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Mar 29

A Betting Man’s Final Four?

Posted by: Ryan | Leave a Comment (0)
Category: Basketball

It’s bad karma to bet on your own team, just ask Pete Rose. Don’t do it, it’s been known to jinx a brother a time or two.

Speaking of jinx, I expect all of you to wear the same UK gear, sit in the same seat, do the same nonsense pregame routines you’ve been accustomed to on Saturday. Why? Because they are working. Do it!

Thanks to Eric Crawford of the Courier Journal for posting this earlier, here’s the current odds:

Odds to Win National Championship
Kentucky                                  7/5        (+140)
Connecticut                               9/4        (+225)
Butler                                        13/4      (+325)
VCU                                         9/2        (+450)

Odds to win the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament MOP
Brandon Knight (Kentucky)                     2/1
Kemba Walker (Connecticut)                  2/1
Shelvin Mack (Butler)                             13/2
Jamie Skeen (VCU)                                10/1
Josh Harrellson (Kentucky)                     10/1
Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut)                    10/1
Terrence Jones (Kentucky)                     10/1
Joey Rodriguez (VCU)                            12/1
Matt Howard (Butler)                              12/1
Brandon Rozzell (VCU)                           18/1
Alex Oriakhi (Connecticut)                      18/1
Bradford Burgess (VCU)                         20/1
Deandre Liggins (Kentucky)                    20/1

2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game – Exact Matchup
Kentucky vs. Butler                                2/1        (+200)
Kentucky vs. VCU                                  11/4      (+275)
Connecticut vs. Butler                            11/4      (+275)
Connecticut vs. VCU                              4/1        (+400)

2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game – Championship Game Result
Kentucky over Butler                              13/4      (+325)
Kentucky over VCU                                17/4      (+425)
Connecticut over Butler                           9/2        (+450)
Connecticut over VCU                            6/1        (+600)
Butler over Kentucky                              7/1        (+700)
Butler over Connecticut                           15/2      (+750)
VCU over Kentucky                                9/1        (+900)
VCU over Connecticut                            10/1      (+1000)

Which will be the highest scoring team in the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Round?
Kentucky                      9/5        (+180)
Connecticut                   12/5      (+240)
Butler                            3/1        (+300)
VCU                             4/1        (+400)

Which will be the lowest scoring team in the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Round?
VCU                             8/5        (+160)
Butler                            13/5      (+260)
Connecticut                   3/1        (+300)
Kentucky                      4/1        (+400)

Will Either Final 4 Game or the Championship Game go to Overtime?
Yes                  +300
No                    -450

Will Both Final 4 Games get to a Double Digit Margin During the Contest?
Yes                  -150
No                    +110

Will Either Final 4 Game or the Championship Game Be Decided by a Buzzer Beater?
Yes                  12/1

Who will score the most points in the Final Four Round?
Kemba Walker               4/5        (-125)
Brandon Knight              5/2        (+250)
Shelvin Mack                 3/1        (+300)
Jamie Skeen                  7/2       (+350)

Will Brad Stevens be the Coach for Butler for Game 1 of the 2011-2012 Regular Season?
Yes                  -300  (1/3)
No                    +200  (2/1)

Will Shaka Smart be the Coach for VCU for Game 1 of the 2011-2012 Regular Season?
Yes                  -600  (1/6)
No                    +400  (4/1)

Will Brandon Knight enter the 2011 NBA Draft?
Yes                  -1000 (1/10)
No                    +600  (6/1)

Will Terrence Jones enter the 2011 NBA Draft?
Yes                   -600  (1/6)
No                    +400  (4/1)

Will Charles Barkley correctly pick the winner in all of the last 3 games of the NCAA Tournament?
Yes                  5/1

Kentucky vs. Connecticut
Kentucky                       -2
Connecticut                +2
Over/Under                  140 Points

Brandon Knight – Total Points
Over/Under                    18

Brandon Knight – Total Assists
Over/Under                    4.5

Brandon Knight – Total 3 Point Shots Made
Over/Under                    2

Terrence Jones – Total Points
Over/Under                    13.5

Terrence Jones – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    8

Josh Harrellson – Total Points
Over/Under                    12.5

Josh Harrellson – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    9.5

Darius Miller – Total Points
Over/Under                    10.5

Deandre Liggins – Total Points & Rebounds
Over/Under                    13

Kemba Walker – Total Points
Over/Under                    25.5

Kemba Walker – Total Assists
Over/Under                    5

Kemba Walker – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    5

Kemba Walker – Total 3 Point Shots Made
Over/Under                    2

Alex Oriakhi – Total Points
Over/Under                    9

Alex Oriakhi – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    8

Jeremy Lamb – Total Points
Over/Under                    14.5

VCU vs. Butler
VCU                             +2.5
Butler                            -2.5

Over/Under                  133.5 Points

Jamie Skeen – Total Points
Over/Under                    16

Jamie Skeen – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    7.5

Joey Rodriguez – Total Points
Over/Under                    10

Joey Rodriguez – Total Assists
Over/Under                    5.5

Bradford Burgess – Total Points & Rebounds
Over/Under                    20.5

Brandon Rozzell – Total 3 Point Shots Made
Over/Under                    2

Shelvin Mack – Total Points
Over/Under                    17.5

Shelvin Mack – Total 3 Point Shots Made
Over/Under                    2.5

Matt Howard – Total Points
Over/Under                    15.5

Matt Howard – Total Rebounds
Over/Under                    7.5

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