Kansas Futures: Odds to Win the College Basketball National Championship

Posted on January 27, 2023

Bookmakers currently list the Kansas Jayhawks (28-7) as one of the favorites to claim the 2022-23 College Basketball National Championship (+1400 odds, sixth-best in college basketball). They next take the court against the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, March 18 at 5:15 PM ET.

In the Big 12, the Jayhawks have -255 moneyline odds of winning the conference’s postseason tournament.

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Kansas Futures: Odds to Win the National Championship

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
+1400 6th Bet $100 to win $1400
  • The Jayhawks own +1400 odds to win the national championship, which ranks sixth-best in the country. Our computer rankings have them ranked seventh-best, a difference of one spot.
  • Compared to its preseason national championship odds (+1300), Kansas owns slightly worse odds now (+1400).
  • The Jayhawks, based on their most recent odds (+1400), have a 6.7% chance of winning the national championship.

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Kansas NCAA Tournament Resume

  • In their best win of the season, the Jayhawks beat the No. 5 Texas Longhorns, 88-80, on February 6.
  • Kansas has played 13 games against Top 25 teams, bringing home wins in seven of them.
  • The Jayhawks have the first-most Quadrant 1 wins in the nation according to the RPI (15), but also have tied for the 58th-most Quadrant 1 defeats (seven).
  • According to the RPI, Kansas has six wins versus Quadrant 2 teams, tied for the 17th-most in the country.
  • Using our predictions, the Jayhawks have the hardest schedule in the country.
  • Kansas has one game remaining versus teams with above .500 records, and one game against squads with a worse record than its own.

Top Kansas Performers

  • Jalen Wilson: 20.1 PTS, 8.4 REB, 42.8 FG%, 33.7 3PT% (69-for-205)
  • Gradey Dick: 14.3 PTS, 1.5 STL, 44.4 FG%, 40.4 3PT% (82-for-203)
  • Kevin McCullar: 10.6 PTS, 7.1 REB, 2.0 STL, 43.9 FG%, 29.5 3PT% (28-for-95)
  • Dajuan Harris: 8.8 PTS, 6.3 AST, 2.2 STL, 46.8 FG%, 40.3 3PT% (29-for-72)
  • KJ Adams Jr.: 10.5 PTS, 62.6 FG%

Kansas’ Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent H/A Time (ET)
Sat, Mar 18 Arkansas H 5:15 PM

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