March Madness Predictions 2018: Kansas Jayhawks

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We have the latest odds of winning the NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship as well as some expert predictions regarding the Kansas Jayhawks winning it all below.

Mike Rutherford of

"The Jayhawks seem to be the most overlooked member of college basketball’s preseason top five. That might be because of all the production they lost from last season, or it might be because of all the NCAA tournament disappointment the program has experienced since its 2012 run to the national title game.

"Whatever the reasons, Bill Self has the pieces to make those overlooking KU feel foolish come March. Devonte’ Graham is ready to step into Frank Mason’s role as the team’s unquestioned leader and Player of the Year candidate. Malik Newman has drawn rave reviews ever since his arrival from Mississippi State. Svi Mykhailiuk is ready to take another giant step forward in his final college season, and Billy Preston is a remarkably gifted freshman forward everyone seems to have forgotten about.

"Kansas might not shine as brightly as Duke or Michigan State at the beginning of the season, but it’ll be the last team standing at the end of it."

Kansas indeed pays big should they win: $1400 on every $100 bet.

Charlie Creme of writes:

"Kansas has proved once again to be a big-game, big-moment team. The Jayhawks are never out of a game. A pair of monumental comebacks against West Virginia and the execution late in the season at Texas Tech are just the latest examples. In a college basketball world of early defections and transfers, (Head Coach Bill) Self always seems to have veterans on hand who know how to win. (Devonte) Graham and (Svi) Mykhailiuk have been those players this year."

Odds to win 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament - East Regional (3/25/18)
Team Odds
Villanova 10/11
Purdue 5/2
West Virginia 7/1
Texas Tech 8/1
Wichita State 8/1
Florida 15/1
Alabama 40/1
Arkansas 40/1
Butler 40/1
Virginia Tech 40/1
UCLA 60/1
Marshall 300/1
Murray State 300/1
St. Bonaventure 300/1
Stephen F. Austin 300/1
CS Fullerton 1000/1
Radford 2000/1
LIU Brooklyn 5000/1
Odds to win 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament - Midwest Regional (3/25/18)
Team Odds
Duke 3/2
Michigan State 2/1
Kansas 9/4
Auburn 12/1
Clemson 20/1
TCU 20/1
Rhode Island 30/1
Seton Hall 30/1
North Carolina State 60/1
Arizona State 80/1
New Mexico State 80/1
Oklahoma 80/1
Syracuse 100/1
Bucknell 300/1
Charleston 300/1
Pennsylvania 1000/1
Iona 2000/1
Odds to win 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament - South Regional (3/24/18)
Team Odds
Virginia 11/10
Cincinnati 11/4
Arizona 4/1
Kentucky 6/1
Tennessee 7/1
Miami, Fl. 30/1
Creighton 60/1
Davidson 60/1
Kansas State 60/1
Loyola Chicago 60/1
Nevada 60/1
Texas 60/1
Buffalo 200/1
Wright State 250/1
Georgia State 1000/1
UMBC 5000/1
Odds to win 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament - West Regional (3/24/18)
Team Odds
Gonzaga 5/2
North Carolina 5/2
Michigan 3/1
Xavier 4/1
Houston 12/1
Ohio State 12/1
Missouri 20/1
Texas A&M 20/1
Florida State 40/1
Providence 50/1
San Diego State 50/1
South Dakota State 100/1
NC Greensboro 300/1
Montana 500/1
Lipscomb 2000/1
NC Central 5000/1
Texas Southern 5000/1
Odds to win 2017-18 NCAA Men's Tournament (4/2/18)
Team Odds
Villanova 5/1
Virginia 5/1
Duke 6/1
Michigan 8/1
Michigan State 8/1
Arizona 12/1
Kansas 14/1
Purdue 15/1
North Carolina 18/1
Cincinnati 22/1
Xavier 22/1
Gonzaga 28/1
Kentucky 28/1
West Virginia 40/1
Texas Tech 45/1
Wichita State 45/1
Florida 55/1
Tennessee 60/1
Auburn 65/1
Missouri 65/1
Ohio St 80/1
Houston 100/1
Rhode Island 100/1
Texas A&M 100/1
Oklahoma 150/1
San Diego State 150/1
TCU 150/1
Alabama 200/1
Arkansas 200/1
Clemson 200/1
Davidson 200/1
Miami, Fl. 200/1
Seton Hall 200/1
Texas 200/1
Loyola Chicago 250/1
North Carolina State 250/1
Butler 300/1
Creighton 300/1
Florida State 300/1
UCLA 300/1
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
St Bonaventure 750/1
Buffalo 1000/1
Murray State 1000/1
South Dakota State 1000/1
CS Fullerton 2000/1
Charleston 2000/1
Georgia State 2000/1
NC Greensboro 2000/1
Pennsylvania 2000/1
Iona 5000/1
LIU Brooklyn 5000/1
Lipscomb 5000/1
NC Central 5000/1
Radford 5000/1
Texas Southern 5000/1
UMBC 5000/1


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