The 2023 NCAA Tournament is officially here! The First Four games in Dayton tip off on Tuesday night, with Round 1 action beginning on Thursday.

A total of 8 SEC teams made the men’s bracket — No. 1 seed Alabama, No. 5 seed Tennessee, No. 6 seed Kentucky, No. 7 seed Texas A&M, No. 7 seed Mizzou, No. 8 seed Arkansas, No. 9 seed Auburn and No. 11 seed Mississippi State.

Which SEC teams have the best paths to reach the Final Four? Who has a legitimate shot at cutting down the nets when all is said and done in Houston?

Over at DraftKings, the title odds for each of the 8 SEC teams in March Madness have been released. Check them out here, starting with No. 1 overall seed Alabama:

  • Alabama: +650
  • Tennessee: +2500
  • Kentucky: +3500
  • Texas A&M: +5500
  • Arkansas: +8000
  • Auburn: +10000
  • Mizzou: +25000
  • Mississippi State: +50000

Mississippi State will play in one of the First Four games on Tuesday night against Pitt.

How many SEC teams will make it to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament? We’ll find out before this time next week!

Here’s a look at the schedule for games involving SEC squads:

Thursday March 16

  • No. 7 Missouri vs. No. 10 Utah State, 1:40 p.m. ET (CBS)
  • No. 1 Alabama vs. SE Missouri St./Texas A&M-CC, 2:45 p.m. ET (CBS)
  • No. 8 Arkansas vs. No. 9 Illinois, 4:30 p.m. ET (TBS)
  • No. 9 Auburn vs. No. 8 Iowa, 6:50 p.m. ET (TNT)
  • No. 4 Tennessee vs. No. 13 Louisiana, 9:40 p.m. ET (CBS)
  • No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Penn State, 9:55 p.m. ET (TBS)

Friday March 17

  • No. 11 Mississippi State/Pitt vs. No. 6 Iowa State, 3:10 p.m. ET (truTV)
  • No. 6 Kentucky vs. No. 11 Providence, 7:10 p.m. ET (CBS)