CHART OF THE DAY: Ohio State Is favourite To Win NCAA Tournament

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Using “mathematical algorithms” developed by, ESPN has the odds of every team in the tournament winning the championship. Ohio State is the favourite at 25.1 per cent. They also have a 56.1 per cent shot at making the final four.

There is also a 50.6 per cent chance the 2010-11 NCAA champion will be one of the big three number one seeds (Ohio State, Kansas, Duke). That means there is less than a 50 per cent chance that the winner will be one of the other 61 teams in the field.

Odds To Win NCAA Tournament

There are only 15 teams with at least a 1.0 per cent shot at being crowned champs. Texas might be the most underrated team in the field, with a 5.5 per cent chance of winning despite only being seeded fourth. Meanwhile, Florida, a 2-seed playing in what many consider the weakest bracket, only has a 0.9 per cent chance.

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