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College basketball odds: Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin favored to win NCAA Tournament

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The Kentucky Wildcats, Arizona Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers are the top three favorites to win the 2015 NCAA Tournament, according to odds released by Bovada on Tuesday. Kentucky gets the best odds at 7/2, followed by Arizona and Wisconsin both at 9/1. Duke and UNC share 12/1 odds, while Kansas gets 18/1.

Kentucky is the defending national runner-up after falling to UConn (currently sporting 50/1 title odds) in last year's championship game. The Wildcats sure will be fascinating to watch once again -- head coach John Calipari is planning to implement a two-platoon system in order to maximize Kentucky's insane stock of youthful talent.

Arizona lost to Wisconsin in last year's Elite Eight, but with a lot of experience returning, Sean Miller's team is expected to be a tough out in March once again.

Wisconsin enters the season No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and No. 4 in the Coaches Poll. Frank Kaminsky has already been named the preseason Big Ten Player of the Year and an AP preseason All-American, while Sam Dekker joins him on the preseason All-Big Ten team.

Odds to win the 2014-15 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship (per Bovada)
Odds on April 28 (first released) Current Odds
Kentucky 5/1 7/2
Arizona 16/1 9/1
Wisconsin 12/1 9/1
Duke 9/1 12/1
North Carolina 16/1 12/1
Kansas 14/1 18/1
Florida 16/1 20/1
Gonzaga 40/1 25/1
Iowa State 33/1 25/1
Louisville 25/1 25/1
Texas 33/1 25/1
Villanova 25/1 28/1
Wichita State 28/1 28/1
Michigan 33/1 33/1
Michigan State 25/1 33/1
Syracuse 33/1 40/1
VCU 40/1 40/1
Virginia 33/1 40/1
Ohio State 50/1 50/1
San Diego State 66/1 50/1
SMU 33/1 50/1
UConn 66/1 50/1
Iowa 66/1 66/1
Oklahoma 40/1 66/1
UCLA 50/1 66/1
Pittsburgh 100/1 75/1
Arkansas 100/1 100/1
Baylor 75/1 100/1
Florida State 100/1 100/1
Georgetown 100/1 100/1
Harvard 100/1 100/1
Indiana 100/1 100/1
Kansas State 100/1 100/1
Marquette 100/1 100/1
Maryland 100/1 100/1
Memphis 100/1 100/1
Miami FL 66/1 100/1
Minnesota 100/1 100/1
Nebraska 66/1 100/1
Notre Dame 150/1 100/1
Oregon 50/1 100/1
Seton Hall 100/1 100/1
St. Louis 100/1 100/1
Stanford 100/1 100/1
Tennessee 100/1 100/1
Cincinnati 100/1 150/1
Providence 150/1 150/1
UNLV 100/1 150/1
Alabama 200/1 200/1
Colorado 75/1 200/1
Dayton 100/1 200/1
Georgia 100/1 200/1
Illinois 150/1 200/1
Missouri 100/1 200/1
NC State 150/1 200/1
New Mexico 200/1 200/1
Oklahoma State 100/1 200/1
St. John's 150/1 200/1
Xavier 250/1 250/1
Arizona State 100/1 300/1
Auburn Off the Board 300/1
BYU 300/1 300/1
California 200/1 300/1
Clemson 200/1 300/1
Colorado State 300/1 300/1
Creighton 200/1 300/1
George Washington 200/1 300/1
Georgia Tech 200/1 300/1
LSU 100/1 300/1
Ole Miss 150/1 300/1
Purdue 200/1 300/1
South Carolina 300/1 300/1
Texas A&M 500/1 300/1
UMass 150/1 300/1
USC 200/1 300/1
Vanderbilt 250/1 300/1
Boston College 500/1 500/1
Butler 500/1 500/1
DePaul 500/1 500/1
LaSalle 300/1 500/1
Penn State 300/1 500/1
Richmond 500/1 500/1
St. Joe's 300/1 500/1
Texas Tech 500/1 500/1
Virginia Tech 300/1 500/1
Wake Forest 300/1 500/1
Washington 300/1 500/1
West Virginia 200/1 500/1