NCAA Tournament 2012 Odds: Kentucky, UNC Favored To Win March Madness

The Kentucky Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels are the top two favorites to win the 2012 NCAA Tournament, according to odds posted at Bovada. Overall, the SEC and ACC are looking decent, but if you factor in teams that are soon to join the Southern conferences, things are looking up -- the Missouri Tigers and Syracuse Orange are also up there, but apparently some bettors aren't aware Fab Melo is out for Cuse.

The complete 2012 NCAA Tournament odds of winning the title:

Kentucky Wildcats 5 to 2
North Carolina Tar Heels 6 to 1
Ohio State Buckeyes 6 to 1
Michigan State Spartans 17 to 2
Missouri Tigers 10 to 1
Syracuse Orange 10 to 1
Kansas Jayhawks 12 to 1
Duke Blue Devils 18 to 1
Florida State Seminoles 25 to 1
Marquette Golden Eagles 30 to 1
Baylor Bears 35 to 1
Louisville Cardinals 35 to 1
Vanderbilt Commodores 40 to 1
Wichita State Shockers 50 to 1
Wisconsin Badgers 50 to 1
Georgetown Hoyas 60 to 1
Memphis Tigers 60 to 1
New Mexico Lobos 60 to 1
Florida Gators 65 to 1
Indiana Hoosiers 65 to 1
Connecticut Huskies 75 to 1
Cincinnati Bearcats 85 to 1
Kansas State Wildcats 85 to 1
Michigan Wolverines 100 to 1
UNLV Runnin' Rebels 100 to 1
Belmont Bruins 125 to 1
Murray State Racers 125 to 1
NC State Wolfpack 125 to 1
Notre Dame Fighting Irish 125 to 1
Purdue Boilermakers 125 to 1
Alabama Crimson Tide 150 to 1
Gonzaga Bulldogs 150 to 1
St. Louis Billikens 150 to 1
Temple Owls 150 to 1
Texas Longhorns 150 to 1
West Virginia Mountaineers 150 to 1
Creighton Blue Jays 175 to 1
Xavier Musketeers 175 to 1
Iowa State Cyclones 200 to 1
Long Beach State 49ers 200 to 1
Virginia Cavaliers 200 to 1
Harvard Crimson 250 to 1
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles 250 to 1
VCU Rams 250 to 1
BYU Cougars 300 to 1
Colorado Buffaloes 300 to 1
Colorado State Rams 300 to 1
Davidson Wildcats 300 to 1
Montana Grizzlies 300 to 1
New Mexico State Aggies 300 to 1
Ohio Bobcats 300 to 1
South Dakota State Jackrabbits 300 to 1
South Florida Bulls 300 to 1
St. Bonaventure Bonnies 300 to 1
Detroit Titans 450 to 1
Lehigh Mountain Hawks 450 to 1
Norfolk State Spartans 450 to 1
Long Island Blackbirds 500 to 1
Loyola Maryland Greyhounds 500 to 1
UNC Asheville Bulldogs 500 to 1
Vermont Catamounts 500 to 1
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 500 to 1

UK, the overall No. 1 seed, gets a great geographic draw, starting off in Louisville before heading to Atlanta, presuming they don't slip up. They have experience playing tourney games in Georgia, having won the SEC title there last year, and always have strong crowd support at the Dome.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stay with SB Nation's Selection Sunday StoryStream, and stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub for a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on who was snubbed, who got the best bracket, and who will make it all the way to New Orleans and the Final Four.

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