All sports fans know that in March Spring is not the only thing rolling around – March Madness is here! The 2019 March Madness tournament promises to be an interesting one and the sportsbooks have wasted no time in posting the odds on the opening college basketball tournament games. Of course, the initial action is always a sluggish one, as far as betting on the opening games is concerned, but for millions of college hoops fans – it’s all about the bracket. For the real betting frenzy one has to wait at least until the sweet sixteen.
Printable March Madness brackets are available free of charge at any of the online sportsbooks and you can use them to just test your knowledge on the current crop of NBA prospects or to battle with your family and coworkers. But we also need to take a look at the 2019 March Madness tournament contests the sportsbooks run every year with prizes that will knock your socks off. If you are not interested in betting on the hoops tourney, it’s a nice option to try your luck in building the perfect bracket and winning some in the process. You can find the most recommended March Madness sportsbooks on this page.
Starting with the $1 million challenge at Bookmaker, where, as the name suggests, the perfect March Madness bracket will net one insanely accurate customer the top prize of $1 million. Every customer of the sportsbook is already entitled to one free entry, and if you want to parlay your risk, you can always purchase additional entries at $10 each. An additional “second chance” contest is available at Bookmaker, should your bracket bust in the 1st or 2nd round. The bracket is very easy to fill, just click on the teams that you believe would win the games in each of the tournament’s rounds and the next round is automatically prefilled for you; then just repeat the process. A tie-breaker is available, should more than one person manages to fill a perfect bracket, which is the total point scored in the 2019 march Madness Final. Keep in mind that even if you bust out in the first round, consolation prizes are available for anyone participating in this free March Madness bracket competition, so if you are a Bookmaker’s customer, it literally pays to spend the few minutes needed to fill in your bracket.
And if you want to jump right into the college basketball tournament action from the first round – the odds and spread on the first round games have already been posted at the online sportsbooks. As the list of the 1st round games is rather long, we won’t be going over each of the games, but in a nutshell, the odds on the first round of March Madness games is pretty much in line with the seeding of the tournament. North Carolina are currently the holders of the largest spread at -24.5 points, Virginia not far behind at -23.5. Check out any one of the top sportsbooks on our home page for the full list of the 2019 March Madness odds.