The Kansas Jayhawks emerged as the top seed in 2010 NCAA March madness tournament odds after an impressive season in which they won both the regular and post season Big 12 Championships in dominating fashion. The Jayhawks are +175 at online sportsbooks in odds to win the NCAA Championship in college basketball betting. The Jayhawks enter the big dance with a record of 32-2 straight up on the season but just 14-16-1 against the spread as favorites in college basketball lines. Kansas was a preseason betting favorite this year and their “name brand” status served to drive down their overall betting value as the gambling public has seemed to flood online sportsbooks on the favorite in March madness odds.
Kansas never had to play as a betting underdog for the 2009-10 season and finished 4-6-1 against the spread in college basketball odds away from their home court of Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks played pretty much UNDER the total this year with a mark of 12-18 and had 7 out of their 11 away games going UNDER the college basketball betting total. Kansas will enter 2010 NCAA Tournament odds having gone UNDER the total in 4 out of their last 5 games. Heading into March madness odds, the Jayhawks have covered the spread in 4 out of their last 5 games and beat fellow rivals Missouri, Texas A&M and Kansas State in the Big 12 Tournament while also covering the spread in college basketball odds for all three games. Bet the Kansas Jayhawks +175 as betting favorites in March madness odds to win the 2010 NCAA men’s tournament with up to 155% in total bonuses and play in the $5,000,000 March madness bracket contest.
The Jayhawks have one of the most explosive offenses in all of college basketball with four players that averaged in double digits for scoring this season led by guard Sherron Collins with 15.6 points per game. Collins also led the Jayhawks in assists this season. Guard Xavier Henry averaged 13.6 points per game while forward Marcus Morris averaged 12.3 per game. Center Cle Aldrich averaged 11.2 points per game. Heading into 2010 NCAA March Madness tournament odds, the Jayhawks have set the net on fire being fifth overall in the nation for three point field goals and were sixth in the nation for offensive rebounding. Bet the Jayhawks as favorites in 2010 NCAA March Madness tournament odds with up to 155% in total bonuses!
The Jayhawks first test in March madness odds will take place on Thursday, March 18th at 9:40pm EST against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in a game that can be seen on CBS. Online sportsbooks have Kansas -25.5 betting favorites for their first round game. In the Jayhawks last game, they flew out to a four-point lead and finished off Kansas State 72-64 on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game. Kansas managed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites in college basketball odds while the 136 points went UNDER the posted total of 145.5 at sportsbooks. Vegas odds have the Kansas Jayhawks 2-1 to win the 2010 NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
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