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Vegas has Xavier with the longest odds of any six seed

If you were a betting man, this might interest you.

JP's money is always on himself.
JP's money is always on himself.
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Let's get right to it. First, the big one.

Odds to Win the 2015 NCAA Championship Odds to Win the 2015 NCAA Championship (By Seeds)
Kentucky #1                              6/5 Kentucky #1                              6/5
Arizona #2                                 15/2 Wisconsin #1                            17/2
Wisconsin #1                            17/2 Duke #1                                    9/1
Duke #1                                    9/1 Villanova #1                              10/1
Villanova #1                              10/1 Virginia #2                                 10/1
Virginia #2                                 10/1 Kansas #2                                 40/1
Gonzaga #2                              16/1 Arizona #2                                 15/2
Notre Dame #3                          25/1 Gonzaga #2                              16/1
Iowa State #3                            33/1 Notre Dame #3                          25/1
Utah #5                                     33/1 Baylor #3                                  50/1
Kansas #2                                 40/1 Oklahoma #3                             50/1
Michigan State #7                      40/1 Iowa State #3                            33/1
North Carolina #4                       40/1 Maryland #4                              75/1
Baylor #3                                  50/1 Louisville #4                              66/1
Oklahoma #3                             50/1 North Carolina #4                       40/1
Wichita State #7                        50/1 Georgetown #4                          100/1
Louisville #4                              66/1 West Virginia #5                        100/1
Northern Iowa #5                       66/1 Arkansas #5                              100/1
Maryland #4                              75/1 Utah #5                                     33/1
SMU #6                                    75/1 Northern Iowa #5                       66/1
Arkansas #5                              100/1 Butler#6                                    100/1
Butler#6                                    100/1 Xavier #6                                  150/1
Georgetown #4                          100/1 Providence #6                           100/1
LSU #9                                     100/1 SMU #6                                    75/1
Ohio State #10                          100/1 VCU #7                                     100/1
Providence #6                           100/1 Wichita State #7                        50/1
Texas #11                                 100/1 Michigan State #7                      40/1
VCU #7                                     100/1 Iowa #7                                     200/1
West Virginia #5                        100/1 Oregon #8                                 200/1
St. John's #9                             150/1 Cincinnati #8                             300/1
Xavier #6                                  150/1 NC State #8                              200/1
BYU #11                                   200/1 San Diego State #8                   200/1
Indiana #10                               200/1 Purdue #9                                 200/1
Iowa #7                                     200/1 LSU #9                                     100/1
NC State #8                              200/1 St. John's #9                             150/1
Ole Miss #11                             200/1 Oklahoma State #9                    300/1
Oregon #8                                 200/1 Indiana #10                               200/1
Purdue #9                                 200/1 Ohio State #10                          100/1
San Diego State #8                   200/1 Georgia #10                              300/1
Boise State #11                         300/1 Davidson #10                            300/1
Cincinnati #8                             300/1 Texas #11                                 100/1
Davidson #10                            300/1 BYU #11                                   200/1
Dayton #11                               300/1 Ole Miss #11                             200/1
Georgia #10                              300/1 Boise State #11                         300/1
Oklahoma State #9                    300/1 Dayton #11                               300/1
SF Austin #12                           300/1 UCLA #11                                 300/1
UCLA #11                                 300/1 Buffalo #12                               500/1
Wyoming #12                            300/1 Wofford #12                             500/1
UAB #14                                   500/1 Wyoming #12                            300/1
Albany #14                                500/1 SF Austin #12                           300/1
Belmont #15                              500/1 Valparaiso #13                          500/1
Buffalo #12                               500/1 Harvard #13                              500/1
UC Irvine #13                             500/1 UC Irvine #13                             500/1
E. Washington #13                    500/1 E. Washington #13                    500/1
Georgia State #14                     500/1 Northeastern #14                       500/1
Harvard #13                              500/1 Georgia State #14                     500/1
New Mexico State #15               500/1 Albany #14                                500/1
North Dakota State #15             500/1 UAB #14                                   500/1
Northeastern #14                       500/1 Texas Southern #15                   500/1
Texas Southern #15                   500/1 North Dakota State #15             500/1
Valparaiso #13                          500/1 New Mexico State #15               500/1
Wofford #12                             500/1 Belmont #15                              500/1
Coastal Carolina #16                  1000/1 Manhattan #16                           1000/1
Hampton #16                            1000/1 Hampton #16                            1000/1
Lafayette #16                            1000/1 Coastal Carolina #16                  1000/1
UL Lafayette #16                       1000/1 UL Lafayette #16                       1000/1
Manhattan #16                           1000/1 North Florida #16                       1000/1
North Florida #16                       1000/1 Robert Morris #16                      1000/1
Robert Morris #16                      1000/1 Lafayette #16                            1000/1

Not only is Xavier as unfancied to win the title as you might expect from an average 6 seed, they are also well behind every other 6 seed, two of the 9s, a 10, and an 11. That's the level of respect the Musketeers are garnering right now.

When it comes to the odds of winning the region, things are a bit better.

Odds to win the West Region Odds to win the West Region (By Seed)
Arizona #2                                 8/5 Wisconsin #1                            19/10
Wisconsin #1                            19/10 Arizona #2                                 8/5
North Carolina #4                       10/1 Baylor #3                                  12/1
Baylor #3                                  12/1 North Carolina #4                       10/1
Ohio State #10                          18/1 Arkansas #5                              20/1
Arkansas #5                              20/1 Xavier #6                                  22/1
VCU #7                                     20/1 VCU #7                                     20/1
Xavier #6                                  22/1 Oregon #8                                 50/1
BYU #11                                   40/1 Oklahoma State #9                    50/1
Oklahoma State #9                    50/1 Ohio State #10                          18/1
Ole Miss #11                             50/1 BYU #11                                   40/1
Oregon #8                                 50/1 Ole Miss #11                             50/1
Wofford #12                             75/1 Wofford #12                             75/1
Harvard #13                              100/1 Harvard #13                              100/1
Georgia State #14                     150/1 Georgia State #14                     150/1
Coastal Carolina #16                  300/1 Texas Southern #15                   300/1
Texas Southern #15                   300/1 Coastal Carolina #16                  300/1

Sure, VCU has better odds to win the West, but Xavier trails only SMU's 20/1 in odds given to win the region for 6 seeds. I'm certain I don't know enough about gambling to interpret this information, but I think its telling me that Xavier is somehow both a good bet among sixes to get out of the region but a longer shot than any other six to win the title. Like the AP poll, my guess is that this scarcely matters.