Early 2023 March Madness Odds

The 2021-22 college basketball season came to a thrilling conclusion on Monday night from New Orleans as Kansas rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat North Carolina 72-69 and earn the Jayhawks their first national title since 2008. It was the biggest comeback win in a national championship game. The last team to repeat in the sport was Florida in 2007. The 2023 Final Four is in Houston, and Kansas is +1200 win it again. Let’s see who has the best 2023 March Madness odds and lay out some predictions along the way.

Odds to Win the 2023 March Madness Tournament

*As of April 7th, 2022

  • Duke +750
  • North Carolina +1000
  • Kentucky +1200
  • Kansas +1200
  • Gonzaga +1200
  • UCLA +1600
  • Arkansas +1600
  • Villanova +1800
  • Houston +1800
  • Arizona +1800
  • Texas +2000
  • Michigan +2200
  • Baylor +2200
  • Alabama +2800
  • Texas Tech +3500
  • Tennessee +4500
  • Purdue +4500
  • Auburn +4500
  • Virginia +5000
  • Memphis +5000
  • Oregon +5000
  • USC +5500
  • Indiana +7000
  • Dayton +7000
  • Xavier +8000
  • Texas A&M +8000
  • Michigan State +8000
  • San Diego State +8000
  • Ohio State +8000
  • Saint Louis +9000
  • Illinois +9000
  • Creighton +9000
  • Wisconsin +10000
  • UConn +10000
  • TCU +10000
  • Syracuse +10000
  • Notre Dame +10000
  • Florida State +10000
  • Davidson +11000
  • Virginia Tech +12000
  • Miami FL +12000
  • Iowa +12000
  • Oklahoma +12000
  • Seton Hall +14000
  • Colorado State +14000
  • Saint Marys +15000
  • Maryland +15000
  • LSU +15000
  • Louisville +15000
  • Florida +15000
  • Marquette +16000
  • Iowa State +16000
  • Colorado +16000
  • Vanderbilt +18000
  • Loyola Chicago +18000
  • West Virginia +20000
  • VCU +20000
  • Mississippi State +20000
  • Saint Johns +20000
  • Providence +20000
  • Oklahoma State +20000
  • Arizona State +20000
  • Wake Forest +25000
  • Saint Bonaventure +25000
  • BYU +25000
  • Wichita State +30000
  • Washington State +30000
  • Utah State +30000
  • Belmont +30000
  • North Carolina State +35000
  • Wyoming +40000
  • Washington +40000
  • SMU +40000
  • South Carolina +40000
  • Rutgers +40000
  • Kansas State +40000
  • Ole Miss +40000
  • Clemson +40000
  • Cincinnati +40000
  • Butler +40000
  • Boise State +40000
  • Northwestern +50000
  • Utah +50000
  • Minnesota +50000
  • Stanford +50000
  • San Francisco +50000
  • Richmond +50000
  • Penn State +50000
  • Georgia Tech +50000
  • New Mexico State +60000
  • Nebraska +60000
  • Murray State +60000
  • Missouri +60000
  • Pittsburgh +60000
  • Georgia +60000
  • Oregon State +60000
  • Georgetown +60000
  • Fresno State +60000
  • California +60000
  • Boston College +60000

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Can Kansas Win the 2023 March Madness Tournament?

That’s even if Kansas is eligible to play in the 2023 NCAA Tournament. It’s not out of the question that Coach Bill Self’s team is banned because the school is awaiting NCAA punishment due to five Level I violations on Self and his program. Kansas was included in a list of schools as part of a 2017 FBI case alleging bribes were paid to lure top recruits to elite programs. And payments were made to coaches so they would steer young players toward financial and business advisers.

The allegations at Kansas centered around payments made by representatives of Adidas, the school’s apparel sponsor, to prospective KU recruits. The NCAA announced in July 2020 that the case would be processed through the independent accountability resolutions process (IARP). Under that process, an independent resolution panel, consisting of five independent members would hear the case and decide on penalties. The IARP has no appeals process.

The NCAA in 2019 alleged Kansas had committed five Level I violations, and named Self and assistant Kurtis Townsend personally in accusing them of “intentionally and willfully engaging in NCAA violations.” Self and his lawyers have adamantly disputed the allegations. The players on this KU team are not part of the allegations so the 2022 title will not be stripped. Expect a decision this summer.

Kansas will lose star Ochai Agbaji, the Big 12 Player of the Year and NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player. Also expected gone are David McCormack, Christian Braun, Mitch Lightfoot and Remy Martin. Dajuan Harris Jr. and Jalen Wilson are expected back and Self is bringing in a stellar recruiting class.

Which other teams have high chances to win the National Championship

Duke lost in the Final Four to North Carolina and will lose stars Paolo Banchero, Mark Williams and AJ Griffin to the NBA not to mention that Coach Mike Krzyzewski has retired. But new coach Jon Scheyer’s first recruiting class at the helm is by far the best in the country, with three top-five prospects leading the way in Dereck Lively II (No. 1 overall), Kyle Filipowski (No. 3 overall) and Dariq Whitehead (No. 5 overall). Thus, the Blue Devils are +750 favorites to win it all next year.

North Carolina is +1000 after coming up short vs. Kansas. The Tar Heels could bring everyone back of note besides Brady Manek and Leaky Black. Armando Bacot and Caleb Love will be key decisions, but Hubert Davis’ team will be loaded.

Which teams above +1000 have good odds to win the 2023 March Madness Tournament?

Kentucky is +1200 with fellow SEC school Arkansas at +1600 and Gonzaga at +1200. UK has lost star freshman guard TyTy Washington to the NBA, which was no surprise, but National Player of the Year Oscar Tshiebwe hasn’t decided yet. He intends to explore the NBA Draft process but hasn’t ruled out a return. In joining Anthony Davis (2012) as UK’s second Wooden Award winner, Tshiebwe swept all six major awards to become UK’s first-ever unanimous national player of the year. If he comes back alongside returnees Keion Brooks (10.8 PPG) and Sahvir Wheeler (10.1 PPG, 6.9 APG), Kentucky moves to the likely favored role.

Arkansas, which has reached the Elite Eight in back-to-back years, brings in perhaps the best recruiting class in school history. Nick Smith is in contention to be the No. 1 pick in 2023, while Jordan Walsh and Black are also five-star prospects who could start right away. If Jaylin Williams and Au’Diese Toney return, look out.

Gonzaga was the favorite entering the NCAA Tournament but was upset by Arkansas in the Sweet 16. The Zags will lose star freshman Chet Holmgren to the NBA as he’s the likely No. 1 overall pick. The big question is the status of All-American Drew Timme. He’s not considered a top NBA prospect so he could opt to come back to Spokane. At 6-foot-10, 235 pounds with a reported 7-foot wingspan, Timme has the size to defend bigs but he lacks the agility and leaping ability it takes to prevent NBA-level athletes from scoring around the rim.

The first big event of the 2022-23 NCAA basketball season is the Champions Classic on Nov. 8 from Indianapolis featuring Duke vs. Kansas and Kentucky vs. Michigan State. The Spartans are +8000 long shots to win it all next year.

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*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.