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Houston is Overwhelming Favorite to Win Big 12 Regular Season

NCAA Basketball: Houston at Baylor

Kelvin Sampson and the Houston Cougars continue to separate themselves from the rest of the pack in the race for a Big 12 title, holding a one game lead over the rest of the conference as of Monday.

The Cougars are currently receiving the best odds of any team in the Big 12 Conference to win the league with -575 odds courtesy of BetOnline sportsbook.


Houston is not only the favorite to win a Big 12 regular season title, they also checked in as the nation’s top-ranked team in the latest AP Poll. The Cougars enter the final four games with an 11-3 conference record and an overall record of 24-3.

The list of teams with a shot of claiming a Big 12 title in 2023-24 is down to just five remaining teams with the rest of the field already being eliminated. Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Baylor, and Texas Tech are all still in the running, despite Houston’s lead.

Here is an updated look at the list courtesy of BetOnline.

Iowa State(+325)
Texas Tech(+10000)

Sampson and the Cougars will face a new challenger on Tuesday evening with Wes Miller and the Cincinnati Bearcats heading to the Fertitta Center at 6:00 PM CT.

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