Virginia Futures: Odds to Win the College Basketball National Championship

Posted on January 27, 2023

A possible contender to win the 2022-23 College Basketball National Championship, the Virginia Cavaliers (25-7) currently have +8000 odds to be the last team standing (which ranks 25th in college basketball). The next game on the schedule for them is against the Furman Paladins on Thursday, March 16 at 12:40 PM ET.

The Cavaliers’ odds to win the ACC tournament are -105.

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Virginia Futures: Odds to Win the National Championship

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
+8000 25th Bet $100 to win $8000
  • When it comes to winning the national championship, the Cavaliers (+8000) rank higher according to bookmakers (25th-best in country) than they do in our computer rankings (29th).
  • Before the season, Virginia had +4000 odds to win the national championship. Those odds have since worsened to +8000, which is the 63rd-biggest change among all teams in Division I.
  • Looking at their most recent odds (+8000), the Cavaliers have a 1.2% chance of winning the national championship.

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Virginia NCAA Tournament Resume

  • When the Cavaliers took down the Baylor Bears (No. 11 in the AP’s Top 25) on November 18 by a score of 86-79, it was their best win of the season so far.
  • Virginia has played five games versus Top 25 teams, winning two of them.
  • The Cavaliers have tied for the 25th-most Quadrant 1 wins in the nation based on the RPI (five).
  • Based on the RPI, Virginia has six wins over Quadrant 2 teams, tied for the 16th-most in the country.
  • Based on the RPI, the Cavaliers have seven wins versus Quadrant 3 teams, tied for the 41st-most in Division 1.
  • The Cavs are facing the 77th-ranked schedule (based on our predictions) this season.
  • Glancing at UVA’s remaining schedule in 2022-23, it has one game versus teams currently above .500, and no games against teams whose records are worse than its own.

Top Virginia Performers

  • Reece Beekman: 9.4 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.8 STL, 40.3 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (27-for-76)
  • Kihei Clark: 10.9 PTS, 5.4 AST, 1.1 STL, 40.2 FG%, 35.6 3PT% (37-for-104)
  • Jayden Gardner: 12.1 PTS, 51.5 FG%
  • Armaan Franklin: 12.5 PTS, 42.3 FG%, 37.8 3PT% (62-for-164)
  • Ben Vander Plas: 7.4 PTS, 41.2 FG%, 30.3 3PT% (33-for-109)

Virginia’s Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent H/A Time (ET)
Thu, Mar 16 Furman H 12:40 PM

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