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2018 NCAA Tournament Odds: Purdue Has 5th Best Odds to Win it All

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Is this finally it?

NCAA Basketball: Indiana at Purdue Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The odds for the NCAA tournament are now out according to Bovada and Purdue is actually among the favorites to win it all. Unfortunately, Villanova within our own region will start as THE favorite:

Odds to win the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Villanova 6/1

Virginia 13/2

Duke 8/1

Kansas 10/1

Arizona 12/1

Cincinnati 12/1

Michigan State 12/1

Purdue 12/1

Michigan 14/1

North Carolina 14/1

Xavier 14/1

Gonzaga 15/1

Kentucky 16/1

West Virginia 25/1

Tennessee 40/1

Texas Tech 40/1

Missouri 45/1

Wichita State 45/1

Auburn 60/1

Ohio State 80/1

Florida 90/1

Houston 100/1

Clemson 150/1

Miami (Florida) 150/1

Rhode Island 150/1

Texas A&M 150/1

TCU 150/1

Oklahoma 200/1

San Diego State 200/1

Texas 200/1

Alabama 250/1

Arkansas 250/1

Davidson 250/1

Loyola Chicago 250/1

NC State 250/1

Seton Hall 250/1

Butler 300/1

UCLA 300/1

Creighton 350/1

Florida State 350/1

Arizona State 500/1

Kansas State 500/1

Marshall 500/1

Montana 500/1

Nevada 500/1

New Mexico State 500/1

Providence 500/1

Stephen F. Austin 500/1

Syracuse 500/1

Virginia Tech 500/1

Wright State 500/1

Bucknell 700/1

Buffalo 1000/1

CS Fullerton 1000/1

College of Charleston 1000/1

Georgia State 1000/1

Iona 1000/1

Lipscomb 1000/1

Long Island 1000/1

MD Baltimore County 1000/1

Murray State 1000/1

NC Central 1000/1

NC Greensboro 1000/1

Radford 1000/1

Pennsylvania 1000/1

South Dakota State 1000/1

St. Bonaventure 1000/1

Texas Southern 1000/1

At 12/1 Purdue has modest odds, but they rated as the 5th best behind Villanova, Virginia, Duke, and Kansas. Here are the odds to reach the Final Four:

Odds to Win the East Region

Villanova 1/1

Purdue 11/4

West Virginia 13/2

Texas Tech 8/1

Wichita State 8/1

Florida 18/1

Virginia Tech 30/1

Alabama 40/1

Butler 45/1

Arkansas 50/1

UCLA 50/1

St. Bonaventure 70/1

Stephen F. Austin 70/1

CS Fullerton 100/1

Marshall 100/1

Murray State 100/1

Long Island 200/1

Radford 200/1