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Sweet 16 bracket: North Carolina with best odds to win NCAA

Sweet 16 bracket: North Carolina with best odds to win NCAA After two rounds of high adrenaline games, the NCAA Tournament is now in its "Sweet 16" phase, time to check out the odds on the favorite college basketball teams. First we will start with the odds on winning the 2009 NCAA Tournament outright, odds which have changed quite a few times ever since the start of the 2009 March Madness. And what a madness has it been with a few upsets and foolish underestimating by players and coaches, but that's just good TV. At the online sportsbook Bookmaker, North Carolina remains the NCAA basketball team with the best chances of winning the 2009 NCAA Tournament, the Tar Heels are currently leading in odds at +300 to win the tourney. In the Sweet 16 bracket University of North Carolina will match up against the Bulldogs from Gonzaga, who are holding long +1500 odds to win the NCAA Tournament this year. And while Gonzaga is second best in the league in field goal percentage against allowing 37.2, North Carolina is the second highest scoring team in the league at 90.3 points per game, as well as second in rebounds in the league at 39.3.

 At the sports betting website, Louisville is now holding the second best odds to win the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Cardinals with odds +500 on winning it all. Louisville is sharing its Sweet 16 bracket with the Arizona Wildcats, who are currently one of the NCAA Tournament odds underdog with +2700 line to win outright. And in the Sweet 16 brackets, another favorite will meet another underdog - Pittsburgh with odds +550 to win the 2009 NCAA Tournament will match up with the Musketeers from Xavier, who are THE underdog with long odds +5000 on success. And to wrap up the short odds of the Sweet 16 bracket line-up comes Connecticut with odds to win the 2009 NCAA Tournament at +600 at the betting website Bookmaker. The Huskies will face off the +3000 underdog Purdue in the Sweet 16 stage.

 Published on 03/23/2009

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