Michigan State 2 Champion (1979, 2000)
Maryland 1 Champion (2002)
Michigan 1 Champion (1989)
Ohio State 1 Champion (1960)
Wisconsin 1 Champion (1941)
Illinois 0 Runner-up (2005)
Iowa 0 Runner-up (1956)
Purdue 0 Runner-up (1969)
Minnesota 0 Final Four (1997)
Penn State 0 Final Four (1954)
Rutgers 0 Final Four (1976)
Northwestern 0 Round of 32 (2017)
Nebraska 0 Round of 64 (0-7 all-time tournament record)

 

Pac-12 Teams

PAC-12 Team National Championships Best NCAA Tournament Finish (Year)
UCLA 11 Champion (1964, 1965, 1967-73, 1975, 1995)
Arizona 1 Champion (1997)
California 1 Champion (1959)
Oregon 1 Champion (1939)
Stanford 1 Champion (1942)
Utah 1 Champion (1944)
Washington State 0 Runner-up (1941)
Colorado 0 Final Four (1942, 1955)
Oregon State 0 Final Four (1949, 1963)
USC 0 Final Four (1940, 1954)
Washington 0 Final Four (1953)
Arizona State 0 Elite Eight (1961, 1963, 1975)

 

SEC Teams

SEC Team National Championships Best NCAA Tournament Finish (Year)
Kentucky 8 Champion (1948-49, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012)
Florida 2 Champion (2006-07)
Arkansas 1 Champion (1994)
Auburn 0 Final Four (2019)
 Georgia 0 Final Four (1983)
LSU 0 Final Four (1953, 1981, 1986, 2006)
Mississippi State 0 Final Four (1996)
South Carolina 0 Final Four (2017)
Alabama 0 Elite Eight (2004)
Missouri 0 Elite Eight (1944, 1976, 1994, 2002, 2009)
Tennessee 0 Elite Eight (2010)
Vanderbilt 0 Elite Eight (1965)
Ole Miss 0 Sweet 16 (2001)
Texas A&M 0 Sweet 16 (1951, 1969, 1980, 2007, 2016, 2018)

 

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