..

First Four Betting Odds: 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament

Written by:
Tyrone Black
Published on:
Mar/13/2011
First Four Betting Odds

The First Four betting odds were released at Bookmaker.com Sunday evening for the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

This is the first ever First Four.  Play will commence on Tuesday and the winners of the four games will advance to what will now be called the "second round" on either Thursday or Friday. The newly named third round -- with 16 games -- will be Saturday and Sunday.

North Carolina Asheville became the first team to earn the first bid to the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.   Chris Stephenson scored 14 points for the third-seeded Bulldogs against North Carolina.  It is their first and only berth in the NCAA tournament since 2003.

UAB is considered somewhat of an upset to make it into the tournament.  They will play Clemson.

“We were playing a top 10 team today on a neutral court, and we had a seven-point lead with three minutes to go,” Clemson coach Brad Brownell said. “If that doesn’t make you good enough to play in the NCAA Tournament, then I’d be shocked. If I need to make an argument, then people aren’t watching. I know we have to look at the whole season, and the body of work … but you need to look at how teams are playing at the end. The tournament is now, it’s not back in November.”

Gambling911.com expected opening odds for the First Four

Ashville NC -3.5 Arkansas Little Rock

Clemson -1.5 UAB

First Four betting odds for the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament courtesy of Bookmaker.com:

Asheville   Arkansas Little Rock

UAB Clemson

- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com

Basketball Odds News

Damian Lillard Next Team Odds Updated

Damian Lillard Next Team Odds Updated

Damian Lillard hasn't requested a trade, but if he ultimately does, here are frontrunners to acquire the All-Star, at least according to our numbers.

Chris Paul Leads Suns to Game 1 Finals Win

Chris Paul Leads Suns to Game 1 Finals Win

The door is closing on the career of Chris Paul, the number of opportunities he has to win an NBA championship are dwindling, and he’s playing like a man who knows that. 

Bucks Win in 5 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

Bucks Win in 5 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

Milwaukee pays out $1000 on a $100 bet should they win the Championship in Game 5.

Bucks Win in 6 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

Bucks Win in 6 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

The Milwaukee Bucks winning the 2021 Championship in Game 6 pays out $500 for every $100 bet.

Suns Win in 6 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

Suns Win in 6 - NBA Finals Payout Odds

Should the Phoenix Suns go on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in this year's NBA Finals, the payout is $400 for every $100 bet.

Syndicate