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Odds to win the 2020 Final Four

Who will survive the bracket and cut down the nets in Atlanta? We take a look at the favorites and potentially some underdogs with some value as well.

Kansas Jayhawks center Udoka Azubuike goes up for a shot against Kansas State Wildcats forward Makol Mawien and guard Cartier Diarra during the second half of a game at Bramlage Coliseum.  Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

As the college basketball season wears on, we can see teams moving up and down the odds board to win the 2020 NCAA Final Four. Generally, if you’re trending in the right direction, the odds will go with you. And of course if it’s falling apart fast, that can go the other way as well.

Let’s take a look at some of the biggest movers in college basketball national championship movers over the last two weeks.

Kansas Jayhawks

They were +900 two weeks ago, and are now the favorites by themselves at +600. They’re No. 1 by all the computers, and haven’t lost since January 11th. Plus their path to the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament has never been stronger, with a serious upset needed before they likely face Baylor in the Big 12 title game to dethrone them. Devin Dotson and Udoka Azubuike should guide the Jayhawks deep in the tournament for sure, but can they keep it rolling for six more games is the question.

Duke Blue Devils

They’ve lost three of their last five, including to teams like NC State and Wake Forest that are going to miss the tournament. And it’s why they’ve gone from +1100 to +2000 to win it all. They’ve got a terrific inside-outside combo in Tre Jones and Vernon Carey, but it doesn’t seem to be enough to impress the bettors on them turning it around. There might be some value here if they can win the ACC Tournament and slide into the East Region as a No. 2 seed.

San Diego State Aztecs

Their only loss this season, to a pretty bad UNLV team at home, doesn’t seem to be scaring the bettors, who have driven down the price on the Mountain West’s best team from +2200 to +1500. It looks like they’ll be sent East as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament if both they and Gonzaga win out, but that doesn’t seem to be too concerning as avoiding Kansas and Baylor as long as possible should be the goal. Malachi Flynn and his team can play with anyone in America.

Oregon Ducks

They’ve won three of their last four, including an OT win at Arizona with Nico Mannion, but it doesn’t seem to be impressing potential backers. Payton Pritchard and the Quack Attack have gone from +2000 to +3000 over that same span. It might be a general lack of faith in the PAC-12, especially with Arizona falling apart. Speaking of...

Arizona Wildcats

Going from +3000 to +4000 isn’t actually that bad when you consider they’ve lost three in a row, two of which to teams that potentially will miss the NCAA Tournament. Getting swept by UCLA was certainly unexpected and Sean Miller’s charges don’t look themselves as of late. But one hot PAC-12 Tournament run, and they’ve certainly won in Las Vegas before, should get this number back closer to expectations.

The following odds are all from DraftKings Sportsbook for the 2020 college basketball national championship:

NCAA national title odds

Team Odds 3/4 Odds 2/19
Team Odds 3/4 Odds 2/19
Kansas +600 +900
Gonzaga +800 +800
Dayton +1000 +1500
Baylor +1100 +1100
Michigan State +1500 +2000
San Diego State +1500 +2200
Maryland +1600 +1500
Duke +2000 +1100
Louisville +2000 +1500
Florida State +2000 +2000
Kentucky +2000 +2000
Villanova +2200 +2200
Creighton +2500 +6000
Oregon +3000 +2000
Auburn +3000 +2800
Penn State +3000 +3000
Michigan +3000 +4000
Arizona +4000 +3000
West Virginia +4000 +3000
Ohio State +4000 +4000
Colorado +4000 +6000
Butler +4500 +4000
Texas Tech +4500 +4500
LSU +5000 +4000
Houston +5000 +5000
Iowa +5000 +6000
Marquette +5000 +6000
Illinois +6000 +4000
BYU +6000 +8000
Providence +6000 +12500
Virginia +6600 +6000
Wichita State +7000 +6000
Purdue +8000 +6000
Indiana +8000 +8000
Saint Mary's +8000 +8000
Florida +8000 +8500
Memphis +10000 +6000
Arkansas +10000 +10000
Cincinnati +10000 +10000
Harvard +10000 +10000
NC State +10000 +10000
Oklahoma +10000 +10000
Penn +10000 +10000
Rhode Island +10000 +10000
Utah State +10000 +10000
VCU +10000 +10000
Wisconsin +10000 +10000
Xavier +10000 +10000
Liberty +10000 +10000
Northern Iowa +10000 +10000
Texas +10000 +20000
East Tennessee State +10000 +20000
UCLA +10000 +25000
Tennessee +12000 +8000
Yale +15000 +12500
Alabama +15000 +15000
Davidson +15000 +15000
Minnesota +15000 +15000
Stanford +15000 +15000
USC +15000 +20000
New Mexico State +15000 +30000
North Carolina +20000 +8000
Mississippi State +20000 +10000
Syracuse +20000 +12500
Georgetown +20000 +20000
Loyola Chicago +20000 +20000
Clemson +25000 +20000
Arizona State +25000 +25000
Belmont +25000 +25000
UConn +30000 +12500
Georgia +30000 +25000
South Carolina +30000 +25000
SMU +30000 +25000
Notre Dame +40000 +20000
Washington +50000 +12500
DePaul +50000 +12500
St. John's +50000 +15000
Iowa State +50000 +20000
Missouri +50000 +20000
Oklahoma State +50000 +20000
Temple +50000 +20000
Texas A&M +50000 +20000
Utah +50000 +20000
Boise State +50000 +22500
Boston College +50000 +25000
Kansas State +50000 +25000
Miami (FL) +50000 +25000
New Mexico +50000 +25000
Ole Miss +50000 +25000
Oregon State +50000 +25000
South Florida +50000 +25000
UNLV +50000 +25000
Virginia Tech +50000 +25000
Wake Forest +50000 +25000
Missouri State +50000 +30000
Nevada +50000 +30000
Saint Louis +50000 +30000
TCU +50000 +30000
Nebraska +50000 +50000
Vanderbilt +50000 +50000
Drake OFF +15000
Pittsburgh OFF +20000

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