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How to Bet on College Basketball Online

Occurring once a year, in the month of March, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) showcases the best college basketball has to offer in the Division 1 March Madness Tournament. Place wagers on who will win some of the Conference Tournaments, the National Championship outright, or make wagers on individual games – NCAA basketball betting has it all, including a list of Cinderella teams outperforming their odds and bracket-busting upsets.

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What is March Madness?

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament gets its nickname for good reason. It is a single-elimination tournament featuring 68 college basketball teams, with sportsbooks taking between $120-$458 million in wagers every year, not including money coming in on offshore college basketball betting sites, or bracket pools. There are games going on all the time, with plenty of opportunities to bet.

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The bet is simple. From the 64 teams competing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, aka The Big Dance, choose who will win the tournament outright.

In-Play Betting on College Basketball

Just like with many other sports, most online sportsbooks allow you the luxury of betting in-game. Just because the match has already started, it doesn't mean you still can't place a bet. This allows you to get updated in-game odds based on what has already happened in the game. Most college basketball betting sites will offer in-game totals on spreads, lines, and also team totals.

If you like a heavily favored team on the moneyline, pre-game they may be -250 to win. If they fall behind early, you might be able to get the moneyline at a number more favorable and closer to -120.

College Basketball Betting Tips

The best offers are usually available to new customers, but many different sportsbooks and college basketball betting sites provide reward programs which give you a percentage back on what you wager.

When it comes to college basketball betting, the best sportsbooks are the ones that offer the most options and allow you to make the most of in-game wagering. They also provide the most competitive college basketball betting lines and college basketball point spreads.

Although the majority of college basketball betting is centered around March Madness, there are over 350 NCAA Division I teams across over 30 conferences, so there are plenty of betting opportunities throughout the year. This volume can be overwhelming, and there’s lot of information to sift through. Therefore, it’s vitally important to do your research, use trusted sources, and make informed bets – if it looks too good to be true based on the information available, it normally is.

College Basketball Betting Promotions

100% Deposit Match up to $500

A bonus in which 100% of your deposit will be matched up to $500. Make sure to check out the rollover requirements, which is the amount you need to wager before a bonus becomes eligible for cash-out. These rollouts can be as many as 10 times your deposit.

$20 Risk Free Bet

Take advantage of a $20 risk-free sport bet. Open to customers making an initial deposit only, bettors that make their first real-time wager can be refunded up to the full $20 amount if their initial wager on the account isn’t a winner.

Player Prop Builder

Browse through already suggested player proposition wagers sent out by the betting public, or request your own. This adds an extra way to bet on your favorite players' performances by adjusting the odds, building your own wagers and creating head-to-head matchups.

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