2024 March Madness odds: How will No. 1 seeds fare against the field?

With March Madness heading for the Sweet 16, the four No. 1 seeds have performed as the four best teams in the country.

And now, there’s another way to wager your bucks on the men’s tourney, and that’s on each No. 1 seed’s chances against the field.

That’s right: At DraftKings, bettors can sprinkle a little cash on the odds for each top-seed team to triumph over the entire field.

Will it be UConn or Purdue? North Carolina or Houston? Let’s check out the odds as of Tuesday.

UCONN VS. THE FIELD: 

UConn: +210 (bet $10 to win $31 total)
The Field: -280 (bet $10 to win $13.57 total)

In the first round, No. 16 Stetson was no match for the Huskies, as UConn steamrolled the Hatters 91-52. In the second round, No. 9 Northwestern put up a little more fight, but UConn still got past the Wildcats 75-58. 

The Huskies’ next test will be against No. 5 San Diego State — the team they defeated in last year’s championship game. UConn is currently a 10.5-point favorite over the Aztecs.

HOUSTON VS. THE FIELD: 

Houston: +500 (bet $10 to win $60 total)
The Field: -800 (bet $10 to win $11.25 total)

The Cougars handily defeated No. 16 Longwood in the first round, but went down to the wire against No. 9 Texas A&M in overtime before beating the Aggies 100-95. Houston’s next contest is against No. 4 Duke, a game in which Houston is favored by 4.5 points.

Can Gonzaga slow down Purdue’s Zach Edey in the Sweet 16?

Can Gonzaga slow down Purdue's Zach Edey in the Sweet 16?

PURDUE VS. THE FIELD: 

Purdue: +650 (bet $10 to win $75 total)
The Field: -1200 (bet $10 to win $10.83 total)

The highlight of Purdue’s 70-58, Round of 64 win over No. 16 Grambling? Center Zach Edey’s 30-point, 20-rebound game, making him the first player to notch those numbers in a tournament game since 1995. The Boilermakers defeated No. 8 Utah State 106-67 in the Round of 32, setting a school record for most points scored during the tournament. 

Next, the Boilermakers are favored by 5.5 points over No. 5 Gonzaga.

NORTH CAROLINA VS. THE FIELD: 

North Carolina: +1100 (bet $10 to win $120 total)
The Field:-3500 (bet $10 to win $10.29 total)

The Tar Heels breezed past No. 16 Wagner in the opening round of the tourney and then toppled No. 9 Michigan State in the second round, 85-69. 

Next on the menu for Carolina is No. 4 Alabama. The Heels are currently favored by 3.5 points over the Crimson Tide in their Sweet 16 matchup.

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