Kentucky and UCONN are the overwhelming favourites to win the NCAA men's and women's tournaments

Kentucky is the overwhelming favourite to go 40-0 and win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, but they are not even the most dominating college basketball team in the country.

According to the model used by Nate Silver’s, Kentucky has a 53% chance to become champions, with Duke as the next most-likely team at just 22%.

Meanwhile, in the women’s tourney, Connecticut is being given a 79% chance to win it all. None of the other teams — all No. 1 seeds — have more than a 10% chance to win.

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