No. 4 Tar Heels open NCAA Hoops season
The 2009-10 NCAA College Basketball season gets rolling this week and betED.com has opening-game odds, first-half lines and futures for the NCAA Championship available for basketball betting fans.
The defending champion North Carolina Tar Heels, ranked No. 4 heading into the season, get things started when they host the Florida International Golden Panthers Monday (7 pm ET, ESPNU).4
North Carolina is a huge 30.5-point favorite in NCAA Basketball Betting Odds at betED.com.
North Carolina and Florida International have a very limited head-to-head history, with the Tar Heels winning the only previous meeting 65-44 way back in 1998.
The Tar Heels are at +900 to emerge from March Madness as NCAA Basketball champions.
The Tar Heels lost several top players from last season’s championship squad, including Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green, all of whom were drafted by NBA teams.
The No. 1-ranked team heading into the season, the Kansas Jayhawks, are +200 favorites to win the national title in NCAA Championship Odds at betED.com. The Kentucky Wildcats are next at +300.
Also in action Monday are the No. 17 Ohio State Buckeyes, who are 36.5-point home favorites against the Alcorn State Braves.
Ohio State is at +3500 odds to win the national championship.
The Syracuse Orange host the Albany Great Danes (9 pm ET, ESPNU) and are 21.5-point favorites at betED.com.
The nightcap features the No. 12 California Golden Bears as 13.5-point home favorites against the Murray State Racers.
Check out College Basketball Betting at betED.com for game lines and props for each game.
Odds to win 2010 NCAAB National Championship
Arizona State 1 25/1
Boston College 65/1
Florida State 100/1
Georgia Tech 35/1
Kansas State 100/1
Miami Florida 50/1
Michigan State 12/1
Mississippi State 100/1
North Carolina 15/2
North Carolina State 50/1
Notre Dame 25/1
Ohio State 40/1
Oklahoma State 60/1
Seton Hall 25/1
Southern California 100/1
South Carolina1 50/1
Texas A&M 75/1
Texas Tech1 25/1
Virginia Tech 25/1
Wake Forest 35/1
Washington State 25/1
West Virginia 18/1
Field (Any Other Team) 30/1