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Your Ultimate College Hoops Betting Guide, Odds & Rankings

Your Ultimate College Hoops Betting Guide, Odds & Rankings

College basketball tips off Tuesday, and we couldn’t be more excited. The Road to the Final Four for bettors started last April when the first NCAA basketball futures were posted at the top online sportsbooks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond.

The warmups are over, and now it’s time to dig in to the games that matter. To help you approach the season, we at Bookies.com have assembled a college basketball betting guide.

Before we jump in with the previews, here are the favorites to make the Final Four. You can bet these odds at FanDuel by clicking on "CLAIM" at the top of this article.

Michigan State+125
North Carolina+230

Preseason Top-25, According to the Sportsbooks

A new college basketball season is upon us, and the game’s power structure looks quite different than it did this past March. Check out here how the Top 25 looks according to NCAA 2020 Title Odds, and meet your No. 1 team.

Wooden Award Odds

Who is the favorite to be honored as the best player in college basketball this season? Find out that and see the latest preseason Wooden Award odds here

Which 4 Teams Could Win a Wide-Open ACC?

Both Duke and national champion Virginia lost a lot to the NBA, creating a top-heavy league with four legitimate Final Four candidates. Check out the ACC preseason odds and storylines here

3 Teams Look to End Villanova’s Big East Dominance

Seton Hall has the league’s best player, Xavier returns four players and Marquette boasts dynamic scorer Markus Howard. Things could get bumpy for Villanova. Check out the Big East preseason odds and storylines here

Can Anyone Challenge Michigan State in the Big Ten?

The Spartans are loaded, and Tom Izzo’s team is such a favorite that even the recurrence of a foot injury suffered by starting wing Joshua Langford made nary a blip on their odds. Check out all the Big Ten preseason odds and storylines here

Florida and Kentucky Look to Slug It Out in the SEC

Kentucky has the pedigree and Florida has arguably the league’s best roster. Look for the two to battle it out for the SEC championship. Check out all the SEC preseason odds and storylines here

It's Not Business As Usual for Kansas in Big 12

Are the winds of change blowing through the Big 12? Not so fast. While the Jayhawks face challenges, including from the NCAA, Kansas still rules the roost. Check out all the Big 12 preseason odds and storylines here

Pac-12 Still Missing True Final Four Contender

Oregon and Arizona should lead the way again, but the West Coast still is a desert when it comes to title contenders among the six biggest conferences. Check out all the Pac-12 preseason odds and storylines here

About the Author

Michael Kates for Bookies.com
Michael Kates
Michael Kates is Managing Editor at Bookies.com. Previously, Mike was the Managing Editor at FanRag Sports and Associate Sports Editor at the Chicago Tribune.