College Basketball Conference Odds Bolster Future Betting
You are waiting for Selection Sunday to plot your bracket strategy, but how many people are missing out on great odds to win college basketball conference tournaments? Most online sportsbooks have set lines on which schools will win select conference finals.And three of America's biggest conferences are front and center with ACC, Big 12, SEC and WAC on tap.
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In the ACC, North Carolina is the defending champion but rival Duke is the favorite, according to Bovada today. The Devils will get a push from Maryland, a team that always plays them tough. If you think Boston College can pull a mammoth upset, they are the longest longshot at 30/1. The SEC boasts the nation's No. 2 ranked team in Kentucky and oddsmakers don't think there is a legitimate threat to their crown. Vandy and Tennessee have the best upset odds and some observers like Mississippi State to create some noise. In the Big Ten, Purdue has dropped in the rankings after the Robbie Hummel injury and Ohio State and Wisconsin are deadlocked at 2/1 as favorites to win the Big 10 title. Michigan State lurks in the college basketball betting weeds at 9/4 at Bovada. And the WAC, it's Utah State's tournament to lose according to oddsmakers. Nevada might be the team to do it as the WolfPack is 3/2 odds to win the WAC. Longshot bettors will look at 15/1 Fresno State.
Check out the current odds to win NCAAB conference tournaments courtesy of Bovada: Odds to win the 2010 ACC Conference Championship Boston College 30/1 Clemson 12/1 Duke 2/3 Florida State 13/2 Georgia Tech 15/1 Maryland 3/1 North Carolina 12/1 Virginia Tech 8/1 Wake Forest 12/1 Field 15/1 Odds to win the 2010 SEC Conference Championship Alabama 30/1 Arkansas 30/1 Florida 12/1 Kentucky 2/5 Mississippi 12/1 Mississippi St 13/2 South Carolina 15/1 Tennessee 3/1 Vanderbilt 4/1 Field 20/1 Odds to win the 2010 Big Ten Conference Championship Illinois 20/1 Michigan 30/1 Michigan State 9/4 Minnesota 20/1 Northwestern 30/1 Ohio State 2/1 Purdue 4/1 Wisconsin 2/1 Field 30/1 Odds to win the 2010 Western Athletic Conference Championship Fresno State 15/1 La Tech 10/1 Nevada 3/2 New Mexico St 5/1 Utah State 4/5 Field 10/1