The Basketball Tournament is back, and teams will again vie for a chance at a winner-take-all $1 million prize. The Overseas Elite are seeking their fifth title in seven years, and are the betting favorites – but are they the team you should be targeting? We analyze the field and offer our best advice.
Iowa’s Final Four Odds (+258) Now Shorter Than Duke; Can Hawkeyes Reach Indianapolis With No Defense?
Even before Luka Garza has announced if he’s returning, Iowa’s odds to reach the Final Four have improved significantly. Sascha Paruk analyzes why, even with Garza in the fold, the Hawkeyes may not be a good value bet to make to Indianapolis in 2021.
Former Ohio State PG DJ Carton is immediately eligible for Marquette this upcoming season. Is his addition enough to make them a contender in the Big East?
Opening 2021 Naismith Player of the Year Odds Heavily Favor Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham; USC’s Evan Mobley is +950
Cade Cunningham is the heavy favorite to take home the 2020-21 Naismith Player of the Year award after the odds have opened up at +300. Is he a lock for the hardware?
Will Cade Cunningham ever make it to Stillwater? OK State has been banned from March Madness in 2021, raising questions about where the #1-ranked recruit will play in 2020-21. Sascha Paruk analyzes the situation from a betting perspective.
Indiana’s Final-Four Odds Improve to +625 with Khristian Lander; Are Hoosiers a Legitimate Contender?
Are the Indiana Hoosiers a legitimate to reach the Final Four after the news of Khristian Lander’s reclassification? We breakdown their odds to see how they stack up against fellow Big Ten contenders here.
Michigan’s college basketball futures are all out of whack. The Wolverines are on average +700 to reach the Final Four, but their title odds range from +1200 to +3000. Are they a good bet to win it all at the more favorable price?
Several blue-bloods and top-ten teams from last season find themselves with long odds to reach the Final Four at the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Sascha Paruk sets out the early college basketball futures and looks at why teams like Louisville and Dayton are so far down the list.
An abrupt end to this college basketball season dashed any Kansas, Michigan State and Louisville hopes of winning a national title. They’re now fading as title favorites for the new season. Find out if oddsmakers have it right, or if there are now better odds to bet on these basketball blue bloods.
Iowa has seen the biggest price change in the 2021 March Madness futures market. Is there any value betting on the Hawkeyes at their new odds?
The odds to make the 2021 Final Four have been posted. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have the shortest odds on the board to qualify. Dave Golokhov analyzes the best betting value on the board, finding a couple teams with longer odds that appear to be smart plays.
UNC’s national championship odds have been shortened from +2500 to +2000. Are the Tar Heels worth a bet at their new price?
Obi Toppin has remained the favorite to win the Naismith since his odds have appeared on the board. Will he be the award winner?
The 2021 NCAA Tournament is the next dose of March Madness we’ll get after this year’s cancelation. Virginia & Gonzaga have opened as co-favorites to win next season’s title.
Odds favor the NCAA Tournament being canceled in wake of the coronavirus. Is there any chance the NCAA proceeds with their plan for games next week?
How should bettors wager on the live second-half odds for St. John’s vs Creighton? It’s the only sporting event that didn’t get canceled this morning, so every bettor is going to be in on this.
Can Colgate return to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season? They take on BU as a 7-point home favorite in Wednesday’s Patriot League title game.
The Conference USA Tournament, which runs from March 11th to 14th in Frisco, Texas, sees a logjam at the top of the odds between the three favorites. Is the best betting value on the chalk or a cinderella?
The Anteaters are -110 favorites to repeat as Big West tourney champs and return to the 2020 NCAA Tournament. Could a team like UC Santa Barbara pull an upset in Anaheim? Blair Johnson handicaps the Big West tournament field for bettors and makes a pick.
Coronavirus NCAA Conference Tournament Cancellation Props Released; +125 Odds on NCAA Tournament Games Being Played in Closed Stadiums
Will NCAA Tournament games be played in empty venues due to coronavirus? Odds have been released on the possibility of that occurring to stop the pandemic from spreading.