March Madness betting odds: Gambling futures for NCAA Tournament Final Four, champion

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If you laid down a modest bet for Loyola-Chicago to win it all at the beginning of the NCAA Tournament, you're probably feeling pretty good right now. And for those of you who bet on Virginia ... we apologize for your misfortune. Let's take a look at some of the odds for schools to win this year's NCAA title.

Before the tournament, Villanova was considered the favorite according to Bovada at +600. After the first weekend, Duke has leapfrogged the Wildcats to become the overall favorite at +325. Every Sweet 16 team improved its odds to win it all ... except for Purdue. The Boilermakers entered March Madness at +1200 and are now at +1600 after the first two games.

If you'd like to take a look at our expert brackets here at CBS Sports, be sure to head over to that page

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Odds to win the 2018 NCAA national title
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Matt Norlander is a national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his eighth season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics,... Full Bio

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