Last Updated on March 20, 2021
March Madness continues! Another impressive upset victory has shown why this is the greatest tournament in sports, as North Texas won as a 13-seed against number four Purdue. North Texas was a big underdog, which means bettors won if they wagered on them. As for brackets, this certainly busted quite a few brackets.
Let’s take a look at North Texas’ odds in the second round, what markets you can wager on going forward, and who they will play this weekend.
North Texas upsets Purdue, will face Villanova in Second Round
The upsets continue in college basketball, as North Texas takes down Purdue in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. On the first day, we have seen a 15 seed, a 12 seed, and now a 13 seed win. North Texas won as a 13 seed, and will face Villanova in round two.
🚨 ANOTHER UPSET
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 20, 2021
With how well North Texas played defense against Purdue, Villanova will be hard-pressed to score in the second round. Purdue certainly did not play well, but credit is due for North Texas as they certainly belong in the next round.
North Texas’ next game’s odds will be interesting to see, as they are the underdog again. Let’s take a look.
North Texas vs. Villanova Odds
For the second round, North Texas will face Villanova. Villanova is the favorite, but North Texas has already beaten one prestigious NCAA basketball program.
Well, this is a major development: the winner of Villanova/Winthrop will face North Texas on Sunday for a trip to the Sweet 16. #MarchMadness
— John Fanta (@John_Fanta) March 20, 2021
The odds for the second round matchup have been updated, courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook. Let’s take a look.
Villanova vs. North Texas Odds
While Villanova is the betting favorite, the line is not as wide as you may expect. Here’s a look:
March Madness Odds – North Texas
At DraftKings Sportsbook, North Texas has plenty of different betting markets available for bettors. Of course, you can wager on the second round matchup between North Texas and either Villanova or Winthrop, but the futures market is available as well. Here’s a look at some of the markets available to wager on for North Texas.
- To Win NCAA Tournament
- To Make Sweet 16
- To Make Elite 8
- To Make Final Four
- To Win Region
Could North Texas upset another powerhouse in the second round? Time will tell. Bet on North Texas and the rest of the NCAA Tournament at DraftKings Sportsbook.
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