The Final Four 2012 in New Orleans is just days away and a week from now a champion of the 2012 NCAA Tournament will be crowned.
Who will be crowned the champion of college basketball? It's anybody's guess, but we can infer who has the best chances based on who odds-makers say are the favorites to win the tournament.
Both sportsbook.com and bovada.lv have the Kentucky Wildcats, the 2012 NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed, as favored to win it all, although sportsbook.com is more bullish on Kentucky's chances.
The site lists Kentucky as 5-to-7 favorites, while bovada.lv has the Wildcats at 4-to-5 odds of winning the championship.
The two websites think Ohio State will play Kentucky in the title game, with the Buckeyes getting the second-best odds to win the championship.
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Sportsbook.com is more confident in Ohio State, giving them 11-4 odds of winning the championship while bovada.lv lists them at 13-5 odds of taking home the title.
The Buckeyes defeated Syracuse to advance to the 2012 Final Four.
The Kansas Jayhawks, who defeated North Carolina last night to secure a spot in the 2012 Final Four, are given 4-to-1 odds to win the championship in New Orleans while bovada.lv has Kansas at 5-to-1 odds.
The Louisville Cardinals, who were a fourth seed and will be representing the West Region in the 2012 Final Four, have the longest odds of winning the championship.
Louisville defeated seventh-seeded Florida to move on the 2012 Final Four.
Both sportsbook.com and bovada.lv give Lousiville 10-1 odds of cutting down the nets in New Orleans.