Odds To Win NCAA Tournament

Sixty-eight teams start it – One Champion ends it. The hoops epicenter shifts to the NCAA when March Madness rolls around. A testament to the popularity of elite USA College Basketball – Final Four action often draws in more bettors than the NBA Finals. Similar to the Super Bowl, March Madness captures the attention of millions – who each become a Bracketologist while predicting 67 match winners – Good Luck Eh!

NCAAB Future Odds 2018

Prior to “Selection Sunday” the NCAAB season runs from the middle of November to late February. Top online sportsbooks offer March Madness futures throughout the tournament. Fill out your bracket and use that info to place single match wagers during the National Championship chase.

Previews & Picks: We offer Round-By-Round 2018 March Madness betting information.

College Basketball Bet365 Odds Update: 11:30 AM ET on April 1, 2018.

NCAAB National Championship Futures Ticket Legend: Active – Air Ball – Swoosh

NCAAB National Championship Game Day Update

Then there were two. Following three weeks of fantastic March Madness hoops action, that began with 68 teams in the chase, Michigan and Villanova are the last two remaining squads. Game day prices are now the NCAAB National Championship futures odds and the Wildcats are thick chalk over the Wolverines at the Bet365 online sportsbook. After our top choices were bounced in the first two rounds, we picked up Villanova prior to the Round of 32 and Michigan prior to the Elite Eight. While we were a little late to the party – we are fortunate that we made those two wagers.

Currently facing a bankroll hit, we are in better shape than when we were down -700 units after Michigan State and Arizona were sent packing early in the tournament. Right now, we have 1300 units invested and a Wildcats win would return +900 (-200 net) while a Wolverines victory returns +1100 and we will break even. Unfortunately for us, we feel the former is more likely as Villanova has been punishing their opponents with a 85-67 average final score. Michigan’s best shot at cutting down the nets is their defence which is allowing a tournament low 58.6 points per game.

Bottom Line: We are disappointed that our three sport (CFL, NCAAF, NFL) futures win streak is in jeopardy but there isn’t much we can do about it at this point. Our best hope is the Wolverines defence stepping up to get us out of the Madness with a zero bankroll hit. Still 32 hours or so from tipoff – we are going to sit tight for now. If we wager – we will update this space on 02/04/18.

NCAAB March Madness Futures Lines Movement

Tournament Dates March Madness Rounds Stadium Venue Match Locations

MAR. 11, 2018

Selection Sunday CBS Sports TV CBS Sports
MAR. 13 & 14 First Four Matches UD Arena Dayton (OH)
MAR. 15 / 17 Round of 64 /32 Taco Bell Arena Boise (ID)
MAR. 15 / 17 Round of 64 /32 American Airlines Center Dallas (TX)
MAR. 15 / 17 Round of 64 /32 PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh (PA)
MAR. 15 / 17 Round of 64 /32 Intrust Bank Arena Wichita (KS)
MAR. 16 / 18 Round of 64 /32 Spectrum Arena Charlotte (NC)
MAR. 16 / 18 Round of 64 /32 Little Caesars Arena Detroit (MI)
MAR. 16 / 18 Round of 64 /32 Bridgestone Arena Nashville (TN)
MAR. 16 / 18 Round of 64 /32 Viejas Arena San Diego (CA)
MAR. 22 / 24 South Regional Philips Arena Atlanta (GA)
MAR. 22 / 24 West Regional Staples Center Los Angeles (CA)
MAR. 23 / 25 East Regional Garden Boston (MA)
MAR. 23 / 25 Midwest Regional CenturyLink Center Omaha (NE)
MAR. 31, 2018 Final Four Semifinal Alamodome San Antonio (TX)
APR. 2, 2018 Championship Final Alamodome San Antonio (TX)

March Madness Learn to Earn Betting Tips

Odds for NCAA college basketball are always subject to change. In some cases, bettors will notice that the lines shifts against a team because of unfortunate circumstances such as injury. Being as sportsbooks respond to the volume of wagers that fans place on college futures, you might see a subtle odds shift that reflects public opinion of the teams. Before investing in a NCAA hoops future bet, you’ll want to monitor the teams for any recent trends – especially squads running hot or cold.

Results / FixturesNCAAB

Need more Bracketology info? As part of the CSB Learn To Earn Series, we hope bettors took our advice, in the L2E video, and faded the defending Champions in 2017. While the top chalk being erased early is far from a given – automatically aligning with March Madness tournament favourites is not always the best bet. The ‘Capping Crew here at Canada Sports Betting love college basketball hoops. Stay tuned for updates, on which teams to bet on and where, throughout March Madness.

NCAA Basketball Future Bets Explained

Similar to NBA hoops, NCAA basketball features a strong bias towards favorites, with hot regular season squads being tagged as top seeds in the tournament. The vast majority of NCAA champions have been number one seeds. Since the tournament expanded, to 64 teams in 1985, the #1 seeds have won 20 tournaments, while seeds 2-8 have won 13 titles. Number two seeds have won five March Madness tournaments, number three seeds have four wins, while fourth, sixth, seventh and eighth seeds have won once. In other words – it is often best to avoid the longshot underdogs.

Less than ten percent of Final Four teams have been a seventh seed or worse since 1991, showing the long road that bottom seeds face. While each year features incredible upsets, by the time the semi-finals arrive, the tournament often shakes off lower seeds which don’t have the same talent level as elite colleges. When looking to place NCAA basketball future wagers, Canucks will come across a vast list of bookmakers vying for their bets. Be warned – they’re not all created equally!

Partnering with a reputable bookmaker is crucial to obtaining the sharpest odds that come with the highest possible payouts. Top sportsbooks often offer promos and player rewards – giving bettor’s a boost in the form of deposit bonuses, free bets and other benefits for new and experienced players alike. For superb service, competitive odds, plus offers that help bettors get the most bang for their basketball betting buck, check out these top ranked CSB NCAA Basketball wagering sportsbooks.

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