FanPost

First Look At National Title Odds

College Basketball is over and it is never too early to look ahead and see what teams are getting pub as being the best heading into next year. Mississippi State doesn't crack as one of the top teams to win the national title but conference member Kentucky is getting the third best odds.


Learn more about the current basketball odds and check out what teams are at the top. Kansas is the favorite to repeat as national champions and It would be the first time since Florida achieved that feat in 2006 and 2007. After the Jayhawks are Gonzaga and then Kentucky and Arizona. No Bulldogs were found.

Gonzaga is at +1200 and is getting the second-best odds favorite, followed those Wildcats and also Arizona out of the Pac-12 at +1500 with Duke. It's very hard to handicap NCAA basketball futures this early until players decide if they are going pro, looking for a new school or what players might transfer into a new school.

The Bulldogs are definitely losing star freshman center Chet Holmgren as he may be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, but they just reload their talent every year and there are no signs of them slowing down as being a perennial favorite to be college champions.

Kentucky's odds will likely take a hit as guard/forward Zan Payne is entering the transfer portal as a grad transfer, Verbal Commits reported. Payne, a hometown player from local Lexington Catholic High School in Kentucky. This past year, he saw action in just nine games, and scored eight points, had two rebounds and a steal for his season total stats. He is the son of Kenny Payne, the former UK assistant who was recently named the new men’s basketball coach at Louisville.


Here are the top odds for this upcoming basketball season.

Kansas +1000

Gonzaga +1200

Kentucky +1500

Arizona +1500

Duke +1500

Arkansas +1600

Houston +1800

UCLA +1800

North Carolina +1800

Baylor +1800


FanPosts are just that; posts created by the fans. They are in no way indicative of the opinions of SBN and the authors of For Whom the Cowbell Tolls.