Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Odds and Sods

We beat writers are often deluged with e-mails -- some interesting, some not -- concerning the teams we cover. Not sure if this is of any interest, but some might consider it noteworthy:

According to BetOnline.com, No. 1 North Carolina is a 9-to-4 favorite to win the 2009 NCAA title. No. 2 UConn is a 20-to-1 favorite to win its third title in 10 years, and the Huskies get 5-to-2 odds at winning the Big East championship.

Here's a look at BetOnline.com's conference favorites, and how the odds of the Top 25 teams winning it all:

Pac-10 - UCLA (9-to-5)

Big 12 - Texas (3-to-1)

SEC - Tennessee (5-to-2)

ACC - UNC (even)

Big East - UConn (5-to-2)

Big Ten - MSU (3-to-2)

CUSA - Memphis (1-to-3)

Ivy - Cornell (4-to-5)

MAC - Kent State (3-to-1)

MWC - BYU (5-to-2)

Top 25

1. North Carolina 9/4

2. UConn 20/1

3. Louisville 20/1

4. UCLA 12/1

5. Pittsburgh 25/1

6. Michigan State 20/1

7. Texas 30/1

8. Duke 10/1

9. Notre Dame 50/1

10. Gonzaga 30/1

11. Purdue 50/1

12. Oklahoma 60/1

13. Memphis 25/1

14. Tennessee 40/1

15. Arizona State 50/1

16. Marquette 40/1

17. Miami 100/1

18. USC 30/1

19. Florida 30/1

20. Davidson 50/1

21. Wake Forest 50/1

22. Georgetown 25/1

23. Villanova 75/1

24. Kansas 25/1

25. Wisconsin 75/1

(Who can name the band who released an album with the same title as the title of this post?)

1 Comments:

Anonymous Dougo said...

Come on now, its the Who.

You're quite the fan, aren't you?

5:22 PM 

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