Women’s March Madness Odds: Can Caitlin Clark & Iowa Overcome South Carolina & LSU?


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Women's March Madness Odds: Can Caitlin Clark & Iowa Overcome South Carolina & LSU?

After Selection Sunday on March 17, the First Four matchups of the Women’s NCAA Tournament will arrive just a few days later on March 20. In all, the Women’s NCAA Tournament will take place from March 20 through the national championship game on April 7. 

As it sits right now, the South Carolina Gamecocks are sizable favorites at . They’re the only team with “negative” odds heading into the tournament. Below, we’ll list the top 20 teams in terms of their March Madness odds and discuss some favorites. 

Updated womens March Madness odds

Favorites to win the women’s NCAA Tournament 

South Carolina Gamecocks ()

Despite losing star power like Aliyah Boston to the WNBA, coach Dawn Staley’s team is the heavy favorite in the tourney. The Gamecocks are 29-0 and have yet to lose a game. Team leader Kamilla Cardoso is shooting over 58% from the floor and averaging double-digit rebounds per game. 

LSU Tigers ()

The Tigers reloaded this offseason, bringing in Hailey Van Lith and Aneesah Morrow. Van Lith’s start in Baton Rouge wasn’t the best, but she’s turned it around, averaging 12.3 points, 3.8 assists, and 2.3 rebounds per game while shooting 40.1% from the floor. 

The Tigers are 26-4 on the year, including a 16-1 record at home. As of March 7, they’ve won eight games in a row. 

Iowa Hawkeyes ()

Led by the all-time NCAA scoring champion Caitlin Clark, the Hawkeyes will always have plenty of eyes on them. Clark is averaging 32.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 8.7 assists per game this season. The team as a whole is averaging well over 90 points per game.