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UConn Is Heavy Favorite in March Madness Odds

UConn is a sizable favorite to win the national championship at -200 in the NCAA basketball odds. Purdue is second at +200 with the two favorites well ahead of Alabama and NC State at the BetUS sportsbook.

UConn has not faced a legitimate threat during the NCAAB tournament. The Huskies’ lowest margin of victory was 17 points after leading by 30 against No. 9 seeded Northwestern in the round of 32.

UConn Is Heavy Favorite in March Madness Odds
Donovan Clingan #32 of the Connecticut Huskies | Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Let’s examine how UConn has cruised its way to the Final Four as a major favorite in the Las Vegas odds.

 

UConn’s Lowest Margin of Victory in March Madness: 17 Points

UConn started March Madness with a 39-point blowout victory over Stetson. The Huskies followed this up with the win over Northwestern.

Next, UConn faced San Diego State in a rematch of the 2023 national title game. The Aztecs were unable to gain any ground on the Huskies in the rematch as UConn came away with an 82-52 victory.

 

UConn Stepped on the Gas Versus Illinois in the Second Half

There was some thought a red-hot Illinois squad could give UConn a test. The Illini were coming off a strong run to win the Big Ten tournament.

Illinois boasted one of the top offenses in the country but only managed 52 points against UConn. The Huskies used a 30-0 run, including the first 25 of the second half, to turn a 23-23 game into a rout.

Illini guard Terrence Shannon Jr. had been one of the top players in the tournament, but the Huskies held him to eight points in the Elite Eight matchup.

UConn boasts a balanced offensive attack, but center Donovan Clingan continues to have a standout March Madness. Clingan posted 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks versus Illinois.

 

UConn vs Alabama: Huskies Sizable 12-Point Favorite

UConn is a 12-point favorite versus Alabama in the NCAA basketball odds for the Final Four matchup. The Huskies have been nothing short of dominant as defending national champions.

UConn has rewarded bettors going 26-12 against the spread in the NCAAB lines this season. The Huskies have gone under in 21 matchups. UConn has gone 35-2 straight up as a favorite.

 

 

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What are UConn’s odds to win the national championship?


UConn is a heavy favorite to win March Madness at -200 in the odds.

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UConn is a 12-point favorite versus Alabama in the Final Four matchup.

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