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Which “First Four” survivor will bust your March Madness bracket this year?

The NCAA’s “First Four” has been a breeding ground for tournament upstarts since its inception in 2011.
That year, the VCU Rams squeaked into the field of 68, knocked off the USC Trojans as 4-point underdogs in the No. 11 seed play-in game, then took over the Big Dance like Kevin Bacon in Footloose, rolling through Georgetown, Purdue, Florida State and Kansas before losing to fellow giant killer Butler in the Final Four.

March Madness prop odds are seeing sharp action as tournament tips

Don’t limit yourself to game lines and bracket pools. There are a long list of NCAA tournament props out there just waiting to be wagered.

On top of all the game odds and bracket pools, there are a ton of NCAA tournament props available for wagering. We’re inside the packed sportsbook at the Cosmopolitan talking March Madness prop bets with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.

March Madness betting odds predict the highest scoring NCAA tournament in history

College basketball scores continue to climb and, according to oddsmakers, that has the opening round of the 2017 NCAA tournament on pace to be the highest-scoring Round of 64 in Big Dance history.

With the national tournament tipping off (after the “First Four”) Thursday, the betting totals for the opening matchups are on average the highest they’ve ever been. According to offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu, those games have an average Over/Under of 142.3 points, based on their opening odds.

NBA Championship Odds vs the Field

With only a quarter of the 2016-17 NBA campaign remaining, finding value in championship futures markets can be tough with odds worsening by the day. That’s why it can be beneficial to wager on a different type of futures bet.

NBA bettors are cashing in on these surprise money makers

The Denver Nuggets have made a bundle for Over backers this NBA season, going 38-17-1 O/U – playing Over 69 percent of the time.

Two unlikely sources have been the hottest bets on the NBA hardwood, with the Philadelphia 76ers cashing in against the spread and the Denver Nuggets consistently topping the total. We’re inside the sportsbook at Mandalay Bay, talking NBA betting with director of race and sports Mike Piranio.

College basketball betting odds tighten up as March Madness approaches

NCAA regulars like Michigan State will have to battle in the final weeks of conference play to earn a spot in the Big Dance.

At this point in the college basketball schedule, oddsmakers have a good idea of the NCAA hoops landscape and those day-to-day lines leave little margin for error. We’re talking college basketball betting and how it shifts as the postseason draws near with Johnny Avello of the Wynn Las Vegas.

Westbrook Favored To Win Third Straight ASG MVP

Russell Westbrook became just the second player in NBA history to win back-to-back all-star game MVPs last season on the back of his 31-point, eight-rebound, five-assist performance. With Westbrook posting absurd numbers this season, the Oklahoma City Thunder guard has opened as the favorite to win the all-star game MVP yet again in 2017.

2017 NBA All-Star Game Betting Preview

The best and brightest stars in the basketball world meet at the Smoothie King Center this Sunday, as the NBA All-Star Game will pit the Eastern and Western conferences against each other. And you should be expecting a high-octane, no-defense point fest.