Every month, Tom Gable, Director of Race & Sports at Borgata, provides our readers with insider tips and strategies for making the most of their sports betting ventures. This month, Tom tackles March Madness, and lends some practical hints for those wanting to enjoy Brackets @ Borgata.
Welcome to the madness of March! March is one of, if not, the most exciting time of the year for sports betting. The whole country turns their eyes towards college basketball. Pretty soon, millions of people will be filling out brackets, discussing which teams could be a Cinderella this year and then watching the tournament that starts Thursday, March 19.
As we lead up to Selection Sunday on March 15, it is important to see which teams are playing well as the regular season winds down and the conference tournaments get underway. Right now at Borgata, you can wager on which college team you feel could win the entire tournament and even if a particular school will make it to the Final Four. It’s important to look at the odds offered, as customers will be able to get better prices on many teams before all of the tournament teams are announced on March 15.
When the field gets narrowed down, oddsmakers will obviously re-adjust with less teams having a chance to win the national title. Once the tournament teams are announced, you can then bet those games individually for the first round and a number of prop bets that we will be offering at Borgata, such as the “First to 15”. This is a bet that we offer for all the first round games where you can bet on which team will reach 15 points first. It’s fun, simple and fast, which is why a lot of people enjoy betting it.
So, if you are filling out a bracket for an office pool or will be joining us in person for Brackets@Borgata and will experience the incredible atmosphere here that the tournament brings, good luck on your selections and enjoy the madness!