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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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2022 NCAA Tournament Odds

Team Odds
Gonzaga +592
Purdue +1100
UCLA +1133
Duke +1167
Kansas +1233
Villanova +1300
Texas +1567
Michigan +1600
Memphis +1767
Kentucky +1867
Alabama +2333
Baylor +2867
Ohio State +2900
Illinois +2900
Arkansas +3267
Houston +3267
Michigan State +4167
North Carolina +4167
Oregon +4167
Florida State +4267
Arizona +4333
Texas Tech +4333
Tennessee +4500
LSU +5267
Maryland +5000
UConn +5500
Auburn +5667
Virginia Tech +5700

Odds as of Nov. 24, 2021.

Odds Movement Timeline

  • Nov. 23, 2021:Team on the rise include Gonzaga (+625 to +592), UCLA (+1250 to +1100), Purdue (+1350 to +1100), and Duke (+1300 to +1167). Teams fading include Texas (+1400 to +1567), Michigan (+1200 to +1600), Alabama (+1900 to +2300), Illinois (+2350 to +2900), North Carolina (+3750 to +4167), and especially Florida State (+2900 to +4267).
  • Nov. 16, 2021: Early returns are excellent for the favored Gonzaga Bulldogs, who moved from +650 to +625 thanks to three convincing wins to open the season, including an 86-74 victory over #5 Texas.
  • Nov. 10, 2021: After impressive opening-night wins over Michigan State and Kentucky, respectively, Kansas (+1450 to +1350) and Duke (+1500 to +1400) both saw their odds improve
  • Oct. 12, 2021: Favorite Gonzaga has shortened to +650 with the start of the season just around the corner. Second-favorite Michigan faded to +1050.
  • Sep. 16, 2021: With Connecticut sports betting coming online soon, residents of the The Nutmeg State will have a chance to bet on UConn (+6000). Unfortunately, Yale, Quinnipiac, and Hartford are not on the board yet.
  • Aug. 2, 2021: The biggest movement in the preseason is by Texas, which has surged all the way from +4000 to +1500, thanks Chris Beard replacing Shaka Smart as head coach.
  • Apr. 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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