Sweet 16 Betting: Midwest Region Exact Outcome Odds Analysis

  • The Houston Cougars are favored to beat the Loyola Chicago Ramblers in the Elite Eight with +185 odds.
  • Loyola Chicago has +550 odds to defeat the Syracuse Orange in the Elite Eight.

INDIANAPOLIS - The Midwest Region of the March Madness bracket has been one of the more exciting ones to watch being that the number one seed, Illinois Fighting Illini, was knocked out in the Second Round by Loyola Chicago.

With that, it leaves more opportunity for other teams to come out on top of the region and make it to the Final Four. Online sportsbooks have odds for the exact matchup in the Elite Eight with a matchup between the Houston Cougars and Loyola Chicago Ramblers favored with Houston on top. There are also odds for who is going to win the region as well.

March Madness – Midwest Region Exact Outcome Odds

  • Houston U Beats Loyola Chicago +185
  • Loyola Chicago Beats Houston +350
  • Houston U Beats Oregon State +500
  • Loyola Chicago Beats Syracus+550
  • Syracuse Beats Loyola Chicago +850
  • Oregon State Beats Houston +1200
  • Syracuse Beats Oregon State +1500
  • Oregon State Beats Syracuse+1800

Midwest Region Winner Odds

Midwest Regional Winner

  • Houston +105
  • Loyola Chicago +170
  • Syracuse +500
  • Oregon State +975

Backing up a matchup between Houston and Loyola Chicago in the Elite Eight is the fact that both of their college basketball odds are not only heavily favored to beat their opponents in the Sweet 16 but also sit with the two shortest odds to win the region as well. Where bettors could be at a crossroad with the exact outcome is between who will win this matchup.

Although Houston is favored, bettors should not be quick to jump on their odds right away. Loyola Chicago did take down Illinois and prove to be a powerhouse team. With that said, this game is expected to be a close game between the two so bettors could be comfortable betting on a matchup between Houston and Loyola Chicago with either one coming out on top.

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Another matchup that bettors should be taking into consideration is between Loyola Chicago and the Syracuse Orange. The reason being is that Syracuse has been on an absolute tear as of late and certainly have all it takes to defeat Houston in the Sweet 16.

Both outcomes with either Loyola Chicago and Syracuse have longer March Madness odds, but definitely should not be as far down as they are being both teams capability to make it to the Elite Eight and beyond.

That being said, bettors could be jumping on their odds as soon as possible before it becomes a missed opportunity.