Kentucky is 5-1 favorite after Wiggins signs with Kansas

With Andrew Wiggins heading to Kansas, Vegas adjusted its odds for winning the title. (USATSI)
With Andrew Wiggins heading to Kansas, Vegas put the school near the top of its odds for winning the title. (USATSI)

With Andrew Wiggins finally picking his school for next season, Bovada has released its national-title odds for men's basketball in 2013-14. Surprised? Well, casinos out in the desert usually wait for all the NBA defections to occur. Then, if there are a few big-time recruits still waiting in the wings -- like we saw this season -- the numbers don't get put up until May.

(It's similar to how we shift our offseason Top 25 (and one), which was tweaked this week.)

So, with that in mind, here's how you can lay your cash down in Vegas right now. The Wiggins factor doesn't vault Kansas Jayhawks as the favorite over Kentucky Wildcats , but it squarely puts Bill Self's team at No. 2, a spot that it most definitely wouldn't have been in if Wiggins wound up at Florida State, UK or UNC. The defending national champions -- who bring plenty back -- are third, while Michigan State and Duke Blue Devils round out the top five. I've passed along basically the top 40 teams. It's a relatively safe bet that one of these clubs will snip the nets next season, but good luck guessing the right one.

There are two prop bets related to Wiggins posted below the team odds.

2013-14 national-title odds

Kentucky 5-1
Kansas 11-2
Louisville Cardinals 17-2
Michigan State Spartans 12-1
Duke 14-1
Arizona Wildcats 15-1
North Carolina Tar Heels 16-1
Florida Gators 18-1
Ohio State Buckeyes State" data-canon="Ohio Bobcats" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0"> 20-1
Syracuse Orange 25-1
Connecticut Huskies 33-1
Indiana Hoosiers 33-1
Memphis Tigers 33-1
Michigan Wolverines 33-1
Colorado Buffaloes 40-1
UCLA Bruins 40-1
Baylor Bears 50-1
Creighton Bluejays 50-1
Georgetown Hoyas 50-1
Gonzaga Bulldogs 50-1
Iowa Hawkeyes 50-1
Marquette Golden Eagles 50-1
Missouri Tigers 50-1
NC State Wolfpack 50-1
New Mexico Lobos 50-1
Oklahoma State Cowboys State" data-canon="Oklahoma Sooners" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0"> 50-1
Pittsburgh Panthers 50-1
Saint Louis Billikens 50-1
VCU Rams 50-1
Wisconsin Badgers 50-1
Butler Bulldogs 66-1
Illinois Fighting Illini 66-1
Minnesota Golden Gophers 66-1
St. John's Red Storm 66-1
Tennessee Volunteers 66-1
UNLV Rebels 66-1
Villanova Wildcats 66-1
Virginia Cavaliers 66-1
Wichita State Shockers 66-1

Will Wiggins be the No.1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft? Yes: -300 (1-3); No +200 (2-1)

Over/under on Wiggins' points-per-game average for 2013-14: 18

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Matt Norlander has been with CBS Sports since 2010, primarily covering college basketball but also writes about the NBA Draft, the Olympics and the World Cup. He lives in Connecticut and loves to play... Full Bio

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