As February winds down and March beckons, the Michigan State Spartans appear to be peaking at just the right time.
Bovada now has MSU at 7 to 1 odds to win its first national title since 2000, making them co-favorites with Kansas.
Following the leaders is North Carolina (8 to 1), Kentucky and Xavier (10 to 1), Oklahoma (12 to 1) and Villanova and Louisville (14 to 1). Michigan is 200 to 1.
Michigan State is riding a three-game winning streak and faces Penn State at home on Sunday. Tipoff is at noon Eastern.